Just Released – Polish Version of The Outsourcing Handbook

My co-authored book, The Outsourcing Handbook: How to Implement a Successful Outsourcing Process (Kogan Page, 2006), has been translated into Polish by Wydawnictwo MT Biznes. The Polish Edition is titled: Outsourcing: Podr?cznik sprawdzonych praktyk. The book has been endorsed by the Outsourcing Institute (Poland). —-Stwórz organizacj? przysz?o?ci Ile zada? twoja firma mog?aby zleca? na zewn?trz […]

The neglected dimension in strategic sourcing: security – Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal

I have authored an opinion piece that appears in the current issue Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal. The neglected dimension in strategic sourcing: securityStructured AbstractPurpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on a neglected dimension in strategic sourcing – security; Design/methodology/approach – The paper describes two vignettes which illustrate different kinds of […]

Managing knowledge transfer in distributed contexts, Information Systems Journal

I am happy to announce that a special issue on ‘Managing Knowledge Transfer in Distributed Contexts’ has been published in the Information Systems Journal. I co-edited this issue along with Mark Nissen (Naval Postgraduate School) and Carsten Sørensen (London School of Economics). Link to the special issue… Below are 4 out of the 5 papers […]

Switching Between Consumer Technologies – Communications of the ACM

An article I co-authored with doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Chicago appears in the current issue of the Communications of the ACM. This paper reports on an empirical study conducted on factors that govern switching between technology substitutes. The empirical paper will appear in a future issue of the Journal of the […]

Crafting Organizational Innovation Processes: Lessons for Optimizing R&D Organizations

I will be addressing the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute on October 20th, 2008. Crafting Organizational Innovation Processes: Lessons for Optimizing R&D OrganizationsInnovation is a crucial component of business strategy, but the process of innovation may seem difficult to manage. To plan organizational initiatives around innovation or to bolster innovation requires a firm grasp of the […]

Human Intelligence Operations – Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals

I will be giving a keynote lecture at the Puget Sound Chapter Meeting of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals. Details are noted below. I look forward to seeing you there…[LINK] Thursday, October 16, 2008 – 4:30 pm – 7:00 pmGenie Industries, Redmond, WA This meeting is open to Non-Members as well as SCIP Members! […]

Interviewed for article in Federal Computer Week – Army Retools Knowledge Culture

I was interviewed for an article in the current issue (Sept 8, 2008) of Federal Computer Week. The article, “Army Retools Knowledge Culture”, by Brian Robinson can be found here [LINK]. A few quotes from the article: “Desouza proposed a four-step process to put the guidelines to use:– Outline clear processes and technologies to achieve […]