Dr. Ilan Oshri

My  Publications

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Books

Oshri I (2013) ‘Outsourcing and Offshoring: Critical Perspectives’, Book Series, Routledge, London.

Kotlarsky, J, Oshri, I, Willcocks, L (2012) ‘The Dynamics of Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices’, Springer, London.

Kotlarsky J., Willcocks L. and Oshri I. (2011) ‘New Studies in Global IT and Business Services Outsourcing’, Springer, New York.  

Oshri I. (2011) “Offshoring Strategies: Evolving Captive Center Models”, MIT Press, MA.

Oshri I. and Kotlarsky J. (2010) “Global Sourcing of IT and Business Processes” Springer, New York.

Kotlarsky J. and I. Oshri (2009) “The Management of Component-based Development in Global Teams”, Macmillan, London.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Willcocks L.P. (2009) ‘The Handbook of Global Outsourcing and Offshoring’, Macmillan, London

Kotlarsky J., Oshri I. and Fenema van, P. (2008), “Knowledge Processes in Distributed Contexts”, Palgrave, London.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Willcocks L.P. (2008) “Outsourcing Global Services: Knowledge, Innovation and Social Capital”, Palgrave, London

de Vries H., de Vries H. and Oshri I. (2008) “Standards-Battles in Open Source Software: The Case of Firefox”,  Palgrave, London.

Journal Papers

Kotlarsky J., Scarbrough H. and Oshri I, (forthcoming) ‘Coordnating expertise across knowledge boundaries in offshore-outsourcing projects: The role of codification, MIS Quarterly.

Khanagha, S, Volberda, H, Sidhu, J, Oshri, I (2013) ‘Management innovation and adoption of emerging      technologies process innovation: An inter-organizational perspective’, European Management Review, 10(1), pp.51-67

Oshri, I (2012) ‘Who moved my shared service centre?’, Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, 2, pp.87-97.

Oshri, I and Van Uhm, B (2012) ‘A historical review of the information technology and business process captive centre sector’, Journal of Information Technology, 27(4), pp.270-284, ISSN: 0268-3962.

Volberda, HW, Oshri, I, Mom, T.J.M (2012) ‘Technology transfer: The practice and the profession’, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 24(9), pp.863-869, ISSN: 0953-7325.

Mom T., Oshri I., Volberda H. (2012) ‘The Skill-Base of Technology Professionals’ Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 24(9), 871-891.

Mason K. and Oshri I. (2012) “Learning how to manage a buyer-supplier network: Evidence from an emerging market supply network”, European Journal of Marketing, 46 (11/12).

Willcocks, L.P., Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J. & Rottman, J. (2011). Outsourcing and Offshoring Engineering Projects: Understanding the Value, Sourcing Models and Coordination Practices. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 58 (4). pp. 706-716  

Oshri, I., Vries, H.J. de & Vries, H.J. de (2010). The rise of Firefox in the web browser industry: The role of open source in setting standards. Business History, 52(5), 834-856.

Willcocks L.P., Oshri I. and Rottman J. (2009) ‘IT Workforce in Domestic Sourcing’, MISQ Executive, 8(4) pp. 1-3.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J., Rottman J.W., and Willcocks L.P. (2009) ‘A review of Trends in Global Sourcing of Services’ Information Technology and People, 22(3), pp. 192-201.

Kotlarsky J. and Oshri I. (2008) “Country attractiveness for Offshoring and Offshore- Outsourcing”, Journal of Information Technology, 23(4), pp 228-231.

Kotlarsky J., Oshri I., Kumar K., and van Hillegersberg, J. (2008) “Towards Agility in Design in Global Component-Based Development”, Communications of the ACM,51(9) pp. 123-127.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Willcocks L.P. (April 2008) “Missing Links: Building Critical Social Ties for Global Collaborative Teamwork”, Communications of the ACM, 51(4), pp. 76-81.

Oshri I., van Fenema P. and Kotlarsky J. (2008) “Knowledge transfer in Globally Distributed Teams: The Role of Transactive Memory”, Information Systems Journal, 18 (4) pp. 593-616

Oshri, I. Kotlarsky J. and Willcocks L.P. (2007) “Managing dispersed expertise in IT offshore outsourcing: lessons from Tata consultancy services”, MISQ Executive, 6(2), pp. 53-65.

Kotlarsky J. Oshri I. and Willcocks L.P. (2007) “Social Ties in Globally Distributed Teams”, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 10(4), pp 7-35.

Oshri I., Newell S., Pan S.L (2007), “Implementing Component Reuse Strategy in Complex Products Environments: Evolving Knowledge Management Challenges” Communications of the ACM, 50(12), pp. 63-67.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Hirsch C. (2007) “Developing Information Security Strategy: The Case of Networkable Devices”, IEEE Security & Privacy, September/October Issue, pp.24-30.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Willcocks L.P. (2007) “Global Software Development: Exploring Socialization in Distributed Strategic Projects”, Journal of Strategic Information Systems 16 (1), pp. 25-49.

Kotlarsky J., Oshri I., Kumar K., and van Hillegersberg, J. (2007) “Globally Distributed Component-Based Software Development: An Exploratory Study of Knowledge Management and Work Division”, Journal of Information Technology 22 (2), p. 161-173.

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Hirsch C. (2007) “Information Security in Networkable Windows-based Operating System Devices: Challenges and Solutions” Computers & Security, 26(2), pp 177-182.

Oshri I. and Weeber C. (2006) “Cooperation and Competition Standard-Setting Activities in the Digitization Era: The Case of Wireless Information Devices”, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 8(2) p. 265-283

Oshri I., Pan S.L, Newell S. (2006), “Managing Trade-Offs and Tensions between Knowledge Management Initiatives and Expertise Development Practices” Management Learning, 37(1) p. 63-82.

Oshri I., Sidhu J. and B. Warmenhoven (2005) “Knowledge Exploitation”, Management Executive, 3(5) p. 58-63.

Oshri I and Newell S. (2005) “Component Sharing in Complex Products and Systems: Challenges, Solutions and Practical Implications”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 52(4) p. 509-521.

Oshri I., Pan S.L, Newell S. (2005), “Trade-offs between Knowledge Exploitation and Exploration Activities” Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 3(1) p. 10-24.

Kotlarsky J. and I. Oshri (2005) "Social Ties, Knowledge Sharing and Successful Collaboration in Globally Distributed System Development Projects" European Journal of Information Systems, 14(1), p. 37-48.

 

Editorial

Oshri I. and J. Kotlarsky (2008) “Global Sourcing: IT Services, Knowledge and Social Capital”, Special Issue on Global Sourcing, Journal of Information Technology, March 2008.

Book Chapters

Ansari, S.M., Volberda, H.W., Sidhu, J.S. & Oshri, I. (2010). Knowledge Management across Globally Disaggregated Onshore and Offshore Teams: The Role of Organizational Politics. In F Prof Contractor, V Dr Kumar & S Dr Kundu (Eds.), Offshoring & Outsourcing: The Organizational and Geographical Relocation of High-Value Company Functions:. Cambridge University Press.

Oshri, I. Kotlarsky, J. and L.P. Willcocks (2008) “Expertise Management in Distributed Offshore Outsourcingin Information Systems and Outsourcing: Studies in Theory and Practice. Lacity M.C and L.P. Willcocks (eds.), Palgrave: London

Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J. and L.P. Willcocks (2008) “Socialization in a Global Context: Lessons from Dispersed Teams” in  Exploring Virtuality within and beyond Organizations. Panteli, N. and M. Chiasson (eds.), Palgrave.

Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J. and P.C. van Fenema (2008) “Transactive Memory and the Transfer of Knowledge between Onsite and Offshore IT Outsourcing Teams“ in Information Systems Outsourcing: Enduring Themes, New, Perspectives and Global Challenges. Hirschheim, R., Heinzl, A. and J. Dibbern (eds.), Springer

Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J. and L. P. Willcocks (2008) “Managing Dispersed Expertise in IT Offshore Outsourcing: Lessons from Tata Consultancy Services” in Outsourcing Global Services: Knowledge, Innovation and Social Capital. Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and L.P. Willcocks (eds.), Palgrave: London, pp. 288-310.

Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J. and L. P. Willcocks (2008) “On the Soft Side of Global IT Outsourcing: Innovating in relationships, social capital, and knowledge” in Outsourcing Global Services: Knowledge, Innovation and Social Capital (Introduction). Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and L.P. Willcocks (eds.), Palgrave: London, pp. 1-8

Kotlarsky, J., Oshri, I. and P.C. van Fenema (2008) "Building Trust in Globally Distributed Teams" in Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations, Putnik G.D. and M.M. Cunha (eds.). Information Science Reference. ISBN: 9781599048857

Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J. and P.C. van Fenema (2008) "Knowledge Transfer and Sharing in Globally Distributed Teams" in Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations, Putnik G.D. and M.M. Cunha (eds.). Information Science Reference. ISBN: 9781599048857

van Fenema, P.C., Oshri, I. and  J. Kotlarsky (2008) "Management of Distributed Teams in Network Organisations" in Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations, Putnik G.D. and M.M. Cunha (eds.). Information Science Reference. ISBN: 9781599048857

Kotlarsky, J., Oshri, I. and C. Hirsch (2007) “Information Security Policies for Networkable Devices” in Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security, Quigley, M. (ed.). Information Science Reference. ISBN: 9781591409878

Oshri, I., Kotlarsky, J., van Fenema P. C. and L. P. Willcocks (2007) “Expertise Management in a Distributed Context: The Case of Offshore Information Technology Outsourcing” in Virtuality and Virtualization. Crowston, K, Sieber, S. and Wynn, E. (eds.), Springer, pp. 295-314.  ISBN: 978-0-387-73024-0

 

Publications in Professional Magazines

Oshri I., Kotlarsky J. and Chew-Ming Liew (May 12th 2008) “What to do with your captive center: four strategic options” the Wall Street Journal, Business Insight, P. R4 .

Oshri I and Kotlarsky J. (Feb 2009) ‘How to manage your offshore R&D centre’ Status Magazine, pp 40-42.

 

Case Studies

Oshri I. (2009) ‘Strategic Challenges Facing Captive Centres’ Case Development Centre, Rotterdam School of Management.

Oshri I. (2006) “Boeing Corporation: Strategic Challenges Facing the Future of Flight” European Case Clearing House, Ref #: 306-131-1.

Oshri I. (2007) “Global Strategies in the Banking Industry: Bank of China and Union Bank of Switzerland”, European Case Clearing House, Ref #: 307-335-1M.

Oshri I. (2007) “Global Strategies in the Generic Pharmaceutical Industry: Teva and Ranbaxy”, European Case Clearing House, Ref #: 307-336-1M.

 

Reports and White Papers

Oshri I, Mom T. and Volberda H. (2008) ‘The Skills-set of Technology Transfer Managers’, a report for CERT TTT M, a 6th FP EC project

Willcocks L.P., Oshri I. (2009) ‘Client’s propensity to buy bundled IT  outsourcing services’, White Paper for Accenture.

Oshri I. and Kotlarsky J. (2009) ‘The Real Benefits of Outsourcing’, WBS White paper for Cognizant.

Oshri I. and Kotlarsky J. (2011) ‘Innovation in Outsourcing’, WBS White paper for Cognizant.

Oshri I. and M.N. Ravishankar (2013) ‘The Attractiveness of the UK ITO and BPO Sector’ for UKTI.