Innovation outsourcing: Risks and quality issues
Computer Information Systems
Innovation is the creation of new idea, practice, object, or even product by an individual or company. A competitive organization needs to continuously offer new line of products and services to the market for their customers. In order to cut down their R&D costs, companies seek external or even global vendors to pursue their research and development (R&D) tasks. This paper discusses the issues related to innovation outsourcing, including uncertainty, risks, productivity and quality issues.
Chou, D. C., & Chou, A. Y. (2011). Innovation outsourcing: Risks and quality issues. Computer Standards & Interfaces, 33 (3), 350–356. doi:10.1016/j.csi.2010.10.001