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Presentation
Pursuing the Outsourcing Decision Failure: How Escalation and Structure Play a Role
2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (2014)
  • Steven Alexander Melnyk, Michigan State University
  • Yemisi A. Bolumole, Michigan State University
  • Matthew Castel, Michigan State University
  • Roger Calantone, Michigan State University
Abstract
This research aims to explore and expand upon the escalation literature by evaluating how differences between the decision maker and implementer influence continuation of a failed outsourcing project. Additionally we will look at how institutional pressures may encourage this type of escalation behavior.
Publication Date
November 23, 2014
Location
Tampa, FL
Citation Information
Steven Alexander Melnyk, Yemisi A. Bolumole, Matthew Castel and Roger Calantone. "Pursuing the Outsourcing Decision Failure: How Escalation and Structure Play a Role" 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/matthew-castel/2/