Summer 1999
Volume 40, Issue # 4

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Strategic Outsourcing: Leveraging Knowledge Capabilities

  • Research Highlight
  • Read Time: 38 min 

The more companies outsource, the more they approach virtual organization, with knowledge centers interacting through mutual interest and electronic systems. To mitigate the risks associated with reduced authority, companies must develop “best in world” capabilities, leverage the capabilities of others and innovate constantly. The author shows how to slash innovation cycle times and costs by 60%-90% and develop the full potential of intellectual outsourcing.