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The outsourcing process in an R&D context - A Case Study at GKN Aerospace and Volvo Cars


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Title: The outsourcing process in an R&D context - A Case Study at GKN Aerospace and Volvo Cars
Authors: Adzic, Vladimir
Ridley, Daniel
Issue Date: 27-Oct-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Industriell och finansiell ekonomi
16/17:30
Keywords: IOCM, NPD, OBA, Opportunism, Outsourcing, R&D, SD, Trust, Uncertainty
Abstract: Purpose: According to several researchers, outsourcing of R&D activities is on the rise. The outsourcing process in an R&D context differs from other traditional types of outsourcing since it often takes the shape of a project based nature and is therefore generally limited both in time and product quantity (test products, prototypes). Furthermore, outsourcing of R&D activities often involves extended collaboration, innovation, newly developed technology and complicated solutions. Hence, the mai... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54164
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