Outsourcing in European Emerging Economies
Territorial Embeddedness and Global Business Services
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Drawing on a range of European cases, this edited volume analyses the offshoring and outsourcing of foreign companies, with a focus on territorial embeddedness.
The book opens by developing a theoretical framework and then presents a range of international case studies, exploring the experiences of the service hub cities of Dublin, Bratislava, Budapest, Prague and Cracow. Attention is also given to internal and external determinants of embeddedness, with chapters on the employee perspective, the Fintech industry, corporate social responsibility and the role of universities.
This volume will be of interest to advanced students and researchers in regional economics, economic geography, innovation studies, industrial economics, European economics and international business.
Table of Contents
THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF THE EMBEDDEDNESS OF OUTSOURCING AND OFFSHORING PROCESSES
The theory and evolution of outsourcing and offshoring processes
Piotr Kopyciński, Łukasz Mamica
Globalisation trends in the service industries: consequences for the international division of labour
The determinants of territorial embeddedness of offshoring and outsourcing firms.
A conceptualisation of the problem
Paweł Białynicki-Birula, Agnieszka Pacut
The importance of new technologies for business development. Automation and robotisation in the services industry
Tomasz Geodecki, Jakub Głowacki
Impact sourcing ‒ theoretical analysis in relation to corporate social responsibility in a globalised market
The development of European business services value chains: The perspective of emerging economies
DIMENSIONS OF EMBEDDEDNESS IN THE OUTSOURCING, OFFSHORING AND GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES SECTOR – INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDIES
Bratislava – the development and specific features of outsourcing, offshoring and the Global Business Services sector
Miroslav Šipikal, Oliver Rafaj
Budapest ‒ the development and specific features of outsourcing, offshoring and the Global Business Services sector
Zoltán Gál, Robert Marciniak
The development and specific features of outsourcing, offshoring and knowledge intensive business services in the Czech Republic: The case of Prague and Brno
Stanislav Klazar, František Ochrana, Michal Plaček, Gabriela Vaceková
Kraków vs. other Polish destinations of outsourcing, offshoring and the Global Business Services sector
The degree of embeddedness of the business process outsourcing sector in the Visegrad Group in the context of its current development trends and case study findings
INTERNAL DETERMINANTS OF THE EMBEDDEDNESS OF THE OUTSOURCING AND OFFSHORING SECTOR
The embeddedness of firms and employees in the Central Europe. Krakow as an offshoring and outsourcing centre
The importance of Fintech’s development for the embeddedness of outsourcing and offshoring firms
EXTERNAL DETERMINANTS OF THE EMBEDDEDNESS OF THE OUTSOURCING AND OFFSHORING SECTOR
The importance of corporate social responsibility in the embedding of the offshore services industry in Krakow
The role of universities in the embeddedness of the Business Process Outsourcing
The role of public authorities and other business environment institutions in the territorial embedding of offshore firms in Krakow
Łukasz Mamica is an associate professor and the Head of Department of Public Economics, Cracow University of Economics. He is the co-ordinator of Research Area Industrial Policy and Development at European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy EAEPE. He has co-authored all the regional innovation strategies for the Malopolska region and has served as an expert in several projects funded by OECD, the European Union, Polish government departments, and regional administration units.