Research Topics

  • Determining the Ideal Sourcing Mix (Make-or-Buy)
  • Designing the Sourcing Relationship
  • Identification of Business Processes that can be Bundled in one "Cooperative Sourcing"
  • Development of Desicion Support Processes
  • Analysis of the Sourcing Relationship Quality


Since 2013 we collaborate with the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) on:

  • Research related to the outsourcing industry
  • Insight and articles of interest to all IAOP members
  • Leadership role in the IAOP Germany Chapter

Since 2012 we closely collaborate with pliXos GmbH on a research project related to controlling social aspects of relationship quality. The objective of this project is the development of a comprehensive management tool to analyse and control the soft factors of a sourcing collaboration, like trust, commitment and shared understanding.

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