Strategic approach to outsourcing the research and development function

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Firend, A.R (2010)

This paper proposes an approach for outsourcing the R&D function. This model is to serve as a strategic approach to outsourcing that considers number of elements with strategic competitive advantage as an ultimate objective. This paper suggest that outsourcing research and development should be planed and conducted from a strategic standpoint and have positive impact on organizational competitive position by incorporating it into the overall\ud strategy of the organization to reduce the number of risks inherited in the outsourcing process, and ultimately, achieve competitive advantage.
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