The neglected dimension in strategic sourcing: Security

Kevin C. Desouza

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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to focus on a neglected dimension in strategic sourcing – security. Design/methodology/approach The paper describes two vignettes which illustrate different kinds of security breaches and discusses securing strategic sourcing efforts. Findings The paper points to the need to seriously consider the security dimension in sourcing agreements. Originality/value This paper will hopefully raise awareness to the security dimension in the context of strategic sourcing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)288-292
Number of pages5
JournalStrategic Outsourcing
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 19 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Risk analysis
  • Sourcing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Science and Operations Research


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