THE ANALYSIS OF IT OUTSOURCING RISK IDENTIFICATION ON PRINCIPAL-AGENT THEORY

Lin Qu, Zhongliang Guan

Abstract

IT outsourcing as a strategic business innovation has been adopted by more and more enterprises. The essence of IT outsourcing service is the Principal-agent relationship between enterprise and agent. As between enterprise and agent, there is information asymmetry, information distortion, coupled with the uncertainty of the market and the macroeconomic environment, resulting in IT outsourcing companies in the implementation encounter various risks existing in the process. This paper discusses the causes of IT outsourcing risk, and analyzes the losing control risk, uncertainty risk, cost risk and flexibility risk, and base on this, combined with the comprehensive COSO risk management framework, proposes a model of IT outsourcing risk identification.

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in Harvard Style

Qu L. and Guan Z. (2011). THE ANALYSIS OF IT OUTSOURCING RISK IDENTIFICATION ON PRINCIPAL-AGENT THEORY . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: EIT, (ICEIS 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-55-3, pages 488-491. DOI: 10.5220/0003617104880491


in Bibtex Style

@conference{eit11,
author={Lin Qu and Zhongliang Guan},
title={THE ANALYSIS OF IT OUTSOURCING RISK IDENTIFICATION ON PRINCIPAL-AGENT THEORY},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: EIT, (ICEIS 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={488-491},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003617104880491},
isbn={978-989-8425-55-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: EIT, (ICEIS 2011)
TI - THE ANALYSIS OF IT OUTSOURCING RISK IDENTIFICATION ON PRINCIPAL-AGENT THEORY
SN - 978-989-8425-55-3
AU - Qu L.
AU - Guan Z.
PY - 2011
SP - 488
EP - 491
DO - 10.5220/0003617104880491