The alignment between organizational control mechanisms and outsourcing strategies : A commentary essay

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1384-1386
Journal / PublicationJournal of Business Research
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012


How to achieve superior performance through outsourcing activities is a critical issue for multinational corporations (MNCs). The paper "Alignment organizational control practices with competitive outsourcing performance" increases our understanding of how control mechanisms can be aligned with outsourcing strategies to achieve superior outsourcing outcomes. This commentary addresses the theoretical contributions made by this paper, as well as important practical implications, empirical limitations, and meaningful extensions of the study. © 2011 Elsevier Inc.