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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 8th INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE "MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT", November 6th-7th, 2014, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA OUTSOURCING WITHIN A SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK Constantin Manuel HILA1 Oana DUMITRAŞCU2 ABSTRACT The study focuses on the analysis of the outsourcing process, by identifying the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, analysing the collaborative buyer-seller relationship, the outsourcing lifecycle process but also determining the influence factors on the outsourcing success or failure. The purpose of this paper is to present the outsourcing concept within a Supply Chain Management framework. The undertaken research used the methodology of bibliographic study and qualitative research using various secondary sources. It is shown that more big companies appeal to outsourcing as an efficient technique to gain competitive advantage. They entrust part of their activities to other companies in order to focus on their core activities. Positive aspects but also negative aspects of outsourcing are highlighted in order to expose the success of this process but also the dangers that can appear. KEYWORDS: outsourcing, supplier, Supply Chain Management, competitive advantage JEL CLASSIFICATION: L14 1. INTRODUCTION The increasing competition along companies as both in local as also in international market determined managers to focus on gaining competitive advantage in order to stay in business. Nowadays achieving custome ...
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