Sourcing and Shared Services Market Trends


This technique explains what sourcing and shared services trends are, and the importance of actively seeking out these trends to inform organisations how to develop their strategies and stay competitive in the market.

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Sourcing and Shared Services Market Trends

Sourcing and Shared Services Market Trends Definition

Sourcing and shared services market trends are based on data, observations and insights aggregated by industry experts and analysts, and are designed to inform organisations about how to develop strategies and plans, stay competitive, and manage future risks. Trends are based on a range of market intelligence and data including changes in market size and the competitive landscape, the political and economic environment, customer needs and preferences, and technology and innovations (Scheffler, 2015).

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  • Aaker, D. A. and McLoughlin, D. (2010) Strategic Market Management: Global Perspectives, Wiley, West Sussex, UK.
  • Abeleen, J., Adriani, P., Beulen, E., Block, D., de Boer, J. and Geerts, A. (2014) Strategic Visions on the Sourcing Market 2015, KPMG [online], available at: https://www.kpmg.com/DK/en/Documents/2-Strategic%20Vision%20INTERNATIONAL.pdf
  • Armstrong, J. S., Green, K. C. and Graefe, A. (2015) Golden Rule of Forecasting: Be Conservative, Journal of Business Research, Vol. 68(8), pp. 1717-1731.
  • Birkinshaw, J. (2014) Beware the Next Big Thing, HBR, May.

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