A Stakeholder-Specific View on Impact Sourcing : Systematic Literature Review and Recommendations for Future Research

Faculty/Professorship: Information Systems Management  
Author(s): Nguyen, Thuy; Beimborn, Daniel  
Publisher Information: Bamberg : Otto-Friedrich-Universität
Year of publication: 2022
Pages: 1-22
is version of: 10.3390/su142215344
Language(s): English
Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY - Attribution 4.0 International 
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-irb-567840
Impact Sourcing is the outsourcing of activities to disadvantaged social groups in order to help them become participants of the globalized digital world and thus benefit from higher incomes and wealth creation. Firms started using this approach in the early 2010s to contribute to their Corporate Social Responsibility goals. Empirical, mainly qualitative, research in the form of case studies has documented the achieved advantages and challenges faced. Our paper provides a systematic literature review of these studies. It consolidates the extant research findings along five involved stakeholder groups—impact sourcing providers, involved employees, their social communities, the outsourcing clients, and the government—and identifies avenues for future research.
GND Keywords: Unterprivilegierung; Stakeholder; Outsourcing; Fallstudiensammlung; Globalisierung
Keywords: Impact Sourcing, Literature Review, Stakeholder Perspective
DDC Classification: 004 Computer science  
330 Economics  
RVK Classification: ST 610   
Peer Reviewed: Ja
International Distribution: Ja
Open Access Journal: Ja
Type: Article
URI: https://fis.uni-bamberg.de/handle/uniba/56784
Release Date: 5. December 2022
Project: Open-Access-Publikationskosten 2022 - 2024

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