To provide a framework for risk assessment of offshore IT outsourcing.
Based on review of recent literature, this paper has identified major risk categories of offshore IT outsourcing, discussed various risk factors within each category, and provided a general framework for the study of risk factors in this area.
Provides a general framework and a check‐list of the major risk factors related to offshore IT outsourcing.
Suggests further research studies in three specific directions: case‐based studies; country and region risk analysis; and strategic alliance.
Provides a very helpful guideline for practitioners in assessing various risks involved in offshore IT outsourcing.
The paper provides a synthesis and analysis of the viewpoints as reflected in the literature on various dimensions of the risks associated with offshore IT outsourcing.
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