• 1 INTRODUCTION
  • 2 RELATED LITERATURE OF IT CARVE OUT PROJECTS
  • 2.1 Reasons for the divesture of companies and business units
  • 2.2 Definition of IT carve outs
  • 2.3 Types of carve outs
  • 2.4 Different layers of information technology resources in carve out projects
  • 2.5 Phases and milestones of IT carve out projects
  • 2.6 Success factors of carve outs
  • 3 RESEARCH METHOD
  • 3.1 Data Collection
  • 4 RESEARCH FINDINGS
  • 4.1 Organizational structure of an IT carve out: Project management
  • 4.2 Operational structure of an IT carve out
  • 4.3 IT carve outs as a specific type of IT projects
  • 4.4 Discussion: Lessons Learned and success factors
  • 5 CONTRIBUTIONS, LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE WORK
  • References