• 1. Introduction: State of research related to HR outsourcing
  • 2. Overview: Modules of the explanatory approach to HR outsourcing decisions
  • 3. Triggers of the make-or-buy decision
  • 4. The make-or-buy decision: Generation of the set of perceived alternatives
  • 5. Expected effects of in-house production and external deployment in HRM
  • 6. Factors influencing the expected effects of the institutional design
  • 7. Summary and future prospects of research