Professor Leslie Willcocks

Reprints - Refereed Journals and Conference/Non-Refereed Journals

Willcocks, L. (2007) Offshore, Nearshore, Bestshore – Are You Sure? Mutual Fund Technologies Focus, Winter 54-56

+ Willcocks, L. , Hindle, J. Feeny, D. and Lacity, M. (2006). IT and Business Process Outsourcing: The Knowledge Potential. IT Management Select 11, 4, 75-83

Willcocks, L. (2005) Myth understanding in IT Outsourcing. Outsourcing Essentials, 4, 3,

Willcocks, L. (2004). Offshore, Onshore – Are You Sure? Information Economics Journal 1, 3. February

Willcocks, L. (2003). Outsourcing and Knowledge: The Missed Opportunity. Information Economics Journal 1, 1. September

Willcocks, L. (2003) IT Outsourcing Myths: Too Good To Be False. Information Economics Journal 1, 2. December.

Willcocks, L. and Fox, G. (2003). The Three-Year Itch: Adjusting Outsourcing Relationships To A New Economic Reality. E_Compass Notes, 1-9 February 14th 2003-02-15

Plant, R. and Willcocks, L. (1999). Branding on the Net. MIS, November.

Willcocks, L., Knight, P. and Morris, H. (1999). Tying The Knot. MIS, October, pp. 28-32.

Plant, R. and Willcocks, L. (1999) E-Branding: Leadership Strategies. Mastering Management Review, July, 25, 34-37.

Willcocks, L., Lacity, M. and Fitzgerald, G. (1995). IT Outsourcing in Europe and the USA: Assessment Issues. Refereed Paper in the Proceedings of the Third European Conference in Information Systems, Athens June 3-5th. Best Paper Award. A revised version is in the International Journal of Information Management.

Mark, A. and Willcocks, L. (1988). New Technology, Management and Politics in the NHS. Refereed paper, Intermeditech - Value for Money in Health Care Conference, Glasgow, Spring. Published in Journal of Information Technology.

Willcocks, L. (1990). Information Technology in Public Sector Settings: Towards Effective Systems. International Journal of Public Sector Management Vol. 2, 3, 14-29. A much more developed version appears in Public Administration.

Willcocks, L. and Fitzgerald, G. (1994). Outsourcing in the United Kingdom: Vendor/Client Issues. Refereed paper in Proceedings of the Information Resources Management Association International Conference: Managing Social and Economic Change with Information Technology. San Antonio, USA, May 22-25th. Published in updated and extended form in Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual International Conference in Information Systems, Vancouver, December 13-16th.

Willcocks, L. and Griffiths, C. (1994). Critical Success Factors in Major IT Projects: TradeNet, CRISP and Taurus - A Comparative Analysis. Refereed Paper in Proceedings of the Evaluation Of IT Investments Conference, Henley Management College, 13-14th. September. Published in extended form in Technological Forecasting and Social Change (see above).

Willcocks, L. (1994). Reengineering Processes, Reengineering Politics: Recent Research Findings on IT-Enabled BPR. Paper in Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Conference of the Association of Management, Dallas, August 10-13th. An extended version is in Journal of Strategic Information Systems (see above).

Willcocks, L. and Fitzgerald, G. (1993). Assessing IT Outsourcing Options - Recent UK Case Evidence. Refereed Paper in Proceedings of the IT Outsourcing Conference, University of Twente, Netherlands, May 29-30th. Published in updated form in Journal of Strategic Information Systems.

Willcocks, L. and Margetts, H. (1991). Informatization in UK Public Administration and Services: From Implementation, Through Strategy, To Management. Refereed Paper in Proceedings of the EPGA Conference: Informatization in Public Administration, The Hague, Netherlands, 29-31st. August. Published in Informatization and the Public Sector.

Margetts, H. and Willcocks, L. (1991). Information Technology as Policy Instrument? Trends and Prospects in the UK Social Security System. Refereed Paper in Proceedings of the EPGA Conference: Informatization in Public Administration, The Hague, Netherlands, 29-31st. August, 1991. Published in International Review of Administrative Sciences (see above).

Willcocks, L. and Lester, S. (1991). Value For Money in Information Systems? Survey Evidence from 50 Organisations. Refereed Conference Paper for the IEE/Open University Conference People and Technology, Summer, 1991. Published in revised form in Technovation (see above).

Willcocks, L. (1991). Critical Issues for Information Systems Management - Culture, Human Resources and Management Education. Refereed Conference Paper for the IEE/Open University Conference People and Technology, Summer. A short version of a later conference paper.

Willcocks, L. (1991). Information Technology, Human Resources and Management Education - Improving the Practice. Refereed conference paper, Association for Information Technology Conference April 5-8th.

Willcocks, L. (1991). Information Systems and Office Productivity. Refereed Paper presented at the Institute of Administrative Management ATQ - Success Through People Conference, Bournemouth 8-10th May 1991. Published in the British Journal of Administrative Management, October and December. Partly based on a later conference paper.