Ivey Publishing
First Fidelity Bancorporation (B): Selecting an Outsourcing Vendor
Product Number:
9A93E005
Publication Date:
07/07/1993
Revised Date:
03/03/2010
Length:
11 pages (8 pages of text)
Product Type:
Supplement
Source:
Ivey
First Fidelity Bancorporation had decided to use an outsourcing vendor to convert its existing information systems operations into a centralized facility and to operate the systems on a long-term basis. This decision was part of a rationalization process to consolidate eight independent banks into one operating structure so as to achieve cost savings and create a way of integrating new acquisitions and mergers. The holding company had to select an outsourcing vendor that could participate in this process and achieve the growth objectives set by the bank. The options were to select a partner or a supplier. A background case First Fidelity Bancorporation (A) is available.
Learning Objective:
  • To explore both the economics and strategic implications behind a potential outsourcing decision.
  • To examine the complicated technical, political, and cultural factors involved in transforming and rationalizing a hierarchical holding company of independently managed business units into an integrated centrally managed firm.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Information Systems
Industries:
Finance and Insurance
Setting:
USA, Large, 1991
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$3.15 CAD / $3.10 USD Printed Copy
$2.65 CAD / $2.62 USD Permissions
$2.65 CAD / $2.62 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 9A92M017 (19 pages)
Supplements: 9A93E006 (11 pages)
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