Explaining the model of outsourcing development management of physical assets in the oil and gas industry: A case study of Iranian Gas Transmission Company

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.D Student, Public Management Department, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Business Management Department, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Public Management Department, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

10.22050/pbr.2019.119123

Abstract

Today, the strategy of outsourcing management, in economic enterprises and especially in government organizations, is one of the most important issues in the field of procurement chain management and Strategic Alliance Management. This issue is of special importance in public organizations and institutions. Because these organizations usually have a wide range of missions and supply chains, and according to macro policies and strategies, they need a comprehensive plan for outsourcing. Despite this importance, few studies have addressed the models of outsourcing development in firms. The purpose of this paper is to explain the model of outsourcing development management in the oil and gas industry, based on using content analysis method and deductive approach to the theoretical framework developed in practice through case analysis in Iranian Gas Transmission Company as the company with the most physical assets control on Iran. With this aim, the information required for the research, in addition to the researchers' observation and reviewing the related documents, was obtained through interviews with a significant population of senior managers and experts in the Iranian oil and gas industry. Using theme analysis method, this information was analyzed and the expected situation of the outsourcing development management in the industry, and the impact and interactions, were described and explained.

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