Isavnin A.G.Branch of Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University in Naberezhnye Chelny, Naberezhnye Chelny, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation firstname.lastname@example.org ORCID id: not available
Farkhutdinov I.I.Branch of Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University in Naberezhnye Chelny, Naberezhnye Chelny, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation email@example.com ORCID id: not available
Importance This article discusses issues of increasing enterprises' competitiveness and improving the sourcing strategy through the use of sourcing models. Objectives The article aims to develop a methodology for assessing the feasibility and economic effect of the use of sourcing models aimed at the optimization of semi-fixed costs. Methods The study uses models of restructuring production outsourcing, production insourcing, co-sourcing, and sourcing maneuver. Results The article presents developed techniques for assessing the feasibility and economic effect from the application of models of sourcing, aimed at the optimization of semi-fixed costs. Conclusions and RelevanceEconomics of sourcing is quite a new research area in economic sciences and promising direction in terms of developing reliable tools to manage the enterprise. The proposed techniques can be of interest both to scientists and expert practitioners of enterprises. The offered techniques will help expand capabilities of sourcing models for management of enterprises and increase the importance of economics of sourcing in economic sciences.
Keywords: semi-fixed costs, outsourcing, co-sourcing, insourcing, sourcing maneuver model