Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: Shared Services Centres in Central and Eastern Europe: the Examples of Poland and Slovakia
Issue: Vol. 10, No 3, 2017
Published date: 10-2017 (print) / 10-2017 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Beata Ślusarczyk
Technical University of Czestochowa
Keywords: shared services centres, Poland, Slovakia
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2017/10-3/3
Index PUBMS: 68f77de4-f26b-11e7-9371-fa163e5d4f72
Language: English
Pages: 45-58 (14)
JEL classification: G20, F66, L84

Increasing complexity of companies’ activities and benefits for the entities that have decided to implement the SSC concept caused that the popularity of this strategy in the recent years to increase considerably. At present the shared services centres constitute the basic form of organisation in many transnational corporations. Their dynamic growth can be observed especially in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The article overviews the activity of such shared service centres in Poland and Slovakia and analyses the factors influencing the development of these units. The paper determines which of the surveyed countries is more conducive to the SSC functioning.


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