The Five Rules: Laying the Foundation – What’s in it for We?

Any Vested relationship flourishes best in a culture in which participants work together to ensure their mutual success. While many organizations boast that they have solid partnerships in place, the University of Tennessee’s experience and research has found that most organizations really want to enhance and push their own self-interest. This is often known as […]

Rule# 1 Focus on Outcomes, Not Transactions

Any Vested relationship flourishes best in a culture in which participants work together to ensure their mutual success. In essence, Vested buys desired outcomes, not individual transactions. The service provider is paid based on its ability to achieve the mutually agreed desired outcomes. Success in Vested requires engagement of five rules. Here we examine the […]

Rule# 2 Focus on the What, Not the How

Any Vested relationship flourishes best in a culture in which participants work together to ensure their mutual success. In essence, Vested buys desired outcomes, not individual transactions. The service provider is paid based on its ability to achieve the mutually agreed desired outcomes. Success in Vested Outsourcing requires engagement of five rules. Here we examine […]

Rule#3 Agree on Clearly Defined and Measurable Outcomes

Success in Vested Outsourcing requires engagement of five rules. Here we examine the third of those five rules: Agree on clearly defined and measurable outcomes.

Rule #4 Optimize Pricing Model Incentives

The fourth hallmark of a Vested Outsourcing partnership is a properly structured price model that incorporates incentives for the best cost and service trade-off.

Rule# 5 Governance Structure Should Provide Insight, not Merely Oversight

Any Vested relationship flourishes best in a culture in which participants work together to ensure their mutual success. In essence, Vested buys desired outcomes, not individual transactions. The service provider is paid based on its ability to achieve the mutually agreed desired outcomes. Success in Vested requires engagement of five rules. Here we examine the […]