PhD Dissertation:

  • Tøth, T. (2015): “Trustworthiness: Enabling Global Collaboration. An Ethnographic Study of Trust, Distance, Control, Culture and Boundary Spanning within Offshore Outsourcing of IT Services”. CBS PhD Series. Link to download at

In journalistic publications:

In academic books, journals & conference proceedings:

  • Tøth, T. (2016): “Videndeling i globalt distribuerede teams” in Christensen, P. H. (eds.), Bedre videndeling – teoretiske og praktiske perspektiver, Hans Reitzels Forlag, København. Click here to order the book online. Available in paper and as an e-book
  • Madsen, S., Bødker, K., & Tøth, T. (2015): “Knowledge transfer planning and execution in offshore outsourcing: An applied approach”. Information Systems Frontiers, 17 (1), 67-77. Link to download at
  • Tøth, T. (2014): “Trust in Client-Vendor Relations: An Empirical Study of Collaboration Across National and Organizational Boundaries” in Proceeding of 5th ACM International Conference on Collaboration Across Boundaries: Culture, Distance & Technology (CABS2014), Kyoto, Japan August 20-22.
  • Tøth, T. (2013): “Trust in Offshore Outsourcing Collaboration: Strategies for Maintaining Enlightened Indifference” in Proceedings of the First International Network on Trust 2013 (FINT2013), Singapore, November 21-13.
  • Sonne, T., Søderberg, A-M., Tøth, T. (2013): “Negotiating and Spanning Boundaries in Offshore Outsourcing:
    Indian and Danish Perceptions of Intercultural Collaboration” in Proceedings of the International Academy of International Business Annual Meeting 2013 (AIB2013), Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-7.
  • Madsen, S., Bødker, K., Tøth, T. (2013): “From Research to Practical Application: Knowledge Transfer Planning and Execution in Outsourcing” in Grand Successes and Failures in IT. Public and Private Sectors pp. 510-524. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Link to download at
  • Tøth, T. (2013): “Trust and Coordination in Offshore Outsourcing: An Account of Intercultural Collaboration in a Danish and Indian IT Context” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2013 (HCII2013), Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26. Link to download at
  • Madsen, S., Bødker, K., Tøth, T. (2011): “Knowledge Transfer in Outsourcing – From theory to Tooling” in SourceIT: Balancing sourcing and innovation in information system development. M. Hertzum and C. Jørgensen. Trondheim, Norway. Link to download of full article in PDF


  • Tøth, T. (2015): “Making Distributed Teams Work: Imitation, Trust & Control” in Messer, H. (eds.) How to Manage People in Your Remote Team: Lessons Learned in Offshoring and Nearshoring (The Art of Managing Remote Teams Book 6). Link to download at