Drivers towards e-Business in the steel product industry

Heli Helaakoski, Päivi Iskanius, Irina Peltomaa, Tom Page

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Abstract

This paper studies the importance of agility in today's business environment. We propose a new business model "a virtual enterprise" (VE) and since the success of VE depends of intensive information sharing we propose a supporting software solution for business network. The research work is conducted via case study in real life business network, which consist of several small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and one focal company. The case study describes the design and implementation of agent-based inter-organisational system (IOS), which enables maximum effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of supply chain network.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-52
Number of pages9
Journali-Manager's Journal on Management
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Virtual enterprise
Industry
Steel
Electronic business
Business networks
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Productivity
Supply chain network
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Software
Information sharing
Agent-based
Business model
Agility
Business environment
Interorganizational systems
New business

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Helaakoski, Heli ; Iskanius, Päivi ; Peltomaa, Irina ; Page, Tom. / Drivers towards e-Business in the steel product industry. In: i-Manager's Journal on Management. 2009 ; Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 44-52.
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Drivers towards e-Business in the steel product industry. / Helaakoski, Heli; Iskanius, Päivi; Peltomaa, Irina; Page, Tom.

In: i-Manager's Journal on Management, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2009, p. 44-52.

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