Governance and Management of Virtual Organizations

Kim Jansson, Iris Karvonen, Martin Ollus, Ugo Negretto

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    A Virtual Organization (VO) consists of independent organizations
    collaborating for a common goal. Towards the customers and the
    outer world, they are assumed to look and behave as they were a
    single organization. Proper governance principles and operative
    management are needed in order to achieve the objectives. The focus
    is on the enforcement of the collaboration between independent
    partners with their own internal aims and own internal processes and
    management means. The paper presents results and solutions to
    support the management of virtual organizations in a dynamic
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMethods and Tools for Collaborative Networked Organizations
    EditorsLuis M. Camarinha-Matos, Hamideh Afsarmanesh, Martin Ollus
    ISBN (Electronic)978-0-387-79424-2
    ISBN (Print)978-0-387-79423-5
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material


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