Knowledge and Technology Management in Virtual Organizations: Issues, Trends, Opportunities and Solutions, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599041677
  • ISBN-13: 9781599041674
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Knowledge and Technology Management in Virtual Organizations: Issues, Trends, Opportunities and Solutions presents a collection of the most recent contributions in the areas of organization, knowledge, and technology management in the context of virtual enterprises. This book contains important and in-depth information on four dimensions: semantic, managerial, technological, and social. The semantic dimensions covered in this book are ontological and organizational approaches, concepts, organizational models, and knowledge management models. In respect to managerial dimensions, this book covers process management, integration management, relationship management, process integration, knowledge management, technology integration management, and information integration. Knowledge and Technology Management in Virtual Organizations: Issues, Trends, Opportunities and Solutions presents the technological dimension by explaining the infrastructures and technologies to support technology and information integration standards and protocols. Lastly, this title highlights the social dimension, including human resources management, human resources integration, social issues, social impact, social requirements, and communities of knowledge.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Knowledge and Technology Management in Virtual Organizations: Issues, Trends, Opportunities and Solutions: Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Organizational Requirements.
2: Environments for Virtual Enterprise Integration.
3: Service Engineering and Extended Artefact Delivery.
4: Offshoring: Evolution or Revolution?.
5: Models and Architectures.
6: How Should Enterprises Integrate? From the Need to the Solution ….
7: A Generation of Moderators from Single Product to Global E-Supply.
8: Integrating Business Processes and Information Systems in an Interorganizational Context.
9: Virtual Organization Management.
10: The Organisation of Performance Measurement in an Extended Enterprise.
11: Process-Driven Business Integration Management for Collaboration Networks.
12: The Role of Ambiguity in the Transfer of Knowledge within Organizational Networks.
13: Systemic Innovation Capability: The Case Study of Embraer, the Brazilian Aircraft Manufacturer.
14: I-Accounting: An Adaptive Approach (Method + Practices) to Account for Intangibles.
15: Technologies and Infrastructures.
16: Enabling the Virtual Organization with Agent Technology.
17: Enterprise Organisational Structure Integration and Service-Oriented Architectures.
18: Knowledge Creation and Adaptive Collaboration Based on XML Web Services.
19: Software Agent Technology for Supporting Ad Hoc Virtual Enterprises.
20: Business Networking: The Technological Infrastructure Support.
About the Authors.
Index.