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Collaborative Networked Organizations : A research agenda for emerging business models - Luis M. Camarinha-Matos

Collaborative Networked Organizations

A research agenda for emerging business models

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Published: 31st March 2004
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A research agenda for collaborative networks Purpose. Many practical application experiments and pilot cases nowadays provide evidence on what works and what still remains as a challenge for collaborative networked organizations (CNOs). The fast evolution of the information and communication technologies and in particular the so-called Internet technologies, also represents an important motivator for the emergence of new forms of collaboration. However, most efforts in this area are highly fragmented, considering only some partial facets and not a holistic perspective that would be required. We are therefore at a point in which it is necessary to define much more consolidated and sustainable research strategies for a second phase of research and development in this area. This book addresses the main disciplines involved in CNOs. It further synthesizes the views and opinions expressed by a large number of visionaries from the main disciplines involved in CNOs, and offers a comprehensive set of recommendations for the establishment of a research agenda on collaborative networks. As recognized experts in their specific areas, different authors in this book have presented work that is backed by a large number of research results, each focusing on specific facets of collaborative networks, and coming out of a large number of international and national projects.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Towards Next Business Models
Some Basic Concepts
New Collaborative Forms
Overview
VO In Industry: State Of The Art
Virtual Organising Scenarios
Emerging collaborative forms
Global and Regional Research Agendas
Overview
Targeting major new trends
Challenges of Collaborative Networks in Europe
A challenge towards VO in Japanese industry: Industrial Cluster
Collaborative networks in Australia - Challenges and recommendations
A Brazilian observatory on global and collaborative networked organizations
Some American research concerns on VO
Human, Societal, and Organizational Aspects
Overview
Socio-organizational challenges in the creative economy
Towards Strategic Management in Collaborative network structures
Collaborative knowledge networks
Performance measurement and added value of networks
Ethical and moral issues facing the virtual organization
Information And Communication Technology Factors
Overview
Support infrastructures for new collaborative forms
Agent technology
ON emerging technologies for VO
Foundations and Modeling
Overview
Emerging behavior in complex collaborative networks
Formal modeling methods for collaborative networks
Agent technology for virtual organizations
Modeling social aspects of collaborative networks
The organizational semiotics normative paradigm
An Example Roadmap
A roadmapping methodology for strategic research on VO
A strategic roadmap for advanced Virtual organizations
Authors and contributors
Method of work in thinkcreative project
Subject Index
Author Index
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ISBN: 9781402078231
ISBN-10: 1402078234
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 335
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.62
Weight (kg): 1.47