Scott, Albert H. S. and Mula, Joseph M. (2009) Contextual factors associated with information systems in a virtual supply chain. In: COINFO 2009: 4th International Conference on Cooperation and Promotion of Information Resources in Science and Technology: Managing Virtual Organisations and Information in the Era of Globalisation, 21-23 Nov 2009, Beijing, China.
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This paper discusses the differences between a traditional organization and a virtual organization. Different forms of virtual organizations are described to illustrate the nature of a virtual organization. The concept of a virtual supply chain is proposed and defined as a hybrid of the existing forms of virtual organizations. A virtual supply chain is then explored from an information systems viewpoint. This exploration reveals contextual factors associated with information systems in a virtual supply chain. These issues are further explored to determine how they might be addressed. Finally further research that could be conducted is proposed.
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|Depositing User:||Dr Albert Scott|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance|
|Date Deposited:||23 Oct 2009 00:15|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2013 23:43|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||virtual supply chain; contextual issues; information management; information system; virtual organisation|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0899 Other Information and Computing Sciences > 089999 Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150309 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910406 Technological and Organisational Innovation|
|Identification Number or DOI:||doi: 10.1109/COINFO.2009.76|
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