Scott, Albert H. S. and Mula, Joseph M. (2004) Contextual factors associated with information systems in a virtual supply chain. In: 3rd International Conference on Information and Management Science (IMS2004), 5-10 June 2004, Dunhuang 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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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Depositing User:||Dr Joseph M. Mula|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Accounting|
|Date Deposited:||28 Feb 2010 06:39|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 23:29|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||virtual supply chain, contextual issues|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150309 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910499 Management and Productivity not elsewhere classified|
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