Adaptive Technologies and Business Integration: Social, Managerial and Organizational Dimensions: Social, Managerial and Organizational Dimensions

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Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Oct 31, 2006 - Business & Economics - 382 pages
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Adaptive Technologies and Business Integration: Social, Managerial and Organizational Dimensions provides an authoritative review of both intra-organizational and inter-organizational aspects in business integration, including: managerial and organizational integration, social integration, and technology integration, along with the resources to accomplish this competitive advantage. This Premier Reference Source contains the most comprehensive knowledge on business integration. It provides an all-encompassing perspective on the importance of business integration in the emerging networked, extended, and collaborative organizational models. The innovative research contained in this reference work make it an essential addition to every library.

 

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Contents

Preface
xii
Acknowledgments
xviii
Business Requirements and Organizational Modeling
xix
Enterprise Reconfiguration Dynamics and Business Alignment
xxi
CoEngineering Business Information Use and Operations Systems for ITEnabled Adaptation
liii
Dynamic Enterprise Modeling for Knowledge Worker Industries
lxxix
Enterprise Systems Innovation Development and Advantages
cii
Integration Models and Architectures
103
Managing Information Systems Integration in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
174
The Impact of the Process Integration on Business Management Case Studies using Six Sigma Methodology
189
Knowledge Management for Business Integration
210
New Business Requirements in the KnowledgeBased Society
211
Intelligent Organizations Knowledge Computing Management
244
Integration of Knowledge Resources in RD Organizations The Case of Mihajlo Pupin Institute
263
Technologies and Infrastructures
281
Business Information Integration from XML and Relational Databases Sources
282

Competence Management for Business Integration
104
Business Integration in the Insurance Industry The Intermediary Side of the Question
118
SCOntology A Formal Approach toward a Unified and Integrated View of the Supply Chain
137
Business Integration Management
159
Holistic Approach to Align ICT Capabilities with Business Integration
160
Ontology Mapping Techniques in Information Integration
308
Integration Platform for DeCentralized Investment Projects Appraisal
329
About the Authors
336
Index
336
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Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl. Eng. in the field of Systems and Informatics Engineering, an M.Sci. in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Dr.Sci in the field of Production Systems Engineering. She teaches subjects related with Information Systems, Information Technologies and Organizational Models to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She supervises several PhD projects in the domain of Virtual Enterprises and Information Systems and Technologies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates on international scientific conferences. She serves as a member of Editorial Board and Associate Editor for several International Journals and for several Scientific Committees of International Conferences. She has authored and edited several books and her work appears in more than 100 papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is the co-founder and co-chair of several international conferences: CENTERIS – Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems, ViNOrg - International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations: Emergent Technologies and Tools and SeGAH – IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health.

Bruno Conceicao Cortes is currently a senior software developer for Business Objects, one of the world’s leading companies in business intelligence solutions. Until recently, he lectured in the Higher School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal, where he was the coordinator of the Artificial Intelligence Area and the responsible teacher for courses on databases, advanced databases programming, and decision support systems. He holds a Dipl. Eng. in Informatics and Systems Engineering, with specialization in Systems Analysis and Software Specification, an M.Sci. in Informatics and Computer Science, with specialization in Distributed Systems, Computers Communication and Computers Architecture, all from the University of Minho, Portugal. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence). He was project leader in several projects on business intelligence, enterprise information systems, data quality, and decision support environments. His main areas of interest and expertise are business integration, decision support, business intelligence, and database development.

Goran D. Putnik received his Dipl. Eng., M.Sci. and Dr.Sci. from the Belgrade University, both M.Sci. and Dr.Sci. in the domain of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. He is currently Associate Professor, at Department of Production and Systems Engineering, University of Minho (Portugal) and teaches, or has taught, a number of subjects in the area of CIM, IMS, Concurrent Engineering, Design Theory, and Virtual Enterprises on undergraduate and post-graduate studies. He served as the Director of the Centre for Production Systems Engineering (CESP) and as the Director of the Master Course on CIM, at the University of Minho. Dr. Putnik’s scientific and engineering interests are manufacturing systems and enterprises design and control theory and implementation, design theory and design engineering, formal theory of production systems and enterprises, and distributed, agile and virtual enterprises. He regularly publishes articles and presents papers on conferences. In last years his special attention is on the topic of Virtual Enterprises for which he organized a research group and a number of research projects and has been also an invited speaker by international research groups. [Editor]

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