Modern Organizations in Virtual Communities

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Kisielnicki, Jerzy
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jul 1, 2001 - Computers - 316 pages
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As technology continues to advance, its impact on a variety of organizations becomes greater and increasingly more important. With such easy access to the Internet and the opportunity for organizations to reach other organizations and individuals around the world faster and more efficiently, modern organizations are rapidly becoming a part of the virtual community. Modern Organizations in Virtual Communities presents a comprehensive collection of research works that describe such organizations, the policies and practices that they have implemented and challenges that they have faced throughout their adaptation to the virtual world.

 

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Contents

Chapter 2 The CompetenceBased View on the Management of Virtual Web Organizations
19
Balancing Between Identity and Innovation
48
Working Towards a Workable Definition
67
The Enabling Effects of Information Technology
76
Towards Balance
89
Chapter 7 Virtual Organization as a Chance for Enterprise Development Jerzy Kisielnicki Warsaw University Poland
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Chapter 8 The Development of Trust in Virtual Communities
115
Chapter 9 Opportunities for ServiceLearning Partnerships in the Information Systems Curriculum
126
Chapter 18 Intelligent Transport Systems for Electronic Commerce A Preliminary Discussion in the Australian Context
220
The Evolution of the Superfund Document Management System
227
Chapter 20 The Implementation of Electronic Network Systems in Japanese Firms
238
Chapter 21 Outline of a Design Tool for Analysis and Visual Quality Control of Urban Environments
249
Essential Elements in ICT Diffusion Projects
261
Chapter 23 EMS Records and Information Management of Environmental Aspects and Their Associated Impacts with Metadata
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Chapter 24 The Virtual WebBased Supply Chain
285
About the Editor
303

Chapter 10 Information Security for Libraries
134
Chapter 11 Faculty of Information Studies Knowledge Repository FISKR
145
The Evolution of the Librarian in the Age of the Internet
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Chapter 13 Library Web Site Assessment
171
Chapter 14 The World Wide Web Law Enforcement
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Understanding the Barriers
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Chapter 16 The Practice of Information Resource Management in Australian Government Organisations
194
Lessons from Singapores Reengineering Experience
205
Index
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F
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P
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W
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Jerzy Kisielnicki is a full professor and Head of Department of Organization and Management in the School of Economics at Warsaw University. His major areas of research include organization and management, systems analysis, management information systems, process innovation, strategic management, transition systems organizations and management in market economy. [Editor]

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