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Title: Knowledge Management in Virtual Enterprises: A Systemic Multi - methodology towards the Strategic Use of Information
Keywords: Virtual enterprises
Information management
Knowledge management
Strategic information systems
Systemic methodologies
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier B.V
Citation: International Journal of Information Management,Vol. 28, No. 4, pages 305-321
Abstract: This paper examines the development of a systemic multi-methodology for knowledge management in virtual enterprises. The main objective is the strategic management of information for the acquisition of competitive advantage and the advance of networked corporate agreements (i.e., Virtual Enterprise Projects) in order to maintain business flexibility and innovation. Making use of systemic methodologies, emphasis is given on the creation and the sustenance of knowledge coming from both the internal and the external business environment, instead of directly intervening to the operational characteristics of the modern enterprise. We present an approach to knowledge management supported by four systemic methodologies namely the total systems intervention (TSI), the strategic assumption surfacing and testing (SAST), the viable systems model (VSM) and the problem structuring methodology (PSM).
ISSN: 0378-7206
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