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Virtual Breeding Environments (VBEs) represent networks of disperse organisations, that will exploit specific collaboration opportunities through the creation of Virtual Organisations (VOs) supported by information and communication technologies (ICTs). This type of Collaborative Networked Organisation (CNO) should be able to generate different types of(More)
This paper presents a set of guidelines in terms of business process for VO Breeding Environments (VBEs) and Virtual Organizations (VOs) management based-on ECOLEAD Project Results. A detail description of an Integral Business Process Management (I-BPM) Framework, using Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is presented. The I-BPM framework describes a(More)
Virtual Breeding Environments (VBEs) are long-term strategic alliances of organisations aimed at offering the conditions to support the rapid and fluid configuration of Virtual Organisations (VOs). VBE reference models play a guiding role to conceptualise a set of business processes to enhance the responsiveness and flexibility of networks to react to a(More)
Designing and managing an effective corporate governance structure for Virtual Breeding Environments (VBEs) is a challenging process. Therefore, a governance model is required to define operational rules, bylaws and principles that will govern the behaviour of the members of a VBE during its life cycle. VBE governance will help to define who can make what(More)
Value systems are strategic management tools aimed at supporting the definition and assessment of organisational strategies towards successful value creation processes. Value systems aim to identify the value generation objects available in an organisation to respond to business opportunities and innovate in order to remain competitive in the market. Also,(More)
BACKGROUND Using a rat model we have found that the bioflavonoid silymarin (SY) ameliorates some of the negative consequences of in utero exposure to ethanol (EtOH). In the current study our aim was to determine if spatial working memory (SWM) was impaired in offspring whose mothers were maintained on a liquid diet containing EtOH during different(More)