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During the last decades, a number of models is introduced in research, addressing different perspectives of the organizations' competencies in collaborative networks. This paper introduces the " 4C-model " , developed to address competencies of organizations, involved in Virtual organizations Breeding Environments (VBEs), from a new perspective. Design of(More)
A main characteristic of a Virtual organization Breeding Environment (VBE) is the set of competencies that it can offer to the market and society. The VBE competencies are defined in this paper through the competencies of three main VBE information components, such as the VBE member, the Virtual Organization (VO) formed in the VBE, and the VBE itself.(More)
Virtual organization Breeding Environments (VBEs) are long-term clusters/associations of autonomous and geographically dispersed organizations in the market and society. The VBE aims to prepare its member organizations and enhance their readiness for potential involvement in opportunity-based Virtual Organizations (VOs). Organiz-ing/management of profiles(More)
Long-term strategic networks – the so called Virtual organizations Breeding Environments (VBEs) – support their members with formation of virtual organizations (VOs), aimed to address opportunities in market/society. But, both establishment and management of these networks are challenging. On one hand, VBE aims at guiding its member organizations to(More)
INTRODUCTION In order to acquire more business opportunities, by adapting to new and changing market conditions, organizations face many strategic and operational FKDOOHQJHVRQHRIWKHPLVUHODWHGWRLGHQWL¿FDWLRQDQG management of their competencies. Broadly speaking, competency management is the way in which organizations coordinate and manage the competencies of(More)
European scientific research and development organizations, operating in the domains of biology, ecology, and biodiversity, strongly need to cooperate/collaborate with other centers. Unavailability of interoperation infrastructure as well as the needed collaboration environment among research organizations restricts their exchange of research results and(More)