Interorganizational System Standards Development in Vertical Industries

  title={Interorganizational System Standards Development in Vertical Industries},
  author={Matthew L. Nelson and Michael J. Shaw and William J. Qualls},
  journal={Electron. Mark.},
Interorganizational information system (IOS) standards development in industrial groups is proving to be an extremely productive and effective endeavour. With countless stakeholders, varying opinions and firms that are more accustomed to competition than cooperation, many industrial groups have leveraged the use of a non‐profit, voluntary‐consensus, standards development consortium to act as a separate entity and lead agent towards industry‐wide standardization initiatives. We employ common… 

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