Virtual Organizations from an Economic Perspective

  title={Virtual Organizations from an Economic Perspective},
  author={J. Dias Coelho and Tawfik Jelassi and Wolfgang Koenig and Helmut Krcmar and Ramon O’Callaghan and Markku S{\"a}{\"a}ksjarvi},
The use of information and communication technology (IT) to build up cooperative structures, of which virtual organizations form one example, recently received much attention, as well from the IT point of view as from organizational science. Yet, in many cases, a sound theoretical fundament is missing that could provide useful insights. In the present paper the three economic approaches of competitive strategy, transaction costs and property rights are applied onto virtual organizations in… CONTINUE READING

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