Professional virtual communities as key drivers for innovation and cooperation in collaborative netw
Cost Oriented Automation, Volume # 8 | Part# 1
Servane Crave; Thierry Nagellen
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collaborative networks,virtual communities,virtual organizations
The aim of this paper is to present the competitive advantages which can be taken out of the implementation of Professional Virtual Communities (PVC) in networks of SME called hereafter Virtual organisations Breeding Environments (VBE). We will explain how PVC act as a key driver for VBE to acquire specific competences and support efficient cooperation for the time limited duration of a Virtual Organization (VO) which is a temporary alliance of organisations.
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