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Exploring challenges for innovation-driven virtual enterprises
Luleå tekniska universitet.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4875-391X
Luleå tekniska universitet. (Entrepreneurship)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3255-414X
Luleå tekniska universitet. (Functional Product Development)
2009 (English)In: Research into Design: Supporting multiple facets of product development / [ed] Amaresh Chakrabarti, Singapore: Research Publishing Services, 2009, Vol. 2, 568-575 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Several studies have suggested virtual enterprises (VEs) as a promising new form of organization. VEs are created to gain several benefits, for example, risk-and-revenue sharing, entering new markets, etc. However, in this study we focus on increasing the innovation in the VE consortiums. Based on past experience and knowledge from related fields, we argue that VE consortiums in the Swedish industry are rare. Thus, this study highlights and explores the challenges, particularly four areas: networking capability, information and communication technology (ICT) usage, knowledge engineering, and team based innovation. These areas contribute to the facilitation of VE creation and its effective operation. Each of these areas is discussed and propositions are formed which will guide the future research. Finally, we have discussed the concept of innovation driven virtual enterprise that combines open innovation ideology with the virtual enterprise concept.

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Singapore: Research Publishing Services, 2009. Vol. 2, 568-575 p.
Keyword [en]
Virtual Enterprise (VE), Knowledge management, Innovation, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Network Capabilities, Engineering Design
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Other Mechanical Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-12105ISBN: 978-981-08-2277-4 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-12105DiVA: diva2:938123
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International Conference on Research into Design
Available from: 2016-06-16 Created: 2016-06-16 Last updated: 2016-06-17Bibliographically approved

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