E-Collaborations and Virtual Organizations

E-Collaborations and Virtual Organizations

Michelle W.L. Fong (Victoria University, Australia)
Release Date: July, 2003|Copyright: © 2004 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781591402855|ISBN10: 1591402859|EISBN13: 9781591402329|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-285-5


E-Collaboration promotes interaction between people over the Internet, and is vital in virtual organization arrangements where people co-exist or work together, independent of time and location. E-Collaborations and Virtual Organizations covers a broad range of topics, from underlying technological structures to fundamental mechanisms that are relevant to e-Collaboration and virtual organizations. The chapters in this book present some of the current work in the field and represent a resource upon which knowledge, lessons, and views can be drawn upon for consideration and applications in the virtual world.

Reviews and Testimonials

This book provides an effective and efficient way in understanding E-collaboration and virtual organization through relevant theories, practical models and analyses, and useful case studies.

– Yiu On Davie, EDS Electronic Data Systems (HK), Ltd.

This book, written by researchers and practitioners who are knowledgeable in their fields, makes a genuine contribution to our understanding of the challenges involved in the implementation of e-collaboration and formation of virtual organizations.

– Jaclyn Goh, Telstra Corporation, Australia

This book provides useful insights into a topic that attracts growing research adn business interests. It's suitable for the practitioner, researcher, students, and the layman.

– Patrick Chuankarn, Malaspina University-College, Canada

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Michelle W. L. Fong is a lecturer in the School of Applied Economics, Victoria University in Australia. Prior to her academic and research career, she worked with different business systems in different corporations in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Australia. This gave her an insight into the information technology applications within these organizations.