Information Acquisitions and Sharing through Inter-Organizational Collaboration: Impacts of Business Performance in China

Information Acquisitions and Sharing through Inter-Organizational Collaboration: Impacts of Business Performance in China

Wu Lu (Zhejiang University City College, China)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 332
ISBN13: 9781466685277|ISBN10: 1466685271|EISBN13: 9781466685284|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8527-7

Description

Interorganizational cooperation between partners, markets, and business leaders is an important facet of business and maintaining organizational competitiveness. Understanding how to effectively collaborate with partners in other organizations is an important skill for the success of all parties.

Information Acquisitions and Sharing through Inter-Organizational Collaboration: Impacts of Business Performance in China discusses the effectiveness and impact of trust, e-business diffusion, and organizational processes on business performance in cooperative scenarios. Incorporating data from over 500 organizations in China’s manufacturing sector, this book is an essential reference for business leaders, CEOs, senior managers, and all other members of organizations seeking to better collaborate with their partners.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Performance Measures
  • Collaboration
  • Collaborative Output
  • Dimensions of Trust
  • E-Business Diffusion
  • Electrical Industrial Cluster Analysis
  • Interorganizational Relationships
  • Organizational Capacity
  • Wenzhou Collaboration Culture

Reviews and Testimonials

Lu offers a research study on collaboration and information sharing, based on a Chinese business case. He examines practices of inter-organizational collaboration in the Wenzhou electrical industry in China and develops a theoretical model, which is based on (1) a theory of trust and collaboration, and (2) a theory of e-business diffusion. Lu works step-by-step through the research methodology, pilot study findings, a revision of attributes of the theories, data analysis and validation of the model, and a discussion of the findings for use by management.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Wu Lu worked as a lecturer and vice director in Management and Business Administrative Department, Business School, Zhejiang University City College. She received her PhD. degree in Management from University of South Australia (Australia, 2013), Msc. degree in Electronic Business Management from University of Warwick (United Kingdom, 2007) and B.A in Administrative Management from Zhejiang University (China, 2006). Her research concentrates at collaboration management and innovation management via the adoption of e-business in era of internationalization. Dr. Lu presided over one Zhejiang Province Government Project, two Hangzhou City Government Project, five research foundations from Zhejiang University College, and four papers were indexed by Engineering Index. She presided over one Zhejiang Province Government Project, two Hangzhou City Government Project, five research foundations from Zhejiang University College, and four papers were indexed by Engineering Index. Dr. Lu has been awarded Outstanding Staff of 2010 and 2011, Quality of Teaching, 2010 and Young Lecturer Star of 2009 from Zhejiang University City College.

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