Managing Virtual Web Organizations in the 21st Century: Issues and Challenges

Managing Virtual Web Organizations in the 21st Century: Issues and Challenges

Ulrich J. Franke (Cranfield University, UK)
Release Date: July, 2001|Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 368
ISBN13: 9781930708242|ISBN10: 1930708246|EISBN13: 9781591400165|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-93070-824-2

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As the concept and use of virtual organizations grows, it is necessary to gain a better understanding of how the virtual economy operates. Managing Virtual Web Organizations in the 21st Century: Issues and Challenges provides a guideline of how to manage virtual organizations, by introducing the concept, explaining the management theories behind the concept and presenting practical examples of successfully operating virtual organizations.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ulrich J. Franke is a researcher at Cranfield University, England. He has extensive international work experience in the field of logistics management. He has worked for major German blue-chip companies, with his latest position as the head of logistics of a manufacturing company. He holds German degrees in economics and business information systems. Additionally he received an MBA degree from Oxford Brookes University and a PhD in organizational theory from Cranfield School of Management. Presently, he is at Cranfield School of Management and conducting comprehensive research in the management of virtual organizations.