Impact of virtualization process on the competitiveness of small and medium sized firms
AbstractThis article presents an analysis of the impact of virtualization process on competitiveness of small and medium sized firms. The developed methodology for measuring the level of organizational virtualness has been effectively applied to a wide range of businesses, both large and the smallest companies representing traditional and high-technology sectors. Through statistical analysis it has been confirmed that virtualization process has a positive impact on competitiveness of companies. However, not all theoretically assumed pathways of such impact have been observed. Presented results and conclusions of the examination give a new perspective for discussion about challenges of effective implementing virtual organization concept into business practice
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 42581.
Date of creation: 12 Oct 2011
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Publication status: Published in Scientific Annals of the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi Economic Sciences Section.58(2011): pp. 583-597
virtualization process; competitiveness; virtual organization; SME;
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