Abstract

This paper reviews the literature in relation to virtual E-business models and strategies. From this the authors develop a framework to test two new strategic alignment instruments designed to measure the espoused readiness of an organisation to collaborate virtually and the actual preparedness to operate virtually. These instruments will assist organisations in recognising and exploiting their degree of virtuality and can assist organisations in developing new organisational forms that fully leverage the value of their ICT assets.

Gall, P. (2007). Strategic alignment in the virtual organisation. In M. Rodenes & R. Hackney (eds.). Proceedings of the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) 2007.

ISBN: 978-84-8363-184-3

Keywords

Published in Full, ICT, Strategic Alignment, Virtual Readiness, Virtual Preparedness

Comments

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The Author:

Dr Peter Gall