Maria Manuela Cunha and Goran D. Putnik,
«Agile Virtual Enterprises: Implementation and Management Support»
Idea Group Pub | ISBN 1599040107 | June 5, 2006 | PDF | 3.2 Mb | 381 Pages
Agile/virtual enterprise (A/VE) is seen as a new and most advanced organizational paradigm, and is expected to serve as a vehicle towards a seamless perfect alignment of the enterprise within the market. Agile Virtual Enterprises: Implementation and Management Support addresses A/VE as a highly dynamic, reconfigurable agile network of independent enterprises sharing all resources, including knowledge, market, and customers; using specific organizational architectures that introduce the enterprises’ true virtual environments.
About the Authors:
Maria Manuela Cunha, Ph.D., is currently associate professor in the Higher School of Technology, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl.Eng. in the field of systems and informatics engineering, an MSci. in the field of Information Society and a DrSci in the field of Virtual Enterprises, all from the University of Minho. She teaches subjects related to information systems, software engineering and organizational models, to undergraduated and postgraduated studies. She regularly publishes and participates on international scientific conferences. She serves as a member of editorial board for several international journals and has served in several scientific committees of international conferences.
Goran D. Putnik received his Dipl.Eng., MSci. and DrSci. from Belgrade University, Serbia. His current position is associate professor, Department of Production and Systems Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal. He served as director of the Centre for Production Systems Engineering (CESP) for four years. He is currently director of the Master and Postgraduate Course on CIM, and is responsible of the Laboratory for Virtual Enterprises (LABVE), the Department of Production and Systems Engineering, University of Minho. He regularly publishes and participates on international scientific conferences. He serves as a member of the editorial board for several international journals and has served in more than forty scientific committees for international conferences.