IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Exploring the Barriers to Electronic Collaboration

Exploring the Barriers to Electronic Collaboration
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Bernard Owens Imarhiagbe (Kingston University, UK)
Copyright: 2016
Pages: 12
Source title: Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations in Electronic Collaboration
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Ayse Kok (Bogazici University, Turkey) and Hyunkyung Lee (Yonsei University, South Korea)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9556-6.ch009

Purchase

View Exploring the Barriers to Electronic Collaboration on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

Abstract

This investigation reviews research literature on electronic collaboration (e-collaboration) with a view to collate relevant information to support e-collaboration knowledgebase, further research and encourage further collaborative engagements. E-collaboration has been described with various phrases such as information sharing, information exchange, knowledge sharing, social networking and joint working. This research categorised the challenges of e-collaboration into people, process and technology because all the issues identified in e-collaboration research are rooted in one of these categories. As e-collaboration is a source of competitiveness, businesses that fail to strategically adopt the phenomenon could lose out. A notable example of e-collaboration is crowdfunding which provides funding for start-up and small businesses. However, businesses that support e-collaboration strategy have the potential to have better competitive advantage with increased firm performance.

Related Content

Joel H. Helquist, Christopher B. R. Diller, John Kruse. © 2021. 17 pages.
Fatma Ellouze, Mohamed Amine Chaabane, Eric Andonoff, Rafik Bouaziz. © 2021. 28 pages.
Yu Zhonggen. © 2021. 14 pages.
Ramaraj Palanisamy, Nazim Taskin, Jacques Verville. © 2021. 45 pages.
Dominik Siemon, Timo Strohmann. © 2021. 15 pages.
Sofia Th. Papadimitriou, Spyros Papadakis. © 2021. 27 pages.
Youngkeun Choi. © 2021. 13 pages.
Body Bottom