Virtual Organisation Governance by Example of Virtual University

  • Malgorzata Pankowska

The paper covers different interpretations of virtual organization and explanation of current managerial theories that have impact on its development. Next, author presents business institution governance issues, particularly focusing on IT governance problems. Last part of the paper contains consideration of virtual university and virtual university governance components. Author argues that virtual university governance requires strategy management, value creation, IT architecture development, resource management by contracts, standardization for controllability, compatibility and interoperability, strategy performance measures and accreditation in education. Experiences gathered during participation in project named Virtual Space of Collaboration of Universities of Economics allowed to formulate theses presented in the paper.


Corporate Governance Virtual Community Learn Management System Information Technology Infrastructure Library Virtual Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Malgorzata Pankowska
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  1. 1.Information Systems DepartmentUniversity of EconomicsPoland

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