Collaborative Services to Maintain Electronic Business Relationships

  • Peter Weiß
  • Stefan Klink
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 243)


Electronic collaborative networks are a prevailing concept in actual scientific business management literature. Because of the occurrence of newly concepts as “service orientation” and service oriented architectures, electronic networks and business intelligence, has gained momentum and revival. In the paper we look at the conceptual design of a framework for the development of collaborative services to maintain electronic business relationships. The reader gets acquainted with relevant theories and research strands that need to flow into a design framework of collaborative services.


Social Network Analysis Small World Network Business Partner Business Relationship Collaborative Network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Weiß
    • 1
  • Stefan Klink
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB)University of Karlsruhe (TH)Germany

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