Virtual Organization Theory: Current Status and Demands

  • Americo Nobre G. G. Amorim
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 251)


The intense use of Information technologies in various functions caused many changes on organizations. The utmost in terms of technology usage are the virtual organizations: operating with virtual processes globally, by means of networks. This paper has the objective to present organizational theories and try to identify aspects which can be applied to virtual organizations and the ones which need more profound research. The main contribution of this work is to start the creation a strong theoretical approach for modeling these organizations. Managers working in this kind of companies might also benefit from a better understanding when designing and managing virtual organizations.


Human Relation Organizational Theory Qualified Professional Virtual Organization Classic Management 
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  • Americo Nobre G. G. Amorim
    • 1
  1. 1.Brazil

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