The Forensics of a Challenged Initiative

  • Paul Jackson
  • Jane Klobas
  • Gaela Bernini
  • Ivan Jensen
  • Stefano Renzi
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


In this chapter, we analyze Unit 2’s virtualization initiative, drawing on information gathered throughout the research study and from the perspective of all the points of view that our research team brought together. We begin with the overview of the initiative that we sent to Louise Kjaer at the end of the study. The rest of the chapter describes the method and results of a workshop in which the research team sought to explain the observations described in the overview.


Information System Business Case Virtual Organization Critical Success Factor Virtualization Initiative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Jackson
    • 1
  • Jane Klobas
    • 2
    • 3
  • Gaela Bernini
    • 4
  • Ivan Jensen
    • 5
  • Stefano Renzi
    • 6
  1. 1.School of ManagementEdith Cowan UniversityJoondalupAustralia
  2. 2.Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research on Social DynamicsUniversità BocconiMilanItaly
  3. 3.UWA Business SchoolUniversity of Western AustraliaNedlandsAustralia
  4. 4.Department of Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringPolitecnico of MilanMilanItaly
  5. 5.University College Copenhagen and MetaManagementHellerupDenmark
  6. 6.Istituto di Metodi QuantitativiUniversità BocconiMilanItaly

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