With the globalization of economies and growth of information and communication technologies (ICT), collaboration has become the key to survival. Just like individuals and mankind, business organizations also depend on collaboration for survival and growth. The concept of departments, committees, teams, etc., which are so fundamental to any organizational structure, all point to the importance of collaboration.
Business Organizations and Collaborative Web: Practices, Strategies and Patterns delves deeper into identifying specific business processes and their linkage with the collaborative Web, while understanding the related implications for individuals, organizations and society. This book identifies current practices and future possibilities of making the collaborative Web a tool for business. It also presents the opportunities and challenges confronting organizations in the light of such emerging trends and should prove to be a valuable asset to strategists, managers, academicians, researchers, and students in any area of business and management.