A metric for collaborative networks

Joniarto Parung, Umit S. Bititci

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The objective of this paper is to provide a metric that could be used to define success in acollaborative network. Design/methodology/approach - The methodology of this research consists of four stages: Review, Constructing, Testing and Description. Review stage comprised of a critical review of theliterature in order to understand the characteristics of collaborative network organisations and thereasons behind the successes and failures in collaborative networks. Construction stage resulted indevelopment of a metric for collaborative networks. Testing stage tested the model through case studyin a collaborative networks organisation. The outcome of the case study was discussed at thedescription stage to assess usability and usefulness of the metric for participants in turn to generatec onclusions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)654-674
Number of pages21
JournalBusiness Process Management Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • collaboration
  • contribution
  • health of relationship
  • outcome


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