Journal of Computer Science and Technology

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 368–375 | Cite as

Dynamic organization and methodology for agile virtual enterprises

  • Xu Xiaofei 
  • Ye Dan 
  • Li Quanlong 
  • Zhan Dechen 


With the trend of the worldwide market competition, the global agile manufacturing will becom an advanced manufacturing technology in 21st century, and the Agile Virtual Enterprise (AVE) will also become a new organization form of manufacturing enterprises. As AVE is a complicated enterprise, how to build an optimal AVE organization is a difficult problem. In this paper, based on the analysis of the AVE organization, the methodology for AVE including enterprise architecture, reference model, enterprise modeling methods and toolkit, guideline for system implementation is proposed. This paper also presents a Virtual Organization Integrated Support Environment (VOISE), which provides the computer-aided support for rapidly building an optimal AVE.


AM (Agile Manufacturing) AVE (Agile Virtual Enterprise) dynamic organization methodology 


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© Science Press, Beijing China and Allerton Press Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xu Xiaofei 
    • 1
  • Ye Dan 
    • 1
  • Li Quanlong 
    • 1
  • Zhan Dechen 
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinP.R. China

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