Modeling Controls for Dynamic Value Exchanges in Virtual Organizations

  • Yao-Hua Tan
  • Walter Thoen
  • Jaap Gordijn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2995)


The e 3 -value modeling tool was developed for the design of a value proposition for virtual organizations. However, it is less suitable for designing the control structure of the virtual organization. We show how e 3 -value can be extended using legal concepts such as ownership, possession, usufruct and license. We also introduce value object transfer diagrams that show the transfers of value objects graphically and that can be used for elicitation of the required control mechanisms in order for the virtual organization to function properly and with a level of risk that is acceptable to all parties in the virtual organization.


Institutional Environment Virtual Organization Deontic Logic Virtual Enterprise Copyright Owner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yao-Hua Tan
    • 1
  • Walter Thoen
    • 1
  • Jaap Gordijn
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Economics and Business AdministrationFree UniversityThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceFree UniversityThe Netherlands

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