Effects of Networking Activities by Internet on the Creation of a Business Network: Experimental Results of Simulimpresa Laboratory

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 2)

Abstract

The chapter wants to discuss the results of network building activities realized by Internet in the experimental environment of “Simulimpresa” (Enterprise Simulation) laboratory managed by Bologna University—Forlì campus. The research analyses the networking of the simulated enterprise Perting Ltd operating in Forlì laboratory that reproduces the activities of a real business using Internet. The hypothesis concerns the consolidation of strong links coming from a rising selection as the business continuity over the time increases. The results outline that this process, in the analysed period, leads to the consolidation of some links that set up the more relevant framework of the enterprise business network.

Keywords

Internet Practice firm Simulation Networking Customers/suppliers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Forlì Faculty of EconomicsBologna UniversityForlìItaly

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