Business Networks and Strategic Alliances. Role of Relational Information Systems

Author/s Daniela Mancini
Publishing Year 2011 Issue 2011/1 Language Italian
Pages 33 P. 65-97 File size 688 KB
DOI 10.3280/MACO2011-001004
DOI is like a bar code for intellectual property: to have more infomation click here

Below, you can see the article first page

If you want to buy this article in PDF format, you can do it, following the instructions to buy download credits

Article preview

FrancoAngeli is member of Publishers International Linking Association, Inc (PILA), a not-for-profit association which run the CrossRef service enabling links to and from online scholarly content.

In recent years, cross-company relationships, strategic alliances and complex business networks are increasingly a typical way used by companies to grow and an important component of corporate strategy. As a result, the horizon within which the assessment of economic convenience and the decision making take place is enlarged beyond the boundaries of each company. The object of this article is to highlight some open problems in the study of information systems of a firm that based its business on a number of different strategic alliances into different networks (the enterprise-network). According to the author, for this enterprise the information management is a key factor for the success of relationships developed across-boundaries. On the one hand, the information system becomes a key element aligning the processes of governance and control of the network of relationships. On the other side, strategic alliances act as an important factor of change for the enterprise information system that needs to be investigated in its different component. This article is divided into two parts. In the first two paragraphs the author describes the multidimensional relationship between the governance system, control system and information system in relational contexts. In the following paragraphs the focus is on relational information system.

Keywords: Business networks, strategic alliances, relational information system, relational governance, relational control

  • The Role of Professionalization and Managerialization in Family Business Succession Lucrezia Songini, Paola Vola, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2015 pp.9
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-001002
  • Gestione integrata dei dati e misurazione della performance nei network inter-municipali: un'analisi sistematica della letteratura Luca Mazzara, Francesco Bergamaschi, Giulia Leoni, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 2/2022 pp.91
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2022-002005
  • Performance Management Systems and Strategy: The state of the art in Italian journals Gaia Bassani, Cristiana Cattaneo, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 2/2015 pp.13
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-002002
  • ICT e piccole imprese. Il Cubo della Predisposizione Tecnologica Aziendale Francesca Maria Cesaroni, Domenico Consoli, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2015 pp.73
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-001004
  • Accounting Information Systems in an Open Society. Emerging Trends and Issues Daniela Mancini, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2016 pp.5
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2016-001001
  • Strategic planning for value creation in business networks. Conceptual framework and theoretical proposals Andrea Cardoni, Filippo Zanin, Francesca Bartolacci, George H. (Jody) Tompson, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2018 pp.17
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2018-001002
  • Peformance Appraisal of Business Networks. How Small and Medium Enterprises Define and Monitor Network Objectives Selena Aureli, Mara Del Baldo, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2016 pp.35
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2016-001003
  • Editoriale. Strumenti di gestione dei costi e misure di performance negli attuali contesti competitivi Lino Cinquini, Rosa Alba Miraglia, Riccardo Giannetti, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 2/2016 pp.5
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2016-002001
  • Il contributo del Sistema Informativo alla gestione logistica dei materiali. Un caso di studio nel settore sanitario Luca Del Bene, Riccardo Ceccarelli, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2016 pp.149
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2016-001009
  • La Business Intelligence e la Business Analytics nell'era dei Big Data: una analisi della letteratura Arianna Petrosino, Daniela Mancini, Stefano Garzella, Rita Lamboglia, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 3/2018 pp.31
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2018-003003
  • Regulatory compliance of financial control systems and its implications for accountants. Some evidence from Italian experience katia Corsi, Daniela Mancini, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 3/2015 pp.65
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-003005
  • Il controllo relazionale nelle destinazioni Turistiche: alcune evidenze empiriche Valeria Cataldo, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 3/2015 pp.23
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-003003
  • Le sfide evolutive del Management Control tra relazioni strategiche, innovazione e discontinuità: a knowledge transfer matter? Andrea Cardoni, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2018 pp.5
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2018-001001
  • Network, Smart and Open Rita Lamboglia, Andrea Cardoni, Renata Paola Dameri, Daniela Mancini, pp.1 (ISBN:978-3-319-62635-2)
  • Formalized business networks in SMEs and structural relations for their governance Maurizio Cisi, Fabio Sansalvadore, in Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship /2022 pp.295
    DOI: 10.1080/08276331.2019.1691317
  • The performativity of Accounting Information System in interfirm relationships Carmela Rizza, Daniela Ruggeri, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 1/2016 pp.71
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2016-001005
  • Economic and Policy Implications of Artificial Intelligence Domenico Nicolò, pp.23 (ISBN:978-3-030-45339-8)
  • Accrual accounting and performance measurement: Empirical evidences from two Italian municipalities Eleonora Cardillo, Carmela Rizza, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 2/2015 pp.135
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-002006
  • Inter-firm coordination as an Information problem. The case of a divisionalized company Antonio Leotta, in MANAGEMENT CONTROL 2/2016 pp.167
    DOI: 10.3280/MACO2016-002008

Daniela Mancini, L’azienda-rete e le decisioni di <i>partnership</i>: il ruolo del sistema informativo relazionale in "MANAGEMENT CONTROL" 1/2011, pp 65-97, DOI: 10.3280/MACO2011-001004