The Influence of Virtualization of Resources Acquisition Processes on the Enterprises Competitiveness

Dorota Jelonek, Cezary Stepniak, Tomasz Turek, Leszek Ziora

Abstract

Throughout the past few years, changes in the processes of enterprise's resources acquisition have been reflected by the news opportunities provided by web-based technology, changes in the behaviours and expectations of business partners and customers as well. The aim of the paper is to demonstrate that virtualization of resources acquisition processes has essential effect on the achievement of competitive advantage by enterprises in the market. Importance of the resources in the enterprise has been justified based on the resource-based theory. Selected typologies of the resources in the enterprise were presented with the directions of changes in the process of resources acquisition. A model of the process of resources acquisition was also proposed. The study also emphasizes the opportunities for virtualization of different types of resources acquisition processes in enterprises. The study aim was achieved using the results obtained in a survey carried out in a big enterprise from the food processing sector.

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Jelonek D., Stepniak C., Turek T. and Ziora L. (2013). The Influence of Virtualization of Resources Acquisition Processes on the Enterprises Competitiveness . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Data Communication Networking, 10th International Conference on e-Business and 4th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-72-3, pages 320-327. DOI: 10.5220/0004524503200327


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@conference{ice-b13,
author={Dorota Jelonek and Cezary Stepniak and Tomasz Turek and Leszek Ziora},
title={The Influence of Virtualization of Resources Acquisition Processes on the Enterprises Competitiveness},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Data Communication Networking, 10th International Conference on e-Business and 4th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={320-327},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004524503200327},
isbn={978-989-8565-72-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Data Communication Networking, 10th International Conference on e-Business and 4th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2013)
TI - The Influence of Virtualization of Resources Acquisition Processes on the Enterprises Competitiveness
SN - 978-989-8565-72-3
AU - Jelonek D.
AU - Stepniak C.
AU - Turek T.
AU - Ziora L.
PY - 2013
SP - 320
EP - 327
DO - 10.5220/0004524503200327