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Competency Rallying Processes in Virtual Organizations [chapter]

Bernard Katzy, Kevin Crowston
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
to cooperate within a virtual organization.  ...  We argue that firms can address their individual limitations through a systematic process that we call "competence rallying," with which they can access market opportunities and additional needed competencies  ...  In this paper, we describe the process of competency rallying for successful short-term projects in a particular virtual organization.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73025-7_7 dblp:conf/ifip8-2/KatzyC07 fatcat:muplupg3vva2tntnslzse2zb2m

Competency rallying for technical innovation—The case of the Virtuelle Fabrik

Bernhard R. Katzy, Kevin Crowston
2008 Technovation  
This paper identifies a collaborative network process that we label competency rallying.  ...  We describe the set of inter-organizational routines involved in competency rallying in a case study of the interactions among the partners of the Virtuelle Fabrik, a case of an organized regional network  ...  a virtual organization such as the Virtuelle Fabrik.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.technovation.2007.11.003 fatcat:2resvssi7bftzhtpxfgkresc4a

Open source software projects as virtual organisations: competency rallying for software development

K. Crowston, B. Scozzi
2002 IEE Proceedings - Software  
We present an analysis of OSS communities as virtual organizations and apply Katzy and Crowston's competency rallying (CR) theory to the case of OSS development projects.  ...  process.  ...  In our view, an OSS community can be analyzed as a virtual organization [7, 22] and the Competency Rallying (CR) theory [10] can be used to suggest key success factors.  ... 
doi:10.1049/ip-sen:20020197 fatcat:p7ocmxdtc5hxtpwnzpksggzwne

The Impact of Process Effectiveness on User Interest in Contributing to the Open Source Software Projects

Amir Hossein Ghapanchi, Aybuke Aurum, Farhad Daneshgar
2012 Journal of Software  
Index Terms-Open source software success, competency rallying, defect-fixing process, user contribution.  ...  Postulating upon the theory of competency rallying, this research examines the impact of the defectfixing effectiveness on user interest in contributing to OSS projects.  ...  The third capability in the TCR shows the ability of the virtual organization for ongoing development and refinement of competencies.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jsw.7.1.212-219 fatcat:i64nyerujrfftnfcbthtyy2xcm

Page 206 of The Canadian Review of Sociology Vol. 41, Issue 2 [page]

2004 The Canadian Review of Sociology  
And while the process of redefinition tends to take place outside the normal channels of the organization, the actual push for change takes place in full view of the membership.  ...  In the spring of 1972, the Canadianization supporters within the CSAA suc- cessfully rallied this support, leading to the association’s eventual shift in policy.  ... 

The Agonistic Social Media: Cyberspace in the Formation of Dissent and Consolidation of State Power in Postelection Iran

Babak Rahimi
2011 The Communication Review  
In the Arab uprisings in early 2011, for instance, banned political parties including Islamist dissidents participated in street demonstrations by organizing and mobilizing rallies online.  ...  Although the cancellation of the Azadi rally was a disappointment to many Mousavi supporters, in the afternoon the campaigners, mostly men and women in their 20s and 30s, began to quickly organize another  ... 
doi:10.1080/10714421.2011.597240 fatcat:tyvbjvveazbnnhud7mvzx2lo3u

The Internet´s role in the Bersih movement in Malaysia – A Case Study

Melanie Radue
2012 The International Review of Information Ethics  
Especially in countries in which the media is under strict control by the government, these characteristics are emphasized as stimulation for political liberalization and democratization processes.  ...  Everywhere in the media, people talk about the so-called "Twitter and Facebook revolution" in regard to the Green Revolution in Iran or other new social movements which demand democratization in their  ...  to connect the interests of different groups in the virtual space; hence not only activists and organizations can be reached but also like-minded supporters.  ... 
doi:10.29173/irie304 fatcat:mdxwjfu2zfc3hn75k3c76hixfi

Collaborative development of open content: A process model to unlock the potential for African universities (originally published in February 2003)

Derek Keats
2007 First Monday  
"Open source software projects as virtual organizations: Competency rallying for software development," IEE Proceedings Software, volume 149, pp. 3-17. J.G. Drummond, 2000.  ...  "A process theory of competency rallying in engineering projects," at, accessed 21 December 2002. D.W. Keats and M. Shuttleworth, 2003.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v0i0.1782 fatcat:akry3po42rds5bekuy7vnybyvy

Enabling Virtual Organizations in a Technological District [chapter]

Antonio P. Volpentesta, Salvatore Ammirato
2007 Establishing the Foundation of Collaborative Networks  
One important goal is that of' increasing chances and preparedness of' TD members in the constitution of ' Virtual Organizations (Vas).  ...  in high-intensive research activities and distributed scientific-technological processes, including knowledge sharing and technological innovation.ln this paper, we hypothesize a TD scenario where a Vir  ...  When a business is identified by one member, a subset of the VBE members can be rapidly selected to fonn a virtual organisation" Enabling virtual organizations in a technological district 105 competency  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73798-0_11 dblp:conf/ifip5-5/VolpentestaA07 fatcat:f6undem6qzerznxxsx25r2cdoy

Framing Public Opinion in Competitive Democracies

2007 American Political Science Review  
hypotheses are tested using experimental data gathered on the opinions of adults and college students toward two policy issues--the management of urban growth and the right of an extremist group to conduct a rally  ...  In the conclusion to his treatise on the democratic process, Schattschneider (1960: 138) wrote that "democracy is a competitive political system in which competing leaders and organizations define the  ...  We informed participants that: the group had been dormant in recent years, but was in the process of rebuilding its organization and initiating periodic demonstrations; past rallies had sometimes resulted  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0003055407070554 fatcat:owxglujov5fddl344b6tezl5se

The Rise In Popularity Of The Lithuanian Political Party Drasos Kelias

Liudas Mažylis, Ingrida Unikaitė-Jakuntavičienė, Bernaras Ivanovas
2013 Baltic Journal of Law & Politics  
Reconstruction of the first stage is based on the competing "conspiracy versions" (two different interpretations of the unsolved criminal story in the news media) in 2009-2010.  ...  it in three stages based on the analysis of news portals.  ...  It is sufficient to explain this rallying of the protest movement in society by the intense activity of media or the power of emerging virtual social networks.  ... 
doi:10.2478/bjlp-2013-0004 fatcat:hhg3oaksyrhbzmviczhzvtdwlm

Political participation of Russian youth in the context of virtualization of modern processes: cognitive foundations and behavioral manifestations

Samuilova Irina, Bakuleva Karina
2021 SHS Web of Conferences  
are more active in introducing themselves to the virtual political agenda and expressing their own position in the online space, while less media competent people deliberately distance themselves from  ...  It was found that the preference for certain types of virtual political participation is associated with subjective ideas about the nature of political processes, as well as the level of media competence  ...  online rallies, protests).  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/202110101014 doaj:5fde45e23bb34818938ab1d18826a0f2 fatcat:thht77wb7behpoi6zvdkggcmue

Page 20 of Current Vol. , Issue 519 [page]

2010 Current  
In addition to tending to their own lives, viruses and bacteria regulate virtually every metabolic process inside our bodies.  ...  What’s more, these organisms must compete to survive. After all, there’s only so much food and space in a single, warm body.  ... 

Leadership for Health System Transformation: What's Needed in Canada? Brief for the Canadian Nurses Association's National Expert Commission on The Health of Our Nation – The Future of Our Health System

Raquel Meyer, Susan VanDeVelde-Coke, Karima Velji
2012 Nursing Leadership  
Develop avant-garde executive leadership competencies 3. Tap into expertise to develop executive leadership capacity and accelerate change 4.  ...  To develop a truly integrated patient-centred healthcare system, health leaders are called upon to work across boundaries related to organizations, professions, sectors, geography and jurisdictions.  ...  These emerging leadership competencies are crucial to transforming increasingly integrated, virtual and high-tech health systems in globalized, policy-driven and rapidly changing contexts.  ... 
doi:10.12927/cjnl.2012.22732 fatcat:7gxzakmrtnhkrdk5bhusrjsadq

Cognitive Science and Organizational Design: A Case Study of Computer Conferencing

Kevin Crowston, Thomas W. Malone, Felix Lin
1987 Human-Computer Interaction  
Competency rallying processes in virtual organizations. In Crowston, K. & Sieber, S.  ...  Emergent leadership in self-organizing virtual teams (Research-in-progress poster presentation).  ...  Membership in Professional Associations Member of the Academy of Management, American Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and the Institute  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327051hci0301_4 fatcat:dpefyvztg5dztgk5mpuxyen2lm
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