• Abstract
  • Table of Contents
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 The need for an extended investment analysis
  • 1.2 Objective and method
  • 1.3 Structure of the paper
  • 2 Relevant background
  • 2.1 Inter-firm networks and collective IT infrastructures
  • 2.2 Principal-Agent theory
  • 3 Model construction
  • 3.1 Investment roles
  • 3.2 Investment scenarios
  • 4 Qualitative analysis of collective IT investment scenarios
  • 4.1 Scenario 1: self-reliant cooperation
  • 4.2 Scenario 2: balanced cooperation
  • 4.3 Scenario 3: trust-based cooperation
  • 4.4 Scenario 4: arm’s length cooperation
  • 5 Risk assessment framework
  • 5.1 Aggregation: framework building
  • 5.2 Applying the framework: papiNet revisited
  • 6 Summary and outlook
  • References