Extended Enterprise (glossary)
Wider organization' representing all associated entities - customers, employees, suppliers, distributors, etc. - who directly or indirectly, formally or informally, collaborate in the design, development, production, and delivery of a product to the end user. (BusinessDictionary.com 2012)
BusinessDictionary.com. 2012. s.v. "Extended Enterprise." Accessed on 11 September 2012. Available at http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/extended-enterprise.html.