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Value creation in E-business
Raphael Amit, Christoph Zott in Strategic Management Journal (2001)
We explore the theoretical foundations of value creation in e-business by examining how 59 American and European e-businesses that have recently become publicly traded corporations create value. We observe that in e-business new value can be created…
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Business Models, Business Strategy and Innovation
David J Teece in Long Range Planning (2010)
Whenever a business enterprise is established, it either explicitly or implicitly employs a particular business model that describes the design or architecture of the value creation, delivery, and capture mechanisms it employs. The essence of a…
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Business Model Innovation: Opportunities and Barriers
Henry W Chesbrough in Long Range Planning (2010)
Companies commercialize new ideas and technologies through their business models. While companies may have extensive investments and processes for exploring new ideas and technologies, they often have little if any ability to innovate the business…
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The entrepreneur’s business model: toward a unified perspective
Michael Morris, Minet Schindehutte, Jeffrey Allen in Journal of Business Research (2005)
Highly emphasized in entrepreneurial practice, business models have received limited attention from researchers. No consensus exists regarding the definition, nature, structure, and evolution of business models. Still, the business model holds…
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Business Model Design and the Performance of Entrepreneurial Firms
C Zott, R Amit in Organization Science (2007)
We focus on the design of an organization’s set of boundary-spanning transactions-business model design-and ask how business model design affects the performance of entrepreneurial firms. By extending and integrating theoretical perspectives that…
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Business Models for Electronic Markets
Paul Timmers in Electronic Markets (1998)
Electronic commerce over the Internet may be either complementary to traditional business or represent a whole new line of the new features of the Internet, critical questions to be answered include: what are the emerging business models; and…
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You ’ re holding a handbook for visionaries , game changers , and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow ’ s enterprises . It ’ s a book for the … written by co-created by designed by
Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Alan Smith, The Movement in booksgooglecom (2010)
You re holding a handbook for visionaries , game changers , and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow s enterprises . It s a book for the written by co-created by designed by
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Business model innovation: it’s not just about technology anymore
Henry W Chesbrough in Strategy Leadership (2007)
The article discusses business planning and the importance of creating business models instead of relying solely on technology. It argues that using technology to create innovative products and services is expensive and insufficient to ensure a…
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Business Model Design: An Activity System Perspective
Christoph Zott, Raphael Amit in Long Range Planning (2009)
Building on existing literature, we conceptualize a firm’s business model as a system of interdependent activities that transcends the focal firm and spans its boundaries. The activity system enables the firm, in concert with its partners, to create…
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Disruptive Innovation: In Need of Better Theory
Constantinos Markides in Journal of Product Innovation Management (2006)
The article summarizes what the academic literature has to say about two specific types of disruptive innovations, business model innovations and radical product innovations. In a recent survey of the literature, researchers examined the theory…
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Business Models: A Discovery Driven Approach
Rita Gunther McGrath in Long Range Planning (2010)
The business model concept offers strategists a fresh way to consider their options in uncertain, fast-moving and unpredictable environments. In contrast to conventional as- sumptions, recognizing that more new business models are both feasible and…
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Business models as models
Charles Baden-Fuller, Mary S Morgan in Long Range Planning (2010)
Drawing on research undertaken in the history and philosophy of science, with particular reference to the extensive literature which discusses the use of models in biology and economics, we explore the question Are Business Models useful? We point…
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Overview of business models for Web 2.0 communities
Roman Hoegg, Robert Martignoni, Miriam Meckel, Katarina Stanoevska in Communication (2006)
A new type of communities is gaining momentum on the web and is reshaping online communication and collaboration patterns and the way how information is consumed and produced. Examples of such communities are Wikipedia, MySpace, OpenBC, YouTube,…
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CLARIFYING BUSINESS MODELS : ORIGINS , PRESENT , AND FUTURE OF THE CONCEPT CLARIFYING BUSINESS MODELS : ORIGINS , PRESENT , AND FUTURE OF THE CONCEPT
Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur in Business (2005)
This paper aims to clarify the concept of business models, its usages, and its roles in the Information Systems domain. A review of the literature shows a broad diversity of understandings, usages, and places in the firm. The paper identifies the…
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Business Models: Creating New Markets and Societal Wealth
James D Thompson, Ian C MacMillan in Long Range Planning (2010)
This thought piece proposes a framework for addressing the challenges of poverty and human suffering so widespread around the world. Based on the WSWP action research program, we suggest that visionary businesses can play a role in creating new…
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Business Model Evolution: In Search of Dynamic Consistency
Benoît Demil, Xavier Lecocq in Long Range Planning (2010)
The business model concept generally refers to the articulation between different areas of a firm”s activity designed to produce a proposition of value to customers. Two different uses of the term can be noted. The first is the static approach – as…
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The business model concept: theoretical underpinnings and empirical illustrations
Jonas Hedman, Thomas Kalling in European Journal of Information Systems (2003)
The business model concept is becoming increasingly popular within IS, management and strategy literature. It is used within many fields of research, including both traditional strategy theory and in the emergent body of literature on e-business.…
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Building Social Business Models: Lessons from the Grameen Experience
Muhammad Yunus, Bertrand Moingeon, Laurence Lehmann-Ortega in Long Range Planning (2010)
Grameen bank, founded in 1976, has both pioneered the development of micro-finance, and created nearly 30 businesses designed to alleviate poverty. The article traces the gradual development of Grameen’s expertise in formulating social business…
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A research framework for analysing eBusiness models
A G Pateli, G M Giaglis in European Journal of Information Systems (2004)
As eBusiness is moving towards maturity, research interests shift to the investigation of opportunities for market exploitation of eBusiness technolo- gies. As a result, the debate around business models naturally becomes more topical. However,…
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Entry Strategies Under Competing Standards: Hybrid Business Models in the Open Source Software Industry
Andrea Bonaccorsi, Silvia Giannangeli, Cristina Rossi in Management Science (2006)
The paper analyzes the strategies of software firms that have entered the open source (OS) field. The notion of the OS business model is discussed in the light of a substantial body of theoretical literature concerning strategic management and the…

Reinventing Your Business Model
Mark W Johnson, Clayton M Christensen, Henning Kagermann in Harvard Business Review (2008)
When Apple introduced the iPod, it did something far smarter than wrap a good technology in a snazzy design. It wrapped a good technology in a great business model. Combining hardware, software, and service, the model provided gamechanging…
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THE BUSINESS MODEL ONTOLOGY A PROPOSITION IN A DESIGN SCIENCE APPROACH
Alexander Osterwalder in Business (2004)
This dissertation aims at bringing the young research stream on business models a step further. After presenting and analyzing existing knowledge in the domain it consolidates present research into a specification of a conceptualization resulting in…
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Cloud Computing – Outsourcing 2.0 or a new Business Model for IT Provisioning?
Markus Böhm, Stefanie Leimeister, Christoph Riedl, Helmut Krcmar in Application Management Service Management und Service Creation (2010)
This contribution focuses on the IT provisioning perspective of cloud computing. It will start with a literature review on current definitions of cloud computing and a conceptual framework of different service layers. It will further examine the…
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Business Models in the Service World
Christof Weinhardt, Arun Anandasivam, Benjamin Blau, Jochen Stößer in It Professional (2009)
With the rapid growth of cloud computing, the sharing of IT resources has become extremely popular in commerce. However, the term “cloud computing” hasn’t been clearly distinguished from other approaches such as grid or voluntary computing. The…
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The fit between product market strategy and business model: implications for firm performance
Christoph Zott, Raphael Amit in Strategic Management Journal (2008)
We examine the fit between a firm’s product market strategy and its business model. We develop a formal model in order to analyze the contingent effects of product market strategy and business model choices on firm performance. We investigate a…
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Strategies for Two-Sided Markets
Thomas Eisenmann, Geoffrey Parker, M W Van Alstyne in Harvard Business Review (2006)
Companies in industries such as banking, software, and media make money by linking markets from different sides of their customer networksaudiences and advertisers, for example. The distinct character of these businesses demands a new approach to…
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THE FIT BETWEEN PRODUCT MARKET STRATEGY AND BUSINESS MODEL : IMPLICATIONS FOR FIRM PERFORMANCE
Christoph Zott, Raphael Amit in Strategic Management Journal (2008)
We examine the fit between a firm’s product market strategy and its business model. We develop a formal model in order to analyze the contingent effects of product market strategy and business model choices on firm performance. We investigate a…
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Integrating web-based data mining tools with business models for knowledge management
John H Heinrichs, Jeen-Su Lim in Decision Support Systems (2003)
As firms begin to implement web-based presentation and data mining tools to enhance decision support capability, the firm’s knowledge workers must determine how to most effectively use these new web-based tools to deliver competitive advantage. The…
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Developing a unified framework of the business model concept
Mutaz M Al-Debei, David Avison in European Journal of Information Systems (2010)
Recent rapid advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have highlighted the rising importance of the Business Model (BM) concept in the field of Information Systems (IS). Despite agreement on its importance to an organization’s…
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Deconstruction of the telecommunications industry: from value chains to value networks
F Li, J Whalley in Telecommunications Policy (2002)
The telecommunications industry is undergoing a radical transformation, creating exciting new opportunities and new challenges for infrastructure and service providers. The established value chain is increasingly being deconstructed, with the entry…
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Innovation networks: From technological development to business model reconfiguration
R Calia, F Guerrini, G Moura in Technovation (2007)
This case study presents an example of how a technological innovation network provides the necessary resources to change the business model, in order to achieve global competitiveness. It describes the R&D investments of a family-operated business…
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Working Paper THE BUSINESS MODEL : THEORETICAL ROOTS , RECENT DEVELOPMENTS , AND FUTURE RESEARCH Christoph Zott THE BUSINESS MODEL : THEORETICAL ROOTS , RECENT DEVELOPMENTS , AND FUTURE RESEARCH
Lorenzo Massa, Christoph Zott, Raphael Amit in Business (2010)
The paper provides a broad and multifaceted review of the received literature on business models, in which we attempt to explore the origin of the construct and to examine the business model concept through multiple disciplinary and subject-matter…
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Serving the poor: drivers of business model innovation in mobile
Jamie Anderson, Martin Kupp in Info (2008)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the opportunities and challenges of serving low-income consumers in developing markets with mobile telecommunications. Design/methodology/approach Field visits were made to Africa, India, Mexico and…
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Agile development : Issues and avenues requiring a substantial enhancement of the business perspective in large projects
Oualid Ktata, Ghislain Lévesque in Communications of the ACM (2007)
If conflict and argumentation are indeed signs of progress, the field of software development must be advancing by leaps and bounds. In the past decade, there has been much debate among software developers over contradictory perspectives of the…
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Generic Business Model Types for Enterprise Mashup Intermediaries
Volker Hoyer, Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva in Proceedings of the Fifteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems (2009)
The huge demand for situational and ad-hoc applications desired by the mass of business end users led to a new kind of Web applications, well-known as Enterprise Mashups. Users with no or limited programming skills are empowered to leverage in a…
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The wheel of business model reinvention: how to reshape your business model to leapfrog competitors
Sven Voelpel, Marius Leibold, Eden Tekie in Journal of Change Management (2004)
In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, new sources of sustainable competitive advantage can often only be attained from business model reinvention that is based on disruptive innovation and not on incremental change or continuous…
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Developing absorptive capacity in mature organizations : the change agent’s role
Oswald Jones in Management Learning (2007)
Full-text of this article is not available in this e-prints service. This article was originally published following peer-review in Management learning, published by and copyright Sage Publications Ltd.
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Model for profiting from software innovations in the new era in computing
Timo Pykäläinen in Technovation (2007)
N3 – ~/Documents/Literatur/ISM/open-closed/appropriation/open source/pyklinen – model for profiting from software innovations in the new era in computing2007.pdf
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Game design as marketing: How game mechanics create demand for virtual goods
Juho Hamari, Vili Lehdonvirta in Journal of Business Science and Applied Management (2010)
Selling virtual goods for real money is an increasingly popular revenue model for massively- multiplayer online games (MMOs), social networking sites (SNSs) and other online hangouts. In this paper, we argue that the marketing of virtual goods…
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Online piracy, innovation, and legitimate business models
David Y Choi, Arturo Perez in Technovation (2007)
This explorative paper examines the impact of online piracy on innovation and the creation of new, legitimate businesses. While viewed only as a legal matter, online piracy has shown to be an important source of technological and strategic…
The IS risk analysis based on a business model
B Suh, Ingoo Han in Information & Management (2003)
The disruption of operations due to IS failure becomes more important as IS has become an increasingly essential component of the organization s operations and can affect its strategic objectives. Nevertheless, traditional IS risk analysis methods…
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Social profiles of virtual communities
J Hummel, U Lechner in Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2002)
The phenomenon “virtual community” reflects the social, political and economic impact of information and communications technology changing the architecture of interaction. We present an approach to describe and man- age the social environments of…
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Business models in project-based firms – Towards a typology of solution-specific business models
Saara Kujala, Karlos Artto, Pertti Aaltonen, Virpi Turkulainen in International Journal of Project Management (2010)
Project suppliers are taking increasing responsibility for their customers’ businesses by servicing and operating their installed base of equipment. Simultaneously, the locus in value creation in the project suppliers’ deliveries and business models…
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Evaluating the software as a service business model: From CPU time-sharing to online innovation sharing
Markku Sääksjärvi, Aki Lassila, Henry Nordström in Perspective (2005)
The evolving literature on the new Software as a Service (SaaS) concept gives a coherent picture of the technical arrangements required between the vendor and the customer in order to enable the new online renting of applications. Many of these…
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The effectiveness of using e-collaboration tools in the supply chain: an assessment study with system dynamics
O Rubiano Ovalle in Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (2003)
In a traditional vision of the supply chain (SC), demand flows up the chain (from each trading partner to its upstream trading partner) and products flow in the opposite direction. Time delays, distorted demand signals, and poor visibility of…
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Developing Business Models for eBusiness
Otto Petrovic, Christian Kittl, Ryan D Teksten in Business (2001)
The paper introduces first insights into a methodology for developing eBusiness business models, which was elaborated at evolaris and is currently validated in various business cases. This methodology relies upon a definition of the term business…
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Emotional Bidders?An Analytical and Experimental Examination of Consumers’ Behavior in a Priceline-Like Reverse Auction
Min Ding, Jehoshua Eliashberg, Joel Huber, Ritesh Saini in Management Science (2005)
E-commerce has proved to be fertile ground for new business models, which may be patented (for up to 20 years) and have potentially far-reaching impact on the e-commerce landscape. One such electronic market is the reverse-auction model popularized…
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Structural Analysis and Visualization of Ecosystems: A Study of Mobile Device Platforms
Rahul C Basole in Proceedings of the Fifteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems (2009)
Platforms enable and drive the creation of new products and services; they also shape and transform industries in fundamental ways. Consequently, platforms have become a core feature of many emerging business models. The success of a platform is…
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Drivers of close supply chain collaboration: one size fits all?
Sander De Leeuw, Jan Fransoo in International Journal of Operations & Production Management (2009)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the antecedents of close supply chain collaboration and to develop a multi-variable conceptual model of factors that drive the need for close supply chain collaboration.…
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Strategic reasoning about business models: a conceptual modeling approach
Reza Samavi, Eric Yu, Thodoros Topaloglou in Information Systems and eBusiness Management (2008)
Strategic reasoning about business models is an integral part of service design. In fast moving markets, businesses must be able to recognize and respond strategically to disruptive change. They have to answer questions such as: what are the threats…
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A framework for performance measurement in the e-business environment
Wayne G Bremser, Q B Chung in Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (2005)
The advent of networked economy calls for new understanding of business, and it is evidenced by the visible trend of traditional businesses either migrating to e-business or expanding to embrace electronic commerce. Constant change in the…
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Access to Education with Online Learning and Open Educational Resources: Can they Close the Gap?
C Geith, Karen Vignare in Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (2008)
One of the key concepts in the right to education is access: access to the means to fully develop as human beings as well as access to the means to gain skills, knowledge and credentials. This is an important perspective through which to examine the…
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Business models and transactions in mobile electronic commerce: requirements and properties
Aphrodite Tsalgatidou in Computer Networks (2001)
Advances in wireless network technology and the continuously increasing number of users of hand-held terminals make the latter a possible channel for offering personalized services to mobile users and give pace to the rapid development of mobile…
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Adaptive Entry Strategies under Dominant Standards – Hybrid Business Models in the Open Source Software Industry
Andrea Bonaccorsi, Cristina Rossi, Silvia Giannangeli in Social Science Research Network (2004)
During the ’60s and the ’70s, basically all software was Open Source and everyone was allowed to copy, modify and redistribute computer programs. When software ceased to be hardware-specific and the diffusion of computers took off, firms started to…
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An Ontology for developing e-Business Models
Alexander Osterwalder, Sarra Ben Lagha, Yves Pigneur in Proceedings of the International Conference on (2001)
In this paper we demonstrate why executives and academics should consider thinking about e-business models. We show that the business model concept is an interesting tool for understanding, designing, sharing, measuring, changing and even simulating…
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Business models and operational issues in the Chinese online game industry
Ian MacInnes, Lili Hu in Telematics and Informatics (2007)
The rapid growth of Internet usage has enabled many new online communities to develop. A particularly interesting phenomenon that has arisen through Internet communities is the virtual world (VW) style of online game. This paper identifies the…
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Business models in project business
Kim Wikström, Karlos Artto, Jaakko Kujala, Jonas Söderlund in International Journal of Project Management (2010)
Recent management and business research has demonstrated the importance of business models for value creation and company performance. So far, extant research on business models has not investigated the particular requirements, characteristics and…
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Business models and market entry mode choice of small software firms
A Ojala, Pasi Tyrväinen in Journal of International Entrepreneurship (2007)
So far the critical choice of the entry mode for a target country has been examined ignoring the special features of firms. Particularly, the impact of the wide variation of business models of software firms has been ignored. This multi case study…
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Barriers to e-commerce and competitive business models in developing countries: A case study
Nir Kshetri in Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (2007)
This paper integrates and extends research on e-commerce in the developing world. We use three categories of feedback systemseco- nomic, sociopolitical and cognitiveto offer a simple model of e-commerce barriers in the developing world. We also…
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Virtual e-Chain (VeC) model for supply chain collaboration
V Manthou in International Journal of Production Economics (2004)

Beyond e-business models: the road to virtual worlds
Maria Rosita Cagnina, Michele Poian in Electronic Commerce Research (2009)
Virtual Worlds (or, VWs) are an intriguing field of research. In particular, VWs appear to create new opportunities for integrating the business of the firm with Information Technology (or, IT). This article is a first attempt to address the topic…
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Revisiting the Virtual Community Business Model
Jan Marco Leimeister, Helmut Krcmar in Americas The (2004)
In the mid 1990s, Virtual Communities (VCs) were described as a very promising internet-based business model. After the shake-out of the so-called New Economy only a few commercially-oriented Virtual Communities have survived. Many assertions and…
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What do business models do?Innovation devices in technology entrepreneurship
Liliana Doganova, Marie Eyquem-Renault in Research Policy (2009)
Building on a case study of an entrepreneurial venture, we investigate the role played by business models in the innovation process. Rather than debating their accuracy and efficiency, we adopt a pragmatic approach to business models – we examine…
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Business models for distributed generation in a liberalized market environment
J Gordijn, H Akkermans in Electric Power Systems Research (2007)
The analysis of the potential of emerging innovative technologies calls for a systems-theoretic approach that takes into account technical as well as socio-economic factors. This paper reports the main findings of several business case studies of…
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Business Models in Emerging Online Services
Kelly Lyons, Corrie Playford, Paul R Messinger, Run H Niu, Eleni Stroulia in AMCIS Americas Conference on Information Systems (2009)
Due to advances in technology and the rapid growth of online services, a significant number of new and inventive web-based service models and delivery methods have been introduced. Although online resources and services are having an impact on more…
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Development of value chain collaborative model for product lifecycle management and its LCD industry adoption
Tzu-An Chiang, A Trappey in International Journal of Production Economics (2007)
This paper develops a framework analyzing activities in a collaborative value chain. The research identifies the functions of product lifecycle management (PLM) required to collaborate and integrate members of value chains across different…
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Disruptive Technologies, Services, or Business Models?
G S Yovanof, G N Hazapis in Wireless Personal Communications (2008)
In the realm of media, consumer electronics, computer technologies, and telecommunications has contributed to societal changes in terms of individual expectations and behavior leading to the re-appraisal of traditional market segments. Key…
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Reinventing Your Business Model Key ideas from the Harvard Business Review article By Mark W .
Clayton M Christensen, Henning Kagermann in Harvard Business Review (2008)
In 2003, Apple introduced the iPod with the iTunes store, revolutionizing portable entertainment, creating a new market, and transforming the company. In just three years, the iPod/iTunes combination became a nearly $10 billion product, accounting…
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Scripting markets: From value propositions to market propositions
Kaj Storbacka, Suvi Nenonen in Industrial Marketing Management (2011)
There is a keen interest in marketing to move away from the neo-classical market definition suggesting that markets are places where demand and supply meet to reach equilibrium. In the present study, markets are defined as configurations of…
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New business models for electric cars – A holistic approach
Fabian Kley, Christian Lerch, David Dallinger in Energy Policy (2011)
Climate change and global resource shortages lead to a rethinking of classic individual mobility basing on combustion engines. As a result of technological improvements first electric vehicles are introduced and further market penetrations can be…
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Dynamic Business Model Framework for Value Webs
H Bouwman, I MacInnes in Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS06 (2006)
This paper develops a new framework for explaining the dynamic aspects of business models in value webs. As companies move from research to roll-out and maturity three forces cause changes in business models. The technological forces are most…
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Assessing the of potential of e-business models : towards a framework for assisting decision-makers
J Hayes, P Finnegan in European Journal Of Operational Research (2005)
Decision makers are faced with an enormous range of electronic business models from which to choose. The process of fully researching each of these models can prove daunting. Such research is a feature of what has been termed the “intelligence…
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Wintel: Cooperation and Conflict
R Casadesus-Masanell, D B Yoffie in Management Science (2007)
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Measuring emerging categories of innovation: Modularity and business model
F Kodama in Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2004)
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Business Models and System Architectures of Virtual Communities : From a Sociological Phenomenon to Peer-to-Peer Architectures P / I
Ulrike Lechner, Johannes Hummel in International Journal of Electronic Commerce (2002)
Information and communication technology provides design options for the creation of economic value. The impact of technology on the design of business models is analyzed. In the business model virtual community, the members of the community con-…
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Strategy Selection and Performance Measurement Choice When Profit Drivers Are Uncertain
Ronald A Dye in Management Science (2004)
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Service innovation and design
Jeanette Blomberg, Shelley Evenson in CHI 06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems CHI 06 (2006)
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Business considerations in creating a social TV experience
Sander Limonard, Jop Esmeijer, Martijn Staal in Proceedings of the seventh european conference on European interactive television conference EuroITV 09 (2009)
This paper proposes a framework to assess the business feasibility of TV services creating a social TV experience. This framework should enable designers and business decision makers to assess the business potential of services enhancing social…
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Business models in Italian biotechnology industry: a quantitative analysis
Barbara Bigliardi, Anna Nosella, Chiara Verbano in Technovation (2005)
The aim of this research is to study the business models of the Italian biotechnological firms through a statistical analysis, using the data base made up in the previous work by the same authors of this paper. The results of the study show the…
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Crowdsourcing as a Business Model : An Exploration of Emergent Textbooks Harnessing the Wisdom of Crowdsourcing as Business Model Innovation
Thomas P Walter, Andrea Back in Business (2010)
The process of writing textbooks is still very traditional regarding the status of authorship and expert opinions. Recently we observe the emergence of authors who follow a different approach, taping the wisdom of crowds as key resource of their own…
Reinventing Your Business Model. (cover story)
Mark W Johnson, Clayton M Christensen, Henning Kagermann in Harvard Business Review (2008)
Why is it so difficult for established companies to pull off the new growth that business model innovation can bring? Here’s why: They don’t understand their current business model well enough to know if it would suit a new opportunity or hinder it,…
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Commercializing inventions resulting from university research: Analyzing the impact of technology characteristics on subsequent business models
Fred Pries, Paul Guild in Technovation (2011)
One of the key challenges in commercializing inventions arising from academic research is deciding on an appropriate business model for transferring the invention from the academic world to the commercial world. However, there is little empirical…
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Crowdfunding the Movies : A Business Analysis to Support Moviemaking in Small Markets
Olivier Braet, Sander Spek in Technology (2010)
Based on a cross-industrial research project, we describe the business-model issues surrounding the viability of a platform for the financing, the operational management, and potentially distribution by TV-broadcasters of movies produced by…
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Development of SMEs and heterogeneity of trajectories: the case of biotechnology in France
V Mangematin, S Lemarié, J-P Boissin, D Catherine, F Corolleur, R Coronini, in Research Policy (2003)
Biotechnology is an emergent sector based on the creation of research-intensive Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). While some SMEs are growing, most of them remain small, even those set-up several years ago. What is the pattern of development of…
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An analytical framework for evaluating peer-to-peer business models
Jerald Hughes, Karl R Lang, Roumen Vragov in Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (2008)
While existing research on peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing services has increased our understanding in many respects, it has not yet supplied a comprehensive theoretical framework that explains business failures of P2P file-sharing network service…
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Industrial Product-Service Systems (IPS2)
Horst Meier, Oliver Völker, Birgit Funke in The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2010)
As Industrial Product-Service Systems (IPS2) are specified by integratedly considered product and service shares, they represent a new solution-oriented approach for delivering value in use to the customer during the whole life cycle of a product.…
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Crowdfunding : An Industrial Organization
Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert in Business (2010)
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Understanding SOA Security Design and Implementation
Axel Buecker in Contract (2007)
Securing access to information is important to any business. Security becomes even more critical for implementations structured according to Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles, due to loose coupling of services and applications, and…
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Dynamics in business models: An empirical analysis of medical biotechnology firms in the Netherlands
L Willemstein, T Vandervalk, M Meeus in Technovation (2007)
In this paper, business models of Dutch dedicated biotechnology firms (DBFs) that are active in the field of medical biotechnology are examined. The focus is on the dynamics in business models within the Dutch population and the mechanisms that…
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The view from the tower: Disruptive technologies and the disruptive business models they create
David R Worlock in Business Information Review (2007)
Argues that it is not disruptive technology but the available business models and the ability to entrepreneurially transform them that causes disruption. Reviews the ways in which disruption has affected the business-to-business information market,…
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Smart Grid solutions, services, and business models focused on Telco
Jisun Lee, Dae-Kyo Jung, Yoonkee Kim, Young-Woo Lee, Young-Myuong Kim in 2010 IEEEIFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium Workshops (2010)
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Integrated value chains and their implications from a business and technology standpoint
M Papazoglou in Decision Support Systems (2000)
Unlike previous decades where enterprises prized independence, the next decade will be one of business alliances and competing, end-to-end value chains. Enterprise value chains comprised of powerful business alliance partners will exceedingly…
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Changing business models for Europe’s mobile telecommunications industry: The impact of alternative wireless technologies
Pieter Ballon in Telematics and Informatics (2007)
The exploitation of third-generation mobile networks in Europe may be challenged by the deployment of so-called Alternative Wireless Technologies (AWTs). This article presents an overview of the availability and usage of AWTs in the 25 EU member…
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THE FIT BETWEEN PRODUCT MARKET STRATEGY AND BUSINESS MODEL : IMPLICATIONS FOR FIRM PERFORMANCE
Christoph Zott, Raphael Amit in Strategic Management Journal (2008)
We examine the fit between a firms product market strategy and its business model. We develop a formal model in order to analyze the contingent effects of product market strategy and business model choices on firm performance.We investigate a…
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Developing a conceptual framework for business model innovation in the context of open innovation
P Jaring in 2009 3rd IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (2009)
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Information and communication technology and geographical clusters: opportunities and spread
Nunzia Carbonara in Technovation (2005)
The widespread adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) characterising the recent competitive scenario has been of great interest to researchers and practitioners. Many studies have been carried out to provide answers to…
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Business models for networked media services
Timber Haaker, Sander Smit, John Vester, Keir Shepherd, Naoko Ito, Mark Guelbahar, in Proceedings of the seventh european conference on European interactive television conference EuroITV 09 (2009)
In this paper we consider business models for networked media services, i.e. services that enable users to share interactive media experiences across multiple domains. We start from the applications and services provided by an enabling service…
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The Political Economy of Open-Source Software in the United Kingdom
Steven Kettell in Bulletin of Science Technology Society (2008)
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Navigating the global carbon marketAn analysis of the CDM’s value chain and prevalent business models
Malte Schneider, Holger Hendrichs, Volker H Hoffmann in Energy Policy (2010)
From a slow start, the clean development mechanism (CDM) market has recently experienced enormous growth. However, the CDM market has been increasingly criticised, resulting in a lively debate about how to reform, complement, or replace it. In order…
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Business models of heat entrepreneurship in Finland
Lasse Okkonen, Niko Suhonen in Energy Policy (2010)
This paper presents the business models of small-scale heat energy production in Finland. Firstly, the development of heat entrepreneurship in the country is presented, including the remarkable growth of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in…

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