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To achieve sustainability, a firm has to transform its entire business logic. A business model for sustainability (BMfS) aims at creating value for various stakeholders and the natural environment....
Fueled by the popularity of firms such as Airbnb and Uber, the sharing economy, otherwise referred to as the collaborative economy or peer economy, has recently gained increasing attention among… (More)
Abstract Recent technological advances have enabled the emergence of novel business models based on digital platforms. Marketplace like Airbnb or Uber offer such digital platforms to connect… (More)
Managers involved in business model innovation (BMI) encounter a series of cognitive challenges. Although cognition research provides important insights into how visual tools can reduce cognitive… (More)
Advances in digital technologies have increased the possibilities for outsourcing business activities to crowds of independent contributors. Using the collective intelligence of a crowd opens a new… (More)
Abstract Entrepreneurial ventures increasingly aim at developing viable business models for solving societal or ecological challenges. Such business models for sustainability (BMfS) build on… (More)
Digital platforms increasingly determine the 21 century business world. This is especially reflected in the development of multi-sided platforms such as Airbnb or Uber that depict the centerpiece of… (More)
Digital multi-sided platforms often compete through business model innovation. This article explores one instance of business model innovation – hybridization – in which an open platform adds a clo...
The last decade has seen a rise in software-based platforms that engender entirely new ecosystems. In newly emerging platform markets, platforms compete for partners and customers in a rapidly… (More)