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Anchored in our research on business models, we delineate in this article a future research agenda. We establish that the theoretical and empirical advancements in business model research provide solid conceptual and empirical foundations on which scholars can build in order to explore a range of important, yet unanswered research questions. We draw inspiration on the direction of the business model research agenda by briefly reviewing several distinct bodies of literature adjacent to the business model literature including new organizational forms, ecosystems, activity systems, and value chain. In doing so, we also distinguish the business model concept from seemingly similar concepts that have been proposed by researchers.
entrepreneurship, strategy formulation, strategy content, resource-based view, firm performance
Zott, C., & Amit, R. H. (2013). The Business Model: A Theoretically Anchored Robust Construct for Strategic Analysis. Strategic Organization, 11 (4), 403-411. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1476127013510466
Date Posted: 27 November 2017
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