Moving towards maturity in business model definitions

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Abstract

The field of business models has, as is the case with all emerging fields of practice, slowly matured through the development of frameworks, models, concepts and ideas over the last 15 years. New concepts, theories and models typically transcend a series of maturity phases. For the concept of Business Models, we are at the verge of moving from phase 2 to 3, after having spent a lot of time during the 1990’s and 2000’s arguing for the importance of understanding business models properly and discussing the content and potential building blocks of them. Therefore, in terms of maturity – the time for focusing on the more complex and dynamic aspects of business models seems to be right - right now!
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Basics of Business Models
Number of pages27
PublisherVentus
Publication date2014
Pages28-54
Chapter3
ISBN (Electronic)978-87-403-0525-8
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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