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La diversificación de los modelos de negocio 

Date: 01/05/2019 Author(s): Sohl, Timo; Vroom, Govert; McCann, Brian T. Document type: Non-refereed article Operar con diferentes modelos de negocio en paralelo puede ser la clave del éxito de una empresa, al permitirle competir en un mercado que está cambiando rápidamente. Pero la adopción de modelos de negocio nuevos y disruptivos comporta riesgos. ¿Cuáles son los tipos con mayor riesgo? ¿Y cómo pueden las empresas vencer estos obstáculos? Este artículo ... More information

Mergers and Acquisitions Revisited: The Role of Business Model Relatedness 

Date: 28/06/2017 Author(s): Sohl, Timo; Vroom, Govert Document type: Chapter While the literature on corporate strategy has typically focused on examining diversification along the industry and geographical market dimensions, this study seeks to supplement previous research by introducing the concept of business model as a new way of thinking about diversification. Specifically, by integrating the literatures on business models, ... More information Read related article

Foreign Direct Investment in Barcelona - A City Focused on Growth 

Date: 17/12/2014 Author(s): Sohl, Timo; Burguete, V.; Torrens, Ll.; Vroom, Govert Editor(s): PPSRC - Public-Private Sector Research Center Document type: Study and Monograph This document summarizes the seventh edition of the report about the importance of FDI in Barcelona. The report begins with a quantitative analysis based on the exploitation of the main relevant existing public and private databases about FDI (first part). It follows with a qualitative analysis based on focus group meetings and interviews with experts ... More information Read related article

Business Model Diversification, Resource Relatedness, and Firm Performance 

Date: 01/2014 Author(s): Sohl, Timo; Vroom, Govert Document type: Proceeding Despite the recognition that many firms operate multiple business models at the same time, little is known about when and how business model diversification may create value. In this study, we develop the construct of business model relatedness and examine its relationship with firm performance. Using a unique panel dataset of multibusiness firms in ... More information Read related article

Performance implications of Related Product-Market and Business-Model Diversification 

Date: 01/2013 Author(s): Sohl, Timo; Vroom, Govert Document type: Proceeding This study develops a conceptual framework that captures key dimensions of product-market relatedness (i.e., product and customer relatedness) and business-model relatedness (i.e., value-proposition and distribution-channel relatedness). While previous research has typically investigated how related diversification along the product dimension affects ... More information

Organizational Design and the Intensity of Rivalry 

Date: 01/2011 Author(s): Vroom, Govert Document type: Chapter We analyze the effect of managerial compensation schemes and organizational structure on competitive behavior in imperfectly competitive product markets. Previous research suggests that in cases of strategic substitutability, firms tend to choose organizational structures and compensation systems that commit the firm to behaving aggressively in the ... More information

Ownership Structure, Profit Maximization, And Competitive Behavior 

Date: 01/08/2009 Author(s): Vroom, Govert; McCann, Brian T. Document type: Proceeding We question the broad applicability of the assumption of profit maximization as the goal of the firm and investigate how ownership structure affects competitive behavior. Contrary to agency theory expectations, we find that competitive behaviors of professionally managed firms are more consistent with profit maximization than behaviors of owner-managed ... More information

Ownership structure, profit maximization, and competitive behavior 

Date: 07/2009 Author(s): Vroom, Govert; McCann, Brian T. Editor(s): PPSRC - Public-Private Sector Research Center Document type: Working Paper We question the broad applicability of the assumption of profit maximization as the goal of the firm and investigate how variance in objective functions across different ownership structures affects competitive behavior. While prior work in agency theory has argued that firms may fail to engage in profit maximizing behaviors due to misalignment between ... More information Read related article
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