Business Model Innovation: New Frontiers and Perspectives


The Relevance of Business Model in the Current EraIntroductionBusiness Model: Theoretical FoundationsBusiness Model InnovationBusiness Model Innovation in New Contexts of AnalysisNoteReferencesThe Impact of Social Media on Business Model Innovation: Importance of Key Opinion Leader, User-Generated Contents, and Interactivity of the Network CommunityIntroductionLiterature ReviewThe Chinese Luxury Market TrendThe Chinese Luxury Consumer Portrait and HabitSocial Media Marketing in ChinaThe Online CommunityKey Opinion Leaders and the Celebrity Effect in ChinaMethodologySample Selection and CharacteristicsResearch Question and HypothesesDesign of Interview QuestionsAnalysis and FindingsThe Information Searching Process (Awareness)Alternatives' Evaluation and SelectionOutlet Selection and PurchaseDiscussion and ConclusionsStudy ImplicationsLimitationsReferencesInfluencers' Impact on Business Model Innovation in the Luxury Personal Goods IndustryIntroductionAn Overview of the Luxury IndustrySocial Media and Marketing in the Luxury IndustryInfluencer Marketing and What It Means for the Luxury IndustryFuture Prospects and Opportunities for Influencer MarketingMethodologyFindingsStudy FindingsInterview FindingsConclusionReferencesLean Startup Approaches and Business Model Innovation—A Case Study on Digital Startups in an Institutional VoidIntroductionBusiness Model InnovationLean Startup ApproachesMethodologyReliability and ValidityData Analysis and ResultsDiscussionWithin-case FindingsCross-case FindingsConclusion, Limitations, and Future WorkReferencesAppendix A. Company A: Inductive Coding TreeIdentifying the Driving Factors for Employee Retention in Mergers and Acquisitions: An In-depth Literature Review AnalysisBackground and Problem IdentificationOverarching Aim and ObjectivesIntroduction to the TopicReasons for Mergers and AcquisitionsMeasuring the Results of Mergers and AcquisitionsWhy Do M&As Fail?Gaps in the Existent LiteratureEmployee RetentionHuman Capital TheorySocial Exchange TheoryResource-based TheoryFactors That Are Conducive to Employee RetentionEmpowermentMotivationInvolvement and AutonomyCommunicationJob Enrichment and TrainingJob StabilityRelationships and Perceived FairnessManagerial SupportOrganisational Culture and IdentityDiscussion and ConclusionsReferencesThe Business Model Falls in LOVE: The Emotional Engagement of a BusinessIntroductionLove and EntrepreneurshipThe Business Model Canvas: The Duality of LoveDebating the Duality of LoveReferencesA Value Capture Model: Talent Management and Its Role on Affective Commitment and Turnover IntentionsIntroductionLiterature Review/Theoretical BackgroundAffective CommitmentTurnover IntentionMeasuresA Comparative Empirical AnalysisSample and Data CollectionMeasures and Descriptive AnalysisReliability and ValidityResults and AnalysisConclusionFinal ThoughtsReferencesDigital Platforms for Circular Business Model Innovation: A Case-Study to Tackle Food WasteIntroductionTheoretical BackgroundFrom Traditional to Circular Business ModelsDigitalisation as Enabling Tool for CircularityMethodologyResearch Design and ContextData Collection and AnalysisFindingsConclusionReferencesSustainable Development as a Business Advantage in Real EstateSustainable Business Development: An IntroductionSustainable Development GoalsStep 1: Understanding the SDGsStep 2: Defining PrioritiesStep 3: Setting GoalsStep 4: IntegratingStep 5: Reporting and CommunicatingBusiness Benefits of Implementing Sustainable Development StrategiesManagementMarketingSustainable Development in Greek Real Estate Companies: A Case StudyRecommendations for Changes and ImprovementsConclusions, Implications and Further ResearchReferencesA Study on (Plug-in Hybrid) Electric Vehicle Adoption: Case Study of Toyota in Dubai and SydneyIntroductionElectric VehiclesGlobal Scenario of Electric VehiclesResearch Focus, Scope and RelevanceScopeRelevanceEnvironmental ConcernsCurrent BarriersTechnologicalRangeCharging TimeVehicle PriceSafety ConcernsAutomobile Industry in UAEResearch MethodologyResearch Problem StatementResearch QuestionsResearch ObjectivesResearch FrameworkHypothesisResearch DesignDescriptive Statistical Analysis and Hypothesis Testing ToolsSampling Methodology and FrameworkFindings and Data AnalysisFrameworkHypothesis TestingPHEV Attribute Rankings - Dubai versus SydneyFactor AnalysisCluster AnalysisPerceptual Map—Toyota PriusConclusionRecommendationLimitations of Current and Future Scope of ResearchReferencesBusiness Model Reconfiguration during COVID-19: A Stakeholder-based View to Capitalise on Social OpportunitiesThe Call for Social and Business Changes to Tackle COVID-19 ChallengesBusiness Model Reconfiguration for Cocreating Integrated ValueBusiness Model Reconfiguration to Respond to COVID-19 ChallengesCross-sector CollaborationsOpportunities for ReengagementValue(s)-based Marketing and CommunicationInitiatives for Technological InvolvementDisruptive Local versus Global ParadigmConcluding RemarksNotesReferencesBusiness Model Innovation: What Present? What Future?IntroductionDigital Technologies and Business ModelsHuman Side of Business ModelsSustainability and Business ModelsConclusionsReferencesAbout the Contributors