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The Relevance of the Rational, Classical Approach to Strategy in the ICT Sector - The Strategy ProcessIntroductionThe Historical ContextThe Relevance of the Rational, Classical Approach to the ICT SectorThe Rational Process ApproachConclusionReferencesThe Relevance of the Rational, Classical Approach to Strategy in the ICT Sector - The Strategy Content ApproachIntroductionPorter’s Five Forces Framework (1980)Porter’s Generic Strategy Model (1985)Comparative Advantage & Porter’s Diamond of National Advantage (1990)Portfolio Models: The Ansoff Matrix & Boston Consulting Group MatrixThe Value Chain Model (1985)ConclusionReferencesA Systems View of Strategy - Complexity, Chaos Theory and Poised StrategyIntroductionThe Role of Complexity Theory as an Approach to StrategyA Definition of Complexity TheoryThe Bedrock Principles of ComplexityStrategy and Complexity TheoryThe Complexity Perspective and Strategic CapabilitiesThe Complexity Perspective and InnovationStrategy as Structured Chaos: Competing on the EdgeA New Strategic Approach for the Innovation Economy - Poised StrategyThe Relationship between Business Model and StrategyPoised Strategy and Organisational EnergyConclusionReferencesEcosystems Thinking and Modern Platform-Based Ecosystem TheoryIntroductionEcosystem TheoryPlatform TheoryICT Platform-Based Ecosystem Diffusion and the Need for a New Architectural PerspectiveThe Implications for Strategy and CompetitionThe Key Differences between the Classical and RBV Approaches to Strategy AND THE Platform-Ecosystem PERSPECTIVEConclusionReferencesThe Development of the Hydrothermal Vent (HTV) Ecosystem ModelIntroductionThe Nature of Hydrothermal Vents and their FormationThe Trophic Structure of a Hydrothermal Vent Information Communication Technology (ICT) EcosystemHydrothermal Vent Plumes and the ICT EcosystemReproductive Ecology, Dispersal and Innovation in the ICT EcosystemPlanktotrophic and Lecithotrophic Development MethodsWater Current and Plume DispersalConclusionReferences
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