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BUSINESS MODEL: Connecting Resources, Capabilities, and Innovation to Economic Outputs

Six Components of the Business Model

According to Henry Chesbrough and Richard S. Rosenbloom3

  1. Value Proposition a description of the customer problem, the solution that addresses the problem, and the value of this solution from the customer's perspective.

  2. Market Segment the group to target, recognizing that different market segments have different needs. Sometimes the potential of an innovation is unlocked only when a different market segment is targeted.

  3. Value Chain Structure the firm's position and activities in the value chain and how the firm will capture part of the value that it creates in the chain.

  4. Revenue Generation and Margins how revenue is generated (sales, leasing, subscription, support, etc.), the cost structure, and target profit margins.

  5. Position in the Value Network identification of competitors, complementors, and any network effects that can be utilized to deliver more value to the customer.

  6. Competitive Strategy how the company will attempt to develop a sustainable competitive advantage and use it to improve the enterprise's competitive position in the market.

Business Model vs. Revenue Model

  1. A Business Model is the umbrella term used to describe the method position in the value chain, customer selection, products, pricing of doing business.

  2. A Revenue Model lays-out the process by which a company actually makes money by specifying how it is going to charge for the services provided.

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NEW BUSINESS MODELS (Ten3 Mini-course)

What is Business Model?  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Business model converts innovation to economic value for the business.

7 Routes To High Profits

The business model spells-out how a company makes money by specifying where it is positioned in the value chain Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book. It draws on a multitude on business subjects including entrepreneurship, strategy Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, systems, processes, economics, finance, operations, and marketing Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book.

Simply put, a business model describes how a business positions itself within the value chain of its industry and how it intends to sustain itself, that is to generate revenue.

In the most basic sense, a business model is the method of doing business by which a company can sustain itself that is, generate revenue.

6Ws of Corporate Growth  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Customer Focus

Exceptional customer service results in greater customer retention, which in turn results in higher profitability.

Customer Success 360  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Sadly, mature companies often forget or forsake the thing that made them successful in the first place: a customer-centric business model. They lose focus on the customer and start focusing on the bottom line and quarterly results. They look for ways to cut costs or increase revenues, often at the expense of the customer.

Yin-Yang of Customer Value Creation

They forget that satisfying customer needs and continuous value innovation is the only path to sustainable growth. This creates opportunities for new, smaller companies to emulate and improve upon what made their bigger competitors successful in the first place and steal their customers.

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Inspirational Business Plan: Successful Innovation

Brief History: "Past success stories are generally not applicable to new situations. We must continually reinvent ourselves, responding to changing times with innovative new business models." Akira Mori... More

New Business Models

Old business models don't work in the new economy. "The classic business model that has dictated the structure of every company from General Motors to Microsoft is so at odds with contemporary economic currents that is must and will disappear."2

Traditional corporations are overstructured, overcontrolled, and overmanaged, but underled. Top managers should rather concentrate on that handful of real managerial leadership real tasks that will bring success in the future. Thus, a new business model is emerging, a model where "most of key missions of the organization are distributed to the myriad individual pieces and unity comes from the vigor of people and the free flow of knowledge, not a burdensome central headquarters."2... More

Strategic Innovation

Strategic Innovation is the creation of growth strategies, new product categories, services or business models that change the game and generate significant new value for customers and the corporation... More

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Business Model for Radical Innovation Projects

Business model is a broad-stroke picture of how an innovative concept will create economic value for the ultimate user, for the firm and its shareholders and partners. It considers the infrastructure required to move the product/service to the market in a manner that is both easy and convenient for customers and profitable for the firm... More

The Growing Role of the Business Architect

"Great businesses turn on a little pin."

In today's knowledge- and innovation-driven complex economy, business architects are in growing demand.  To build a winning synergistically integrated organization, companies need  cross-functionally excellent people who can tie several silos of business development expertise together, create synergies and then lead people who will put their plans into action.... More

Extended Enterprise

The term "extended enterprise" represents a new concept that a company is made up not just of its employees, its board members, and executives, but also its business partners, its suppliers, and its customers. The notion of extended enterprise includes many different arrangements such as virtual integration, outsourcing, distribution agreements, collaborative marketing, R&D program partnerships, alliances, joint ventures, preferred suppliers, and customer partnership... More

Selecting the Right Business Model for Your Startup Venture

Venture Planning is development of a means of comparing various business models, usually through financial modeling to answer the following questions... More


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