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Internet-Future Business Development Focus  [PDF]
Xiang Fang, Yangping Zhou
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2012.23011
Abstract: The paper compares the characteristics of traditional business model to future business model development. Internet will be the most important growth point on business development. With the internet business growth and development or the potential customers growth, future business development and enlargement should be focused. The relevant contents discussion will be good to the future business development.
Application of Business Niche in Strategic Management: A Study Based on Oriental Idea of Harmony  [PDF]
Shu Lin
Modern Economy (ME) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/me.2015.62019
Abstract: Reviewing the business niche theory, this paper discusses the application in strategic management. Health of a company heavily depends on the harmony of its intra-ecology that has effect on strategy. Also the external surrounding is a significant factor which affects the company’s strategic choice. A strategy of dislocation development will reduce direct competition and enhance collaboration. A firm may choose appropriate strategy such as people-oriented policy and performance of corporate social responsibility to maintain the ecological balance of business and enhance its strategic advantage.
Theoretical aspects of application of concept enterprise potential in modern conditions
Minov Gennady Aleksandrovich
Sovremennaa Ekonomika : Problemy, Tendencii, Perspektivy , 2011,
Abstract: In article are analyzed concepts "business" and enterprise potential from the historical point of view. On the basis of the spent analysis are allocated types and modern vision of business and its potential.
Bid Optimization for Internet Graphical Ad Auction Systems via Special Ordered Sets  [PDF]
Ralphe Wiggins, John A. Tomlin
iBusiness (IB) , 2010, DOI: 10.4236/ib.2010.23032
Abstract: This paper describes an optimization model for setting bid levels for certain types of advertisements on web pages. This model is non-convex, but we are able to obtain optimal or near-optimal solutions rapidly using branch and cut open- source software. The financial benefits obtained using the prototype system have been substantial.
An Integrative Framework for Customizations on Satisfaction: The Case of an Online Jewelry Business in China  [PDF]
Vincent Cho, Candy Lau
Journal of Service Science and Management (JSSM) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/jssm.2014.72013

Upon the technological advancement of production flexibility, supply chain agility, and customer behavioral tracking, many online businesses now develop their customization strategies. In this regard, this study proposes an integrative framework for customization of product information, transaction handling, product attribute, and sales’ service. We are interested in how these customizations affect customer satisfaction. From our web-based survey on a renowned online jewelry company in China, we collected 1383 responses from its customer database. Our findings showed that information, product and sales’ service customizations have significant influence on customer satisfaction. Moreover, ordinary members as compared with VIP members feel more satisfied once they receive customized services.

Social Entrepreneurship, An International Perspective  [PDF]
Jol Stoffers, Agus Gunawan, Anne Kleefstra
Open Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/jss.2018.610002
Abstract: Entrepreneurship is an age-old concept, but the recent years have seen several varieties on the traditional entrepreneur. Take, for instance, the independent professional. The common denominator among all of these different types of entrepreneurs is their personal objectives and vision. This paper zooms in on one specific type: the social entrepreneur. This entrepreneur’s primary goal is to generate and realise solutions for social issues. The organisation run by the social entrepreneur justifies its existence by their ideas, ardour and compassion. Social entrepreneurship is often associated with young change-makers who are idealist. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) surveys in 58 countries show that it is the case in Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, and Western Europe. However, it is not the case in Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, South-East Asia, Australia, and the United States of America [1]. This paper will explore the meaning of the concept of social entrepreneurship, the social entrepreneur’s characteristics, the new working formats that facilitate social entrepreneurship, the power of networking, the positioning of social entrepreneurship, and its organisational design.
Deontology to Judge the Ethical Business Actions: The Case of Takata  [PDF]
Yunluan Chen
Open Journal of Business and Management (OJBM) , 2019, DOI: 10.4236/ojbm.2019.72052
Abstract: Business ethics is crucial to corporates’ subsistence and development. Many corporates have considered ethical factors on their operation strategies. This paper is to judge Takata actions in the exploding airbags events whether ethical or not by Deontology as the ethical theory. Takata’s actions are analyzed mainly whether these conform to three principles of the Categorical Imperatives and detail their business operating issues. We conclude that Takata’s actions are not ethical since they isolate theories of duty. In order to operate ethically, corporations could design a better reporting system in the specific industry and reinforce the responsible law to be held responsible to individuals.
Bases de dados de informa??o para negócios
Cendón, Beatriz Valadares;
Ciência da Informa??o , 2002, DOI: 10.1590/S0100-19652002000200004
Abstract: business information is used by managers in decision making and includes information about markets, finance, economic and industry statistics, legislation, companies and products, and other information about the political, social, economical and financial scenery in which companies operate. this article categorizes and describes some of the main business databases, showing the universe of information they offer. the databases were grouped into 10 categories: (1) general news; (2) company and industry information; (3) company directories; (4) product information; (5) biographical information; (6) company finances; (7) investment information; (8) market research; (9) legal information e (10) statistical information. the article also reviews basic database concepts, some of the main producers and distributors of electronic business information and trends in the online industry.
Business Process Models for Integrated Supply Chain Planning in Open Business Environment  [PDF]
Hanil Jeong, Hyunbo Cho, Albert Jones, Seongjun Lee, Seokcheon Lee
Journal of Service Science and Management (JSSM) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/jssm.2012.51001
Abstract: With advances of several enabling technologies such as web services, ontology, and semantic web, the business envi- ronments are shifting to an open business environment where business applications autonomously share information and coordinate decisions with each other without any human intervention. This open business environment provides supply chains with the opportunity to generate executable supply chain plans, mitigating the inefficiencies of traditional supply chains such as bullwhip effect that is caused by the lack of information sharing. This paper aims to develop business process models that reflect realistic business scenarios and enable integrated supply chain planning in the open business environment. For this purpose, we first classify business patterns based on the types of “request for quotation,” and then business process models are developed for the business patterns using BPMN V1.1.
The Current Context and Future Trends of the Photovoltaic Business Models in Central and Eastern Europe: Case Study—Romania  [PDF]
Adrian Dumitru Tan??u, Maria Alexandra Nichifor, Hora?iu Regneal?
Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/sgre.2014.53005

The evolution of the PV industry has represented one of the main focus points of economic and political debates and research of the last ten years in Europe. However, these discussions have only presented general aspects of the industry development and accomplishments with little information about the companies’ actual practices. The present study aims to inquire the PV field in Romania further, by researching the currently implemented and the future business models of firms producing solar energy. Using the Delphi method based on questionnaires and interviews with experts of this field, this paper shows the key elements of business models in the PV field that reflect the companies’ practices and future trends and expectations regarding the internal activity of the firm and the environmental changes from the external environment of the company, which influence the directions of the PV domain. The relevance of this study is based on the importance of the applied PV business model elements in order to ensure the survival and expansion of the company in a dynamic field that faces continuous legal, economic and technological changes and challenges. The results of this study have some directions that could be applied in most of the European countries where the PV industry is developing.

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