Business model adaptation in new ventures: are technology-based firms different?

Dottore, Antonio (2014) Business model adaptation in new ventures: are technology-based firms different? In Proceedings of British Academy of Management 2014 Conference (BAM2014), British Academy of Management, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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A firm’s business model (BM) is an important driver of its relative performance. Constructive adaptation to elements of the BM can therefore sustain the position in light of changing conditions. This study takes a configurational approach to understanding drivers of business model adaptation (BMA) in new ventures. We investigate the effect of human capital, social capital, and technological environment on BMA. We find that a universal, direct effects, analysis can provide useful information, but also risks painting a distorted picture. Contingent, two-way interactions add further explanatory power, but configurational models combining elements of all three (internal resource, external activities, environment) are superior.

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ID Code: 76263
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Business Model Adoption, New Ventures, Technology-based Firms
ISBN: 9780954960872
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Please consult the Authors
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Deposited On: 21 Sep 2014 23:32
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2014 21:58

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