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Developing Strategic Business Models and Competitive Advantage in the Digital Sector

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Rapid technological advancements have the ability to positively or negatively impact corporate growth and success. Professional leaders and decision makers must consider such advancements when designing and implementing new policies in preparation for the sustainable future of the business environment. Developing Strategic Business Models and Competitive Advantage in the Digital Sector focuses on the application of preemptive planning in the media and entertainment industries to combat an increasingly uncertain future of innovation and competition. With research-based examples and analysis, this book is an essential reference source for academicians, researchers, and professionals interested in learning more about the impact of technology on industry success, including the changes and challenges created by the Internet and electronic media.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Foreword
    1. DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND IMPACT ON VALUE CHAINS AND BUSINESS MODELS
    2. THE MILLENNIUM GENERATION CHALLENGE
    3. EMERGING BUSINESS STRATEGIES FOR THE DIGITAL SECTOR
  6. Preface
    1. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS STRATEGIES FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
    2. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: The Historical Development of the Strategic Management Discipline
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STRATEGY AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
    4. POSITIONING OF MANAGEMENT STRATEGY VS. OTHER FIELDS OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND ECONOMICS
    5. STRATEGY VS. MARKETING?
    6. THE MAIN AUTHORS OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. APPENDIX
  9. Chapter 2: The Basic Principles of Competitive Strategy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF STRATEGIC TOOLS AND KEY CONCEPTS
    4. THE EXTERNAL DIAGNOSIS (ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS): THE STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF INDUSTRIES AND POSITIONING WITHIN INDUSTRIES
    5. THE INTERNAL DIAGNOSIS
    6. THE VALUE CHAIN APPROACH
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. APPENDIX
  10. Chapter 3: A Framework for Corporate Strategies and Modes of Development in a Changing Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CORPORATE STRATEGY CHALLENGES
    4. IMPLEMENTING MODES OF GROWTH
    5. THE EVOLUTION OF STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL PLANNING
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
    11. APPENDIX
  11. Chapter 4: The Different Perspectives on International Strategy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE SCOPE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (IB)
    4. FROM INTERNATIONALIZATION TO GLOBALIZATION: THEORETICAL INSIGHTS
    5. THE EVOLUTION OF FDIs IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND BROADCASTING SECTORS IN INDIA
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  12. Chapter 5: From Cooperation to Coopetition and Business Ecosystems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FROM COOPERATION TO STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
    4. BUSINESS ECOSYSTEMS AND THE EMERGENCE OF COOPETITION
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. APPENDIX
  13. Chapter 6: A Dynamic Vision of Value Chains
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BUSINESS MODELS AS CONCEPT
    4. BUSINESS MODELS CONFIGURATIONS AND APPLICATIONS
    5. FROM BUSINESS MODELS TO STRATEGY AND INNOVATION
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  14. Chapter 7: Disruptive Technologies, Innovation, and Competition in the Digital Economy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EXPLORING KEY ISSUES IN INNOVATION
    4. TECHNOLOGY BATTLES
    5. MAIN CONTEXTUAL FACTORS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  15. Chapter 8: Applying Concepts and Frameworks in the Digital Economy in a Context of Convergence
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
    4. CHANGES IN ICT INDUSTRY: A CONVERGENT ENVIRONMENT
    5. MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GROUPS AND THEIR CORPORATE STRATEGIES
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  16. Chapter 9: Key Disruptions in the Global and TV Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE FILM AND TV SECTOR: MARKET TRENDS AND DYNAMICS
    4. CIRCUMSTANCES AND CAUSES OF CHANGE
    5. INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  17. Chapter 10: Video Game Consoles
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE VIDEO GAME SECTOR: MARKET TRENDS
    4. THE MUTATIONS OF THE VIDEO GAME SECTOR
    5. THE EVOLUTION OF VALUE CHAINS AND BM
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  18. Chapter 11: The Recorded Music Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE MUSIC SECTOR: MARKET TRENDS
    4. THE EVOLUTION OF VALUE CHAINS AND BM IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
    5. THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC MARKET STRUCTURE AND INDUSTRY
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  19. Chapter 12: Publishing Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MARKET CHANGES AND EVOLUTION OF PLAYERS’ STRATEGIES
    4. STRATEGIC MOVES AND EVOLUTION OF VALUE CHAINS
    5. BONNIER IN RUSSIA: INTERNET CHALLENGES DRIVE BONNIER’S STRATEGY
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX 1
    11. APPENDIX 2
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Author