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van Vliet, Tijn (author)
ANWB Connected connects the Engine Control Unit of almost any vehicle to the internet, by using a dongle, with GPS sensor, that is plugged into the vehicle. The ANWB wants to increase the amount of users of this technology. And ANWB Kleinzakelijk, responsible for the Small and Medium Enterprise market, wants to grow its members by broadening the...
master thesis 2019
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Raguraman, Sushmitha (author)
The concept of business model innovation (BMI) has taken off significantly over the last decade in the academic as well as the business environment. It is seen as an important source of competitive advantage and is increasingly being used to achieve superior firm performance. Nevertheless, the field is yet to embrace the organizational dimension...
master thesis 2019
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Septian Gilang Permana Putra, Septian (author)
Credit analysis is required in a wide variety of decision of a modern economy.<br/>It includes understanding the credit risk of small-medium enterprises (SMEs),<br/>which today is the most significant contributor to the economy of almost every<br/>nation. Creditors usually use credit scoring as a tool to predict the probability of<br/>the SMEs...
master thesis 2018
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Zakaria, Riszajidien (author)
The rise of ICT and the ever increasing competitiveness in industries have pushed firms to increase their propensity in changing and innovating their activities. As this need for firms to change constantly increases, the study of business model innovation have taken the spotlight. There exist a need for the knowledge stream to grow and...
master thesis 2018
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Dubbeld, Maarten (author)
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) tend to focus upon short-term profit in a crisis period, however the EU advised SMEs’ to invest in innovation and quality of products. How SMEs balance between these two contradicting strategies is seldom addressed. Therefore, this study explores how SMEs align their organization upon short term...
master thesis 2018
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Heikkilä, Marikka (author), Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author)
In this paper we analyse Business Model Innovation (BMI) in European micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SME). We present descriptive findings from our quantitative survey and qualitative case survey on how SMEs are innovating their Business Models. Our survey indicates that 37% of European SMEs innovate their Business Model. We found...
conference paper 2018
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Lu, Yu-Hsiang (author)
The first fully autonomous vehicles of Ford will be launched in 2021, and the revolution has been carried out not only self-driving technologies but also new business models. I.e., the establishment of Ford Smart Mobility LLC has demonstrated its ambition to seek new mobility business models rather than a focus on manufacturing vehicles itself....
master thesis 2018
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Rezaei, J. (author), Ortt, J.R. (author)
Purpose: Earlier studies have generally shown a positive relationship between entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and the overall performance of the firm. The purpose of this paper is to understand in more detail how EO influences firm performance. It adds to the literature by distinguishing performances of different functions in a firm and by...
journal article 2018
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Geers, SAM (author)
Entrepreneurship is often seen as one of the main measures to combat poverty in SSA. Yet, efforts still have not led to sustainable economic development. Scholars are arguing that new policies should be developed that build forth on existing values and institutions, instead of working against it. For this reason, this research is developed a...
master thesis 2018
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Salimi, Negin (author), Rezaei, J. (author)
Since research and development (R&amp;D) is the most critical determinant of the productivity, growth and competitive advantage of firms, measuring R&amp;D performance has become the core of attention of R&amp;D managers, and an extensive body of literature has examined and identified different R&amp;D measurements and determinants of R&amp;D...
journal article 2018
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Rezaei, J. (author), Ortt, J.R. (author), Trott, Paul (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine high-tech small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) supply chain partnerships. Partnerships are considered at the level of business function rather than the entire organisation. Second, the drivers of SMEs to engage in partnerships are assessed to see whether functions engage in partnerships for...
journal article 2018
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Heikkilä, Marikka (author), Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author), Heikkilä, Jukka (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse how different strategic goals of (micro-, small- and medium-sized firms=SMEs) relate to the business model innovation (BMI) paths that SMEs take when improving their business. Design/methodology/approach: The authors conducted 11 in-depth case studies involving SMEs innovating their business...
journal article 2018
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Koeze, Ruben (author)
With the extensive use of the internet nowadays, companies are becoming more and more at risk from cyber-attacks. Especially SMEs are vulnerable, as they lack in cybersecurity. This is due to time, resource and knowledge constraints. In the literature no clear solutions can be found in order to help SMEs with their cybersecurity. To overcome...
master thesis 2017
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Mejia Sarmiento, J.R. (author), Pasman, G.J. (author), Hultink, H.J. (author), Stappers, P.J. (author)
Futures techniques have long been used in large enterprises as designerly means to explore the future and guide innovation. In the automotive industry, for instance, the development of concept cars is a technique which has repeatedly proven its value. However, while big companies have broadly embraced futures techniques, small- and medium-sized...
conference paper 2017
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Sobieraj, M. (author)
The business model (BM) and business model innovation (BMI) concepts have been given increasing attention in recent years by both academic researchers and business environment. BMI is seen as essential for company’s survival and growth and is increasingly being used to explain differences in firm performance. Nevertheless, little is known about...
master thesis 2016
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Shanina, S. (author)
Big data has become an important issue for the SME financial sector. The amount of data stored by banks is expanding and growing fast. These trends provide SME finance banks with a huge opportunity to enhance their businesses. Combining predictive analytics with automatic decision making, popularly known as customer analytics, makes it possible...
master thesis 2016
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Niedderer, K. (author), Ludden, G (author), Clune, S.J. (author), Lockton, D. (author), Mackrill, J. (author), Morris, A. (author), Cain, R. (author), Gardiner, E. (author), Evans, M. (author), Gutteridge, R. (author), Hekkert, P.P.M. (author)
Over the last decade, design for behaviour change has become increasingly recognised as a strategy for enabling social change. Despite<br/>this, we are far from understanding its implementation, especially through the private and public sectors. This study has surveyed private<br/>and public sector stakeholders with regard to their current...
journal article 2016
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Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author), Molina Castillo, F.J. (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Business Models have been on the research agenda since the emergence of ecommerce and ebusiness in late last century. Although a lot of attention has been paid to the concept, ontologies, taxonomies and approach in the field of strategic management, information systems, digital business and high-tech entrepreneurship research, empirical research...
conference paper 2016
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de Reuver, G.A. (author), Athanasopoulou, A. (author), Haaker, T.I. (author), Roelfsema, M. (author), Riedle, M (author), Breitfuss, G. (author)
Business model innovation (BMI) is becoming increasingly relevant for enterprises as they are faced with profound changes like digitalization. While business model thinking in academia has advanced, practical tooling that supports business model innovation for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is still lacking. In this paper, we design,...
conference paper 2016
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Marche, B. (author), Boly, V. (author), Ortt, J.R. (author)
As a new technology impacts both the company itself and its ecosystem, the aim of this study is to visualize the influence of SME's new products on its supply chain. We adopted a case study approach to explore how products can affect the structure of a supply chain. Using data about the organization of the company and its external supply...
conference paper 2016
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