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Understanding business ecosystem using a 6C framework in Internet-of-Things-based sectors

Understanding business ecosystem using a 6C framework in Internet-of-Things-based sectors

Rong, Ke, Hu, Guangyu, Lin, Yong ORCID: 0000-0001-7118-2946, Shi, Yongjiang and Guo, Liang (2015) Understanding business ecosystem using a 6C framework in Internet-of-Things-based sectors. International Journal of Production Economics, 159. pp. 41-55. ISSN 0925-5273 (doi:

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With fast development and application, the Internet of Things (IoT) brings more opportunities to business. This research aims to investigate how IoT could lead to a co-evolving business ecosystem rather than a supply chain. It develops the 6C framework to analyze the data collected from case companies, and identifies three patterns of IoT-based business ecosystem. It also provides a summary of practical implications to guide practitioners building an IoT-based business ecosystem.

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Additional Information: [1] The Accepted Manuscript version is attached to this record. Please cite this article as: Ke Rong, Guangyu Hu, Yong Lin, Yongjiang Shi, Liang Guo, Understanding Business Ecosystem Using a 6C Framework in Internet-of-Things-Based Sectors, Int. J. Production Economics, ijpe.2014.09.003. [2] Publisher's note: This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. As a service to our customers we are providing this early version of the manuscript. The manuscript will undergo copyediting, typesetting, and review of the resulting galley proof before it is published in its final citable form. Please note that during the production process errors may be discovered which could affect the content, and all legal disclaimers that apply to the journal pertain.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet of Things (IoT), business ecosystem, supply chain, 6C, construct, capability
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
Faculty of Business > Networks and Urban Systems Centre (NUSC) > Supply Chain Management Research Group
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