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Pasquale Del Vecchio

Pasquale Del Vecchio
Università LUM · Department of Management Finance and Technology

PhD

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Publications (101)
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Purpose The paper provides a contribution of systematisation to the literature on the blue economy and aquaculture as challenging issues for achieving sustainable growth and a circular economy. The growing scientific interest in recent years and the increased attention in political agendas make the blue economy and aquaculture as promising fields f...
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Purpose This paper aims to explore how digital technologies can transform the museum into an “interaction platform” able to play a key role in the value co-creation processes of the tourism destination. Design/methodology/approach The paper applies the “co-creation through interactions” perspective by Ramaswamy and Ozcan. Empirically, the paper is...
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Abstract Purpose Within food industry several changes and innovations are affecting the management of the entire supply chain (production, logistics, etc.). As strategy for the survival and competition, digitalization has assumed a crucial role during the pandemic emergence by causing the reconfiguration of traditional chains and business models. F...
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This study aims to provide a contribution to the systematisation of the state-of-the art of the literature on Big Data for the process of New Product Development (NPD). Based on the evidence of a structured literature review (SLR) on articles published from 2015 to 2021, the paper aims to identify new areas for future research, by highlighting the...
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From March 2020, restrictive measures have been taken to limit the Covid-19 pandemic, thus impacting and hugely affecting the tourism industry. In this new scenario, tourism destination managers and stakeholders need to look ahead to the future, trying to wisely react to overcome this crisis. This paper aims at demonstrating how a Smart Tourism Des...
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In the last decade, the process of digital transformation has affected all economic activities and has offered new opportunities in health care requiring the adoption of new approaches and ICT tools to redesign processes and policies for the sector, allowing the diffusion of e-health, that is, health practices supported by technological tools. Digi...
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The concept of circular economy (CE) has gained prominence in management research as a new industrial approach that society, companies, and policymakers should follow in aiming to manage for sustainability issues. The adoption of CE principles has highlighted particular managerial practices that companies can implement in their business models. How...
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Purpose This paper aims to advance the international marketing debate by presenting the results of a structured literature review (SLR) focusing on Big Data implementation in customer relationship management (CRM) strategizing. It outlines past and present literature and frames a future research agenda. Design/methodology/approach The research ana...
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Purpose This paper aims to design, build and evaluate a blockchain platform in the accounting domain, taking an ecosystem perspective. To achieve this aim, the research provides evidence for developing a decentralised architecture rooted on blockchain technology, designing a proof of concept and modelling an accounting blockchain-based system. Des...
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Purpose The paper aims to contribute to the Circular Economy debate from the Entrepreneurship Education perspective. Despite scholars' growing interest in both these research streams, scarce consideration is given to the comprehension of their mutual implications and meaning. Design/methodology/approach The paper is based on a cross-case analysis....
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Trust, traceability, and transparency emerge as critical factors in designing circular blockchain platforms in supply chains. To bridge the three circular supply chain reverse processes (i.e., recycle, redistribute, remanufacture) and the three factors affecting blockchain technologies (i.e., trust, traceability, transparency), this paper proposes...
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Purpose This paper aims to highlight how big social data (BSD) and analytics exploitation may help destination management organisations (DMOs) to understand tourist behaviours and destination experiences and images. Gathering data from two different sources, Flickr and Twitter, textual and visual contents are used to perform different analytics tas...
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The COVID-19 crisis has forced universities worldwide to seek urgent solutions to reconfigure traditional education programs for distance learning. The transformation process faces a number of complexities deriving from both institutional and contextual factors. It may generate threats and as well as opportunities to enhance the education system an...
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Purpose The paper aims to shed new light on the process of value creation and business model innovation resulting from circular economy in the context of smart tourism. Design/methodology/approach The study embraces a qualitative and exploratory approach related to a single case study. Data have been collected through the integration of web-based...
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Il tema della trasformazione digitale rappresenta oggi un nuovo paradigma indispensabile per la competitività delle imprese e per l'innovazione. Il volume presenta un'analisi dei cambiamenti avvenuti nel settore del Turismo, quale settore ampiamente interessato da questa trasformazione, offrendo interessanti spunti di riflessione sulle sfide e le o...
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The debate on innovation systems has recently been improved through the development of more dynamic and forward-looking approaches. Scholars and researchers have started to reserve attention for System Dynamics, a widely used methodology for modelling complex socio-economic systems. Moreover, recent innovation models such as the Quintuple Helix fra...
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An important but unexplored research issue is understanding how digital innovation ecosystem and a quintuple helix model can support the promotion of Circular Economy. Circular Economy, however, is intrinsically linked to the innovation issue. It can occur in a productive and consumption system under the form of a new product, process, organization...
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Purpose This paper provides a structured literature review (SLR) about the effects of social media technologies on entrepreneurship activities and processes, to identify relationships, connectivity and interdependencies. The paper offers an outline of the past and the present literature and frames a future research agenda. Design/methodology/appro...
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The paper contributes at the debate on circular economy as emerging paradigm aimed to promote sustainable development patterns, by focusing on the issues of the innovation ecosystems and quintuple helix. Despite the topic of innovation results to be intrinsically linked to the paradigm of circular economy and the dimension of environmental sustaina...
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This paper contributes to the debate on knowledge spillover in the university-based entrepreneurial ecosystem, with the aim to investigate its role for the development of an entrepreneurial mindset in students. Starting from the literature stream on entrepreneurial university and knowledge spillover entrepreneurship, the paper analyses the process...
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Understanding the impact that circular economy can have on the development of innovative entrepreneurship is an interesting but under-researched topic. Despite the growing interest of scholars in business management for trends and scenarios of application of circular economy at level of firms’ business models and dynamics of value creation and capt...
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Purpose This paper aims to demonstrate how the integration of netnography and business analytics can support companies in the process of value creation from social big data by leveraging on customer relationship management and customer knowledge management (CKM). Design/methodology/approach This paper adopts the methodology of a single case study...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyse how digital technologies trigger changes in the business process of manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Apulia Region (South Italy). As SMEs play an essential role in the process value creation of industries and countries, the article examines the enablers of Industry 4.0 in...
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The concept of circular economy is increasingly receiving attention in different domains, including strategic management, operations management, and technology management. It requires companies to design their business model (i.e., the value network, the relationships with the supply chain partners, and the value propositions towards customers) aro...
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This paper aims to provide a Structured Literature Review (SLR) about the strategic role of Intellectual Capital (IC) for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It offers an outline of past and present literature and frames a future research agenda. It analyses papers published in journals from 2003 – 2018 with the aim of deriving signific...
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This chapter focuses on the potential impact that the type of luxury tourism consumption may have on digital communication strategies of luxury hotels. Through a qualitative approach, the present study investigates how “internalized” (i.e., driven by individual style) versus “externalized” (i.e., driven by status symbols) luxury tourists' motivatio...
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Mobility of people can be configured as an information intensive process resulting from a complex set of factors. Its effective implementation requires the adoption of methods able to leverage on a set of complex and dynamic variables, and mainly on a huge amount of data available. Moving from this assumption, this paper aims to demonstrate that sy...
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In the era of digital transformation, Big Data have assumed a crucial role in changing the global travel and providing significant challenges and opportunities for established companies, as well as new entrants into the tourism industry. All these companies can get valuable information on Big Data for predicting tourist demand, enabling better deci...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how family firms execute open innovation strategies by managing internal and external knowledge flows (KF) to provide a deeper understanding of family firms’ ability to innovate through traditions and create value across generations. Design/methodology/approach Empirical evidence was collected...
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Circular Economy has become a relevant topic in the strategic management field as it requires companies design their business model, i.e., the value network, the relationship with the supply chain partners and the value propositions towards customers, for a more sustainable consumption of resource and economic growth. However, extant research still...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to review and critique the knowledge management (KM) literature within Entrepreneurial universities, providing an overview of the state of research and outlining a future research agenda. Design/methodology/approach In a systematic literature review, 1106 articles indexed at Scopus were initially submitted to a...
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This paper investigates the role of design as a knowledge translation mechanism for social creativity in technology-intensive enterprises’ open innovation practices of. The focus is on how design can be used to connect and combine the contribution of creativity resulting from multiple stakeholders, including entrepreneurs, university students and a...
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The adoption of a systemic and dynamic approach to innovation is a significant feature in the debate on regional development in the knowledge economy. The innovation ecosystems arise as suitable environment to address the challenges for the competitiveness of national systems as well as their successful positioning in the geography of innovation. T...
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It is widely recognized that entrepreneurs are key drivers of economic development, and as such, nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset in young people has become a key priority for innovation. Entrepreneurship education (EE) has emerged as a key instrument to enhance entrepreneurial orientation. A growing number of curricula and programs devoted to...
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Social media have become an indispensable tool for promoting events and tourist destinations, but some tourism organizations are still unable to exploit their full potential. The present research addresses this issue and proposes a methodological framework that could help managers increase users’ online engagement with tourist events and destinatio...
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This paper aims to contribute to the debate on Open Innovation in the age of Big Data by shedding new light on the role that social networks can play as enabling platforms for tourists’ involvement and sources for the creation and management of valuable knowledge assets. The huge amount of data generated on social media by tourists related to their...
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Purpose This paper aims to define a conceptual framework for transforming Big Data into organizational value by focussing on the perspectives of service science and activity theory. In coherence with the agenda on evolutionary research on intellectual capital (IC), the study also provides momentum for researchers and scholars to explore emerging t...
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Purpose – The paper focuses on the Supply Chain Data Science (SCDS) by proposing System Dynamics as useful approach for managing the complexity of Big Data and optimizing the decision making process. Design/methodology/approach – The paper proposes the adoption of System Dynamics for the optimization of logistics of people, as pivotal test for a...
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The paper aims to contribute at the debate on Open Innovation in the age of Big Data by shedding new light on the role that social networks can have in operating as enabling platforms for tourists’ involvement and sources for the creation and management of valuable knowledge assets. Big Data encompass all industries but they become especially relev...
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Purpose The study aims to contribute to the scientific debate on innovation in tourism by focusing on modularity as emerging approach for creating personalized tourism experiences. . The focus on modularity has two objectives. The first is to demonstrate that tourism offering can be conceived as bundles of products and services with growing releva...
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Purpose This paper aims to demonstrate how customer knowledge management (CKM) can opportunely support the process of value creation from Big Data. Focusing on tourism as a knowledge-intensive industry, the paper tries to contribute to the debate on management of Big Data by proposing CKM as a meaningful approach for transforming the huge amount of...
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This paper aims to demonstrate how the huge amount of Social Big Data available from tourists can nurture the value creation process for a Smart Tourism Destination. Applying a multiple-case study analysis, the paper explores a set of regional tourist experiences related to a Southern European region and destination, to derive patterns and opportun...
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The notion of ‘Big Data’ has recently been attracting an increasing degree of attention from scholars and practitioners in an attempt to identify how it may be leveraged to create innovative solutions and business opportunities. Specifically, Big Data may come from a variety of sources, especially sources outside the usual boundaries of organizatio...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore how collaborative entrepreneurial learning (EL) processes between entrepreneurs and university students can enhance the entrepreneurial practices in the context of knowledge-intensive enterprises. These learning processes represent a valuable source for entrepreneurship development in incumbent enterp...
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This paper aims to discuss the importance of Living Labs as an effective mechanism that can support the creation of dynamic innovation ecosystems and networks. The analysis of literature related to regional innovation and based on the Quadruple Helix framework, is integrated with exploratory research analysis of 20 cases of Italian Living Labs. The...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the literature on intellectual capital (IC) in light of the emerging paradigm of Big Data. Through a literature review, this paper provides momentum for researchers and scholars to explore the emerging trends and implications of the Big Data movement in the field of IC. Design/methodology/appro...
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This regional spotlight demonstrates how tourism can be used to promote smart regional growth. Specifically, the study focuses on Apulia, a region of Italy that is attempting to achieve intelligent, sustainable, and inclusive growth through the use of a smart specialization strategy. Smart specialization is a strategy for supporting the socio-econo...
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Social networks have a significant role in the tourism sector: both on the demand and on the supply. They are an important information source for travelers, allowing destination makers to ‘socialize’ and share information and comments with users and possible visitors. Leveraging off social media to market destinations has proven to be an excellent...
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The chapter aims to contribute at the discussion on the role of creativity in sustaining corporate entrepreneurship development by focusing on entrepreneurial learning in the context of incumbent enterprises. Empirical evidences coming from the case study of “Mimprendo” project (www.mimprendo.it), an initiative promoted by the Italian Conference of...
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The chapter aims to contribute at the discussion on the role of creativity in sustaining corporate entrepreneurship development by focusing on entrepreneurial learning in the context of incumbent enterprises. Empirical evidences coming from the case study of "Mimprendo" project (www. mimprendo.it), an initiative promoted by the Italian Conference o...
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The aim of this paper is to present a methodological framework that will be useful for supporting destinations (managers, policy makers etc) to create their own identity by using largely the new social media tools. The methodology here presented is the result of two local experimentations realized in the Apulia region with the intent to promote the...
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Purpose: To contribute to the literature on the nexus of Intellectual Capital (IC) and Big Data by exploring emerging researchers trends. Design/methodology/approach: To present a literature review discussing contributions from IC research and Big Data highlighting novel and emerging issues. Findings: A conceptual framework demonstrating how Big D...
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Structured Abstract Purpose: To contribute to the literature on the nexus of Intellectual Capital (IC) and Big Data by exploring emerging researchers trends. Design/methodology/approach: To present a literature review discussing contributions from IC research and Big Data highlighting novel and emerging issues. Findings: A conceptual framework demo...
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The development of entrepreneurial mindsets in graduated students with science and engineering backgrounds represents an emerging priority for the higher education systems. However, this dimension is still in infancy, especially in Europe. Aimed to contribute at this debate, the study provides evidences on how European universities are approaching...
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Technology-driven entrepreneurship is largely recognised as a knowledge-intensive process and strategic asset for the competitiveness of individuals, organisations and regions. In this perspective, governments and supranational institutions have recently launched programmes for promoting the nurturing and development of technology-driven entreprene...
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Characterized by growing knowledge, turbulence and uncertainty, the current socio-economic scenario is largely recognized as an entrepreneurial economy. Technology-driven entrepreneurship arises as a strategic process and attitude for the competitiveness and survival of individuals, organizations and territories. Due to the nature of technologies a...
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The paper aims to contribute at the emerging debate on smart tourism by presenting a methodological framework to support destinations in creating their own identity. The methodology is the result of a literature review aimed to deepen the meaning of tourism as regional integrated system of actors and knowledge-intensive industry largely interested...
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The study aims to investigate which are the meaning and impact of a modularity platform approach for the competitive management of a tourist destination. Focusing on tourism as a knowledge-intensive business sector and bundle of products and services, this study adopts a constructive and qualitative literature review to demonstrate as a modularity...
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The radical changes occurred in recent decades in the tourism sector, largely due to the diffusion of the Information and Communication Technologies, have intensified the competition among tourist destinations. In this scenario, destinations are called to compete at global level by creating an integrated offer able to satisfy the needs and willingn...
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Entrepreneurial learning emerged as an important yet insufficiently understood area of enquiry in the field of technology-driven entrepreneurship. However, very few studies are available that examine specific processes that take place at individual and collective level in entrepreneurship to transform experience into entrepreneurial development goa...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to contribute at the discussion on the corporate entrepreneurship by providing evidences on the adoption of a collaborative entrepreneurial learning approach to enhance the entrepreneurial practices of companies. More in depth, the paper will discuss and evaluate a coherent methodology to promote corporate ent...
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Il volume propone una lettura interdisciplinare di alcuni temi di grande attualità nel dibattito scientifico ed istituzionale sulle dinamiche competitive delle imprese e dei territori nello scenario dell'economia della conoscenza. L'imprenditorialità innovativa è identificata nel volume come driver per la crescita e processo strategico per la creaz...
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Regional development in the knowledge-based economy is not just determined by the creation of new knowledge but also by the ability and willingness to transform this knowledge into new products and processes that create economic and social value. Improving this entrepreneurial mindset in human capital is becoming one of the most important challenge...
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A paradigm shift is taking place today that provides a compelling value proposition for organizations and requires the adoption of new business models for the management of their core activities in a competitive way. The new emerging business models are related with open innovation, cloud computing approach, as well as social networking, which crea...
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The paper focuses on the growing relevance of Big Data as valuable source of knowledge impacting on the creation and execution of knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship. Starting from the comprehension of the emerging at- tributes of the entrepreneurship, as innovative and knowledge-intensive driver for the competitiveness of the organizations and re...
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The paper presents the conceptual model of an entrepreneurial learning centre as initiative to fertilize the emerging of the knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship and the larger diffusion of an entrepreneurial culture in the regions. Framed in the scientific and institutional debate on the intelligent growth of the territories in the knowledge econo...
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Framed in the scientific and institutional debate on the intelligent growth of regions, the paper discusses the sustainable innovation ecosystems as dynamic and multi-actors environments for the innovative entrepreneurship fertilisation. In coherence with the European agenda for the smart specialisation, the innovative entrepreneurship is presented...
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On the basis of a synthetic review of the literature about the Living Labs phenomenon, the article investigates to what extent the theoretical approach finds a coherent application in the reality. Focusing on 15 Italian living labs associated to the ENoLL, the study addresses a comparative analysis based on a set of features extracted from the lite...
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The new competitive scenario based on knowledge resources has led firms to become more open to innovative sources and mainly to focus on collaboration with customers to co-create value (Prahalad & Ramaswamy, 2004; Sawhney, Verona & Prandelli, 2005). The Internet, and more in particular, web 2.0 technologies, enable patterns of collaborative innovat...
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A paradigm shift is taking place today that provides a compelling value preposition for organizations and requires the adoption of new business models for the management of their core activities in a competitive way. The new emerging business models are related with open innovation, cloud computing approach as well as social networking which create...
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In the past years, ICTs and its applications had bring fundamental changes in the tourism industry such as in the tourist behaviors, tourism management approaches, structures as well as innovative models. More recently, the emergence of web 2.0 technologies and location based services has created new opportunities for firm's value creation and is p...
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This paper analyses the innovativeness and competitiveness of the wine sector in a specific local area through the perspective of the sectoral system of innovation. The aim of this paper is to analyse, using a case study approach, the main factors that affect the competition of wine business and the strategic guidelines for enhancing the competitiv...
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The radical changes occurring in the global business environment, that is, in the information technology field and in management practices, call for a general rethinking of firms strategic positioning and competition. In this scenario, firms having the capacity to manage all of their own intellectual assets seem to be the only way to survive and su...
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The article is focused on the explanation of the benefits of an open innovation approach in order to drive small and medium enterprises within the actual dynamic environment. In particular, the article gives evidence of the capability of the new paradigm in enabling innovative patterns of growth and development, especially for the small segment, no...
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The emergence of the blogosphere has created new challenges for large companies in the management of their corporate reputations, since grass roots blogs can generate negative perceptions about a firm and then spread them rapidly and widely. The blogosphere has also created new opportunities for firms to enhance their reputations, because the infor...
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The new competitive scenario based on knowledge resources has led firms to become more open to innovative sources and mainly to focus on collaboration with customers to co-create value (Prahalad & Ramaswamy, 2004; Sawhney, Verona & Prandelli, 2005). Internet, and more in particular the web 2.0 technologies, enable patterns of collaborative innovati...
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We examine the importance and the role that digital marketplaces play for SMEs in developing countries. By building on the literature of digital marketplace and business models we argue that the features of the context shape the type of the business models applicable for digital marketplaces. We suggest that before designing a digital marketplace i...
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The rising of the knowledge economy, enhanced by the fast diffusion of ICTs, drives a wider perspective on the divide among Countries, interpreting it more and more as the result of an asymmetry in the access to knowledge and in the readiness to apply it in order to renew the basics of their development dynamics. Looking at the Mediterranean Area,...
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The paper aims to contribute to the debate about knowledge and digital divide affecting countries’ competitiveness in the knowledge society. A survey based on qualitative and quantitative data collection has been performed to analyze the level of ICTs and e-Business adoption of the Tunisian SMEs. The results shows that to increase the SMEs competit...
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As a field at the intersection between computer science and people behavior, social computing can contribute significantly in the endeavor of innovating how individuals and groups interact for learning and working purposes. In particular, the generation of Internet applications tagged as web 2.0 provides an opportunity to create new “environments”...
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The radical changes occurred in the global business environment, in the information technology field and in management practices call for a general rethinking of firms strategic positioning and competition. In this scenario, the capability of managing all their own intellectual assets represents for firms the only way to survive and success. The co...
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The aim of this paper is to propose a dynamic integrated approach, based on modularity concept and on the business ecosystem approach, that exploit different eBusiness services for SMEs under an open business network platform. The adoption of this approach enables firms to collaborate locally for delivering the best product/service to the customers...
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The rising of the knowledge economy, enhanced by the fast diffusion of ICTs, drives a wider perspective on the divide among Countries, interpreting it more and more as the result of an asymmetry in the access to knowledge and in the readiness to apply it in order to renew the basics of their development dynamics. Looking at the Mediterranean Area,...