Interview with Professor Annika Tidström

Professor Annika Tidström from University of Vaasa is one of the most cited organisation researchers in the field of coopetition studies. Furthermore, she is an inspiriting speaker and award-winning lecturer. ...

The missing link in the ecosystem economy?

The latest years in innovation research have emphasised the role of ecosystems as platforms for new business opportunities. In management literature, ecosystems may be seen as a now concept on a continuum of ne...

Improving the white-collar productivity of a value chain

Traditionally most of the improvement investments of value chains in manufacturing industry have been done at the factory floor. Manufacturing processes have been highly automated and methods improved continuou...

The world of internet of organisations

Internet of Things (IoT) is now on the crest of a wave in the current discussion of digitalization while the importance of the social media seems to be decreasing particularly as a managerial tool for B2B relat...

Collaboration fuels the value chain

Deloitte has released an extensive report Collaborative economy (2014). According to the report “Collaboration is employees communicating and working together, building on each others’ ideas to produce somethin...

Life in business ecosystem

The term business ecosystem is increasingly used as a modern buzz-word referring to inter-connected businesses. Following an analogy originating from ecology, businesses form symbiotic constellations resulting ...