The process of generating value in the world economy is undergoing rapid changes. Understanding how to avoid the threats and harness opportunities linked to these transformations is key knowledge for any individual, company or state.
The old ways of sourcing and providing work, the role and distribution of value chains, the degrees of vertical and horizontal integration of firms are all changing. Cost and profit considerations are being re-examined.
Here we research the changing nature of adding value from the individual, firm, state and international perspective, focusing on new business models, adaptations to new market realities and the impact of these changes on our everyday lives.