Author: Rolf Hidding

Pereira, Unravelling multi-value creation: the case of solar energy initiatives

Several authors claim that we currently live in an era of change, because the existingmodel is not sustainable. Collaboration among different parties (government, citizens andcompanies) to create other values besides economic is essential to evolve into the direction ofnew sustainable models. This transition faces some barriers including the establishedtraditions, rules and laws and the existing …

Nestler, What can we learn from social entrepreneurs and their community building aspect for future business models?

This master thesis tries to give new insights about future business model opportunities by scrutinizingsocial entrepreneurs and their community building aspects. Taking business- models and ideas ofPorter (Kramer & Porter, 2011) and Jonker (Jonker, 2014) in the multi-actor multi-value matrix byPennink (Pennink, 2016) into account one could see that those models have a strong companyperspective. …

Fritze, Shared Value Creation and Value Based Management in the context of Humanitarian Action

Sharing value refers to a management strategy in the business context first introduced by Porter and Kramer (2006) proposing that creating economic value by addressing societal issues and challenges increases an organizations productivity and innovation thereby facilitating its competitive advantage on the market. Since, the number of hybrid organizations mixing social and economic value systems …

van Beusekom, Multi-value creation: it is not all about the money

We are currently transitioning from an unsustainable, linear economy to a sustainable circular economy (Broekhoven, 2018). The current transaction model where the company takes the lead should change to a model where many actors create a coherent set of values together (Jonker, 2016). This model is called multi-value creation and leads to new, sustainable business …

Astiwi, The Role of Communication in Sustainability Transition Emerging Society: A study of Dutch – Indonesia New Business Model Setup

This paper aims to address the dearth of scientific literature on the communication process of sustainability transition in emerging markets/countries, as well as the newly arising literature on New Business Model. At the current stage, some developing countries still have an unfavorable infrastructure for sustainability. New Business Model with global partnership can take an essential …

Endregat, Taking a Paradox Perspective on the Coevolution Between Traditional and Sustainable Business Models

This research aims to rectify a paucity in current research and investigates the coevolution of traditional and sustainable business models under one corporate roof. Through a paradox lens, firms’ solutions and mechanisms to cope with the paradoxical situations that arise throughout the coevolution are determined and analyzed. This is executed conducting seven case studies of …

Nieuwland, Adoption of New Business Models: Development of a measurement tool

This thesis analyses the adoption of New Business Models in multinational corporations.The aim of this research is to develop a tool to measure the extent to which multinationalcorporations adopt New Business Models. Additionally, the measurement tool can be used tocompare the extent to which a multinational corporation adopts New Business Models with othermultinational corporations. This …

van der Veen, Exploring multi-value creation in practice: a study on Dutch Business involved in developing regions

Only decades ago, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) made its appearance into the field of international business. Although subject to large criticism, the concept of CSR has been widely adopted by the businesses sector. At that time, CSR was dominantly focused on the responsibility of the entrepreneur.In the present time, we experience a …

Oosterhoff, Business Angels and Entrepreneurs: exploring how Social, Ecological and Economic values are created and why Business Angels invest

In this thesis the ‘motivations to invest’ are explored for Business Angels that invested in Traditional Startups and Business Angels that invested in Impact Startups. Further, it is explored how the interaction between Business Angels and Entrepreneurs stimulates the value creation of a Startup and how this is different for Traditional Startups and Impact Startups. …

Kosa, Creating value and remaining viable in low-income markets: application to the Indian Bottom of the Pyramid

This paper aims to explore how to build up a sustainable business model (BM) with multiple value creations and to apply this to the context of the Indian Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP). For this, a general BoP BM is created based on four pillars: Customer, Value Proposition, Organizational Architecture and Economic Dimension. Then, the …