Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 1, 2013 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
Business Model Generation is a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow's enterprises. If your organization needs to adapt to harsh new realities, but you don't yet have a strategy that will get you out in front of your competitors, you need Business Model Generation.
Co-created by 470 "Business Model Canvas" practitioners from 45 countries, the book features a beautiful, highly visual, 4-color design that takes powerful strategic ideas and tools, and makes them easy to implement in your organization. It explains the most common Business Model patterns, based on concepts from leading business thinkers, and helps you reinterpret them for your own context. You will learn how to systematically understand, design, and implement a game-changing business model--or analyze and renovate an old one. Along the way, you'll understand at a much deeper level your customers, distribution channels, partners, revenue streams, costs, and your core value proposition.
Business Model Generation features practical innovation techniques used today by leading consultants and companies worldwide, including 3M, Ericsson, Capgemini, Deloitte, and others. Designed for doers, it is for those ready to abandon outmoded thinking and embrace new models of value creation: for executives, consultants, entrepreneurs, and leaders of all organizations. If you're ready to change the rules, you belong to "the business model generation!"
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Grameen Bank is helping alleviate poverty through an innovative business model that popularized microlending to the poor. But how can we systematically invent, design, and implement these powerful new business models?
EFG International, a private bank with what may be the industry's most innovative business model. With EFG he is profoundly transforming the traditional relationships between bank, clients, and client relationship managers.
His transformative model brought telephone service to over 100 million Bangladeshis, utilizing Grameen Bank's microcredit network. He is now searching for a new model for bringing affordable electricity to the poor.
The retail arm of a bank like Credit Suisse, for example, may distinguish between a large group of customers, each possessing assets of up to U.S. $100,000, and a smaller group of aΩluent clients, each of whose net worth exceeds U.S. ...
In private banking services, for example, dedicated bankers serve high net worth individuals. Similar relationships can be found in other businesses in the form of key account managers who maintain personal relationships with important ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - newtonco - LibraryThing
Alex Osterwalder's book is the source of the Business Model Canvas - that one page business snapshot that so many entrepreneurs are now using to plot and shape their start-ups. Business plan ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pieter_Goldhoorn - LibraryThing
Although I am not very fond about another type of management tool, I think the Canvas model is easy to use. The book has the approach that the model is described shortly and the rest are ... Read full review