CED 4

2005

Overcoming Myopic Behaviour in Intellectual Capital Investments in service businesses through Interactive Learning Environments

Autori: Carmine Bianchi, Enzo Bivona Modelling knowledge in SD organisational interventions may become a puzzling task because of difficulties in achieving a common shared view among business key-actors about the impact of Intellectual Capital (IC) investments on future company performance. Such difficulties are not only related to the intangible nature of IC, but also to […]

Designing long term oriented policies to build strong Manufacturer-Dealers relationships

Designing long term oriented policies to build strong Manufacturer-Dealers relationships: a system dynamics approach Autori: Enzo Bivona, Francesco Ceresia In today’s economy all manufacturers need to pay attention on how to build strong and long-term relationships with their dealers’ chain. In fact, it has been demonstrated that short term policies aimed to provide dealers immediate […]

Using System Dynamics ILEs to enhance Intellectual Capital policies in service businesses

Autori: Carmine Bianchi, Enzo Bivona Knowledge is a primary strategic asset impacting on business growth. It significantly affects the accumulation of other strategic resources. It is in turn influenced by learning processes generated by the fulfilment of management routines aimed to exploit and coordinate different assets. Assessing knowledge is critical to support policy makers in […]

Evaluating Fleet and Maintenance Management Strategies through System Dynamics Model in a City Bus Company

The evolution of fleet maintenance and management policies highlights the growing importance of maintenance issues in both private and public companies. The need to improve maintenance performance requires an accurate evaluation of the trade-off between costs and benefits related to alternative fleet maintenance and management policies. However, the complexity of maintenance system makes this evaluation […]

Stunted Growth’ in Small Firms: How to Turn Them Round and Unleash Their Potential

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The phenomenon of ‘dwarf’ or ‘stunted’ small and micro firms (in Italian nanismo aziendale) is recognised in the small business literature. These are firms that have survived through many years, maybe many generations, providing their owners with acceptable returns and lifestyles, but have remained very small. They might therefore represent potential lost opportunities for owners […]

Fostering Entrepreneurs’ Capabilities to Outline Sustainable Strategies in ‘Stunted’ SMEs

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Fostering Entrepreneurs’ Capabilities to Outline Sustainable Strategies in ‘Stunted’ SMEs through Modelling and Simulation: a Dynamic Resource-Based View The literature recognises the phenomenon of ‘dwarf’ or ‘stunted’ small and micro firms (in Italian nanismo aziendale) and that they might represent potential lost opportunities for owners and the local economy. Based on a field survey conducted […]