Industry Life Cycle



Innovative clusters and the industry life cycle
free download

The purpose of this paper is to link the propensity for innovative activity to spatially cluster to the stage of the industry life cycle . The theory of knowledge spillovers, based on the knowledge production function for innovative activity, suggests that geographic proximity This article proposes that individual small firms, just like large firms, use different approaches to make strategy. Three processes relevant to small firms are identified: simplistic, participative and adaptive. The article examines how these processes are related

Product market characteristics and the industry life cycle
free download

A theoretical model implies that technological opportunity drives industry evolution, fueling a spiral of advantage that allows a few firms to dominate in the long run in high technological opportunity markets. Distinctive implications are tested using new long-period, cross

The concept of industry life cycle and development of business strategies
free download

The situation in which firms are struggling with decreasing demand for their goods and services gives an incentive to explore strategic fractures that have caused it. It is therefore of great importance to search for the system of cause and effect that shapes and defines

Learning, diffusion and industry life cycle
free download

An industry typically experiences initial mass entry and later shakeout of producers over its life cycle . It can be explained as a competitive equilibrium outcome driven by dynamic interactions between technology progress and demand diffusion. After a new product is

Industry life cycle and the evolution of an industry network
free download

This paper addresses the problem of the general validity of models of the industry life cycle which have been proposed to analyse the long-term evolution of many industries, exhibiting a typical pattern of shakeout. We study a case of non shake-out in the commercial jet aero

Outperforming the competition in each stage of the industry life cycle
free download

Today, businesses across the industrial landscape are feeling the heat from multiple stakeholders demanding superior products, services, and financial returns while achieving outstanding performance is becoming increasingly difficult. Organization researchers

Environmental impacts in the fashion industry : A life cycle and stakeholder framework
free download

The fashion industry has been increasingly under the spotlight as a significant contributor to global environmental and social issues. Life cycle assessment is a standard tool used to investigate the environmental impacts of all stages of a products life . Life cycle assessment

The Tourism Industry life cycle : initial evidence from the Swiss Hotel Industry .
free download

We test the stylized facts of the industry life cycle using data from the Swiss hotel industry . Time series concerning the number of firms in the industry and output in terms of overnight stays are used to show that the Swiss hotel industry exhibits some of the typical traits of the

The Industry Life Cycle Acquisitions and Investemnt: Does Firm Organization Matter
free download

We examine the effect of financial dependence on the acquisition and investment of singlesegment and conglomerate firms at different stages of the industry life cycle . Conglomerates and single-segment firms differ in acquisition activity more than in the level

Times-to-default: Life cycle global and industry cycle impacts
free download

This paper studies times-to-default of individual firms across risk classes. Using Standard Poors ratings database we investigate common drivers of default probabilities and address two shortcomings of many papers in the credit literature. First, we identify relevant

Paradigm of industry life cycle and industry life cycle shift contrast to flying geese model: with special reference to Sri Lankan Ready Made Garment industry
free download

ABSTRACT The Flying Geese model was used to explain the industrial development in latecomer economies with industry life cycle origination, growth and decline and industry life cycle shift form country to another, especially for Asian region. This paper compare the Sri

Systems engineering methods and environmental life cycle performance within ship industry
free download

The present work studies the application of the Systems Engineering methodology in order to evaluate and improve environmental life cycle performances in the ship industry . This industry is used to demonstrate the principles, and the results are based on examples from

On the theory of product market characteristics and the industry life cycle
free download

Does industry competition depend largely on product-specific traits If so, what traits matter how A model is developed in which the nature of technological opportunities in an industry affects industry evolution over long periods following the inception of a product. ContinuousWith the growing demand, Chinas iron and steel industry has obtained rapid development since the 1990s. Chinas steel output reached 220 million tons for the first time in 200 becoming the first country whose annual production exceeded 200 million tons. The iron

The way ahead for life cycle costing in the construction industry
free download

JW Bull Bull, JW (ed.) Life Cycle Costing for Construction 1993 196.189.45.87 9 The way ahead for life cycle costing in the construction industry JW BULL 9.1 Introduction In its most rudimentary form, the life cycle costing (LCC) or whole life cost of a product, including construction industry building structures, considers the four following elements: 1. Purchase

Life cycle assessment of cheese production process in a small-sized dairy industry in Brazil
free download

Current research identifies, analyzes, and suggests improvements for minimizing environmental impacts in the manufacture of cheese using the life cycle assessment. Data collection and development of the inventory were performed in a small-sized dairy industry

Destination life cycle and assessment-A study of goa tourism industry
free download

In this paper an attempt has been made to evaluate the performance and assessment of the Goa tourism industry with reference to the Destination Life Cycle Model. In this study a survey was conducted during the time span of July 2009 to October 2009. A total of 600

Implementing Life Cycle Costing in Malaysian Construction Industry : A Review
free download

The construction industry is a sector that contributes a lot to the economic growth of Malaysia, as it is developing rapidly similar in fashion to other developing countries around the world. In line with the 9th Malaysia Plan, development in Malaysia must meet current and

A strategic industry life cycle analysis for nova scotias new world wines
free download

Many of the industries the Nova Scotian economy has historically depended on are facing difficulties, and the population is moving from rural areas to the city (Mitchell Madden, 2014). The growth occurring in the wine industry is a significant opportunity for growth to

The effect of industry life cycle stage on the strategy-making firm performance relationship
free download

This paper argues that individual small firms just like large firms, place differing emphasis on strategy-making and employ different approaches to strategy-making. This paper offers an explanation of the nature of these processes in small firms and hypothesizes how they

Life cycle assessment as an eco-management tool within the power industry
free download

The following paper presents how life cycle assessment (LCA) helps to establish the environmental impact of energy production of three Polish power plants. Ecological differences between discussed power plants as well as reasons for such differences have

The industry life cycle of the size distribution of firms
free download

This paper analyzes the evolution of the distributions of output and employment across firms in US manufacturing industries from 1963 until 1997. The evolutions of the employment and output distributions differ, but display strong inter- industry regularities, including that the Products and services cause different environmental problems during the different stages of their life cycle . The Life Cycle Assessment tool aims at identifying possibilities to improve the environmental behaviour of the systems under consideration. Therefore, it is necessary to

Sustainable project life cycle management: Criteria for the South African process industry
free download

A» IINILERSITEIT VAll PRiloRIA unlvtksln or PnztomA v quiaEsnui VA PHEIGKLA Appendix G: Scoring Guidelines for Envirififmfental Evaluation Matrix Tool Construction (Gate 1) 0 1 Life Stage: Construction: Supply Processes Environmental Factor: Water In order to determine the

Integrating life cycle assessment and other tools for ex ante integrated sustainability assessment in the minerals industry
free download

Problem statement: The minerals industry is faced with choices beginning in the exploration phase and extending over the life cycle of the mine. Firms examine the technical feasibility of alternative actions and typically rank them based on economic performance. Increasingly 1 and C 2 hydrocarbons (trichloroethane, trichloroethene, tetrachloroethene, dichloromethane). Measures aiming at the reduction of toxic emissions and ozone depletion potential (ODP) possibly lead to a shift of environmental impacts towards higher energy

Towards sustainable use of chemicals in the textile industry : how life cycle assessment can contribute
free download

The use of chemicals in the textile industry is a topic that has been given increasing attention in recent years. Hazardous chemicals are found in textile consumer products on a regular basis, and there is an increased awareness of the health and environmental impact caused

A Theory of Industry Life Cycle
free download

This paper derives the equilibrium timing of entries and exits as well as the equilibrium output levels over the industry life cycle . This paper also examines the effects of the increase in entry costs. It turns out that the first entry occur earlier when the entry costs increase

Knowledge and Creative Destruction over the Industry Life Cycle
free download

This paper investigates how the survival of firms over the industry life cycle is affected by different kinds of knowledge, namely post-entry experience, pre-entry experience, and knowledge acquired by innovative activity. Therefore, a statistical survival analysis is

A collaborative approach to project life cycle definition based on the Spanish construction industry
free download

Construction projects suffer a feeble initial definition which has disastrous consequences on the final product and results in undesirable conflicts (disputes) between the project agents. At the same time, construction projects have a complicated nature related to their long

THE DYNAMICS OF INTER-FIRM RELATIONSHIPS ALONG THE INDUSTRY LIFE CYCLE : THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND CONCEPTUAL
free download

The aim of the paper is to consider a different perspective of explaining and understanding the character (types) and intensity of orientation towards cooperation, competition, and coopetition amongst entities operating in selected sectors (especially high velocity ones)

Textile and clothing industry : an approach towards sustainable life cycle production
free download

In our economic system there is an urgent need for product quality and sustainability. This need is in the face of a growing destruction of non-renewable resources and the ceaseless degradation of the environment. It is based on wealth economics trading in new products to

Life cycle impact assessment for the building design and construction industry
free download

By Jane Bare and Thomas Gloria, PhD models link emissions and resources used to endpoint indicators. Endpoint models typically have a higher level of uncertainty, since they include more assumptions to quantify the impacts. Damage assessments also attempt to

Life cycle assessment of renewable energy alternatives for replacement of natural gas in building material industry
free download

Due to environmental and geopolitical reasons, the need for substitution of fossil fuels with renewable alternatives in industry is augmenting. The main objective was to assess environmental impacts of cradle-to-gate brick production stages and to evaluate the effect

Sustainable materials selection for Canadian construction industry : An emergy-based life cycle analysis (Em-LCA) of conventional and LEED suggested
free download

Building industry is a major cause of ecological and environmental problems in the global scale. It accounts for 40% of material and 30% of global energy consumption. Emergy (spelled with an m ) is the energy of one kind (usually solar energy) that is used, directly or

White paper life cycle assessment and the building and construction industry
free download

A key factor in achieving more sustainable housing is the environmental aspect, next to social, cultural and economic aspects. Environmental issues include energy use, by people living in a house, but also in producing building materials; the emissions related to energy

Explaining the Dynamics of the Industry Life Cycle : Signal Based Competition in Multi-Attribute Product Space
free download

The industry life cycle (ILC) model is so widely accepted and its basic premises so taken for granted that it has become conventional wisdom (McGahan, Argyres et al. 2004). The ILC is a stylised characterization of observed regularities of how industries evolve from the initial

Entrepreneurship and the Industry Life Cycle
free download

This volume emerges in an especially competitive, challenging and uncertain context, around which the current digital transformation, artificial intelligence and intelligent machines tend to take over from the human workforce. However, creativity combined with