Resource title

The Emergence of Disruption

Resource image

image for OpenScout resource :: The Emergence of Disruption

Resource description

We study the influence of technological efficiency and organizational inertia on the emergence of competition when firms decide myopically. Using an agent-based computer simulation model, we observe the competitive reaction of a former monopolist to the advent of a new competitor. While the entrant uses a new technology, the monopolist is free either to stick to his former technology or to switch to the new one. We find that?irrespective of details regarding the demand side?a change of industry leadership occurs only if the new (?disruptive?) technology is not too efficient and organizations are inert. (author's abstract) ; Series: Working Papers SFB "Adaptive Information Systems and Modelling in Economics and Management Science"

Resource author

Christian Buchta, David Meyer, Andreas Mild, Alexander Pfister, Alfred Taudes

Resource publisher

Resource publish date

Resource language

en

Resource content type

application/pdf

Resource resource URL

http://epub.wu.ac.at/1476/1/document.pdf

Resource license

Adapt according to the license agreement. Always reference the original source and author.