Designing Your Company - Volume 1: Creating, Delivering, and Capturing Value

39 Pages Posted: 27 May 2016 Last revised: 24 Jan 2023

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Kevin Boudreau

Northeastern University; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: January 19, 2023

Abstract

These notes describe a series of steps for you to design (or, equally, analyze and evaluate) your company and how it will create, deliver, and capture economic value. These are the three necessary conditions for an economically sustainable enterprise, whether a large established enterprise or entrepreneurial start-up. These notes are intended as a field guide, a teaching tool, a map of areas of research, and as a complement to usual textbooks and articles.

Keywords: Business Strategy, Business models, New Startups, Large Companies, Optimal Organizational Design

Suggested Citation

Boudreau, Kevin, Designing Your Company - Volume 1: Creating, Delivering, and Capturing Value (January 19, 2023). Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 16-131, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2784718 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2784718

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