Purpose: This paper aims to enforce interpretations about Business Systems and their interactions inside networked context and environmental relationships. They will be highlighted emerging interpretations of inter-firm co-operations following nowadays foundations of System Thinking and Service Logics, considering new related reflections about service value networks and service systems, verifying possible contributes deriving from Viable System Approach (VSA). Design/methodology/approach: Studying several foundations of new dominant logics in international literature, it will be interesting to deepen inter-firm relationships in networked context following a theoretical comparison of system framework foundations, analyzing main significant features of VSA. Implications and Practical inferences: Considering nowadays service economy (dense, articulated and interconnected), the study of relationships existing between related companies and how they evolve could be useful to direct and manage business networks allowing to their development and systemic survival. Findings: Today complex service systems represent an emerging model for business experiences and competition, strengthening inter-firms relationships for competitive advantage and long run survival. The work leads to identify the specific contributes of VSA to inter-firms relationships directing and managing. Originality/value: In a logic of continuing up-grading open source project for International multidisciplinary Paradigm enriching, it seems to be useful to contribute to deepen the effects of multi parts influences on business processes, operations and interconnected activities, in the context of network. Verified the compatibility of system visions and service logics for new interpretations of business behaviour, the inter-firms relationships and the contribute of VSA to their understanding surely deserve to be further investigated. Keywords: Viable Systems Approach, Inter-firm Relationships, Service Systems, Networked Interactions. Type of paper: Theoretical paper.

The Contribute of Viable System Approach in Directing and Managing Inter-Firm Relationships

POLESE, Francesco;Luca Carrubbo
2009

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Purpose: This paper aims to enforce interpretations about Business Systems and their interactions inside networked context and environmental relationships. They will be highlighted emerging interpretations of inter-firm co-operations following nowadays foundations of System Thinking and Service Logics, considering new related reflections about service value networks and service systems, verifying possible contributes deriving from Viable System Approach (VSA). Design/methodology/approach: Studying several foundations of new dominant logics in international literature, it will be interesting to deepen inter-firm relationships in networked context following a theoretical comparison of system framework foundations, analyzing main significant features of VSA. Implications and Practical inferences: Considering nowadays service economy (dense, articulated and interconnected), the study of relationships existing between related companies and how they evolve could be useful to direct and manage business networks allowing to their development and systemic survival. Findings: Today complex service systems represent an emerging model for business experiences and competition, strengthening inter-firms relationships for competitive advantage and long run survival. The work leads to identify the specific contributes of VSA to inter-firms relationships directing and managing. Originality/value: In a logic of continuing up-grading open source project for International multidisciplinary Paradigm enriching, it seems to be useful to contribute to deepen the effects of multi parts influences on business processes, operations and interconnected activities, in the context of network. Verified the compatibility of system visions and service logics for new interpretations of business behaviour, the inter-firms relationships and the contribute of VSA to their understanding surely deserve to be further investigated. Keywords: Viable Systems Approach, Inter-firm Relationships, Service Systems, Networked Interactions. Type of paper: Theoretical paper.
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