Matthew W. Guah (Warwick University, UK)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-763-8.ch004


After looking at a few concerns we have about Web services, this chapter suggests a number of ways to approach the Web services business model. It reminds strategists to consider a more holistic approach to IT management rather than supporting their decisions with economies of scale or cost displacement alone. The chapter uses Porter’s classic theories of competitive advantage to review Web services adoption process within organizations.

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