publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

How Can Blockchain Technology Disrupt the Existing Business Models

Witold Nowinski;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Sep 2017 Journal: Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, volume 5, pages 173-188 (issn: 2353-883X, eissn: 2353-8821, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie - Krakow University of Economics
Abstract
Objective: The main purpose of the paper is to show that blockchain technology may disrupt the existing business models and to explore how this may occur. Research Design & Methods: This is a theory development paper which relies on a literature review and desk re-search. The discussion of the reviewed sources leads to the formulation of three re-search propositions. Findings: The paper provides a short overview of key literature on business models and business model innovation, indicating, among others, that new technologies may be one of the drivers of business model innovation. This study also provides an overview of blockchain technology and a range of its b...
Subjects
free text keywords: blockchain, business models, innovation, technology, sharing economy, Social Sciences, H
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