Conclusions and Research Agenda

  • Daniela AndreiniEmail author
  • Cristina Bettinelli
Part of the International Series in Advanced Management Studies book series (ISAMS)


This chapter concludes our work by summarizing all the results derived from the analyses illustrated and discussed in the previous chapters. This chapter contributes to the knowledge of business model innovation (BMI) in three ways. First, we review the integrative framework related to the drivers, contingencies, and outcomes of BMI that was complemented with a deep analysis of theoretical perspectives and future research. Second, we propose an integrated multilevel (individual, team, firm, network and institutional) and multidisciplinary (strategic management, organizational studies, marketing, entrepreneurship, and practice-oriented) framework for BMI. Third, these perspectives of analysis facilitate the development of a comprehensive research agenda that can stimulate future studies on BMI from different perspectives, such as, a deeper BMI conceptualization, a wider and mixed usage of research methods, more integrative studies able to integrate level of analysis and a multidisciplinary understanding of BMI. These future contributions can improve the knowledge of the underlying mechanisms of BMI, and particularly of its drivers, outcomes, and contingencies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management, Economics and Quantitative MethodsUniversity of BergamoBergamoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Management, Economics and Quantitative MethodsUniversity of BergamoBergamoItaly

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