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Philosophy[ edit ] The concept of business value aligned with the theory that a firm is best viewed as a network of relationships both internal and external. These networks are sometimes called a value network or value chain.
Each node in the network could be a stakeholder group, a resource, an organization, end-consumers, interest groupsregulators, or the environment itself. In a value network, value creation is viewed as a collaborative, creative, synergistic process rather than purely mechanistic or a result of command-and-control.
If the firm is viewed as a network of value creating entities, then the question becomes how does each node in the network contribute to overall firm performance and how does it behave and respond to its own interests.
When the nodes are independent organizations e. Even when nodes in the network are not fully independent e. While it would be very desirable to translate all forms of business value to a single economic measure e.
Therefore, advocates of business value believe that the best approach is to measure and manage multiple forms of value as they apply to each stakeholder group. As yet, there are no well-formed theories about how the various elements of business value are related to each other and how they might contribute to the firm's long-term success.
One promising approach is the business modelbut these are rarely formalized. History[ edit ] Peter Drucker was an early proponent of business value as the proper goal of a firm, especially that a firm should create value for customers, employees especially knowledge workersand distribution partners.
His management by objectives was a goal setting and decision-making tool to help managers at all levels create business value.
However, he was skeptical that the dynamics of business value could ever be formalized, at least not with current methods.
Michael Porter popularized the concept of the value chain. Components of Business Value[ edit ] Shareholder Value[ edit ] For a publicly traded company, shareholder value is the part of its capitalization that is equity as opposed to long-term debt.
In the case of only one type of stockthis would roughly be the number of outstanding shares times current share price. Things like dividends augment shareholder value while issuing of shares stock options lower it.
For a privately held company, the value of the firm after debt must be estimated using one of several valuation methods, s. Customer Value[ edit ] Customer value is the value received by the end-customer of a product or service. Customer value is conceived variously as utilityqualitybenefits, and customer satisfaction.
Customer Value Management started by Ray Kordupleski in s and discussed in his book: Employee knowledge[ edit ] This is often an undervalued asset in companies and also the area where there is the most discord in reporting.Connect your entire business with one call.
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