How to elaborate your business model and verify it with customer development

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Get started on designing your business model. You’ll learn why you should work with a dynamic business model instead of a business plan, the 9 elements that can be used to describe the business model of any startup or company, and how you can use customer development to verify your assumptions that are inherent in your vision.

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Developing a concept and a business model for an HR Tech startup that wants to better integrate freelancers into projects

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Elaborating a business model and a launch plan for Ahoraz – an HR Tech startup that plans to reinvent the project management profession to better integrate freelancers into projects. My thoughts on a concept for how to innovate project management and leadership to integrate external personnel. By applying management innovation and organizational behavior to the process of managing projects in an open organization.

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Creating a business model for an HR Tech startup that offers a professional orientation platform

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Creating the business model for the HR Tech startup Wooply – a recruiting platform that specializes in professional orientation. A career matching algorithm directs young professionals toward the vocation that matches their inclinations and attitudes. By applying lean startup as well as HR practices and organizational psychology.

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How to apply organizational behavior to build an HR Tech startup that offers gamified recruiting

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Elaborating a proof-of-concept and a business model for JOBFOX — an HR Tech startup offering a gamified recruiting platform that matches job candidates and job offerings by person-organization-fit. Following the lean startup process, and applying organizational behavior insights to gamified recruiting.

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Creating a business model for an EdTech startup that provides a multi-sided eLearning platform

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Elaborating a business model for Apprend un truc – an EdTech startup that plans to offer an eLearning platform for private teaching with a marketplace and a virtual classroom. By applying lean startup and eLearning pedagogy to create a compelling eLearning platform and a business around it. 

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Creating a business model for a social startup that increases the successfully realized business ideas

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Elaborating the business and website MVP for CRINNEO – a crowd innovation and entrepreneurship platform that wants to increase the number of successfully realized business ideas for a greater social impact. By applying lean startup, social entrepreneurship and community building.

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Developing a business model for a social startup that changes investor behaviors

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Finding the business model for Financial Footprint Calculator – a social innovation business that wants to raise awareness of private investors for the positive impact their investments can have, and change their behavior. By applying Lean Startup, Customer Development and Business Model Canvas combined with social innovation and sustainability criteria to have an impact and make money.

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What it takes to design the multicultural organization

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When a management system that works in one country is transferred to another country and fails, this indicates that there is something between management system and employee behavior that moderates the effect – presumably culture. In global networks and value-added chains, multinational corporations are challenged to design an organization under cultural influences – among others. They need to create organizational structures and cultures that manage multicultural diversity to balance out organizational flexibility and integration.

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Organizational Citizenship Behavior can only be created the authentic way

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Today it is almost impossible to anticipate detailed guidelines for employee behavior. Situated coordination and cooperation have become a part of the job. Consequently, working contract, working role and working behavior diverge. Companies have discovered subjectivity as a resource offering performance potentials like commitment, self-control and improvising that are expected to result in a decrease of the cost of coordination and control.

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How to facilitate change processes with organizational learning

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In a complex and dynamic environment organization units are challenged to produce new solutions where no specific rules or orders can be preset anymore. This self-organization requires an indirect leadership of the change processes. By increasing its learning ability, the company can increase its competitive advantage in several ways. It gives rise to more and more innovative ideas, it renews itself, and the ability to learn is one of the intangible resources that can hardly be copied.

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