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Journal of Business Economics

Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft

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05.06.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Modelling oscillations in the supply chain: the case of a just-in-sequence supply process from the automotive industry

Pervasive and ubiquitous oscillations, mapping the repetitive variation in time of a specific state, are well known as abundant phenomena in research and practice. Motivated by the success of oscillators in the modelling, analysis and control of …

31.05.2021 | Original Paper

An agent-based model of repeated decision making under risk: modeling the role of alternate reference points and risk behavior on long-run outcomes

Prospect theory suggests that decision makers facing uncertain outcomes tend to be risk-seeking when choosing between losses but risk-averse when choosing between gains. Whether an outcome is framed as a gain or a loss depends on the reference …

29.05.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Equal chances, unequal outcomes? Network-based evolutionary learning and the industrial dynamics of superstar firms

With the advent of platform economies and the increasing availability of online price comparisons, many empirical markets now select on relative rather than absolute performance. This feature might give rise to the ‘winner takes all/most’ …

25.05.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Internalizing the externalities of overfunding: an agent-based model approach for analyzing the market dynamics on crowdfunding platforms

Crowdfunding platforms offer project initiators the opportunity to acquire funds from the Internet crowd and, therefore, have become a valuable alternative to traditional sources of funding. However, some processes on crowdfunding platforms cause …

10.05.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

The carrot and the stick in online reviews: determinants of un-/helpfulness voting choices

With increasing volumes of customer reviews, ‘helpfulness’ features have been established by many online platforms as decision-aids for consumers to cope with potential information overload. In this study, we offer a differentiated perspective on …

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From January 2013, the Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB) is published in English under the title Journal of Business Economics (JBE).

The Journal of Business Economics (JBE) aims at encouraging theoretical and applied research in the field of business economics and business administration, promoting the exchange of ideas between science and practice. In addition to original theoretical and empirical work, excellent state of the art contributions will also be considered.

The Journal of Business Economics was founded by renowned professors of business economics in 1924 in Germany under the name Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB) and has since established itself as one of the leading academic journals for business and management. The double-blind refereed journal is edited by 11 Department Editors, and its Editorial Board members are from Europe, Japan, and the USA.

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