ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS FOR VALUE CHAINS

A.C. Janse van Rensburg

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ENGLISH ABSTRACT:The Porter Value Chain has been widely adopted by the business community as a mechanism to understand and comprehend complexity in business environments, with the ultimate goal of structuring the business to maximize its competitive advantage. Implementing the Value Chain is not easy: a number of organizations can testify to their failure to derive any benefits at all from this concept. To overcome this problem, an approach is presented to assist the organization in creating a Value Chain reference model within the broader context of the organizations enterprise architecture.

AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die Porter Waardeketting is n algemene aanvaarde praktyk wat deur maatskappye gebruik word om die kompleksiteit van besigheidsomgewings mee te verstaan. Die uiteindelike doel hiervan is om die besigheid se mededings voordele te optimiseer. Om die Waardekettingkonsep te implementeer, is nie n maklike taak nie verskeie organisasies kan getuig van mislukte implementeringspogings. Hierdie artikel beskryf n benadering beskryf wat gebruik kan word om die organisasie te help om n Waardekettingmodel te skep in die bree konteks van die organisasie se besigheidsargitektuur.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7166/19-2-88

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