Journal article

Value chain envy: Explaining new entry and vertical integration in popular music

JM Mol, NM Wijnberg, C Carroll

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES | WILEY | Published : 2005

Abstract

The concepts of value creation, value capture, and value protection are employed to explain new entry and vertical integration. It is posited that if, at one stage of the value system, the share of value captured is disproportionally higher than the share of value created, value chain envy will ensue. This value chain envy will result in new entry and vertical integration towards that desirable stage provided that the means of value protection available to the incumbents can be overcome. Within the popular music industries, the value created at the stage of music publishing has diminished steadily over the course of the 20th century, but the value captured has remained high. This has trigger..

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