Strategic Turning Points in ICT Business: The Business Development, Transformation, and Evolution in the Case of Nokia

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This chapter is studying strategic turning points in ICT business using Nokia as an example. Though several transformational phases of Nokia, the business is going on and being profitable. The main branch in the business has changed several times, also during the last decades. The activities of Nokia are still in the ICT, however. The previous main branch of Nokia, mobile and smart phones, has changed into networks technology and business. The case of Nokia proved to be the good example about the business development, transformation and evolution possibilities in the ICT business. This chapter also introduces a long-term perspective strategic turning points and path dependency in the case of Nokia and considers the potential (unintentional) co-evolution development between Nokia and Ericsson.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Driving Innovation and Business Success in the Digital Economy
EditorsIonica Oncioiu
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781522517801
ISBN (Print) 9781522517795, 1522517790
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016
MoEC publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Field of science

  • Business and management

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