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Volume 59, Issue 2 (Winter 2017)
The latest issue of CMR features articles on Managing Technology, Managing Customer Relations, and Business & Society, including an examination of how additive manufacturing will shape the global economic landscape over the coming decades.


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Decentralization and Localization of Production
Additive manufacturing has been called "the third industrial revolution." The widespread adoption of 3D printing will dramatically change the business landscape over the coming decades by disrupting existing models of manufacturing and distribution that rely on economies of scale. (more)


What Are Your Signature Stories?
A signature story is an intriguing, authentic, involving narrative with a strategic message that enables a firm to grow by enhancing its brand, customer relationships, and business strategy. (more)


Financing by and for the Masses: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Crowdfunding
This introduction to the special issue on crowdfunding begins by providing some information about the history and nature of the phenomenon. It then summarizes some of the key advantages and disadvantages of crowdfunding for entrepreneurs and for investors. (more)


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Evolution of Business Ethics in the US: From Exploitation to Ethics?
The Gilded Age of the United States not only gave rise to rapid industrialization, but also the debate over business ethics. As our economy has evolved, regulations and norms have followed in suit. Read more about the history of business ethics in the United States.(more)


Homes For Homeless
Urban areas across the United States are struggling to provide resources for homeless populations. Students in USC architecture program have partnered with a local NGO to provide a solution, creating the space for new initiatives to provide homes for the homeless. Read more about the innovative potential for cities to address homelessness.(more)


You've Got Mail: Integrating the USPS into the Circular Economy
Consumers play a essential role in the lifecycle of products - but many items are often thrown away or left to sit in a drawer, when they could be reclaimed or recycled. Our postal services can provide a solution to the problem of reuse. (more)


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The 3D Printing Revolution

based on the article by Avner Ben-Ner and Enno Siemsen

Additive manufacturing has been called "the third industrial revolution." The widespread adoption of 3D printing will dramatically change the business landscape over the coming decades by disrupting existing models of manufacturing and distribution that rely on economies of scale. With 3D printed goods, decentralization and localization of production will simplify supply chains and lead to broad organizational and economic changes.

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