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Business Transformation through Blockchain

Volume II

  • Horst Treiblmaier
  • Roman Beck

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Selected Use Cases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jens Strüker, Simon Albrecht, Stefan Reichert
      Pages 23-51
    3. Chun-Feng Liao, Chien-Che Hung, Kung Chen
      Pages 53-75
    4. Daniel Burkhardt, Patrick Frey, Simon Hiller, Alexander Neff, Heiner Lasi
      Pages 77-118
    5. Sachin Shetty, Xueping Liang, Daniel Bowden, Juan Zhao, Lingchen Zhang
      Pages 119-149
  3. Sustainability

  4. Society

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Clare Sullivan, Eric Burger
      Pages 233-258
    3. Guillermo Jesús Larios-Hernández, Almendra Ortiz-de-Zarate-Béjar
      Pages 259-283
  5. Legal Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Bernhard Waltl, Christian Sillaber, Ulrich Gallersdörfer, Florian Matthes
      Pages 287-315
  6. Appendix

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 337-337
    2. Aljosha Judmayer, Nicholas Stifter, Philipp Schindler, Edgar Weippl
      Pages 339-355
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 357-362

About this book


The second volume of this edited collection offers a number of contributions from leading scholars investigating Blockchain and its implications for business. Focusing on the transformation of the overall value chain, the sections cover the foundations of Blockchain and its sustainability, social and legal applications. It features a variety of use cases, from tourism to healthcare. Using a number of theoretical and methodological approaches, this innovative publication aims to further the cause of this ground-breaking technology and its use within information technology, supply chain and wider business management research.


blockchain internet of things value chain transformation sharing economy sustainability crowdfunding business models cryptocurrency circular economy smart contracts e-government

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of International ManagementMODUL University ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Head of European Blockchain CenterIT University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

About the editors

Horst Treiblmaier is Professor at the Faculty of International Management at MODUL University Vienna, Austria. Previously, he was a Visiting Professor at Purdue University, UCLA and UBC. His work has appeared in journals such as Information Systems JournalStructural Equation ModelingJournal of Business EconomicsInformation & ManagementCommunications of the AISJournal of Electronic Commerce Research and Schmalenbach Business Review. He serves as an AE at AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction. His research interests include Blockchain, gamification, Physical Internet, e-commerce and methodological issues in social science research.

Roman Beck is Professor of IT Management and Leadership at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His research spans the area of Information Systems, focusing on Services Science, IT Leadership and e-finance, including business processes, innovative information and communication systems. He has published in international journals such as MIS QuarterlyJournal of Information Technology and Electronic Markets, and contributed to a number of international conferences in the area of Information Systems.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Business Transformation through Blockchain
  • Book Subtitle Volume II
  • Editors Horst Treiblmaier
    Roman Beck
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-99057-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-99058-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVIII, 362
  • Number of Illustrations 29 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Innovation/Technology Management
    Big Data/Analytics
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