Unveiling the Black Markets of Pooled Assets
Keywords: Black markets, Network structures, asset pooling, impact of IT, responding
AbstractPresence of black markets is not common for every industry but is a unique phenomenon in the industries such as asset pooling and leasing services. The unique business models and the asset flows that we see in such industries are susceptible for such threats and reveals the nature and extent of extent of industry-specific threats. This paper employs agility lens (Overby et al. 2006; Roberts and Grover 2012) to understand how such firms could address the issue of black market threats with the help of network structure. Through a case study of a global asset pooling and leasing company, we reveal the criticality of network structures, the difficulties, inadequacies and impracticalities of current tracking technologies that challenge firms in minimizing such threats.
How to Cite
Palekar, S., Atapattu, M., & Sedera, D. (2015). Unveiling the Black Markets of Pooled Assets. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 19. https://doi.org/10.3127/ajis.v19i0.1016
Copyright (c) 2015 Shailesh Palekar, Maura Atapattu, Darshana Sedera
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
AJIS publishes open-access articles distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons Non-Commercial and Attribution License which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and AJIS are credited. All other rights including granting permissions beyond those in the above license remain the property of the author(s).