Middlemen for a modern age

Discusses how new information technology (NIT) can be used to benefit certain types of business, either by 'disintermediation' (removing middlemen such as distributors etc.), 'remediation' (improving effectiveness of middlemen), or 'network-based mediation' (building strategic alliances and partnerships).

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MIT Sloan Management Review: Middlemen for a modern age

Angela AndalAncion, Philip A. Cartwright and George S. Yip

Douglas WestUniversity of Westminster

There are companies and products such as books and airlines that can benefit greatly...