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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2024, 6(6); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2024.060630.

Review of Research on the Platform's Ecosystem


Yanqiu Zhang

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Yanqiu Zhang

Southwest University of Political Science & Law, Chongqing, 401120, China


Under the background of digital economy, platform ecosystem, as a new organizational paradigm, plays an increasingly important role in the development of economy and society. Through the literature review method, this paper proposes that the connotation of platform ecosystem has the characteristics of modularity, network effect, and complementarity based on the explanation of the connotation of platform ecosystem according to industrial organization economics perspective, strategic management perspective, and technology management perspective, and analyzes the competitive relationship of platform ecosystem; finally, it puts forward the two research theme trends of the complementary and dependent relationship of platform complementaries and the innovation of platform business model, with a view to provide useful references and lessons for the theoretical research and practical activities of platform ecosystem.


platform ecosystem, platfrom, complementarians, platform cooperation

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Yanqiu Zhang. Review of Research on the Platform's Ecosystem. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2024) Vol. 6, Issue 6: 201-206. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2024.060630.


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