e3value user manual, first release

Chapter 3
Economic Transactions

In an economic transaction, two or more actors exchange value objects to satisfy a need that one of them has or to produce other value objects that contribute to need satisfaction of another actor. We spell this out using the simple, incomplete example of figure 3.1.

Figure 3.1:Traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. This model is used to explain the concepts introduced in this chapter.
 3.1 Value objects
 3.2 Value ports
 3.3 Value transfers
 3.4 Value interfaces and value transactions
 3.5 Value offering and bundling
 3.6 Value interfaces of market segments
 3.7 Value interfaces of value activities
 3.8 Value interfaces of partnerships