Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/146646
Title:
ValueXchange: The Value Beyond the Financials
Author:
Sandell, Jeffrey Carney; Canright, Nathan; Grubisic, Petra; Yang, Ahmad
Issue Date:
May-2010
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
This honors dissertation examines the impact the company ValueXchange places on society. By scrutinizing what occurs after ValueXchange performs its core function of connecting small business owners with private lenders, the dissertation identifies alternative benefits that are created out of the core function. The primary benefit is when small businesses are able to obtain loans, they can continue to innovate, survive, and contribute to the local communities where they operate. Secondarily, when small businesses have the ability to receive loans to fund growth efforts, they create jobs and keep markets for products competitive for consumers. ValueXchange does, however, create trade-offs for society; ValueXchange may entice uniformed parties to take on the risks of receiving and providing a loan. Further analysis reveals, however, that the ValueXchange business model mitigates these trade-offs. The last component of the dissertation addresses the companies that have entered into the business of loans before ValueXchange. ValueXchange is unique from these earlier entrants in the value it provides for society. After the holistic analysis of the role ValueXchange has in creating alternative value, the paper concludes that in the company's pursuit for profit, ValueXchange is of mutual benefit to its customers and society at large.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.S.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Entrepreneurship
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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dc.titleValueXchange: The Value Beyond the Financialsen_US
dc.creatorSandell, Jeffrey Carneyen_US
dc.creatorCanright, Nathanen_US
dc.creatorGrubisic, Petraen_US
dc.creatorYang, Ahmaden_US
dc.contributor.authorSandell, Jeffrey Carneyen_US
dc.contributor.authorCanright, Nathanen_US
dc.contributor.authorGrubisic, Petraen_US
dc.contributor.authorYang, Ahmaden_US
dc.date.issued2010-05-
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis honors dissertation examines the impact the company ValueXchange places on society. By scrutinizing what occurs after ValueXchange performs its core function of connecting small business owners with private lenders, the dissertation identifies alternative benefits that are created out of the core function. The primary benefit is when small businesses are able to obtain loans, they can continue to innovate, survive, and contribute to the local communities where they operate. Secondarily, when small businesses have the ability to receive loans to fund growth efforts, they create jobs and keep markets for products competitive for consumers. ValueXchange does, however, create trade-offs for society; ValueXchange may entice uniformed parties to take on the risks of receiving and providing a loan. Further analysis reveals, however, that the ValueXchange business model mitigates these trade-offs. The last component of the dissertation addresses the companies that have entered into the business of loans before ValueXchange. ValueXchange is unique from these earlier entrants in the value it provides for society. After the holistic analysis of the role ValueXchange has in creating alternative value, the paper concludes that in the company's pursuit for profit, ValueXchange is of mutual benefit to its customers and society at large.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.S.en_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineEntrepreneurshipen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
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