Strategies to Realign-and Win-in Today's E-Business Battlefield Traditional global industrial powers-built on a base of tremendous physical capital and manufacturing strength-must today face a stunning reality: the fast, lean e-business world may pass them by. Today's business-to-business e-business revolution, in which companies increasingly rely on brand ownership as they outsource physical capital activities, requires a dramatically different business process model with entirely new definitions of business processes. MetaCapitalism: The E-Business Revolution and the Design of 21st-Century Companies and Markets is the first book to outline the adaptations and innovations required to thrive in the new world of e-business. Original in thought and powerful in argument, MetaCapitalism draws on the combined expertise of two leading business strategists and the unmatched resources of PricewaterhouseCoopers to define this fundamentally changed environment and explain how managers can and must move-and move quickly-to reformulate their companies for success. Tremendous knowledge, imagination, and insight-not to mention a small degree of faith-will be required to enter and succeed in this new world. Step inside MetaCapitalism: The E-Business Revolution and the Design of 21st-Century Companies and Markets to discover the fascinating and highly profitable rules, strategies, and practices of tomorrow's e-business-from the leaders who are writing the rulebook today.