3 Business Ecosystem 1

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Business Ecosystem Analysis
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first definition: the study of the relationship between organisms and environment Ecology
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second definition: the study of the distribution and abundance of organisms (Andrewartha and Birch 1954) Ecology
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third definition: the study of ecosystems (Odum 1971) Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Ecology
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Third: ecology emerges more from use than its original statement. Odum (1971) began with the Haeckelian definition, but his desire to establish a new kind of ecology -- ecosystem ecology -- led him further from that cornerstone than most. He provided several statements of the scope of ecology, including the difficult-to-interpret statement that ecology was simply environmental biology. Truest to his brand of ecosystem thinking was his definition of ecology as the study of the structure and function of nature business. Ecosystem
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the environment interact, following the basic laws of ecology. Simple
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