• 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Industry Life Cycle Concept in a Nutshell
  • 3. Characteristics of the Initial Stage of the Industry Life Cycle Concept
  • 4. The Dilemma of the Early Stage in Complex Industrial Settings: Systemic Industries and Network Effects
  • 5. Empirical findings from the Mobile Payment industry
  • 5.1 Technical Introduction to Mobile Payment Systems
  • 5.2 Architecture of the Mobile Payment Industry
  • 5.3 Comparative Analysis of the Situation in South-Korea and Germany
  • 6. Lessons for the German Industry
  • 7. Conclusions
  • Literature