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Name: stephen barrington marshall

From: California

Bio: Internet user, software engineer (internet technology)

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Economic structures

Headline: Decentralized businesses

Nutshell: A corporation with no headquarters a new business model.

Vision: With internet technology, there is the possibility to have a no asset owning company. Imagine a corporation made up of professionals from different diciplines all collaborating with each other and working towards a common goal. Company overhead would be drastically reduced, while productivity could be high (if there is a way to measure indiviual contributions and reward them). Profits could potentially drive traditional businesses out of business. This new business model could potentially emerge and flourish.

Date Submitted: 11/11/2004

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