Nonlinear and chaotic patterns in Japanese video game console sales and consequences for management control
AbstractThis paper investigates the behaviour of weekly hardware sales in the Japanese video game sector. It is found that weekly hardware sales exhibit significant linear and non-linear behaviours during the product cycle. We are going to analyse the implications of our findings for management control in the video game sector.
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Date of creation: 30 Sep 2009
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forecasting; marketing; time series; systems dynamics; chaos theory;
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