6: Creating your own on-line Model
The Universal Business Model can be used to create an
organization-specific model. In this example it has been used to create a unique
business model for the Ashley's organization, used in the other examples.
This prototype shows for each element: the Analysis, Evaluation and Strategy
issues, of the Ashley's organization, on the same page. If confidentiality is a requirement then Evaluation and
Strategy could be shown on separate pages with access restricted to specific
users such as senior managers - or these two issues could be omitted.
This prototype is a website in its own right and is filled
with information about the Ashley's organization, which you can amend and also pages describing the aspects, elements and
issues in general. The website consists of 130
pages but is only 1.1 MB in size. You could use it as a basis for building your own on-line model for your
organization, simply by editing this prototype. The editing can be done
most effectively with Microsoft FrontPage (used to build the website). However,
Dreamweaver, or other website design programs can also be used. You can also edit the HTML code directly with WordPad, Notepad, etc. All the links are
in place so you only have to change the text from the example to whatever you
Also included is a 105 page Handbook version of the main website - The Universal
Business Model (including all text, diagrams, Uses, Examples, Quotations and
Tips, etc) in Word format (from which you can cut and paste to your
If you would like a copy of this prototype website including the Handbook click here for details. The price is
US$50, UKú30 or 45EUR
To view this prototype model select here.