In the context of the [[Clicks-and-mortar spectrum]] and independent business is the most extreme form of separating a business from the parent company. The perceived advantages of this form are:
* Greater focus
* More flexibility and faster decisions
* Entrepreneurial culture
* Access to venture capital
The draw back of complete separation if that tighter integration of the activities (and the associated advantages) is not possible.

Part of: [[M8-S3 - Reading - Strategies for E-Business - Chapter 9 - Choosing the appropriate strategy for the internal organization]]
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