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Author Shenkar, Dr. Oded

Title Handbook of Strategic Alliances
Published Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2005


Description 1 online resource (489 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Part I -- Introduction to Strategic Alliances; Chapter 1 -- The Alliance Puzzle: Known Terrain, Black Boxes, and the Road Ahead; Part II -- Theoretical Foundations; Chapter 2 -- Strategic Alliances: A Survey of Issues from an Entrepreneurial Perspective; Chapter 3 -- How Alliances Reshape Competition Benjamin Gomes-Casseres; Chapter 4 -- Opportunism in Cooperative Alliances: Conditions and Solutions; Chapter 5 -- Understanding Partnering Processes and Outcomes: The Contribution of Evolutionary Theory
Chapter 6 -- What Does a Real Options Perspective Add to the Understanding of Strategic Alliances?Chapter 7 -- Networks of Strategic Alliances; Part III -- Alliance Management: Opening the ""Black Boxes""; Chapter 8 -- Structuring and Restructuring Alliances: A Theory-Based Process Model; Chapter 9 -- Alliance Contractual Design; Chapter 10 -- Interorganizational Trust; Chapter 11 -- Exploring Dark Corners: An Agenda for Organizational Behavior Research in Alliance Contexts; Chapter 12 -- Alliance Forms and Human Resource Issues, Implications, and Significance
Chapter 13 -- Learning and Knowledge Development in AlliancesPart IV -- Cross-Border Collaborations; Chapter 14 -- Alliances and International Business Theory; Chapter 15 -- Nurturing Successful Alliances across Boundaries; Chapter 16 -- International Joint Ventures in Emerging Economies: Past Drivers and Emerging Trends; Part V -- Nontraditional Strategic Alliances; Chapter 17 -- Alliances in the New Economy; Chapter 18 -- Entrepreneurial Alliances and Networks; Chapter 19 -- Strange Bedfellows: Alliances between Corporations and Nonprofits; Part VI -- Alliance Research Methodologies
Chapter 20 -- Research Methods in AlliancesChapter 21 -- Research Outside the ""Core"": Opportunities in Alternative Approaches and Methods for Studying Cooperative Alliances; Chapter 22 -- Modeling and Measuring the Performance of Alliances; Chapter 23 -- The Legitimacy of Messiness: Interdisciplinary Research, Systems of Innovation, and Strategic Alliances; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors
Summary The Handbook of Strategic Alliances covers state-of-the-art research on strategic alliances and serves to pave the road for future alliance research. Little is understood about the specific managerial challenges involved in establishing and operating alliances from their initial setup and throughout their life cycle. The Handbook is intended to fill this gap by looking inside some of the "black boxes" that have been acknowledged in the alliance literature but seldom opened. Leading scholars and practitioners from around the globe chart the alliance literature, its evolution, current state, and
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Subject Strategic alliances (Business) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Strategic alliances (Business)
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals
Form Electronic book
Author Reuer, Jeffrey J. J
ISBN 9781452264028