Enhancing Inter-Firm Networks And Interorganizational Strategies (Pb)

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Buono (management and sociology, Bentley College) gathers contributors in strategic and knowledge management, entrepreneurial studies, and organizational sociology to examine the dynamics associated with interorganizational ventures such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, and organizational networks. Emphasis is on understanding the nature of these different interorganizational forms, and ways to enhances their effectiveness. While the orientation of many of the initiatives and ...
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Overview

Buono (management and sociology, Bentley College) gathers contributors in strategic and knowledge management, entrepreneurial studies, and organizational sociology to examine the dynamics associated with interorganizational ventures such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, and organizational networks. Emphasis is on understanding the nature of these different interorganizational forms, and ways to enhances their effectiveness. While the orientation of many of the initiatives and interventions described here reflects a traditional organization-development focus, emphasis is placed on working across organizational interfaces. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593110604
  • Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Series: Research in Management Consulting Ser.
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Making Mergers and Acquisitions Work: A Guide to Consulting Interventions 3
2 Teaching to the Issues: Human Resource Intervention in Mergers and Acquisitions 31
3 Forging a Postmerger Identity: Tough Work in the Executive Suite 51
4 What "Due Diligence" Really Means: Intangible Capital and Organizational Reality 71
5 Knowledge Transfer and Organizational Learning in Strategic Alliances 93
6 Complex Learning Partnerships: Creating the Connections in International Alliances 117
7 Dynamic Competition and Development of New Competencies: The Case of the Internet Consulting Industry 137
8 Reflexive Development of Interfirm Networks: The Role of Managers and Consultants 169
9 Building Effective Innovation Networks: Enhancing Cooperation in Public-Private Partnerships 187
10 Corporate Venturing: Is an Acquisitive Strategy a Sustainable Pattern of R&D Externalization? 207
11 Creating a Collaborative Community of Management Consultants 223
12 Building Sustainable Networks: An Action Research Strategy for Management Consultants 239
Contributors 259
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