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Managing to Collaborate: The Theory and Practice of Collaborative Advantage
     

Managing to Collaborate: The Theory and Practice of Collaborative Advantage

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by Chris Huxham, Siv Vangen
 

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Collaboration between organizations on different continents can raise issues of economic development, health, the environment, risk sharing, supply chain efficiency and human resource management. It is an activity that can touch upon almost every aspect of business and social life. In this notable text, the authors combine rigorous theory with practical examples to

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Collaboration between organizations on different continents can raise issues of economic development, health, the environment, risk sharing, supply chain efficiency and human resource management. It is an activity that can touch upon almost every aspect of business and social life. In this notable text, the authors combine rigorous theory with practical examples to create a useful, practical, one-stop resource covering topics such as:

  • the principles of the theory of collaborative advantage
  • managing aims 
  • membership structures and dynamics 
  • issues of identity
  • using the theory.

The key features of the book include rich theory, drawn directly from practice, explained in simple language, and a coherently developed understanding of the challenges of collaboration, based on careful research. This significant text will be an invaluable reference for all students, academics and managers studying or working in collaboration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134301669
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Chris Huxham is Professor of Management and Director of Research at the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business.

Siv Vangen is Lecturer in Management at the Open University and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business

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Managing to Collaborate: The Theory and Practice of Collaborative Advantage 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Garrett no offense but please check your spelling.