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Overview

Collaborative Strategy by Luiz F. Mesquita

This book provides approachable and insightful chapters that summarize state-of-the-art thinking and research on alliances and networks. Contributions by leading scholars cover foundations or fundamentals as well as frontier areas through a diverse range of perspectives. Topics include:
• the theoretical foundations of collaborative strategy
• firms’ partner selection and investment decisions
• contractual foundations of collaboration
• relational and behavioral aspects of collaboration, networks and portfolios
• novel collaborative relationships such as ecosystems and public–private partnerships, and the consequences of inter-organizational collaborations.
For doctoral and masters students, as well as managers new to the area of collaborative strategy, this collection provides concise chapters and literature reviews that make it an invaluable resource. Business practitioners and consultants who want to learn about this area and the underlying theory will also find this book a useful reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783479573
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/17/2014
Pages: 352

About the Author

Edited by Luiz F. Mesquita, Arizona State University, Roberto Ragozzino, University of Tennessee at Knoxville and Jeffrey J. Reuer, University of Colorado, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Introduction
Luiz Mesquita, Roberto Ragozzino and Jeffrey J. Reuer
Part I Theoretical Building Blocks
1. Strategic Alliances as Agents of Competitive Change
Kathryn Rudie Harrigan
2. Inter-partner Learning in Strategic Alliances
Yves Doz
3. Alliances: A Distinct Strategic Tool for Reconfiguring Resources and Businesses
Laurence Capron and Will Mitchell
4. Alliances and Markets for Technology
Alfonso Gambardella and Claudio Panico
5. Real Option Considerations in Devising a Collaborative Strategy
Tailan Chi and Anju Seth
6. Collaboration in Strategic Alliances: Cooperation and Coordination
Tobias Kretschmer and Bart S. Vanneste
Part II Partner Selection and Alliance Investment Decisions
7. Alliance Partner Selection
Dan Li, Jingyu Li and Michael A. Hitt
8. Strategic Alliance as a Mode of International Market Entry
Stephen Tallman
9. When Collaborative Strategy Turns into Acquisition: Distinguishing and Explaining Partner Acquisition versus Joint Venture Buyout
Miranda Stienstra and Xavier Martin
10. Alliances and Exogenous Shocks
Navid Asgari and Kulwant Singh
PART III Contractual Foundations of Alliances
11. Contractual Design of Alliances
Kyle J. Mayer and Zhe (Adele) Xing
12. Property Rights Theory and the Governance of Strategic Alliances
Daniel W. Elfenbein
13. Global Knowledge Acquisition Through Alliances: Optimizing Contracts and Task Complexity
Farok J. Contractor and Jeongho Choi
PART IV Relational and Behavioral Aspects of Alliances
14. The Relational View Revisited
Jeff Dyer, Harbir Singh and William Hesterly
15. The Process of Cooperation in Strategic Alliances
Birgul Arslan and Africa Ari-o
16. The Social Context of B2B Exchanges: Trust and Relational Governance
Laura Poppo and Truc Nguyen
17. Behavioral Alliance Strategy
Thomas Mellewigt, Sarah Maria Bruhs and Arne Keller
18. Culture in Alliance Research
Franz Wohlgezogen
19. A Stakeholder-Based View of Strategic Alliances
Kerstin Neumann and Maurizio Zollo
PART V Alliance Networks and Portfolios
20. The Network Perspective of Alliances: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
Ravi Madhavan and John Prescott
21. The Architecture and Dynamics of Global Networks
Maxim Sytch
22. Managing the Configuration and Evolution of Alliance Portfolios
Werner H. Hoffmann and Ferry Habasche
23. Exploration and Exploitation Through Alliances
Dovev Lavie
PART VI Novel Collaborative Relationships
24. Business Ecosystems
Robert P. Bremner, Kathleen M. Eisenhardt and Douglas P. Hannah
25. Public-Private Collaboration: A Review and Avenues for Further Research
Ilze Kivleniece, Sandro Cabral, Sergio Lazzarini and Bertrand V. Quélin
26. Multi-Party Technology Alliances
Caren Butter and John Hagedoorn
PART VII Consequences of Inter-Organizational Collaboration
27. Alliance Performance
Miguel Rivera-Santos and Pierre Dussauge
28. You Are the Company You Keep: The Relationship between An Organization's Alliance Activity and Its Status
Ithai Stern
29. Addressing Endogeneity Issues in Alliance Research
Octavio J. Martinez, Joanne E. Oxley and Brian S. Silverman
30. Alliance or Partnering Capability of a Firm: Antecedents, Constituents, and Performance Implications
Prashant Kale and Harbir Sin
Index

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