Strategy and Governance of Networks: Cooperatives, Franchising, and Strategic Alliances

Strategy and Governance of Networks: Cooperatives, Franchising, and Strategic Alliances

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783790825596
Publisher: Physica-Verlag HD
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Series: Contributions to Management Science
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 391
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Cooperatives.- Introducing “Strategy and Governance of Networks”.- On the Nature of a Cooperative: A System of Attributes Perspective.- Determinants of Successful Cooperation in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from Producer Groups in Poland.- Innovation Processes in Cooperative Organizations: Results of a Case Study Research.- Structure and Governance of Networks: Cases of Franchising and Co-operative Chains.- Franchising.- Stable Plural Forms in Franchise Systems: An Examination of the Evolution of Ownership Redirection Research.- A Comparison of Company Owned and Franchised Fast Food Outlet Performance: Insights from Health Inspection Scores.- New Challenges for Store Location in a Plural Form Network: An Exploratory Study.- Plural Form and the Internationalization of Franchising Networks: Exploring the Potential Relationship.- The Knowledge Transfer Strategy of Franchising Firms: Evidence from the Austrian Franchise Sector.- Trust and Fairness in Franchise Relationships.- Concept Uniformity: Control Versus Freedom in Business Format Franchising.- Franchisee Discontinuance and Failure Empirical Findings from Finland.- Strategic Alliances.- A Model to Analyse Governance Structures in Technological Networks.- Inter-Firm Relations and Innovative Activity: A Cluster Analysis Based on Subcontracting Firms in the French Sillon Alpin.- Conflict Resolution Mechanisms in Alliance Networks.- Intermediary Institutions and Embeddedness in Technology Networks.- Governing for Success: The Host Country Uncertainty and the Design of Foreign Parent Control in International Joint Ventures.- Performance Implications of Network Structure, Resource Investment, and Competition in the German Motion Picture Industry.- Syndication Strategies in Venture Capital Networks.

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