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Partnerships & Alliances

Who is your perfect match? Who can help drive your organization? In business, apply the same strategies you use for private networking. Build a vast network of alliances to help you get ahead quickly.

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The Evolution of Cooperation
Book
 

Robert Axelrod

Basic Books, 2006

(10)

The Founder's Dilemmas
Book
 

Noam Wasserman

Princeton UP, 2012

(8)

Strategic Alliances
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Steve Steinhilber

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

(9)

Operations Due Diligence
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James F. Grebey

McGraw-Hill, 2011

(8)

Strategic Alliances
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Michael Y. Yoshino and U. Srinivasa Rangan

Harvard Business Review Press, 1995

(8)

Invisible Capital
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Chris Rabb

Berrett-Koehler, 2010

(7)

The Symbiotic Man
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Joel De Rosnay

McGraw-Hill, 2000

(7)

Distribution Channels
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Julian Dent

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

Building Trust at the Speed of Change
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Edward M. Marshall

AMACOM, 2000

(8)

The Referral Engine
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John Jantsch

Portfolio, 2010

(8)

Vested Outsourcing
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Kate Vitasek et al.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

(8)

Governing by Network
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Stephen Goldsmith and William D. Eggers

Brookings Institution Press, 2004

(7)

Cause for Concern
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Stephen M. Adler

Thomson South-Western, 2006

(7)

The Organization of the Future
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Frances Hesselbein et al.

Jossey-Bass, 1997

(7)

Cause Marketing
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Joe Marconi

Dearborn, 2002

(9)

The Global Brain
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Satish Nambisan and Mohanbir Sawhney

Wharton School Publishing, 2007

(7)

One Billion Customers
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James McGregor

Free Press, 2005

(9)

Winning the Influence Game
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Michael Watkins et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(7)

Offshore Outsourcing of IT Work
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Mary C. Lacity and Joseph W. Rottman

Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

(7)

The Tribes We Lead
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Seth Godin

TED Conferences LLC, 2009

(8)

Working with Agencies
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Michael Sims

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(6)

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Partnerships & Alliances

In an increasingly expanding and competitive competitive global marketplace, even the biggest and best companies acknowledge the importance of establishing partnerships and alliances. It’s virtually impossible for any organization to operate independently and still enjoy maximum profitability. Finding the right strategic alliance, though, is a complex process that requires diligent research, assessment and negotiation.

Considering the multifaceted challenges of forming productive business partnerships, it makes sense to take advantage of getAbstract’s knowledge library. You’ll learn how to define your goals, evaluate your needs and assess potential partners. Strategic alliances ideally seek to establish a mutually beneficial relationship. We’ll help you make informed, intelligent decisions that will likely save you a lot of time and money.

Working It Out

One of the most critical components of alliance partnerships is ensuring that employees from both companies understand the arrangement and can successfully integrate their talents. Because getAbstract has assembled the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of business book summaries, you are assured of finding helpful advice for preparing your workforce to embrace the new partnership. You’ll learn about the often-tricky challenges of integrating different management styles and figuring out who will be the key decision makers. You’ll also learn when it’s time for both partners to go their separate ways.

The success of your business alliance depends on a variety of factors. But you can take a lot of the guesswork out of the process by utilizing our informative, relevant and easily accessible summaries. You won’t find a better partner than getAbstract.