ERIC Number: ED481354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Enhancing Inter-Firm Networks and Interorganizational Strategies. Research in Management Consulting Series.
Buono, Anthony F., Ed.
This book contain papers 13 papers on enhancing inter-firm networks, including by intervening in mergers and acquisitions and developing strategic alliances and partnerships. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Anthony F. Buono); "Making Mergers and Acquisitions Work: A Guide to Consulting Interventions" (Mitchell Lee Marks); "Teaching to the Issue: Human Resource Intervention in Mergers and Acquisitions" (Vicki Van Steenberg LaFarge, Aaron J. Nurick, Ellen Leiter, Anthony F. Buono); "Forging a Postmerger Identity: Tough Work in the Executive Suite" (James W. Fairfield-Sonn); "What 'Due Diligence' Really Means: Intangible Capital and Organizational Reality" (Judith A. Gebhardt); "Knowledge Transfer and Organizational Learning in Strategic Alliances" (Daniele Chauvel, Nicolas Rolland, Charles Despres); "Complex Learning Partnerships: Creating the Connections in International Alliances" (Iris Berdrow); "Dynamic Competition and Development of New Competencies: The Case of the Internet Consulting Industry" (Valerie Claude-Gaudillat, Bertrand V. Quelin); "Reflexive Development of Interfirm Networks: The Role of Managers and Consultants" (Joerg-Sydow, Arnold Windeler); "Building Effective Innovation Networks: Enhancing Cooperation in Public-Private Partnerships" (Eric Davoine); "Corporate Venturing: Is an Acquisitive Strategy a Sustainable Pattern of R&D Externalization?" (Michel Ferrary); "Creating a Collaborative Community of Management Consultants" (Janice Twombly, Jeffrey Shuman); and "Building Sustainable Networks: An Action Research Strategy for Management Consultants" (Marilyn E. Harris, Guilan Wang). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Action Research, Administrator Role, Adult Education, Business, Competition, Cooperative Planning, Definitions, Guidelines, Institutional Cooperation, International Cooperation, Labor Force Development, Literature Reviews, Management Development, Networks, Organizational Change, Organizational Development, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Research and Development, Strategic Planning
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