Strategic Alliances for Value Creation

Edited by:
T. K. Das, City University of New York

A volume in the series: Research in Strategic Alliances. Editor(s): T. K. Das, City University of New York.

Published 2012

Strategic Alliances for Value Creation is a volume in the book series Research in Strategic Alliances that will focus on providing a robust and comprehensive forum for new scholarship in the field of strategic alliances. In particular, the books in the series will cover new views of interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks and models, significant practical problems of alliance organization and management, and emerging areas of inquiry. The series will also include comprehensive empirical studies of selected segments of business, economic, industrial, government, and non-profit activities with wide prevalence of strategic alliances. Through the ongoing release of focused topical titles, this book series will seek to disseminate theoretical insights and practical management information that will enable interested professionals to gain a rigorous and comprehensive understanding of the field of strategic alliances.

Strategic Alliances for Value Creation contains contributions by leading scholars in the field of strategic alliance research. The 14 chapters in this volume cover a number of significant topics that encompass value creation through strategic alliances in recent times. The chapters cover both the broader topics, such as multi-partner alliances, technology parks, intellectual property rights, knowledge management and culture, portfolio theory, learning in alliances, and open innovation, and the more focused problems of transparency in interfirm accounting, local partner perspective of management control, knowledge in intra-district networks, and alliance partners for entrepreneurial firms. The chapters include empirical as well as conceptual treatments of the selected topics, and collectively present a wide-ranging review of the noteworthy areas of research on employing strategic alliances for value creation.

CONTENTS
Foreword to the Series, Michael A. Hitt. About the Series. Leveraging Multi-Partner Alliances in Technology-Driven Industries, Dovev Lavie, Christoph Lechner, and Harbir Singh. Knowledge Management in International R&D Alliances: A Cultural Perspective, Dan Li, Lorraine Eden, Michael A. Hitt, and R. Duane Ireland. Sharing Intellectual Property Rights in Contractual R&D Alliances: Exchange Hazards and Cooperation, Helene Delerue. R&D Alliances in Science and Technology Parks: The Advantages of Location, Angeles Montoro-Sanchez, Eva-Maria Mora-Valentin, and Marta Ortiz-De-Urbina-Criado. Interorganizational Learning in Alliances and Networks, Amalya L. Oliver and Yuval Kalish. Value Enhancing in the Governance Decision Process: A Portfolio Theory Perspective on Strategic Alliances and Mergers and Acquisitions, Anna Sabidussi, Harry Bremmers, Geert Duysters, and Onno Omta. Comparing International and Domestic Joint Ventures: Aspects of Management and Performance, Merve Bener and Keith W. Glaister. The Uses and Roles of Interfirm Accounting in Strategic Alliances: Does Transparency Make a Difference?, Ariela Caglio and Angelo Ditillo. Outcomes of Western Management Control in International Joint Ventures: The Local Partner Perspective, Xiaohua Lin. The Dynamic Fit of Alliance Portfolio Characteristics with Competitive Strategy and Industry Dynamism, Don Goeltz. Complementarity between Internal and External Knowledge in Intra-District Networks, Cesar Camison. Open Innovation through a Collaborative Community of Firms: An Emerging Organization Design, Charles C. Snow and Refik Culpan. Strategic Pacing of Acquisitions and Alliances: A Temporal View, Weilei (Stone) Shi and John E. Prescott. Entrepreneurial Firms in Search of Alliance Partners, T. K. Das and Irene Y. He. About the Contributors. Index.