Managing Interpartner Cooperation in Strategic Alliances

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 2022

Managing Interpartner Cooperation in Strategic Alliances is a volume in the book series Research in Strategic Alliances that focuses on providing a robust and comprehensive forum for new scholarship in the field of strategic alliances. In particular, the books in the series cover new views of interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks and models, significant practical problems of alliance organization and management, and emerging areas of inquiry. The series also includes 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 seeks to disseminate theoretical insights and practical management information that should enable interested professionals to gain a rigorous and comprehensive understanding of the field of strategic alliances.

Managing Interpartner Cooperation in Strategic Alliances contains contributions by leading scholars in the field of strategic alliance research. The 12 chapters in this volume deal with significant issues relating to the management of interpartner cooperation in strategic alliances. These issues run the gamut covering legitimation, competition- cooperation angst, coopetition, identity bridging role of trust, linkages between trust and contract, multipartner innovation, R&D collaboration, knowledge flows, open innovation, paradoxes of cooperation, partner diversity, and whether or not to cooperate. The chapters contain empirical as well as conceptual treatments of selected topics, and collectively present a wide-ranging review of the noteworthy research perspectives on managing interpartner cooperation in strategic alliances.

Foreword to the Book Series, Michael A. Hitt. About the Book Series, T. K. Das. The Legitimation Process of a New Multipartner Alliance, Renate Taubeneder, Jens K. Roehrich, and Brian Squire. Embracing the Competition-Cooperation Angst: Individual Ambivalence as a Driver of Strategic Alliance Performance, Hilary Schloemer, Kristie Rogers, and Laura Poppo. The Imbrication of Internal and External Coopetition in Strategic Alliances, Kaouther Ben Jemmaa-Boubaya, Mouhoub Hani, Laure Dikmen, Foued Cheriet, and Olivier Furrer. Institutional Differences and the Value of Identity Bridging Role of Trust in Cross- Border Alliances, Rekha Krishnan and Preet S. Aulakh. A Contingent View of Interfirm Cooperation: The Role of Firm Similarity in the Linkages Between Trust and Contract, Steven S. Lui, James Robins, and Hang-yue Ngo. Affiliated or Aligned? Orchestration Modes for Multipartner Innovation Among Incumbent Firms and New Ventures, Pia Kerstin Neudert and Markus Kreutzer. R&D Collaboration and Multimarket Contact: How Overlap and Asymmetry Influence Partner Selection, Ha Hoang. The Effect of Knowledge Flows on the Decision to Cooperate: Differences for Sector and Firm Size, Eva-María Mora-Valentín, Marta Ortiz-de-Urbina-Criado, and Ángeles Montoro-Sánchez. A Network Approach to Open Innovation and Strategic Alliances, Amalya L. Oliver and Gordon Müller-Seitz. Social Technology and Stability/Transformation of Alliance Networks: Dilemmas and Paradoxes of Cooperation, Sof Thrane and Jan Mouritsen. How Much Does Partner Diversity Matter for Alliance Performance, Really? A Meta-Analysis, Giulio Ferrigno and Angelo Solarino. To Cooperate or Not to Cooperate? The Dilemma Faced by Inexperienced Firms in R&D Consortia, Isabel Estrada, Natalia Martin-Cruz, and Victor M. Martin-Pérez. About the Contributors. Index.