Business Book Summary: Remix Strategy

(Business Book Summary by EBSCO) In today’s highly competitive business environment, companies must be able to quickly acquire and effectively apply…

The Three Laws of Business Combinations: How to Create Value by Remixing Assets

(Book excerpt in Strategy & Leadership). Benjamin Gomes-Casseres has adapted this article from his latest book, Remix Strategy: The Three Laws of Business Combinations…

Personal Chemistry in Partnerships — Handle With Care

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW |   When I hear that two CEOs are striking a deal in…

Creating Joint Value

(Strategic Alliance Magazine) In Biopharma and many other industries, “Not Invented Here” is SO Last Century. Joint value is the…

From Rivals to Partners — IBM and Apple

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW |   The lynchpin of the new IBM-Apple alliance will be this simple…

Merger Are Partnerships Too — Trending Now

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Corporate marriage brokers are again fully employed. Every day a new deal…

Exit and Loyalty — Yahoo and Tumbler

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | As Yahoo goes through with its acquisition of Tumblr, CEO Marissa Mayer…

The False Security of Contracts — HP vs Oracle

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Hewlett Packard and Oracle are embroiled in a marriage spat that would…

How to Manage Multiple Partnerships

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | If you think politicians have a tough time staying monogamous, take a…

A Partnership Is Not a Purchase Order

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Scott McNealy, ex-CEO of Sun Microsystems, tweeted this message last month: “Most…