How Alliances Reshape Competition

(Handbook of Strategic Alliances) Alliances are intended to help firms cooperate better and also to help them compete better. Are…

Competitive Advantage in Alliance Constellations

(Strategic Organization) What determines the success of a firm competing as part of an alliance constellation? The elements of a…

The Logic of Alliance Fads: Why Collective Competition Spreads

(Oxford University Press chapter, forthcoming) Alliances often seem to spread in waves. This paper uses field data and the literature…

Alliance Strategies of Small Firms

(Small Business Economics) Concludes that small firms follow one of two alliance strategies. When the firms are small relative to…

Group versus Group: How Alliance Networks Compete

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Collaboration in business is no longer confined to conventional two-company alliances, such…