Strategic Partnerships — LinkedIn Learning Course

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Online course on Lynda.com | This fast-paced course builds on the ideas and tools in Remix Strategy and…

Why Your Partnership Contract Is Too Important to Be Left to the Lawyers

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Behind every partnership lurks an “incomplete contract” — a concept for which…

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…

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…

Outsourcing: Where Will You Draw the Line?

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | The Defense Department is due to report to Congress that in Afghanistan,…

Outsource, Don’t Abdicate

(CIO Magazine) The term “outsourcing” is an unfortunate one. With every outsourced task comes a new responsibility to govern that…

Relationship Lessons from the Ford-Firestone Breakup

(Bridge Forum Op-Ed) Firestone’s breakup with Ford is the most public corporate divorce in recent memory. But it is far…