PODCAST: Big Mergers — Good or Bad?

— Originally Broadcast by Brandeis University –– — International Business School’s Ben Gomes-Casseres explains why some companies are growing bigger…

Videos: The Social Contract Between Business and Society

By Ben Gomes-Casseres I am honored to occupy the Peter A. Petri Chair in Business and Society at Brandeis University,…

In 2018, Did Business Get Too Big?

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | In THE NEW YORK TIMES | December 21, 2018 The number of mega mergers announced this year raises…

Acquiring Value: Strategies for M&A — HBR Webinar

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Webinar presented by HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Alliances, partnerships, acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures are no longer exceptions…

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…

Who Killed The GE Model?

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | This blog has gotten a lot of attention. The Wall Street Journal…

What the Big Mergers of 2017 Tell Us About 2018

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | The great business remix of the last three years shows no sign of…

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…

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…

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…

Vendor or Partner?

(Outsourcing Venture Magazine) Is your outsourcing venture a vendor relationship or a true partnership? It is critical to know the…