Business and Society — The Social Contract

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

Why Your Next Deal May Be a Partnership

By Bob Saada and Ben Gomes-Casseres | In STRATEGY+BUSINESS | December 3, 2018 More than a quarter-century of global data on alliances…

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…

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…