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Le rôle des sociétés de capital-risque dans la formation d’alliances stratégiques:Une synthèse de littérature - The Role of Venture Capitalists in the Formation of Strategic Alliances:An academic literature review

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  • Kirsten Burkhardt

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    (Université de Bourgogne - LEG/FARGO UMR Cnrs 5118)

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    (VF)Cet article dresse un bilan des travaux existants portant sur le rôle des sociétés de capital-risque dans la formation d’alliances stratégiques. Ils sont présentés en distinguant les points de vue des sociétés de capital-risque et des entreprises formant l’alliance, et, agencés en fonction des deux cadres théoriques qu’ils emploient : les théories contractuelles et cognitives. Au-delà, les limites de ces travaux sont mises en avant et des prolongations possibles sont présentées.(VA)This article reviews and analyses academic work on the role of venture capitalists in the formation of strategic alliances. The presentation takes into account both, the view of the venture capitalists and the view of the companies forming the alliance, and, differentiates between the theoretical frameworks the articles belong to: mainstream theories (transaction cost theory and the positive theory of agency) and the knowledge-based view. In addition, the limits of those contributions are highlighted and future investigations are suggested.

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    Paper provided by Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations in its series Working Papers CREGO with number 1111102.

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    Length: 35 pages
    Date of creation: Nov 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:dij:wpfarg:1111102

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    Keywords: capital-risque; alliances stratégiques; finance; gouvernance; stratégie; théories des organisations; théories contractuelles; théories cognitives; théories sociologiques des réseaux; Venture capital; Strategic Alliances; Governance; Strategy; Organizational Theories; Transaction Cost Theory; Agency Theory; Resource-based View; Knowledge-based View; Social Network Theories.;

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