Cooperation, competition and the longevity of stakes in joint ventures: A value creation approach
AbstractThis research used a transaction value perspective (Zajac and Olsen, 1993; Madhok and Tallman, 1998) to examine the impact of competitive and cooperative forces on joint venture (JV) duration. We argue that some factors increasing the management cost of the JV may also increase its value potential. Such factors include whether the partners are direct competitors, and whether their nationality is the same. Findings from a survey study provided support for all of our hypotheses
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by IESE Business School in its series IESE Research Papers with number D/388.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 15 Apr 1999
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Cooperation; joint ventures; competition;
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