Termination and Coordination in Partnerships
AbstractIt is common practice for firms to pool their expertise by forming parterships such as joint ventures and strategic alliances. A Central organizational problem in such parterships is that managers may behave noncooperatively in order to advance the interests of their parent firms. We ask whether contracts can be designed so that managers will maximize total profits.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Boston University - Industry Studies Programme in its series Papers with number 83.
Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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