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Resource-rich firms make attractive business allies - Denisa Mindruta ©Fotolia - Alice

A business partnership is much like a marriage. Both parties bring something to the table and join forces to make their alliance a success. In a recent study, Denisa Mindruta, Mahka Moeen and Rajshree Agarwal explore partnerships between pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms. They discover that financial support only goes so far, while investment in research capabilities makes firms more (...)

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“For many years, business executives in industries ranging from IT to entertainment have been very (...)

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Business Strategy23 May 2014

Who really benefits from licensing?

Firms can enter a new line of business either by creating their own products or by purchasing a (...)

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No crystal ball? No big deal!

Key ideas: • Divide projects into parts and only use traditional planning for areas where all is (...)

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