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Strategic alliances as social facts [electronic resource] : business, biotechnology, and intellectual history / Mark de Rond.

Author/Creator:
Rond, Mark de.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (232 p.)
Subjects:
Strategic alliances (Business).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Mark de Rond examines the social dimension of strategic alliances and the importance of the individuals involved. Based on in-depth case studies of three major biotechnology alliances, the book combines insights from social theory and intellectual history with mainstream strategic management literature to provide a refreshing and thought-provoking analysis.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Paradoxes of alliance life; 2 The context of drug discovery; 3 Through the looking glass 1: Rummidgen and Plethora 1994-8; 4 Through the looking glass 2: Cambiogen and Plethora 1995-9; 5 Through the looking glass 3: Bionatura and Pflegum Courtal 1992-9; 6 Putting two and two together: revisiting theory and practice; 7 Strategy, structure, and structuration: the general in the particular; 8 The hedgehog and the fox: the particular in the general; 9 The legitimacy of messiness
Appendix: On methodology and definitionsReferences; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-208) and index.
ISBN:
1-107-13255-X
1-280-16107-8
0-511-12020-6
0-511-20328-4
0-511-30636-9
0-511-48855-6
0-511-07286-4
OCLC:
252482125
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