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Introducing Collaborative Advantage Achieving Interorganizational Effectiveness through Metastrategy

Introducing Collaborative Advantage Achieving Interorganizational Effectiveness through Metastrategy In todays organizational environment, the ability to managepositive relationships between organizations, as well as those withinorganizations, is becoming increasingly important. Based on work beingcarried out in Glasgow, explores some of the issues involved inachieving collaborative advantage. Focuses, in particular, onthe issues which arise when collaboration is over strategy, rather thansimply over particular projects. Argues that there is a fine balance tobe struck between gaining the benefits of collaborating and making thesituation worse. Identifies many factors important to this balance.Concludes by arguing that the notion of collaborative advantage has animportant role to play in raising awareness about the nature anddesirability of collaborative activity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Management Decision Emerald Publishing

Introducing Collaborative Advantage Achieving Interorganizational Effectiveness through Metastrategy

Management Decision , Volume 30 (3) – Mar 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0025-1747
DOI
10.1108/00251749210013104
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Abstract

In todays organizational environment, the ability to managepositive relationships between organizations, as well as those withinorganizations, is becoming increasingly important. Based on work beingcarried out in Glasgow, explores some of the issues involved inachieving collaborative advantage. Focuses, in particular, onthe issues which arise when collaboration is over strategy, rather thansimply over particular projects. Argues that there is a fine balance tobe struck between gaining the benefits of collaborating and making thesituation worse. Identifies many factors important to this balance.Concludes by arguing that the notion of collaborative advantage has animportant role to play in raising awareness about the nature anddesirability of collaborative activity.

Journal

Management DecisionEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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