Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/96547
Authors: 
Bidault, Francis
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
ESMT Working Paper 12-07
Abstract: 
Co-development alliances are formed to create new capabilities (technologies, products, services, processes, etc.) that partner organizations need in order to reach their goals. They involve the combination of competencies, and other intangible assets. These alliances typically face a high level of risks in terms of undesired leakages of confidential knowledge or failure to achieve the expected development. Relational quality, an important consideration in all alliances, is particularly key. Without it, partners might not be open enough to combine their knowledge effectively with the partners'. This article proposes a framework for defining, assessing, and monitoring relational quality in co-development alliances.
Subjects: 
alliances
creative collaboration
innovation management
technology management
new product management
co-development
joint innovation
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Document Type: 
Working Paper

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