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Published by Prentice Hall Law & Business in Englewood Cliffs, NJ (910 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs 07632) .
Written in English



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  • Joint ventures -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[edited by] Michael A. Epstein, Michael S. Ostrach, Robert C. Weinbaum, co-chairmen.
ContributionsEpstein, Michael A., Ostrach, Michael S., Weinbaum, Robert C.
LC ClassificationsKF1380.5.Z9 J58 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1922814M
LC Control Number90134398

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Strategies Of Cooperation: Managing Alliances, Networks, And Joint Ventures 2nd Edition by John Child, David Faulkner (Oxford University Press) excerpt: Strategic alliances and other forms of interfirm cooperation have grown remarkably since the by: 1. Joint ventures are a form of cooperative strategy. where rms create an alliance in order to. combine their resources and capabilities. The. objective is to establish a stronger competi- tive. Joint ventures aid firms in accessing new markets, knowledge, capabilities, and other resources. Yet they can be challenging to manage, largely because they are owned by two or more parent companies. A joint ventures is the joining of two or more business entities or persons in order to undertake a specific business venture. Although a joint venture is not a continuing relationship like a partnership, it may be treated as a partnership for income tax purposes. This book explains everything financial management must know and provide when Cited by: 6.

But, research indicates that joint ventures are usually transitional arrangements, at least in the domestic arena. Professor Harrigan tested her analytical framework in different industries, examining the background and success of specific joint ventures and other cooperative arrangements and expounding many other concepts and insights. This book is a goldmine of information and insights for managers who are considering entering a joint venture or for those struggling to deal with its problems. Harrigan examined joint ventures and other cooperative strategies to uncover what makes them successful (or unsuccessful) and why they work differently in different situations.   A Joint Venture (JV) is a cooperative enterprise entered into by two or more business entities for the purpose of a specific project or other business activity. Each business keeps its individual legal status. Joint ventures are often entered into for a single purpose - a production or research activity. For example, a joint venture can have a limited lifespan and only cover part of what you do, thus limiting the commitment for both parties and the business' exposure. Joint ventures are especially popular with businesses operating in different countries, eg within the transport and travel industries. Read about the different types of joint venture.