strategic alliances, according to pearce & robinson (2011) are arrangements between two or more companies in which an identity of its own, with each firm giving up overall control in return for the potential to participate in and benefit from the joint venture relationship.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
question #1 - evaluate why are many strategic alliances temporary?
question #1 – part 2 -measure the strategic alliances success factors?
question #1 – part 3 - choose a strategic alliance that results in a competitive advantage.
many planning experts believe that the general philosophy of doing business declared by the firm mission statement must be translated, according to pearce & robinson (2011) , into a holistic statement of the firm’s strategic orientation before it can be defined in terms of specific long term strategy.
question#2 – part 1- revise the advantages and disadvantages of being a first mover in an industry?
question # 2 – part 2 - give some examples of first mover and late mover firms. were they successful?
question #2 – part 3- compare and contrast when facing a choice between strategic plans of similar value, how would you determine which strategic plan to incorporate?