Strategic Alliances as Social Facts: Business, Biotechnology, and Intellectual History

Published on Jun 19, 2003
Mark de Rond13
Estimated H-index: 13
Foreword A. Huff Preface: By way of introduction 1. Paradoxes of alliance life 2. The context of drug discovery 3. Case study 1: Rummidgen and plethora 4. Case study 2: Cambiogen and plethora 5. Case study 3: Bionatura and pflegum-courtal 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: A few words on methodology.
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