Niki Hynes

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This paper summarizes the wide and fragmented literature on strategic alliance formation. A framework is developed to organize the extant literature into antecedents, motives and objectives of alliance formation, and incorporates five relevant theories to explain a firm's motives to form an alliance. The definition and delineation of the framework stages(More)
To understand how actors formulate and combine resources, we propose an account of social capital predicated on action and interaction ahead of the structure and content of social ties and links. There are precedents, in the dynamic resource-based view of the firm and in communities of practice, but these isolate the development of social capital from(More)
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