Trust, Control, and Risk in Strategic Alliances: An Integrated Framework

  title={Trust, Control, and Risk in Strategic Alliances: An Integrated Framework},
  author={Taraknath Das and Bing-Sheng Teng},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={251 - 283}
  • T. Das, B. Teng
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Business
  • Organization Studies
Trust and control are inextricably interlinked with risk in strategic alliances. Hence, to understand how partner firms can effectively reduce and manage this risk, we need to examine the inter-relationships between trust, control, and risk. In this article, we propose a comprehensive and integrated framework of the three constructs in the context of strategic alliances, contending that trust and control are the two principal antecedents of risk. First, we suggest that the three constructs are… 

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