Greve, Rowley and Shiplov have done extensive academic work and research on alliances over the past two decades. According to the authors of Network Advantage, companies have made more than 42,000 alliances in the past ten years. Despite this experience, many of them failed to be successful. This book explains why so many alliances fail and gives advice on how companies can work to ensure that they improve their chances of succeeding when they make alliances. This book is designed to give easier access to some of their research and is written in a style that would most managers of the general public will find easy to understand.
Network, alliances, corporation, value creation, partnerships
At the EFMD Annual Conference 2014, Vivek Goel, Chief Academic Strategist, Coursera, kicked off the fourth Plenary by stating that the traditional university has many years to go and will never be replaced by online learning. He then went on to outline exactly what a MOOC is and how they can supplement teaching and learning.
At the Roundtable Martin Schader the Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD, and Rebecca Taylor, Dean Open University UK, spoke during the breakout sessions on Roundtable on New Technologies & Accreditation. Discussing how MOOCs are now becoming more prevalent in education as well as how different technologies can be embedded in the learning experience.
On the second day of the 5th Global Peter Drucker Forum, Terry Cooke-Davies took a look at the area of project management, systems thinking & complexity. He stated that the world of work is increasingly moving towards the world of change and projects, and it is the management of these that are the keys to success.
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On the second day of the 5th Global Peter Drucker Forum, Ben Ramalingam stated that policy and practice have come to be like bikes, in the sense that they have been created through incremental changes and improvements.
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Mikko Kosonen, the President for the Finnish Innovation Fund (Sitra) since 2008, with experience in companies such as Nokia, TeliaSonera Finland Oyj, The Foundation for Economic Education, Kuntien Tiera Oy, Technology Academy Finland, Fifth Element Oy, Kesko, Itella Corporation and Hewlett-Packard Corp, concentrated in a short talk, on one main problem, that of cyber security.
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