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Cooperation, Coopetition and Innovation

Book Description

In presenting the concepts and the logical structure of the reasoning offered by game theory and their applications, the book explains the rational process of decision making in the framework of firm management and market competition. The book will expose both general teachings and a comprehensive analysis applied to specific case studies of various sectors of the economy.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Copyright
  4. Introduction
  5. 1 From Traditional Forms of Cooperation Toward New Collaborative Practices
    1. 1.1. Introduction
    2. 1.2. What is cooperation?
    3. 1.3. The traditional forms of cooperation
    4. 1.4. New collaborative practices or the emergence of new innovation forms
    5. 1.5. Conclusion
  6. 2 Cooperation and Transaction Costs Theory
    1. 2.1. Introduction
    2. 2.2. The logics of transaction costs
    3. 2.3. Alliance, market and hierarchy
    4. 2.4. Limitations of the contribution of transaction costs theory to the analysis of strategic alliances
    5. 2.5. Conclusion
  7. 3 Cooperation, Open Innovation and Property Rights
    1. 3.1. Introduction
    2. 3.2. The patents contest
    3. 3.3. Property rights and firms
    4. 3.4. Property rights, technological externalities and inter-firm alliances
    5. 3.5. Property rights and open innovation
    6. 3.6. Conclusion
  8. 4 Agency Theory and Strategic Alliances
    1. 4.1. Introduction
    2. 4.2. Cooperation and conflict in agency theory
    3. 4.3. Agency theory, an analytical frame
    4. 4.4. Conclusion
  9. 5 Strategic Alliances in R&D and Market Power
    1. 5.1. Introduction
    2. 5.2. Entry barriers and strategic commitment
    3. 5.3. Alliances and strategic barriers to entry
    4. 5.4. Technological lifecycle, entry conditions and strategic alliances
    5. 5.5. Strategic deterrent power to entry and technological race
    6. 5.6. Strategic dissuasion to entry, alliances and patent race
    7. 5.7. Conclusion
  10. 6 From Cooperation to Coopetition
    1. 6.1. Introduction
    2. 6.2. Origins of the concept of coopetition
    3. 6.3. The theoretical key factors of coopetition: borrowing from the theory of games
    4. 6.4. From coopetition to inter-organizational networks
    5. 6.5. Coopetition and dyadic relations
    6. 6.6. Coopetition and technological platforms
    7. 6.7. Conclusion
  11. 7 Theoretical Principles of Inter-firm Cooperation: RBV Approach
    1. 7.1. Introduction
    2. 7.2. Reversal of the “classic” paradigm of strategic management: strategic management schools
    3. 7.3. Strategic intent
    4. 7.4. RBV extensions
    5. 7.5. RBV approaches
    6. 7.6. Alliances and RBV
    7. 7.7. Conclusion
  12. 8 Firm Multinationalization, Cooperation and Territorialized Inter-organizational Networks
    1. 8.1. Introduction
    2. 8.2. The theoretical principles underlying internationalization dynamics
    3. 8.3. Firm multinationalization and transaction costs theory
    4. 8.4. Strategic alliances and eclectic theory of production
    5. 8.5. Inter-firm international cooperation and territorialized networks
    6. 8.6. Conclusion
  13. 9 Evolution of Strategic Alliances in the Context of Digital Transformation
    1. 9.1. Introduction
    2. 9.2. Aerospatial sector
    3. 9.3. E-health: towards a new ecosystem?
    4. 9.4. Consoles and the video-gaming industry
  14. Bibliography
  15. Index
  16. End User License Agreement