Originally posted on 6/18/2014
We’re not your only source for rich information about the world of alliance management. Many alliance professionals are writing books, blogs, and producing podcasts that offer thought leadership, as well as nuts and bolts advice.
ASAP founder Robert Porter Lynch is well known for his work on trust. It’s not new, but it is evergreen. In an interview with Charles H. Green
, Lynch asks “How can you increase the creative aspect of interactions between opposites?” The answer: trust
. You’ll find articles by Robert Porter Lynch at
Peter J.Simoons, CSAP, and a member of ASAP's EPPP program, writes a blog
and produces a series of podcast interviews with other alliance management consultants, including Troy Gautier,
with whom he discusses what makes advanced collaborative networks different from one to one alliances and Anoop Nathwani
, with whom he discusses how strategic supplier relationships differ from traditional procurement relationships, and how both compare to strategic alliance relationships. Simoons also answers questions like, “Why do many alliances fail?” in his free e-book Successful Partnerships & Alliances
Professor and consultant Ben Gomes-Casseres posts articles and videos on his blog, Alliance Strategy
, and also writes for the Harvard Business Review blog. His latest piece, “What’s Different About All These Mergers,”
addresses the recent activity in the pharmaceutical industry.
Turn to Schneider Electric's Alistair Pim
, CSAP, and consultant Troy Gautier
for thought-provoking blog posts, as well.
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