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Forms of alliances; pros and cons

Strategic alliances can take many forms. What are they? What are the pros and cons of each form of strategic alliance?

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Strategic alliances forms
There are many forms or types of strategic alliances. Some are more modern examples like technology development and logistics alliances, while others are classic in type.

Joint ventures are two companies that do not share a vertical connection, but can benefit from what another may offer. These companies form a new company that benefit from shared resources. Joint ventures are excellent ways to enter a country, like Eastern countries, where government rules ...

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Different types of alliances are reviewed.