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Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Organizations turn to multistakeholder partnerships (MSPs) to meet challenges they cannot handle alone. By tapping diverse stakeholders’ resources, MSPs develop the capability to address complex ... More


. Alliances and Networks

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the patterns of cooperative activity involving alliances or partnership between two firms involving a multiplicity of cooperative agreements, and the possibility of networks ... More


Corporate Strategy, Alliances, and Collective Action

James A. Phills

in Integrating Mission and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171280
eISBN:
9780199850327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171280.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides a basis for understanding and managing three sets of issues: the interrelationship within complex multibusiness organizations, the domain of what is called corporate strategy; ... More


Mergers Between Professional Service Firms: How the “Big Eight” Became the “Big Five”

Nicholas C. Fairclough and Samantha Fairclough

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0024
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses merger and acquisition behavior between professional service firms. Professional service firms are specific kinds of organization, they are knowledge-intensive, and are ... More


Partnerships for Sustainability

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Both the management and the public policy literatures have documented an uptick in the number of partnerships formed to address sustainability. Sustainability refers to fostering the total quality of ... More


The case for workplace partnership

Stewart Johnstone

in Finding a Voice at Work?: New Perspectives on Employment Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199668007
eISBN:
9780191813450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668007.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

The decline of trade unions in recent years has raised important questions about the future of employee voice. In Britain, many commentaries have been pessimistic, especially regarding the prospects ... More


Origins

Lawrence A. Cunningham

in Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter describes the beginning of Warren Buffet’s relationship with Berkshire Hathaway. In 1956, twenty-six-year-old Buffett formed the investment firm Buffett Partnership Ltd., which later ... More


The Rise of Partnerships: From Local to Global

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Multistakeholder partnerships (MSPs) are formed to tackle knotty societal problems, promote innovation, provide public services, expand governance capabilities, set standards for a field, or resolve ... More


Three Diverse Examples of Multistakeholder Partnerships

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This chapter presents three very different partnership cases. The first focuses on partnerships among Rabobank, the second largest Dutch bank known for investments in food and agriculture worldwide, ... More


Collaborative Governance

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Governance involves the processes of managing the delivery of public goods. As problems increase in complexity, governments need capabilities that lie beyond the scope of their agencies. ... More


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