Fit for the Task: Complementarity, Asymmetry, and Partner Selection in Alliances
Organization Science, Volume 29, Issue 5, 2018, Pages 837-854.
Most existing theories of relationship formation imply that organizations establish ties to procure complementary resources, and that doing so adroitly generates relational rents. Although this entails a responsibility for organizations to recognize and harness complementarity, most theories struggle with ambiguity around the concept of r...More
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