Faculty Scholarship 1994 - Present

Developing Effective Growth Strategies by Linking Business Climate and the Formation of Strategic Alliances

The purpose of this paper is to provide an understanding of the conditions underlying alliance activity so that appropriate policies and approaches may be developed to foster the growth and success of SMEs and strategic alliances in developing countries. Specifically, the paper addresses the relationship between business climate and the formation of strategic alliances. Data are collected from companies that conduct business in Indonesia. Implications for managers, and policy makers are discussed extensively in the paper.