Background Note | HBS Case Collection | January 2005 (Revised March 2007)

Game Theory and Business Strategy

by Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Dennis A. Yao


Provides a brief introduction to the application of game theory to business settings. Sets up and analyzes a minicase involving commitment.

Keywords: Game Theory; Trust; Business Strategy;


Oberholzer-Gee, Felix, and Dennis A. Yao. "Game Theory and Business Strategy." Harvard Business School Background Note 705-471, January 2005. (Revised March 2007.)