Background Note | HBS Case Collection | November 1997 (Revised October 2001)

Note on Strategic Alliances, A

by Paul A. Gompers and Alexander Tsai


Presents an overview of strategic alliance. Discusses the academic literature and its implications for the structure of strategic alliances. Also details the types of strategic alliances utilized by small, growing firms.

Keywords: Alliances; Strategy;


Gompers, Paul A., and Alexander Tsai. "Note on Strategic Alliances, A." Harvard Business School Background Note 298-047, November 1997. (Revised October 2001.)