Although published thirty years ago this book accurately predicted that joint-ventures would become an increasingly prominent feature on the corporate landscape. This book, based on the experience of managers in both successful and unsuccessful joint ventures has been written expressly to help managers improve the performance of their joint ventures. It discusses the area of joint venture design and management including the management of ventures between corporations and government bodies.
List of Tables. List of Figures. Preface. 1. The Joint Venture Paradox. 2. How Joint Should a Venture Be? 3. Comparative Case Studies: Dominant and Shared Ventures on the Seabed. 4. How to Design a Share Management Joint Venture. 5. The Art of Managing Share Joint Ventures. 6. Options for Technology-seeking Firms: Joint Ventures as a Mechanism for Technology Transfer. 7. Bringing Technology to North America. 8. A Managerial Perspective. Bibliography. Index.