*Kirti Sawhney Celly is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Irvine. She will be an Associate Professor of Marketing at the College of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach in the Fall of 1999. Her research interests are in international interorganizational relations and corporate citizenship issues.
**Robert E. Spekman is the Taylor Murphy Professor of Business at the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. His research interests range from business-to-business marketing strategy, to alliance and partnership management, to procurement strategy and supply chain management.
***John Kamauff is a partner with PriceWaterhouse Coopers, where he is part of their supply chain management practice. His interests include supply chain management, procurement strategy, and the impact of early supplier involvement on the new product development process.