The Study on Strategic Alliances Risk Control: An Analytical Framework

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 242)


Strategic alliances as a way to get to reduce costs, access to resources, and improve the overall competitiveness, getting on an important place in the various forms of organizations. However, despite the good prospects for the development, but the success rate is not quite high. This is because the alliance itself there is a risk, and a variety of risk management will affect the success or failure of the alliance. First, this article on the basis of foreign scholars study, drawing on transaction cost economics [30, 38] three control models in organization theory (Market control, Bureaucratic control, Clan control). Second, analyzed the strategic alliance faced major risks and risk control methods, integrated the three control models with two control strategies (performance evaluation strategy and trust strategy) to build an integrated risk management framework, in order to reduce the alliance risk, increasing alliance value targets and identify alliance risks and the appropriate control strategies and access control method.


Strategic alliances Risk control Control strategic Management Framework 


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We greatly appreciate the support provided by the Special Teacher Fund of Ministry of Education for Doctor Station of Colleges and Universities (No. 200800561065) and the Shanxi Soft Science Foundation (No. 2012041054-02) and Shanxi Soft Science Foundation (No. 2009041036-02).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management and EconomicsTianjin UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Economics and ManagementTaiyuan University of TechnologyTaiyuanPeople’s Republic of China

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