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Exploring the impact of negotiations on establishing and maintaining collaborative business relationships.
Evaluating the nature of organisational culture change in the context of building alternative business models through collaborative working.
Building a foundation for the cultures and behaviours to exploit collaborative working.
Assessing the need for the development of collaborative skills and the behavioural drivers that underpin effective engagement both personal and organisational that create the environment to exploit collaborative working.
The aim of this paper is to broaden the debate in terms of collaborative working and whether behaviours drive the contract or the contract drives behaviours. In today's litigation culture in the business environment the reliance on contracts has become prolific to the extent that frequently innovation has been subordinated by policy, regulation and legislation.
Evaluating the implications of supply chain resilience and business continuity in the context of increasing interdependence of alternative business models in global sourcing networks.
Assessing the true impact of disputes in a business environment and the potential to harness constructive conflict in collaborative business models.
Collaboration is back in the front line but it raises the question as to whether industry at large has recognised this shift and more importantly if it has the skills to develop and build extended enterprises.
This report develops the clustering approach as the business model of the future. In particular it focuses on the potential benefits for smaller organisations developing approaches to enhance future opportunities. This report builds on the work done to develop the Vision 2010, and Future Connections view of the future networked business community.
Understanding and exploiting the role of collaboration in building profitable collaborative business whilst supporting sustainable strategies
Building a foundation for the cultures and behaviours to exploit collaborative working
Evaluating the evolution of Customer Relationship Management from exploitation of knowledge towards a mutually beneficial relationship where engagement reaches beyond traditional transactional interfaces to collaborative engagement through KAM and alternative business models
Collaborative working is constrained by lack of evidence to support measurable added value
Exploring the role of an exit strategy in the context of developing, implementing and maintaining collaborative business models
Assessing the need for the development of collaborative skills and the behavioural drivers that underpin effective engagement both personal and organisational that create the environment to exploit collaborative working
Exploring the value and impact of trust on business relationships
Evaluating the nature of organisational culture change in the context of building alternative business models through collaborative working
The importance of understanding both the internal maturity and the projected profile for collaboration
Exploring the impact of relationships in mergers and acquisitions against BS 11000
Exploiting the benefits of collaborative working through the integration of standards
Assessing the risk implications of relationships in a business environment
Evaluating the dynamics and challenges of relationships in business