publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

Coopetition and Complexity : Exploring a Coopetitive Relationship with Complexity

Wennberg, Andreas; Persson, Emil;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet (USBE)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Cooperation have in previous research been seen as a negative impact on competition and  vice versa. This thesis is building on a concept called coopetition in which cooperation and  competition is studied simultaneously. Coopetition have been studied in terms of the level of  cooperation and competition. However, we found a possible link between coopetition and  complexity in previous literature. Thus, the purpose of this study is to explore whether  complexity can develop an understanding for what organizations within a company group  cooperate and compete about as well what they want to cooperate and compete about.     The four main cornerstones in the theore...
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free text keywords: Cooperation Competition Coopetition Complexity
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