Strategic Alliances: Collaborations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures

One of the most powerful means to strengthen an organization's impact and sustainability is by engaging in a strategic alliance or combining with other organizations. There are a variety of ways this can be structured. Nonprofits face pressure from funders to collaborate with other nonprofits. Mergers and acquisitions are a very prominent strategy, especially among large businesses. This topic explains collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures.

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Collaborations
Mergers and Acquisitions
Boards and Mergers and Acquisitions
Joint Ventures
Additional Information for Nonprofits

Additional Perspectives on Organizational Alliances

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Collaboration

Innovation Network: "What's Your Organization's CQ (Collaborative Quotient)?"
The Strategic Alliance Agreement
Resources
Collaboration, Knowledge Representation and Automatability
The value of collaboration
Models of Collaborative Social Change
For Successful Collaboration, Think Outside the Box
Conflict to Collaboration
The Partnership Matrix
5 Reasons It Might Be Time to Find a New Business Partner
Partnerships: Frameworks for Working Together

Mergers and Acquisitions

Basics of Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions -- Wikipedias
Merges and Acquisitions Primer
How HR Can Make or Break Your M&A
Merger and Acquisition
5 Tips for Executing a Successful Acquisition
Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions
The tools - Mergers and Acquisitions
Business Acquisitions and Financing
Does Takeover Activity Cause Managerial Discipline? Evidence from International M&A Laws

Course 7: Mergers & Acquisitions (Part 1)
Course 7: Mergers & Acquisitions (Part 2)

Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Essentials of Strategy and Execution in the M&A Ecosystem: Part 1 of 4
Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Essentials of Strategy and Execution in the M&A Ecosystem: Part 2 of 4
Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Essentials of Strategy and Execution in the M&A Ecosystem: Part 3 of 4
Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Essentials of Strategy and Execution in the M&A Ecosystem: Part 4 of 4

Boards and Mergers and Acquisitions

Strategic M&A, Spin-Offs, Hostile Transactions and Private Equity
Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate Governance Structure and Mergers
M&A Litigation: A Potential Partial Solution to a Big Problem
Board Members: Play an Active and Informed Role in M&A Due Diligence
Corporate Development 2012 – Leveraging the Power of Relationships in M&A
M&A Party is Over: Is Your Board Suffering?
Nonprofit Organization Mergers: What to Do
Modernizing the board's role in M&A

Joint Ventures

Joint Venture: An Overview
Joint Venturing 101
Joint Ventures (Wikipedia)
Why Joint Ventures?
How to Evaluate a Joint Venture

Nonprofit Information

Learning Institute for Nonprofit Organizations (see articles at end of page)
Nonprofit Mergers and Acquisitions: More Than a Tool for Tough Times
Partners and Competitors in the Nonprofit Sector
The Nonprofit Sector and Business: New Visions New Opportunities New Challenges
Managing Collaboration Risks: Partnering with Confidence and Success
Model Guidelines for Nonprofits: Evaluating Proposed Relationships with Other Organizations
Beyond Collaboration: Strategic Restructuring for Nonprofit Organizations

Additional Perspectives on Organizational Alliances

15 Steps for Successful Strategic Alliances (and Marriages)
Boards Role in Mergers and Alliances
The tools - Strategic Alliances
Stretch Your Resources Through Alliances


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