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Part IIIUsing N.A.U.'s library business research resources;(Lexis-Nexis, EBSCO, or a similar database), find two examples of how companies have relied on strategic alliances or joint ventures to substitute for horizontal or vertical integration.A strategic alliance is an agreement between two or more parties to pursue the agreed objectives required while independent organizations remain. A joint venture is a business agreement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources in order to carry out a particular task (Bos, Faems, & Noseleit, 2017). It is not like a partnership agreement because it definitely ends with a single project or undertaking. Examples of companies using strategic alliance and they have been established to be successful include Barnes & Noble and Starbucks, Hewlett-Packard and Disney, and Apple Pay and MasterCard. Barnes & Noble and Starbucks likely aligned to increase sales and penetrate new markets. This type of partnership also works on a smaller scale. Consider a local coffee shop, which is a community hub. A partnership with a local bookstore