Content & Learning outcome:
In the course the following topics will be discussed:
| Motives of companies to engage in collaboration with other companies
| How to select promising collaboration partners?
| Which form of a network is the appropriate one?
| What are the main potential economic benefits of a virtual organization?
| The governance of network organizations
| Organizational Learning in collaborative networks
| Coordination approaches in collaborative networks
| Evaluation of collaborative networks
After this course Zeppelin graduates will have solution knowledge on the following important questions:
| How do collaborative networks come into being?
| How can collaborative networks be managed in a way that ensures growth in performance?
| How can we handle conflicts between competition and collaboration in networks?
| Which are future challenges of network management?