Managing Alliances and Networks
John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh
John Child, Chair of Commerce, University of Birmingham,David Faulkner, Dean, Magna Carta College, University of Oxford,Stephen Tallman, E Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor of Business, University of Richmond,Linda Hsieh, Senior Lecturer, SOAS University of London
John Child is Professor of Commerce at the University of Birmingham. In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Management and the British Academy of Management. He has authored papers in international journals as well as 24 books, including Corporate Co-evolution with Suzana Rodrigues, which won the 2009 Terry Book Award of the Academy of Management. His current interests focus on hierarchy in organizations and society, cooperative strategy, and the internationalization of SMEs.
David Faulkner is an economist who spent much of his early career as a strategic management consultant with McKinsey and Arthur.D.Little. He is Professor Emeritus of Strategy at Royal Holloway, University of London, and was formerly Visiting Research Professor at The Open University. Until 2003 he was Tutorial Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford and Member of the Governing Body, and an Oxford University Lecturer in Management Studies (Strategic Management). He has had published or edited fourteen books on co-operative strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and international business. He is currently Dean and Founder of Magna Carta College, Oxford, a private business college.
Stephen Tallman is the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Richmond. His research interests include global strategic management, geographic clusters, organizational knowledge and learning, and alliance strategies. He chaired the International Management Division of the Academy of Management and founded and chaired the Global Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society. He is the founding editor and past co-editor of Global Strategy Journal and was an associate editor for Strategic Management Journal. He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and of the Strategic Management Society.
Linda Hsieh is a Reader (Associate Professor) in International Business at the University of Birmingham, having previously worked at SOAS University of London. Her main research interests include decision-making, internationalization of firms, and management of international strategic alliances. Her research has been funded by the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust. She has published in the Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of International Management, Management International Review, R&D Management, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.