co-opetition


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co-opetition

(ˌkəʊɒpəˈtɪʃən)
n
(Commerce) cooperation between competitors in business, esp in the computer industry
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Hearst and Media News Group had hoped to set up a similar co-opetition delivery system in the San Francisco Bay Area when they were getting into bed with one another last year, but the hounds of anti-competition bayed a little too loudly for it to have happened (though I'm sure its not off either company's radar).
One example of co-opetition can be found in contracts that New Leaders for New Schools has signed to bring its principals to high-need urban areas that include autonomy agreements for all high-performing principals in that city's public schools.
These steps are designed to move SME away from atomistic and competitive-exclusive behaviour towards a co-opetition (Brandenburger & Nalebuff, 1996) or competitive-inclusive culture.
Such co-opetition is also at the heart of standardization activities.
Or just look at some of the popular titles in the business section of your local bookstore: Death of Competition, Co-opetition.
In an era of co-opetition, new strategic alliances are forged to expand markets and create new business opportunities for everyone.
Moore: The market will continue consolidation, and parcel carriers, including USPS, will expand and practice co-opetition to cover last mile and return services.
Second, with diversity in systems & technology, industry-wide co-opetition is the key to cracking hard problems.
In this co-opetition, satcom firms may explore strategic alliances with mobile operators.
This practice of co-opetition is becoming so engrained, especially in the UK, that law firms employ a non-billable lawyer for each of their practice areas, or domains of expertise.
Despite its seemingly academic disposition, the anecdotal development of both the elements of co-opetition and the achievement of success using various game moves revolve around live business wagers that have touched us all.