Selecting Business Partners: A literature Review

Katlijn Haesebrouck, Stijn Masschelein, Alexandra Van den Abbeele

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-36
JournalReview of Business and Economic Literature
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes

JEL classifications

  • l14 - "Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation; Networks"
  • l24 - "Contracting Out; Joint Ventures; Technology Licensing"
  • d85 - Network Formation and Analysis: Theory


  • inertia
  • inter-organizational control and performance
  • partner selection
  • relationship continuation and termination
  • relationship success
  • selection criteria
  • selection process

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