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Resource-based Global Strategic Alliances in the Information Technology and Telecommunications Industry as Determinant for Competitive Power Improving
Strategic Management and Corporate Governance
The main purpose of the research is to find out specific formation features and characteristics of strategic alliances in information technologies and telecommunication industry. For achieving stated objective next issues must be solved: 1. Give a definition and figure out the role of strategic alliances. 2. Analyze modern approaches to strategic alliances formation. 3. Analyze the international accession experience into strategic alliances. 4. Study strategic alliances in information technologies and telecommunication industry according to data for May 2016. 5. Define goals and specific formation features of strategic alliances due to forms, types, duration and parameters. Studied object is companies from Fortune Global 500 in IT field chosen according to industry codification. Researched subject is structure and composition of the companies from the chosen group. Modern approaches for the strategic alliances, types and forms of strategic alliances are explored due to the international inter-sectional practice and IT & Telecom industry. Research results are presented in the context of international strategic alliances and national strategic partnerships up to the chosen group of companies. Specific recommendations have been provided for the companies, which regard strategic alliances, as a possible determinant for competitive power improving and acceptable option for cooperation with partners.