Co-opetition

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Co-opetition offers a new way of thinking that combines competition and cooperation. It is the first book to adapt game theory to the needs of CEOs, managers and entrepreneurs. Though often compared to games like chess or poker, business is different - people are free to change the rules, the players, the boundaries, even the game itself. The essence of business success lies in making sure you are in the right game. Actively shaping which game you play, and how you play it, is the core of the innovative business strategy laid out in Co-opetition. Barry Nalebuff and Adam Brandenburger, professors at Yale and Harvard, are pioneers in the practice of applying the science of game theory to the art of corporate strategy. They have devised a practice-oriented model to help you break out of the traditional win-lose or lose-lose situations. Dozens of companies - including Intel, Nintendo, American Express and Nutrasweet - have been using the strategies of co-opetition to change their game and enjoy the benefits of win-win opportunities.

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Now available in paperback, with an all new Reader's guide, The New York Times and Business Week bestseller Co-opetition revolutionized the game of business. With over 40,000 copies sold and now in its 9th printing, Co-opetition is a business strategy that goes beyond the old rules of competition and cooperation to combine the advantages of both. Co-opetition is a pioneering, high profit means of leveraging business relationships.

Intel, Nintendo, American Express, Nutrasweet, American Airlines, and dozens of other companies have been using the strategies of co-opetition not only to win but to make it possible for the industry as a whole to grow. Formulating strategies based on game theory, authors Brandenburger and Nalebuff created a book that's insightful and instructive for managers eager to move their companies into a new mind set.

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Adam M Brandenburger graduated from Cambridge and is a professor at the Harvard Business School. He is the author of many of Harvard's bestselling strategy cases. He has worked with Ciba-Geigy, Fidelity Investments, Honeywell, KPMG Peat Marwick, Merck, and Northwestern Life Insurance. Barry J Nalebuff graduated from Oxford and is a professor at Yale Management School. He is co-author of Thinking Strategically. He has consulted for American Express, Citibank, General Re, IC-O, Merck, McKinsey, Proctor & Gamble, and RTZ, and is a principal of the Law and Economics Consulting Group.

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