StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website.
Special Edition 8 – An Interview with Steve Steinhilber, author of Strategic Alliances examines how businesses effectively establish and maintain profitable strategic alliance relationships. During our discussion, Steve Steinhilber, author of Strategic Alliances: Three Ways to Make Them Work and Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Cisco, shares with us his insights regarding:
- what strategic alliances are and the steps taken to form them
- business drivers and key characteristics of successful alliances
- unique traits strategic alliance relationship managers should possess
- the composition and structure of a strategic alliance organization
Complimenting the tremendous insights Steve shares in Strategic Alliances and this special edition podcast are the additional resources accessible from the Cisco website including:
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About the Author
Steve Steinhilber, author of Strategic Alliances: Three Ways to Make Them Work, is Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Cisco, where he is responsible for developing new and managing ongoing strategic alliances with top global companies including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, and Nokia; a portfolio valued at more than $4.5 billion in annual revenue for Cisco alone. He is recognized by both business and academia for excellence in alliance leadership.