Use Co-opetition to Build New Lines of Revenue

Harvard Business Review

The way forward is co-opetition, in which entities in the same industries act with what everyone recognizes as partial congruence of interests. Nalebuff have written in their book Co-Opetition , businesses that form co-opetitions become more competitive by cooperating. There [are] lots of co-opetitions.”. Examples of high-profile failed business collaborations are everywhere.

Leadership Is About to Get More Uncomfortable

Harvard Business Review

And along with this increased transparency, you’re held accountable for areas you know less about: new technologies, new markets, new cultures and geographies representing new stakeholders. Technology alone offers several sources of discomfort. As connectivity-enabling technology and virtual workplaces change how people interact, leaders must engage employees across cultures and business roles through new mediums.

Old Management Systems Stifle New Business Models

Harvard Business Review

Ask anyone in technology. Instead of using traditional tools to compete in an environment of clear customers, suppliers, partners, and competitors, we find ourselves in an era of “ Co-opetition.” However, as information becomes ever more accessible via the Internet, lower performing (but good enough) competitors have started to emerge, innovating around the types of core financial data that has long set Bloomberg apart.