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Strategic Business Relationships - ECON5026

Year - 2020

A firm's success depends on both its internal and external strategic relationships. This unit of study analyses how a firm can manage these relationships. We examine agency problems within the firm, outlining ways that firms try to mitigate these issues. Strategic relationships with input suppliers examined. We discuss how firms can establish a strong bargaining position in these relationships. The optimal boundaries of the firm are also analysed. We also study how a firm's product-market strategy affects its relationship with its rivals in the output market.

1x3hr seminar/week

1x1500wd assignment (25%); 1x1hr mid-semester test (25%); 1x2hr final exam (50%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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