How to Have Successful Strategic Partnerships with Fortune 1000? Meet Dr. Dr. Shameen Prashantham author of “Gorillas Can Dance”

Date: August 19, 2022

Start Time: 12 p.m. EST

End Time: 1 p.m. EST

Platform: Zoom

Questions: Chat Free Link to Meet Author: Dr. Shameen Prashantham

In Gorillas Can Dance, distinguished international business strategy professor and expert Dr. Shameen Prashantham delivers a proven roadmap for large corporations collaborating with startups. Drawing on over a decade of international research, Dr. Prashantham explains the “why,” “how,” and “where” of corporate-startup partnering.In this book, you’ll learn:

  • How to focus on the three pillars of synergy, interface, and exemplar to achieve outstanding results in your partnership
  • Why the very thing that attracts large corporations to startups—their significant differences—also makes it difficult to work together
  • Where in the world to find your ideal startup partnerships and how to use them as a force for good
  • Perfect for C-suite executives, managers, business unit heads, and corporate innovation managers, Gorillas Can

Dr. Shameen Prashantham is Professor of International Business & Strategy, and Associate Dean (MBA), at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China. His research focuses on what he calls “dancing with gorillas”— how startups and large multinational corporations partner with each other as a means to improve their prospects of innovation and growth. Spanning a decade-and-a-half, this work has involved conducting fieldwork, teaching executives or giving talks around the world. His current focus is on partnerships that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).embracing accountability as a leader!


Updated: Aug 16, 2022

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