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1.3.3 Affiliation

Level 1

  • 1. Structure
  • 2. Marketing and sales
  • 3. Operations
  • 4. Information
  • 5. Human resources
  • 6. Finance

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Affiliation

Definition

Creating, monitoring and managing a formal or informal arrangement between two organizations for a specific purpose. A consortium is generally for more than two organizations.

Similar Terms

  • Strategic clliance
  • Strategic partnership
  • Consortium

3 Good Questions

  1. Where might the affiliates' goals not align?
  2. How much control should one affiliate have over another?
  3. What issues should the affiliates keep separate?

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