Title: Organization and management of German-Russian joint ventures

Authors: Jurgen Bock, Frank Thielemann

Addresses: Ost-West-Agentur (East-West Agency), Dusseldorf, Germany. ' Institute for Applied Innovation Research, Bochum, Germany

Abstract: Joint ventures between German and Russian enterprises have to contend with a great deal of uncertainty in a changing environment. Attitudes and expectations of managers in the two countries are very different. The authors give practical advice on the organization and management of German-Russian joint ventures, and point to the potential rewards in being |first to market| in the former Eastern Bloc states.

Keywords: German-Russian joint ventures; Russia; trade; Commonwealth of Independent States; CIS; small and medium-sized enterprises; SMEs; former USSR; former Soviet Union; Germany; uncertainty.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1994.025609

International Journal of Technology Management, 1994 Vol.9 No.8, pp.864 - 879

Published online: 23 May 2009 *

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