Teaming Up: The Small-business Guide to Collaborating with Others to Boost Your Earnings and Expand Your Horizons

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J.P. Putnam's Sons, 1997 - Business & Economics - 394 pages
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As the small-business arena becomes increasingly competitive, self-employed individuals and small companies are finding collaboration to be a practical solution to the challenges they face every day. But how do you go about forming the right alliances for your business? Teaming Up has the answers to this and other questions, offering valuable advice on how to find the appropriate people to join forces with, become more competitive, and get more clients. Collaboration comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, and this book covers them all, from networking to joint ventures to virtual organizations. Based on extensive research, interviews, and surveys, Teaming Up deals with issues that other small-business books do not address - namely, the social, psychological, and legal aspects of working with others. The Edwardses have written a detailed trouble-shooting guide that explores win-win conflict resolution, even showing how to determine when dissolving your partnership is advisable. Whether collaboration is a new option or you already work with others, Teaming Up is an essential resource for your small or home-based business.

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Consultants who have written six best-selling books, including four editions of Working from Home (LJ 3/15/85), the authors here demonstrate how the growing tendency for self-employed individuals to ... Read full review

Contents

A New and Better Way of Doing Business
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WHY ALL THIS TEAMING UP?
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THE BENEFITS OF TEAMING UP
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About the author (1997)

Sarah Edwards (Santa Monica, CA) has coauthored eight books with her husband, including the bestselling Working From Home. She also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "Your Home Office," and host a popular cable TV show, "Working From Home with Paul and Sarah Edwards,

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