Author: Jan Twombly
IT IS OFTEN SAID THAT MANY ALLIANCE MANAGERS stumble into the role. They don’t have the title, it isn’t included in performance objectives, and they don’t have any training in it.
Practically, the same can be said for executives asked to serve on governance committees. Sure, they’ve been part of many committees, boards, and task forces before, but how many of them were responsible for an alliance, where accountability is to both the alliance and the individual’s employer? That dual accountability fundamentally impacts the role.
Download the pdf to read this article by Jan Twombly and Jeff Shuman that was published in the Q4 2011 edition of Strategic Alliance Magazine.