When Should You Collaborate and When Should You Compete?

Greg Satell
5 min readJun 8, 2019
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Boeing and Airbus are arch-rivals, competing vigorously over decades for supremacy in the global aviation market, much like DowDupont and BASF do in chemicals. Yet all of these companies, along with many others, collaborate at places like the Composites Institute (IACMI). They do this not out of any altruism, of course, but self-interest.

Greg Satell

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