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Choosing teams over star players: Strategic selection of supplier teams in customized projects

Prior work has focused on the relationships between buyers and individual suppliers. However, many technological products are made up of a number of subcomponents whose completion requires coordinated efforts from different activity suppliers. Ours is one of the first papers to examine the selecting of a team of subcomponent suppliers as a function of each supplier’s individual characteristics and the experience the suppliers have in working with each other. Abstract and download