"The greatest change in corporate culture - and the way business is
being conducted - may be the accelerated growth of relationships
based... on partnership."
- Peter F. Drucker

Answers to Your Partnering Questions!

"Those who establish adaptable formations will survive even if they are small.
While those who establish unadaptable formations shall perish -
even if they are large. So it has been since the beginning of time."

From The Ancient Book of the Huainan Masters
(a 2000 year old Chinese war text)
Partnering Research Links

Partnering Support

The next best thing to knowing something
is knowing where to find it.
- Samuel Johnson

The following are Web sites handy for researching potential Corporate Partners. (We urge you to familiarize yourself with them now - so when you need them, you'll know how to use them.) Due to the quality of these sites, some of them charge user fees. Please Email us if you know of any good sites we've missed!

Key Online Investigatory Resources. Complete Federal SEC (EDGAR) filings for all U.S. publicly held companies. The Thomas Register - America's leading directory of Manufacturing Companies. PRNewswire - a database of the most recent 12 month's of press releases for most major companies. IPO-Central - listings of upcoming IPOs and the performance of past ones.
Analyst Reports & Financial Market Info. Dun and Bradstreet's MarketPlace Reports - a collection of over 1000 industry profiles researched and written by D&B's industry analysts. Hoover's Guides - detailed reports on most U.S. companies of any substance. Find/SVP - the most complete source of market and industry studies in the World.
Business Magazines and Newspapers. Do on-line searches of Business Week, The Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, INC Magazine, The New York Times, Upside Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and over thirty weekly business newspapers for articles on specific industries, markets, technologies or companies.
International Trade. Owens Global Information Catalog (over 1000 publications on international trade). International Finance and Trade Web sites in England, The European Union, Eastern Europe, Japan, and the Pacific Rim. The NAFTAnet Homepage.
Business Databases. There are a large number of databases that are available on the internet. These are our best picks.
General Reference/Other Top business schools, business planning resources, government sites, Sic Code Finder, other miscellaneous
TSNN - Searchable database of all trade shows
Legal and Accounting Links to accounting sites and accounting firms, consumer price index, legal sites and legal firms, sites containing searchable online statutes, cases and legal materials
Miscellaneous - Search Engines and Directories, General Reference and Expert Information, News Groups, Chat, ICQ, On-Line News, Travel Related Information, Investing, Jobs and Careers, Loans and Mortgages, Health Care and Fitness, Entertainment and Recreation
Business Travel. Find the best air fares and the lowest car rental rates. Includes links to OAG, Sabre Travelocity, and the Internet Travel Network. The Weather Site - find out what the weather will be when you get there. If you are traveling abroad, get U.S. State Department Travel Advisories. Custom generate street maps on line.

This site is supported by CPI (The Corporate Partnering Institute), a U.S. think-tank dedicated to the study and use of partnering to generate competitive advantage. We welcome the support of other interested persons and organizations.

  • Locate Partnering Tools. CPI can help you locate partnering tools such as: Corporate Partnering - A How-To Handbook (296pp, $149), Sahakian's Key Partnering Checklists, Due Diligence Checklists, The Executive Partnering Kit. Click Here For Info on CPI Partnering Tools and for info on CPI Business Guides.
  • Partnering Coaching and Training. CPI can provide you with access to partnering coaching and training including: The One-Hour Partnering TeleConsult CPI Coaching and Training, Partnering Advisory Services, Partnering Mediation Services, and Partner Acquisition Services. CPI Partnering Services
  • Online Partnering Consultations. Fee Based Telephone Consults from Experienced Partnering Professionals (sponsored by the Corporate Partnering Institute) contact cpart2@partneringagreements.com for more information.... or call 1-800-948-1700.
  • Partnering Services. Get information about CPI Partnering Services (list of CPI customers and testimonials); How to Find Qualified Partners;
  • Our Favorite Company Research Sites. Hoover's (10,000 company descriptions; 2500 detailed profiles); Knowx.com (Charges a fee but can get pretty much anything); FreeEdgar (Business, financial and competitive information derived from US Securities and Exchange commision... better than the official SEC Filings); YahooCompanyNews (Information on over 9,000 public companies, including contact information, business summaries, officer and employeee information, sector and industry classifications, business and earnings announcement summaries, and financial statistics and ratios)
  • For More Information...Send Email to cpart2@corporate-partnering.com
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"Businesses once grew by one of two ways; grass roots up, or by acquisition... Today businesses grow through alliances - all kinds of dangerous alliances. Joint ventures and customer partnerings which, by the way, very few people understand."
Peter F. Drucker

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