The purpose of this research is to identify factors that allow a supplier to find a favorable issue within a co-development partnership with a powerful client. Results show that an intense co-development partnership can be an opportunity for a supplier to balance its dependence position and to build a "force of proposition" vis a vis its client.
DONADA, C. (2001). Co-development Partnerships: Consequences for Car Suppliers. International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, 1(2-3), pp. 183-195.