Date Added: Aug 2010
The purpose of this paper is to help create a better understanding of the development of knowledge, innovation and the combining of resources in the interface between knowledge-intensive autonomous firms. The literature addressed is from the fields of combining resources, joint problem solving, innovation and knowledge, transaction cost economics and the theory of governing the commons. Theoretically informed case study. The representative case study consists of two firms in a dyadic relationship. Their resources are combined in such a way that the activities of each firm are found to be reciprocally interdependent at the level of details.