Can small businesses successfully accelerate their growth through strategic alliance with potential competitors?

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Research idea – Can small businesses successfully accelerate their growth through strategic alliance with potential competitors? The research idea should be based on a specific business sector or a specific company of your choice, whichever you find suitable for such a research idea. Please make sure to apply the following research idea on a very specific business sector or very specific company of your choice which you find suitable for such a research idea.