The importance of a strategic partnership for bilateral relations

Kankaraš, Milan and Petrović, Ivan and Cvetićanin, Neven and Mitić, Vlada (2019) The importance of a strategic partnership for bilateral relations. Vojno delo, 71 (5). pp. 41-53. ISSN 0042-8426 eISSN 2683-5703

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Abstract

This paper aims to determine a way how to assess the impact of a strategic partnership on bilateralism and check that impact. In that sense, the strength of strategic partnership influence on bilateralism areas has been probed. In order to check the impact the research has been conducted on the case of the strategic partnership between the Republic of Serbia and six countries. Under those circumstances, different methods have been applied: expert-based evaluation method, DEMATEL (Decision Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory Method) and statistical method. Some data has been collected by a survey questionnaire on 15 specialists, but the main data is accurate data from statistical yearbooks. There are two general results of this research. One of them is the model of the assessment of the strategic partnership impact on bilateralism. The second result is the confirmation of the strategic partnership impact on bilateralism. That impact varies from zero to perfect impact depending on a strategic partner and bilateralism area. The original purpose of the model is to assess bilateralism and the strategic partnership impact. In addition, the model is multipurpose and can be used to assess different relationships in public and private sector. The research results can help to understand cooperation in general and relationship between different areas. This study extends prior researches by examining the comprehensive process of bilateralism scope assessment. On the basis of the research results, implementation of the comprehensive process has been confirmed and improved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: bilateralism, DEMATEL, expert-based evaluation, strategic partnership
Institutional centre: Centre for sociological research and anthropological research
Depositing User: Vesna Jovanović
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2021 08:52
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2021 08:52
URI: http://iriss.idn.org.rs/id/eprint/441

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