Col­lab­o­ra­tive busi­ness rela­tion­ship is a type of part­ner­ship in which two or more busi­ness­es work togeth­er in a coop­er­a­tive man­ner to achieve a com­mon goal or mutu­al ben­e­fit. This type of rela­tion­ship is char­ac­ter­ized by open com­mu­ni­ca­tion, mutu­al trust, and a will­ing­ness to share resources and exper­tise. Col­lab­o­ra­tive busi­ness rela­tion­ships can be long-term and ongo­ing, or they may be more short-term, focused on a spe­cif­ic project or goal.