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Corporations and NGOs: When Accountability Leads to Co-optation

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  • Dorothea Baur

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  • Hans Schmitz

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Business Ethics.

    Volume (Year): 106 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 9-21

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:106:y:2012:i:1:p:9-21

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    Keywords: NGOs; CSR; NGO-business partnerships; Accountability; Co-optation; Watchdogs;

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    7. Craig J. Thompson & Gokcen Coskuner-Balli, 2007. "Countervailing Market Responses to Corporate Co-optation and the Ideological Recruitment of Consumption Communities," Journal of Consumer Research, University of Chicago Press, vol. 34(2), pages 135-152, 06.
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    1. Maddy Janssens & Chris Steyaert, 2012. "Towards an Ethical Research Agenda for International HRM: The Possibilities of a Plural Cosmopolitan Framework," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 111(1), pages 61-72, November.
    2. Janine Hiller, 2013. "The Benefit Corporation and Corporate Social Responsibility," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 118(2), pages 287-301, December.
    3. Cedric Dawkins, 2014. "The Principle of Good Faith: Toward Substantive Stakeholder Engagement," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 121(2), pages 283-295, May.
    4. Oguz Morali & Cory Searcy, 2013. "A Review of Sustainable Supply Chain Management Practices in Canada," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 117(3), pages 635-658, October.
    5. Valentina Mele & Donald Schepers, 2013. "E Pluribus Unum? Legitimacy Issues and Multi-stakeholder Codes of Conduct," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 118(3), pages 561-576, December.

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