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Odd Couples: Understanding the Governance of Firm–NGO Alliances

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  • Miguel Rivera-Santos

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  • Carlos Rufín

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

    Volume (Year): 94 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (July)
    Pages: 55-70

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:94:y:2010:i:1:p:55-70

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    Keywords: alliances; B2N alliances; NGOs; governance; opportunism; TCE; trust;

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    1. Hahn, Rüdiger & Gold, Stefan, 2014. "Resources and governance in “base of the pyramid”-partnerships: Assessing collaborations between businesses and non-business actors," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 67(7), pages 1321-1333.

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