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‘No Strings Attached’: Welcoming the Existential Gift in Business

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  • Sandrine Frémeaux

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  • Grant Michelson

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

    Volume (Year): 99 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 63-75

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:99:y:2011:i:1:p:63-75

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    Keywords: social relations; gift exchange; reciprocity; existential gift; gratuitousness;

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    1. Valérie Guillard & Céline Del Bucchia, 2012. ""How About Giving My Things Away Over The Internet? " When Internet Makes It Easier To Give Things Away," Post-Print hal-00909262, HAL.

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