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The incentive fallacy in cooperative arrangements: A case study


  • Baardsen, To
  • Grønhaug, K


The question "Why do cooperative arrangements fail?" represents the point of departure for the research reported in this paper. Common characteristics of such arrangements and the underlying mode of governance are discussed. A specific case of failure in cooperation (joint venture) is described and analyzed by using the introduced perspective. Managerial and theoretical implications are highlighted.

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  • Baardsen, To & Grønhaug, K, 1990. "The incentive fallacy in cooperative arrangements: A case study," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 18(5), pages 541-548.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:18:y:1990:i:5:p:541-548

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    1. Mesak, H. I. & Mayyasi, A. M., 1995. "A simple model of international joint venture distributorships: the American-Kuwaiti experience," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 525-538, October.


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