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Odd Couples: Understanding the Governance of Firm–NGO Alliances

  • Miguel Rivera-Santos


  • 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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