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The policy process and business political environmental management strategies in developing nations


  • Jorge Rivera

    (The George Washington University School of Business)

  • Mark Starik

    (The George Washington University School of Business)

  • Jennifer Oetzel

    (American University)

  • Peter de Leon

    (University of Colorado-Denver)


This manuscript contributes to the organizations and natural environment literature by combining the policy process model with neo-institutional theory to develop a framework of propositions predicting business political environmental management strategies. This framework advances neo-institutional work that has traditionally portrayed government regulations as easily enforced-explicit-exogenous constraints obeyed by businesses. Our focus on political action and developing countries also advances the organizations and the natural environment literature which has paid little attention to these issues.

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  • Jorge Rivera & Mark Starik & Jennifer Oetzel & Peter de Leon, 2006. "The policy process and business political environmental management strategies in developing nations," Working Papers 0010, School of Business, The George Washington University.
  • Handle: RePEc:gwu:wpaper:0010

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