Michael L. Barnett

Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick

Professor, Management & Global Business

NJ

United States

http://www.business.rutgers.edu

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1.

Stakeholder Influence Capacity and the Variability of Financial Returns to Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review, October 2005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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corporate social responsibility, corporate social performance, corporate financial performance, stakeholder influence capacity, stakeholder theory

Beyond Dichotomy: The Curvilinear Relationship between Social Responsibility and Financial Performance

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 1101-1122, September 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Michael L. Barnett and Robert M. Salomon
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior
Downloads 2,310 (5,399)
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stakeholder theory, modern portfolio theory, corporate social responsibility

Unpacking Social Responsibility: The Curvilinear Relationship between Social and Financial Performance

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett and Robert M. Salomon
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior
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Socially responsible investing, corporate social responsibility

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Corporate Reputation: The Definitional Landscape

Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Michael L. Barnett, John Jermier and Barbara A. Lafferty
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, University of South Florida and University of South Florida
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corporate reputation, identity, image, reputation capital

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Does it Pay to Be Really Good? Addressing the Shape of the Relationship between Social and Financial Performance

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jun 2011
Michael L. Barnett and Robert M. Salomon
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior
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corporate social performance, corporate financial performance, stakeholder influence capacity

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Opportunity Platforms and Safety Nets: Corporate Citizenship and Reputational Risk

Business and Society Review Vol. 105, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Charles J. Fombrun, Naomi A. Gardberg and Michael L. Barnett
affiliation not provided to SSRN, City University of New York - Department of Management and Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Corporate citizenship, corporate social responsiblity, reputational capital

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Are Globalization and Sustainability Compatible? A Review of the Debate between the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the International Forum on Globalization

Organization & Environment, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 523-532, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Sustainability, globalization

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Strategic Responses to the Reputation Commons Problem

ORGANIZATIONS, POLICY, AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: INSTITUTIONAL AND STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVES, A. Hoffman and M. Ventresca, eds., pp. 393-406, Stanford University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Andrew A. King, Michael Lenox and Michael L. Barnett
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Tragedy of the commons, reputation, collective action

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Throwing a Curve at Socially Responsible Investing Research: A New Pitch at an Old Debate

Organization & Environment, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 381-389, 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett and Robert M. Salomon
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior
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Corporate social responsible, socially responsible investing

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Governing the Void between Stakeholder Management and Sustainability

M. L. Barnett, I. Henriques & B. Husted. Governing the Void between Stakeholder Management and Sustainability. Advances in Strategic Management. Edited by: S. Dorobantu, R. Aguilera, J. Luo, & F. Milliken (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Michael L. Barnett, Irene Henriques and Bryan Husted Corregan
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, York University - Schulich School of Business and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) - Campus de Monterrey
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stakeholder management, sustainability, government intervention, wicked problems, corporate governance

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Beyond Corporate Reputation: Managing Reputational Interdependence

Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Michael L. Barnett and Andrew John Hoffman
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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corporate reputation, reputation, legitimacy, interorganizational dynamics,

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Measure Less, Succeed More: A Zen Approach to Organizational Effectiveness

Philosophy of Management, Vol. 6, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Michael L. Barnett and Gloria Cahill
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University
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measurement, balance, intangibles, effectiveness, Zen

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Falling Off the Fence? A Realistic Appraisal of a Real Options Approach to Corporate Strategy

Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 185-196, 2003
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 349 (83,617)
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Real options, flexibility, strategy, legitimacy

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: A Longitudinal Analysis of an Industry Self-Regulatory Institution

Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jan 2008
Michael L. Barnett and Andrew A. King
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 335 (87,629)
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institutions, industry self-regulation, commons problems, cooperative strategy

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An Attention-Based View of Real Options Reasoning

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 280 (106,480)
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real options reasoning, attention-based view, decision-making under uncertainty, strategic management

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Payoffs and Pitfalls of Strategic Learning

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
William H. Starbuck, Michael L. Barnett and Philippe Baumard
University of Oregon - Charles H. Lundquist School of Business, Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
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learning, cognitive learning, noncognitive learning, success, failure

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Waves of Collectivizing: A Dynamic Model of Competition and Cooperation Over the Life of an Industry

Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 243 (123,419)
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collective strategy, competitive strategy, legitimacy, reputation

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Why Stakeholders Ignore Firm Misconduct: A Cognitive View

Journal of Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2011
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 210 (142,368)
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business case, corporate misconduct, social cognition, social control, stakeholder theory

Finding a Working Balance between Competitive and Communal Strategies

Journal of Management Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Collective strategy, communal strategy, competitive strategy, institutional change, organizational field, social movements

Finding a Working Balance between Competitive and Communal Strategies

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 1753-1773, December 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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How Much Does Industry Strategy Matter? Organizational Field Dynamics and Cooperation Among Rivals

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Interorganizational cooperation, competitive dynamics, organizational field

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The Business Case for CSR: A Critique and an Indirect Path Forward

Business & Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 May 2016
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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corporate social responsibility, business case, stakeholder theory, social welfare

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Making Sense of Real Options Reasoning: An Engine of Choice that Backfires?

M. L. Barnett & R. L. M. Dunbar, THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF ORGANIZATIONAL DECISION MAKING, G. Hodgkinson & W. Starbuck, eds., pp. 383-398, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2008
Michael L. Barnett and Roger L. M. Dunbar
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior
Downloads 166 (176,155)
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real options reasoning

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The Rise and Stall of Stakeholder Influence: How the Digital Age Limits Social Control

M. L. Barnett, I. Henriques, & B. Husted. The Rise and Stall of Stakeholder Influence: How the Digital Age Limits Social Control. Academy of Management Perspectives (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Michael L. Barnett, Irene Henriques and Bryan Husted Corregan
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, York University - Schulich School of Business and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) - Campus de Monterrey
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stakeholder influence, information overload, social control, digital age

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Kicking the Black Box Around: A Review of 'the Corporation'

Organizational Analysis, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 419-422, 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 May 2006
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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corporate social responsibility, sustainability, regulation

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(Un)Learning and (Mis)Education Through the Eyes of Bill Starbuck: An Interview with Pandora's Playmate

Academy of Management Learning & Education, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 150 (191,889)

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William Starbuck, interview, learning, education

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One Voice, But Whose Voice? Exploring What Drives Trade Association Activity

Business & Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 135 (208,952)
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trade associations, collective action, cooperative strategy, industry effects

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Strategic Learning

PALGRAVE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, D. Teece and M. Augier, eds., London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2010
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 130 (215,396)

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strategic learning, cognition, unlearning

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Have You Been Served? Extending the Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and Lawsuits

Academy of Management Discoveries, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Michael L. Barnett, Julia Hartmann and Robert M. Salomon
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior
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corporate social responsibility, lawsuits, insurance

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Business as Usual? An Exploration of the Deteriminants of Success in the Multinational Transfer of Corporate Responsibility Initiatives

Business & Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Michael L. Barnett and Sohvi Heaton
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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corporate responsibility, multinational corporations, practice transfer

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Which Dreams Come True? Endogeneity, Industry Structure and Forecasting Accuracy

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 653-672, 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett, William H. Starbuck and Narryan Pant
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, University of Oregon - Charles H. Lundquist School of Business and Clean Slate Consulting Pte. LTD.
Downloads 105 (251,836)
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Forecasting, endogeneity, industry structure

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Giving Credits Where Credit's Not Due?

Academy of Management Learning & Education, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 221-228, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 88 (282,614)
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book review essay, MBA, education

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Tarred and Untarred by the Same Brush: Exploring Interdependence in the Volatility of Stock Returns

Corporate Reputation Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 87 (284,660)
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trade associations, collective strategy, communal strategy, industry self-regulation, reputation commons problems

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Forging a Path Forward: How to Get More Value from Management Research

Showcase Symposium, Academy of Management Conference, Chicago IL, 2009.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Mar 2010
The Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Oregon - Charles H. Lundquist School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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management education, institutional change

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From Me to We...And Back Again: Returning to Business as Usual

Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 249-252, 2002
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Crisis, rivalry, interorganizational relations, cooperation

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Unringing the Bell: Can Industries Reverse Unfavorable Institutional Shifts Triggered by Their Own Mistakes?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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Institutional change, industry self regulation, collective strategy

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Sorry to (Not) Burst Your Bubble: The Influence of Reputation Rankings on Perceptions of Firms

Business & Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Michael L. Barnett and Sohvi Heaton
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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corporate reputation, reputation rankings, cognition, experiment

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Strategist, Organize Thyself!

Strategic Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 31 (453,789)

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cooperation, organization, knowledge accumulation

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Paying Attention to Real Options

R&D Management, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 61-72, January 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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What Were They Thinking? Exploring the Cognitive Underpinnings of How Stakeholders Assess Firms

IABS Conference 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Michael L. Barnett and Sohvi Heaton
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Influence Stakeholders, Influence the World

Michael L. Barnett. Influence Stakeholders, Influence the World. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Edited by: F. Briscoe, B. King & J. Leitzinger (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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stakeholder influence, social movements, nonmarket strategy, cognition

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Built to Scale? How Sustainable Business Models Can Better Serve the Base of the Pyramid

Journal of Cleaner Production, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Nov 2017
Tecnológico de Monterrey - EGADE Business School, Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, Tecnológico de Monterrey - EGADE Business School and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) - Campus de Monterrey
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Sustainable Business Models, Scalability, Base of the Pyramid, Housing Industry, Mexico

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Mind: The Gap -- To Advance CSR Research, Think About Stakeholder Cognition

Barnett, Michael L. Mind: the gap -- To advance CSR research, think about stakeholder cognition. Annals in Social Responsibility. (DOI: 10.1108/ASR-08-2016-0009), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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corporate social responsibility, business case, stakeholders, society, cognition

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Beyond the Membership Decision: How Do Trade Associations Manage Firm Involvement?

M. L. Barnett. 2018. Beyond the Membership Decision: How Do Trade Associations Manage Firm Involvement? Journal of Management Inquiry, 27(1): 10-12
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Michael L. Barnett
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
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trade associations, communal strategy, industry effects