Self-Regulatory Institutions for Solving Environmental Problems: Perspectives and Contributions from the Management Literature
33 Pages Posted: 14 May 2007
Date Written: July 16, 2007
Scholars of management have long considered how institutions can help resolve market imperfections and thereby improve human welfare. Most previous research has emphasized the use of for-profit firms. Such institutions cannot effectively address many environmental problems, however, because environmental problems often transcend firm boundaries. As a result, management scholars have begun to explore the use of more distributed institutional forms. In this article, we review the emerging scholarship on the formation and function of self-regulatory institutions.
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