Wassmer, Ulrich and Paquin, Raymond L and Sharma, Sanjay (2012) The Engagement of Firms in Environmental Collaborations: Existing Contributions and Future Directions. Business and Society . ISSN 0007-6503
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The engagement of firms in environmental collaborations has become a ubiquitous phenomenon in today’s business landscape. Yet much of the research to date is fragmented across multiple disciplines and lacks a clear framework to support future study. We consolidate and synthesize existing contributions into a conceptual map comprised of antecedents, consequences, and contingencies to better understand environmental collaborations. This map offers a perspective on how firms develop strategies, structures, and capabilities to manage and balance environmental and economic performance and increasing demands for environmental sustainability from multiple stakeholders and society. We then highlight existing gaps in the extant literature and outline a future research agenda including key questions and issues needing additional study.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > John Molson School of Business > Management|
|Authors:||Wassmer, Ulrich and Paquin, Raymond L and Sharma, Sanjay|
|Journal or Publication:||Business and Society|
|Date:||28 March 2012|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1177/0007650312439865|
|Keywords:||Environmental sustainability, environmental collaborations, natural environment, research agenda|
|Deposited By:||RAYMOND PAQUIN|
|Deposited On:||09 May 2012 13:35|
|Last Modified:||28 Jul 2015 20:09|
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