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Dancing with the devil: when NGOs partner with commercial firms - Olivier chatain et Elena Plaksenkova  - HEC Paris - ©Adobestock-psdesign1

NGOs and commercial firms often form partnerships. What is it that drives these alliances and who really benefits? Olivier Chatain and Elena Plaksenkova created a theoretical model to understand these collaborations better. They find that NGOs make trade-offs, and commercial firms are often disappointed with the outcomes. 

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Human Resources Management27 November 2017

When your CV doesn’t interfere with strategic job hopping

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Human Resources Management10 November 2017

Envy at work: how organizations can improve productivity

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship18 October 2017

Kickstarter study reveals the crowd often prefers to play it safe

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship1 September 2017

How bank deregulation stunts innovation in small firms

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Micro-economics31 May 2017

The local effects of bankruptcy

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