Dancing with the devil: when NGOs partner with commercial firms

May 2018

Article published by  Olivier Chatain, Associate Professor of Strategy and Business Policy and Elena Plaksenkova , current PhD student in Strategy and Business Policy

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. Read more here.