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TNC Motives for Signing International Framework Agreements: A Continuous Bargaining Model of Stakeholder Pressure


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Title: TNC Motives for Signing International Framework Agreements: A Continuous Bargaining Model of Stakeholder Pressure
Authors: Egels-Zandén, Niklas
Issue Date: 2008
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Gothenburg Research Institute
Journal Title: Journal of Business Ethics
ISSN: 1573-0697
Volume: in press Published online 2 April 2008
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: code of conduct
corporate social responsibility
international framework agreement
labour practice
non-governmental organisation
stakeholder
transnational corporation
union
Abstract: Over the past decade, discussion has flourished among practitioners and academics regarding workers’ rights in developing countries. The lack of enforcement of national labour laws and the limited protection of workers’ rights in developing countries have led workers’ rights representatives to attempt to establish transnational industrial relations systems to complement existing national systems. In practice, these attempts have mainly been operationalised in unilateral codes of conduct; recentl... more
Electronic version (URL): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-008-9722-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/18841
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