Publications

Publications

  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Monday, 9 January 2012
During the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan (South Korea) in November 2011, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development together with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Global Compact, the International Business Leaders Forum, the Bertelsmann...
Summary Side Event on Partnerships for Inclusive Business cover
  • Vellema, S.R. (Sietze)
  • Nakimbugwe, D. ()
Monday, 2 January 2012
IntroductionThe Ugandan Oilseed Sub-sector Platform (OSSUP) is a commodity-based multi-stakeholderplatform that has a priority of innovation and technological upgrading. The UgandanOilseed Sub-sector Platform as a national platform adopted a strong focus on policyand sector-wide...
The Ugandan Oilseed Sub-sector Platform cover
  • Rivera-Santos, M. (Miguel)
  • Rufín, C. (Carlos)
  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
Sunday, 1 January 2012
The paper analyzes the impact of institutions on the structure of partnerships in subsistence markets (SMs). Grounded in institutional theory and transaction cost economics, the reasoning suggests that partnerships will adapt to the co-existence of SM-specific and external institutions in SMs. SM...
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  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
  • Lenfant, F. (François)
Sunday, 1 January 2012
While business-NGO partnerships have received much attention in recent years, insights have beenobtained from research in ‘stable’ contexts, not from conflict-ridden countries where suchcollaboration may be even more crucial in building trust and capacity and in addressing governanceproblems...
Business-NGO Collaboration in a Conflict Setting: Partnership Activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo cover
  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
  • Lenfant, F. (François)
Tuesday, 27 December 2011
Attention has increased for the potential role of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) in helping address conflict issues and/or furthering peace and reconciliation as part of their corporate social responsibility policies. However, while existing literature emphasises the importance for MNEs to...
Multinationals, CSR and Partnerships in Central African Conflict Countries cover
Monday, 19 December 2011
Academic and policy thought on economic growth and sustainable development in the 21st century represents a breach with traditional thinking. Traditional development approaches are getting replaced by new and more modern development thinking that adopts a contingency approach towards development. In...
Inclusive business through partnerships cover
  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
  • Pinkse, J. (Jonatan)
Sunday, 6 November 2011
Can climate and development issues be tackled through partnerships? In view of the very limited number of multi-stakeholder partnerships for climate change in general, and those focused on development (developing countries) in particular, it seems useful to take a step back and consider the linkages...
Fairtrade and Climate Change cover
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Tuesday, 1 November 2011
For the development of new cross-sector partnerships it is required to know what the essence of successful partnership projects is. Which factors influence success or failure of partnerships is highly related to the specific context where partnerships operate.The literature on critical success...
Ingredients for successful partnerships cover
  • Van Wijk, J.C.A.C. (Jeroen)
  • Vellema, S.R. (Sietze)
  • Van Wijk, J. (Jakomijn)
Friday, 21 October 2011
One of the goals of the Partnership Resource Centre (PRC) is to execute evidence-based research and further develop a theoretical framework on the linkages between partnerships and value chain development (ECSAD 2009). Within the PRC Trajectory on Global Value Chains, this goal was specifi ed into...
Institutions, Partnerships and Institutional Change cover
Friday, 21 October 2011
This paper links the macro concept of “inclusive growth” to the micro concept of “inclusive business”. Its main contribution is the creation of a multi-level taxonomy of business models that can be applied by (large) multinational corporations and in which the direct and indirect consequences for...
Linking Inclusive Business Models and Inclusive Growth cover