Agency Theory and Sustainability in Global Supply Chain
The third chapter discusses the contribution of corporate responsibility collaborations among competitors. The study explains the origin of agency problems in global supply chain and the negative impact of opportunistic behaviours on sustainable development. After that, it addresses the effects of collaboration among competitors on the degree of suppliers’ compliance and analyses how this collaboration shapes the code of conduct’s monitoring system and relationship management.
KeywordsAgency theory Collaboration Compliance Monitoring Safeguards
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