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Cross-Sector social partnership success: A process perspective on the role of relational factors

Barroso-Méndez, M.J., Galera-Casquet, C., Seitanidi, M. May, Valero-Amaro, V. (2016) Cross-Sector social partnership success: A process perspective on the role of relational factors. European Management Journal, 34 (6). pp. 674-685. ISSN 0263-2373. (doi:10.1016/j.emj.2016.07.004) (KAR id:56758)

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The study employs partial least squares structural equation modelling to examine cross-sector social partnership success in the context of Spanish business (N = 102). Proposing the development of second-order models, the research identifies the role of relational factors that directly and indirectly affect partnership success. The study demonstrates that to increase partnership success, it is essential for socially responsible businesses to share the same values with their non-profit partners, thus contributing to trust and commitment and effectively enhancing relational effects. Employing relational factors for the conceptualisation of partnership success contributes an empirical quantitative process perspective that associates success with value creation processes

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.emj.2016.07.004
Uncontrolled keywords: Business-NGO Partnerships; Relational Factors; Partnership Success; Empirical Study; PLS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Leadership and Management
Depositing User: May Seitanidi
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 15:53 UTC
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2022 12:21 UTC
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