Explaining Differences in Firms' Responses to Activism.

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleExplaining Differences in Firms' Responses to Activism. Author(S)Theodore L. Waldron, (Author)
Abstract  Activist campaigns describe efforts to modify socially or environmentally detrimental industry practices by contesting prominent industry members' versions of those practices (i.e., target firms). We adopt a sociocognitive perspective to account for variance in when and how the managers of target and nontarget firms attend to, interpret, and respond to pressure from activists. ...Paginationp 397-417
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Review  
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