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Why Trade Associations Matter: Exploring Function, Meaning, and Influence

Lawton, Thomas, Rajwani, Tazeeb and Minto, Amy (2017) Why Trade Associations Matter: Exploring Function, Meaning, and Influence Journal of Management Inquiry, 27 (1). pp. 5-9.

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Abstract

We explore the organizational characteristics of trade associations (TAs) and suggest theoretical approaches for undertaking research into or involving TAs in management and organization studies. Through emphasizing the role of TAs within and between industries and at the interface of business and society, we consider how TAs generate meaning and influence.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Lawton, Thomasthomas.lawton@surrey.ac.uk0000-0001-8560-3836
Rajwani, Tazeeb
Minto, Amy
Date : 23 January 2017
Identification Number : 10.1177/1056492616688853
Copyright Disclaimer : © The Author(s) 2017
Uncontrolled Keywords : Trade associations; Organizational design; Cultural sociology; Resources and capabilities
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 12 Jan 2018 08:49
Last Modified : 22 Jun 2018 15:40
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/845592

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