Agency Theory and Sustainability in Global Supply Chain

  • Emanuela Delbufalo
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Business book series (BRIEFSBUSINESS)


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.


Agency theory Collaboration Compliance Monitoring Safeguards  


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  1. 1.Department of Human ScienceEuropean University of RomeRomeItaly

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