Do Political Connections Buffer Firms from or Bind Firms to the Government? A Study of Corporate Charitable Donations of Chinese Firms
Organization Science, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2016, Pages 1307-1324.
Do political connections buffer firms from or bind firms to the government? To examine this theoretical puzzle, we distinguish two types of managerial political connections, ascribed and achieved , and theorize that these different types of ties either buffer firms from or bind firms to government demands. Furthermore, we propose that the...More
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