Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society

Volume 1, 1990

Proceedings of the First Annual Meeting

Patricia C. Kelley
Pages 336-355

Contextual Influences on Political Strategy
The Case of Trade Associations

The research objectives were to identify the political behaviors of trade associations and to infer the factors which shaped these behaviors. The findings indicate that trade association's political behavior is shaped by association - specific and environmental factors. A series of hypotheses are presented from the data.

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