Linking Local Experiments to Global Standards: How Project Networks Promote Global Institution-Building

  title={Linking Local Experiments to Global Standards: How Project Networks Promote Global Institution-Building},
  author={S. Manning and Oliver von Hagen},
  journal={IO: Regulation},
  • S. Manning, Oliver von Hagen
  • Published 2010
  • Business
  • IO: Regulation
  • Global regulations, such as social and environmental standards, often result from project-based multi-stakeholder initiatives. Many initiatives fail because key stakeholders cannot be mobilized, or partners are incapable of establishing common ground. We show that local development projects aimed at testing and implementing new practices at the local level and strategically coordinated project networks linking local projects and project partners together across national boundaries can… CONTINUE READING
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