Revisiting the Interplay between Contractual and Relational Governance: A Qualitative and Meta-Analytic Investigation

@article{Cao2014RevisitingTI,
  title={Revisiting the Interplay between Contractual and Relational Governance: A Qualitative and Meta-Analytic Investigation},
  author={Z. Cao and Fabrice Lumineau},
  journal={O&M: The Firm as a Nexus of Contracts (Boundaries of the Firm) eJournal},
  year={2014}
}
  • Z. Cao, Fabrice Lumineau
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • O&M: The Firm as a Nexus of Contracts (Boundaries of the Firm) eJournal
  • Although extant literature has shown that formal contracts and relational governance play a key role in interorganizational relationships, the nature of their interplay still remains equivocal. To better understand the relationships between contractual and relational governance, we conducted a qualitative review and meta-analysis of the existing literature. Meta-analytic results from 33,051 interorganizational relationships across 149 empirical studies have indicated that contractual governance… CONTINUE READING
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