Under the radar: Regulatory collaborations and their selective use to facilitate organizational compliance

Vinit M Desai
Academy of Management Journal,Vol. 59, Issue 2, Pages: 636-657.

Why do organizations vary in complying with regulatory mandates? While some may resist these pressures, what to change or how to change it may be unclear even when managers do intend to fully comply. Though scarce in the literature, theories regarding how organizations search for and learn from information under uncertainty provide an ideal window through which to examine organizational responses to regulatory mandates and other external pressures. In this study, I adapt these theories to posit that organizations …
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