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Alternative Corporate Structures

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Below, you'll find a selection of academic articles with links to sources where the articles may be available for free download or accessible via academic database. Articles may also be available elsewhere depending on database subscriptions and journals available to the user.

Articles are listed by the most recent year, then alphabetically by author.


Ballesteros-Sola, Maria. 2016. Overcoming Hybrids' Conflicting Logics Rethoric: Toward a New "Born-Hybrid" Logic. In United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Conference Proceedings, GO1. United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Bromberg, Daniel E. 2016. Problem Solving with the Private Sector: A Public Solutions Handbook (Routledge).

Stecker, Michelle J. 2016. Awash in a Sea of Confusion: Benefit Corporations, Social Enterprise, and the Fear of "Greenwashing", Journal of Economic Issues, 50: 373-81.


Cetindamar, D., 2015. Organizations with purpose: Benefit corporations, Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), 2015 Portland International Conference on, pp. 28-32.

El Khatib, K., 2015. The Harms of the Benefit Corporation. American University Law Review 65, 151-189.

Farley, L. A.,2015. Knowledge Is Power: How Implementing Affirmative Disclosures Under the JOBS Act Could Promote and Protect Benefit Corporations and Their Investors. Minnesota Law Review, 99(4), 1507-1570. 

Grosvenor, A., 2015. The Nuts and Bolts of Establishing a B Corporation. New Hampshire Business Review 37, 26.

Haigh, N., Walker, J., Bacq, S., Kickul, J., 2015. Hybrid Organizations: Origins, Strategies, Impacts, and Implications. California Management Review 57, 5-12.

M. Tu, Q., 2015. The Benefit Corporation: A New Entity for Community Service and Leadership. Woman Advoc. 20.

Peterson, Mark. 2015. Social Enterprise for Poverty Alleviation in an Era of Sector Convergence, Journal of Ethics & Entrepreneurship, 5: 5.

Rawhouser, H., Cummings, M., Crane, A., 2015. Benefit Corporation Legislation and the Emergence of a Social Hybrid Category. California Management Review 57, 13-35.

Santos, F., Pache, A.-C., Birkholz, C., 2015. Making Hybrids Work: Aligning Business Models and Organizational Design for Social Enterprises. California Management Review 57, 36-58.

Tyler, John E.A., Kathleen Garman, Anthony J. Luppino, 2015. Producing Better Mileage: Advancing the Design and Usefulness of Hybrid Vehicles for Social Business Ventures. Quinnipiac Law Review 33.


Berg, N., 2014. Up and Running. Architect 103, 24-24.

Cooney, Kate, Justin Koushyar, Matthew Lee, & Haskell Murray, 2014. Benefit Corporation and L3C Adoption: A Survey. Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Finfrock, J.T., Eric, 2014. Social Entrepreneurship and Uncorporations. U. Ill. L. Rev. 2014, 1867-1886.

Hendershot, S., 2014. Compliance Isn't Easy. Crain's Chicago Business, 37(42), 0020-0020. 


Brewer, C.V., 2012. Seven Ways to Strenghen and Improve the L3C Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Regent U. L. Rev. 25, 329-350.

Lofft, K.R.M., Purvi B. Rosenberg, Tamar R., 2012. Are Hybrids Really More Efficient: A Drive-by Analysis of Alternative Company Structures. Bus. L. Today 2012, 1-6.

Lofft, K.R.M., Purvi B. Rosenberg, Tamar R., 2012. Is a Hybrid Just What the Doctor Ordered: Evaluating the Potential Use of Alternative Company Structures by Healthcare Enterprises. Health Law. 25, 9-17.

Page, A., 2012. New Corporate Forms and Green Business Symposium Article. Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 37, 347-374.

Reiser, D.B., 2012. Next Big Thing: Flexible Purpose Corporations, The Symposium Articles. Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 2, 55-84.

Reiser, D.B., 2012. Theorizing Forms for Social Enterprise The 2012 Randolph W. Thrower Symposium: Innovation for the Modern Era: Law, Policy, and Legal Practice in a Changing World. Emory L.J. 62, 681-740.

Underberg, M.A., 2012. Benefit Corporations vs. "Regular" Corporations: A Harmful Dichotomy. Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.