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A Coevolutionary Approach to Understanding the Paradox of Social Pressures versus Economic Efficiency Across the World's Food ChainsDownload
In recent years considerable social pressure has been brought to bear on commodity food chains throughout the world. Events such as the introduction of bioengineered crops, the discovery of BSE in beef and instances of food contamination directly leading to human illness have focused attention on...
According to socio-cognitive models in organizational theory literature, managers share similar mental models or cognitive maps of the competitiveness of firms in an industry. Managers are increasingly challenged to understand rapidly changing market settings, where their competitive position is...
Knowledge Based Competitive Strategies: Strategic Complementarities from an Austrian Economic and Strategic Network PerspectiveDownload
The concept of knowledge and its related dimensions of information and learning have traditionally received considerable research attention by scholars or organization and strategic management theorists. The increasing role of knowledge as a defining characteristic of the modern knowledge economy...
The organic industry in Canada is growing and Alberta organic grain producers have expressed a concern that the marketing system for organic grains in Alberta is poorly organized. This poorly organized system may hinder producers from optimizing market potential. This paper assesses different...