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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...
This thesis is composed of four essays addressing problems in the domain of information systems (IS). In the first essay, we study methods for improving propagation of messages in both consumer and enterprise social networks. We present the formal definition and analysis of the problem, and use...
In light of recent food safety crises and international trade concerns associated with food or animal associated diseases, traceability has once again become important in the minds of public policymakers, business decision makers, consumers and special interest groups. This study reviews studies...