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Cooperatives’ Organizational Restructuring, Strategic Attributes, and Performance: The Case of Agribusiness Cooperatives in Greece
ABSTRACT We develop a classification of traditional versus restructured cooperative organizational attributes based on an inductive approach. Using this classification and integrating concepts fromExpand
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The Greek Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives as efficient enterprises
This paper investigates the efficiency level of Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives (UAC) and Investor-Oriented Firms (IOF) in Greece. Data have been collected over a period of six years for UACExpand
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Generic Business Strategies in Greece: Private Food Firms versus Agricultural Cooperatives
The purpose of this study is to identify differences in generic strategies and performance among organizations within the food sector in Greece. Data from a survey of 61 organizations in NorthernExpand
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The role of networks on the competitiveness of agricultural cooperatives and small–medium enterprises along the supply chain in Greece
Abstract The Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives (UAC) of Greece constitute a particular category of industrial enterprises that represent the interests of an important portion of producers ofExpand
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Factors Affecting the Competitiveness of the Greek Wine Enterprises and Cooperatives
The present paper investigates the effect of certain economic factors on the competitiveness of Greek Wine Enterprises and Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives (UACs). Data on 41 wineries and 10 UACsExpand
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A Multifaceted Relationship
A cooperative enterprise, as we have seen, must operate in the same free market as other firms with different ownership structures.
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The Theory of Expected Utility is the central theory that describes the way individuals make a decision according to the classical economic theory. Despite the fact of that, experimental studies onExpand
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Building up active membership in cooperatives
Active membership is crucial for agricultural cooperatives as it engenders better performance. It even is the key for cooperative competitiveness. Active membership, however, decreases in manyExpand
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