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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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Harnessing a ‘Currency Matrix’ for Performance Measurement in Cooperatives: A Multi-Phased Study
The cooperative organizational form is by nature a sustainable one, which has proved to be resilient in the face of crises and a solid lever in addressing present-day societal challenges. Still,Expand
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Which Cooperative Ownership Model Performs Better? A Financial-Decision Aid Approach
In this article the financial/ownership structures of agribusiness cooperatives are analyzed to examine whether new cooperative models perform better than the more traditional ones. The assessmentExpand
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Marketing Cooperatives' Re-engineering: Influences among Organizational Attributes, Strategic Attributes & Performance
ABSTRACT In this paper we expand the agribusiness co-op literature by studying the re-engineering process of marketing cooperatives (co-ops). More specifically we discuss and empirically examineExpand
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Essays on co-operatives’ idiosyncrasies : structure, performance, and membership
The idiosyncratic member-owned, principles-driven, and people-centered business model of co-operatives (co-ops) has persistently been adept at combining a social mission with economic goals, creatingExpand
The Influence of Cooperative Organizational Characteristics on Market Orientation and Performance: The Case of Agri-Food Cooperatives in Greece
Merits and determinants of market orientation are well known for Investor-Owned Firms (IOFs), but not for cooperatives. Particularly, empirical research regarding the role of market orientation inExpand
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The New Common Agricultural Policy: Ηow Do Member States Respond to Flexibility?
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a core policy of the European Union (EU), representing 40 per cent of the EU budget and a cornerstone of the integration process. Due to the path dependencyExpand
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The social sustainability of the CAP: Linking direct payments to labor force
The CAP is often criticised for its lack of targeting and consequent poor results. The critiques concern not only the menu of tools available within the CAP and their implementation but also theExpand
Diagnosing member-customer ostracism in co-operatives and counterpoising its relationship-poisoning effects
Purpose: This paper aims to examine a core member-customer threat in co-operatives (co-ops) by drawing from ostracism research, assessing co-op ostracism’s impact on critical membership andExpand
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