Beyond a subjective theory of value and towards a ‘fair price’: an organizational perspective on Fairtrade minimum price setting

@article{Reinecke2010BeyondAS,
  title={Beyond a subjective theory of value and towards a ‘fair price’: an organizational perspective on Fairtrade minimum price setting},
  author={Juliane Reinecke},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2010},
  volume={17},
  pages={563 - 581}
}
  • Juliane Reinecke
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Organization
  • This article explores Fairtrade minimum price setting as an organizational formulation of a critical response to economic liberalism and its underlying notion of value—a subjective theory of value. The aim of the article is to show what happens if such meta-level philosophical debates on fairness and markets are lived out organizationally. This is achieved by using an ethnographic study of the price setting process of the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations. The case unpacks the complexities of… CONTINUE READING
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