By J. Bijman; S.W.F. Omta; J.H. Trienekens; J.H.M. Wijnands; E.F.M. Wubben
This e-book brings jointly a wealthy number of fabric on administration and association in agri-food chains and networks. manufacturers, processors, investors and outlets of agricultural and meals items function in an fiscal and institutional setting that's more and more ruled by way of worldwide advancements. for this reason, organizing effective and potent provide chains in addition to dealing with collaboration between engaging organizations calls for a world standpoint. This booklet provides theoretical and useful insights from many various components of the area. the themes lined contain classical offer chain administration matters like logistics, details alternate (e.g. monitoring and tracing), qc, security coverage, and chain functionality. different well timed concerns lined are joint innovation, and shared accountability for sustainability in agri-food provide chains. exact cognizance is given to problems with governance and association of chains and networks, for instance, via focussing at the function of manufacturer corporations (such as farmer cooperatives) of their attempt to mix horizontal and vertical collaboration within the foreign offer chain. This e-book is appropriate for either lecturers and executives drawn to the newest advances in study on administration and association of overseas agri-food chains and networks
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Good guanxi improves quality management practice and reduces quality problem both in buying and selling stages which results a high level of satisfaction. 6. 1 Conclusions The aim of this research is to study if the Chinese cultural and social embedded guanxi networks are important in business practices and how they influence buyer-seller relationships and performances in vegetable supply chains in China. We interviewed 8 case companies to explore their guanxi network, trust, transaction specific investments, channel and governance choices and performance attributes of transaction costs and quality satisfaction.