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Competitiveness Food Industry - W. Bruce Traill

Competitiveness Food Industry

Hardcover Published: 28th February 1991
ISBN: 9780751404319
Number Of Pages: 302

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International competitiveness is a prime concern of food industries and governments around the world as they have come to recognize that freer markets pose new threats and offer new opportunities. This book provides a review of the current thinking on competitiveness, encompassing ideas from Porter's "Diamond of Competitive Advantage", Balassa's "Revealed Comparative Advantage", Dunning's analysis of international business, Italian analysis of industrial districts and Boston Consulting Group approaches. Issues raised will be addressed through six European case studies, chosen to provide representation in terms of food product sector, orientation and country type.

Measuring food industry competitiveness, Eamonn Pitts and Magnus Lagnevik; structrual changes in the European food industry - consequences for competitiveness, Bruce Traill; the Irish dairy processing industry, Larry O'Connell, et al ; uncompetitiveness in a primary product - the case of UK horticulture, Bruce Traill; the competitive position of the Belgian pigmeat sector, Jacques Viaene and Xavier Gellynck; sources of competitive advantage and international competitiveness - the case of the Italian pasta industry, Luciano Venturini and Stefano Boccaletti; ecological responsiveness of Swedish food retailers - a driving force for upgrading competitiveness of the Swedish food sector?, Magnus Lagnevik and Helene Tjarnemo; changing environment and competitiveness in the Finnish food industry, Saara Hyvonen and Jukka Kola; are Porter diamonds forever?, Magnus Lagnevik and Jukka Kola.

ISBN: 9780751404319
ISBN-10: 0751404314
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 302
Published: 28th February 1991
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.35