Dung, QD and Bonney, LB and Adhikari, RP and Miles, MP, Entrepreneurial orientation, knowledge acquisition and collaborative performance in agri-food value-chains in emerging markets, Supply Chain Management, 25, (5) pp. 521-533. ISSN 1359-8546 (2020) [Refereed Article]
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Purpose: This study aims to take a whole-of-chain perspective to explore how entrepreneurial orientation (EO) influences collaborative performance in agri-food value-chains through enhancing the acquisition of knowledge.
Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected through a survey of 233 actors, including farmers, intermediaries and retailers in one beef cattle value-chain in the Central Highlands, Vietnam. Structural equation modeling was used to test hypotheses.
Findings: The actors' level of EO within a value-chain is positively associated with collaborative performance within the beef value-chain. Additionally, knowledge acquisition partially mediates the relationship between EO and collaborative performance.
Research limitations/implications: Generalizability is limited because of sampling constraints.
Originality/value: To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first study of EO from a whole-of-chain perspective in agri-food value-chains in an emerging economy and has implications for policymakers and agri-food marketers.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||entrepreneurial orientation, value-chain, agrifood, emerging markets, agriculture|
|Research Division:||Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services|
|Research Group:||Transportation, logistics and supply chains|
|Objective Division:||Animal Production and Animal Primary Products|
|Objective Group:||Livestock raising|
|Objective Field:||Beef cattle|
|UTAS Author:||Dung, QD (Mr Quang Truong)|
|UTAS Author:||Bonney, LB (Associate Professor Laurie Bonney)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||8|
|Deposited By:||TIA - Research Institute|
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