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Los determinantes de la competitividad en las cooperativas


  • José Moyano Fuentes

    () (Universidad de Jaén)

  • Francisco Puig Blanco

    () (Universitat de València)

  • Sebastián Bruque Cámara

    () (Universidad de Jaén)


This work intends to identify the determinants of competitivity in cooperatives. The results obtained from a sample of 49 cooperative managers and representatives from the cooperative movement point out that the joint effect of the orientation towards the customer and the participation of the members in the performance is the main determinant of the competitivity. This finding highlights the importance of relational capacity as the key capacity which managers of these firms should have got.

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  • José Moyano Fuentes & Francisco Puig Blanco & Sebastián Bruque Cámara, 2008. "Los determinantes de la competitividad en las cooperativas," CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa, CIRIEC-España, issue 61, pages 233-249, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:cic:revcir:y:2008:i:61:p:233-249

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    1. Lajara-Camilleri, Natalia & Mateos-Ronco, Alicia, 2012. "Estructura financiera y logro empresarial en cooperativas agrarias: una aproximación empírica," Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales, Spanish Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 12(2).

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    Cooperatives; competitivity; orientation towards the customer; participation in the performance.;

    JEL classification:

    • A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
    • L10 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - General
    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility


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