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Pooling, Access, and Countervailing Power in Channel Governance

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  • George Hendrikse

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Fruit and vegetable marketing organization the Greenery has experienced various governance structure changes, like horizontal merger, forward integration, and the emergence of grower associations. A multilateral incomplete contracting model is presented to account for these changes by analysing the interactions between pooling, access, and countervailing power. This model does not only explain the changes at the Greenery, but it contributes also to the design of efficient channel governance. This paper was accepted by Pradeep Chintagunta and Preyas Desai, special issue editors. This paper was accepted by Pradeep Chintagunta and Preyas Desai, special issue editors.

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  • George Hendrikse, 2011. "Pooling, Access, and Countervailing Power in Channel Governance," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 57(9), pages 1692-1702, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:57:y:2011:i:9:p:1692-1702
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    1. George Hendrikse & Li Feng, 2013. "Interfirm cooperatives," Chapters,in: Handbook of Economic Organization, chapter 26 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Deng, W. & Hendrikse, G.W.J., 2012. "Uncertainties And Governance Structure In Incentives Provision For Product Quality," ERIM Report Series Research in Management ERS-2012-016-ORG, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), ERIM is the joint research institute of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
    3. Deng, Wendong & Hendrikse, George, 2014. "Social capital and incentives in the provision of product quality by cooperatives," 2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia 182687, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    4. Ewert, Joachim & Hanf, Jon H. & Schweichert, Erik, 2014. "Adaptation of South African Wine Cooperatives to Challenging Business Environments," Journal of Rural Cooperation, Hebrew University, Center for Agricultural Economic Research, vol. 42(2).
    5. Liang, Qiao & Hendrikse, George, 2016. "Pooling and the yardstick effect of cooperatives," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 143(C), pages 97-105.

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