The Challenge of Reaching Transparency: ‘T-readiness’ of Enterprises and Sector Networks

Discussions on the safety and quality of food as well as growing interest in the sustainability of the production, distribution and consumption of food have contributed to the emergence of ‘transparency’ as a critical success factor for the food sector. However, reaching transparency for different stakeholders from different backgrounds and cultural identities is a dynamic process which depends on certain capabilities of enterprises and organizations along the food value chain but also on the realization of a fitting communication scheme within the sector. This discussion asks for the identification and utilization of an indicator that could identify deficiencies and support enterprises and the sector in reaching a level of transparency that could serve specified transparency needs


Issue Date:
2010-10
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/97020
Published in:
International Journal on Food System Dynamics, Volume 01, Number 3
Page range:
182-183
Total Pages:
2
Series Statement:
Volume 1
Issue 3




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