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  • Cultivating global entrepreneurs in the food supply chain 

    Authors:Chen, Yesho; Polat, İsmail Hakkı
    Publisher and Date:(IGI Global, 2016)
    Food supply chain from an entrepreneur's perspective has many needs today. To cultivate food entrepreneurs addressing the growing global demand in food, there is an emerging trend in integrating vital players in food supply chain to form food clusters. Like most of start-up entrepreneurs in other industries, food entrepreneurs have their challenges of identifying market opportunities, building a trusted management team, and securing funding sources to run the businesses. They also need facilities ...

  • A "flying high, landing soft" platform for supplier diversity 

    Authors:Chen, Yesho; Davutyan, Nurhan; Ersoy, Iris
    Publisher and Date:(IGI Global, 2016)
    Diversity management has emerged as a unique agenda of today's corporations in the global economy. One important area of corporate diversity management is supplier diversity, which is an inclusive growth program designed to help develop under-represented businesses into competitive suppliers of corporations. A major challenge of supplier diversity is that many minority suppliers lack the capability to deliver products which the corporate buyers need. Another major challenge is that few minority ...