International Food and Agribusiness Management Association


2013 | Volume 16-A | Special Issue | PART TWO

Managing Wicked Problems in Agribusiness: 
The Role of Multi-Stakeholder Engagements in Value Creation


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Editor's Introduction to Special Issue

Towards a Theory of Managing Wicked Problems through Multi-Stakeholder Engagements: Evidence from the Agribusiness Sector
Domenico Dentoni, Assistant Professor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and R. Brent Ross, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, USA

CHAPTER 1.

Grand Views on Managing Wicked Problems through Multi-Stakeholder Engagements

Fundamental Principles of Managing Multi-Stakeholder Engagement

H. Christopher Peterson, Nowlin Chair of Consumer-Responsive Agriculture, Michigan State University, USA

Learning & Transformative Networks to Address Wicked Problems: A GOLDEN Invitation

Steve Waddell, Lead, Ecosystems Labs, GOLDEN, USA; Milla Mclachlan, Professor, Food Security Initiative, Stellenbosch University, South Africa; and, Domenico Dentoni, Assistant Professor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

CHAPTER 2.

Managing Multi-Stakeholder Engagements through Partnerships

Sustainable Food Lab Learning Systems for Inclusive Business Models Worldwide

Hal Hamilton, Co-Director, Sustainable Food Lab, USA

Effective Stakeholder Involvement at the Base of the Pyramid: The Case of Rabobank

Vincent Blok, Assistant Professor, Wageningen University; August Sjauw-Koen-Fa, Senior Economist, Rabobank Group; and Onno Omta, Professor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

The Wicked Problem of Promoting Sustainability by Means of Enhanced Biomass Utilization

Emiel F.M. Wubben, Associate Professor; and Ir. Gohar Isakhanyan, Phd. Researcher, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

CHAPTER 3.

Managing Multi-Stakeholder Engagements through Networks

Higher Education Institutions as Managers of Wicked Problems: Place Branding and Rural Development in Marche Region, Italy

Alessio Cavicchi, Researcher; Chiara Rinaldi, Research Fellow; and, Michele Corsi, Professor, University of Macerata, Italy

From Confrontation to Partnerships: The Role of a Dutch Non- Governmental Organization in Co-Creating a Market to Address the Issue of Animal Welfare

Jacqueline M. Bos, PhD Candidate; Vincent Blok, Assistant Professor, Wageningen University; and Rob van Tulder, Professor, University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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