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Author Bogetoft, Peter.

Title Cooperatives and payment schemes : lessons from theory and examples from Danish agriculture / Peter Bogetoft & Henrik B. Olesen.

Publication Info. Copenhagen : Copenhagen Business School, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (.) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index.
Contents ""Cooperatives and Payment Schemes""; ""Content""; ""Preface""; ""Guidance for readers""; ""1 Summary""; ""1.1 The Danish pig industry as an example""; ""1.2 The theoretical challenge""; ""1.3 The practical challenge""; ""1.4 The criteria""; ""1.5 Payment schemes""; ""1.6 Multiple-criteria evaluation""; ""1.7 Conclusion""; ""2 Cooperatives""; ""2.1 What is a cooperative""; ""2.2 Traditional cooperatives""; ""2.3 New Generation Cooperatives (NGCs)""; ""2.4 General problems of cooperative ownership""; ""2.5 Coordination and motivation""; ""2.6 The literature on cooperatives""
""2.7 Case: The Danish pig industry""""2.8 Conclusions""; ""3 Economic objectives and conditions""; ""3.1 Efficiency""; ""3.2 Equality and the integrated profit""; ""3.3 Technical applicability""; ""3.4 Balanced budget""; ""3.5 Individual incentives""; ""3.6 Group Incentives""; ""3.7 Robustness and dynamics""; ""3.8 Holistic evaluations""; ""3.9 Conclusions""; ""4 Single product payment schemes""; ""4.1 Technologies and markets""; ""4.2 The traditional payment scheme""; ""4.3 The wise chairman�s solution""; ""4.4 Production of special pigs � an example""
""4.5 Optimal, under- or over-production""""4.6 The problem of over-production and some possible solutions""; ""4.7 Balanced budget and the allocation of profits and losses""; ""4.8 Fair and 'natural' profit allocations""; ""4.9 Information needs""; ""4.10 Summary""; ""5 Multi product payment schemes""; ""5.1 A general example""; ""5.2 National pricing system: Equal gross margins""; ""5.3 Payment scheme for piglets: Equal returns on capital""; ""5.4 The premium-pig system: Quota and premium products""; ""5.5 The ACA (Alternate Cost Avoidance) method""; ""5.6 Nucleolus""; ""5.7 Shapley""
""5.8 Summary""""References""; ""Glossary""; ""Index""
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Subject Agriculture, Cooperative -- Denmark.
Agriculture, Cooperative.
Payment -- Denmark.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Olesen, Henrik Ballebye.
Other Form: Print version: Bogetoft, Peter. Cooperatives and payment schemes. Copenhagen : Copenhagen Business School, 2007 9788763001953 (DLC) 2007403042 (OCoLC)122935695
ISBN 9788763099868
9788763001953 (paperback)
8763001950 (paperback)