Forest harvesting entrepreneurs, perception of their business status and its influence on performance evaluation
作者: Steve DroletLuc LeBel
作者单位: 1Faculté de foresterie, géographie et géomatique, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
2Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche sur les Réseaux d’Entreprise, la Logistique et le Transport (CIRRELT), Canada
刊名: Forest Policy and Economics, 2009, Vol.12 (4), pp.287-298
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2009.11.004
关键词: Forest harvesting entrepreneurSmall and medium business managementPerformance measurementWood supply chain
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Forest harvesting business performance has traditionally been associated with the quest for productivity and lower operating costs. As a result, public policies and programs implemented by governments or contract givers designed to provide assistance to Forest Harvesting Entrepreneurs (FHE) are usually conceived around these two parameters. Often perceived as forest machine “owner–operators”, or even company employees, the status of FHEs has yet to be clearly defined. While several studies have focused on forest entrepreneurs or contractors, few have specifically been aimed at defining their business status. It is hypothesized that the assumption of a business status as either owner–operator or owner–manager may influence the selection of criteria to measure their...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
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