The sustainability of the Sicilian seafood chain: Innovation, organizational models and value chain

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To what extent and how the acquisition of new innovative processes can affect the structure and roles of the actors within the seafood sector chain? What are the possible effects along the entire value chain and on the distribution of this value to those who have contributed to generate it ?The proposed analysis aims to clarify some aspects of these complex issues whose implications may affect the future and the economic sustainability of the fisheries sector in Sicily. The related economic literature investigates the role of organizational change management on improving the performance of companies engaged in the launch of innovative processes. In particular, the analysis focuses on those integrated strategies that combine the adoption of innovation with a changes in the organizational models, a new management approaches and the availability of adequate human capital.From the methodological standpoint, these issues are addressed through the analysis of two case studies: that of the “OP della Pesca di Trapani” that includes a significant number of firms of the capture sector (about 120) and that of the productive fishery district of Mazara del Vallo, one of the few productive districts in the sector active in Italy. innovation, fisheries sector, value chain, organizational change
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine1
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015


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