2013

Vertical price transmission analysis: The case of milk in the slovak dairy sector

by Zuzana Lajdová & Peter Bielik Testing for nature price transmission and calculating elasticities of price transmission are important areas of research for providing insights into market efficiency issues. Symmetric or asymmetric price transmission has been the subject of considerable attention in agricultural economics. The concept of the price transmission…

Safety culture measurements results in the agricultural sector

by László Terjék The author examined the safety culture and in relation to that the safety and health-related human factors. The examination was conducted primarily in the agricultural sector. Safety culture is also a key factor in business life especially in productive sectors. Basically, it determines the general work safety…

Reporting companies’ performance – in respect of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

by Ildiko Orbán Ms. Tamás Dékán The role of information became more important due to rapidly changing technical conditions, market and economic regulations in our globalizing world. Several regulations tend to provide the framework for reporting performance and income of the companies, but in different statements performance is inconsistently presented…

Network attributes’ evaluation by stakeholder groups concerned to the agri-food sector in Hungary

by János Felföldi, Krisztián Kovács & Károly Pető As a consortium partner, University of Debrecen, Hungary, has been conducting a European four-year project with the acronym NetGrow financed within the Framework Program 7 under the auspices of the EU focusing on network behaviour of food SMEs and the performance of…

Integrated agribusiness in the dairy industry of Ukraine: main characteristics and success factors

by Anna Gereles & Dr. Oleksandr Galych Ukraine belongs to the TOP 20 global producers of milk. Despite its position, the Ukrainian dairy industry is suffering from a permanent deficit of raw milk supplied for processing. on average, in 2007–2011 over half of the produced raw milk did not reach…

Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility (ecsr) in Polish food sector enterprises from częstochowa region – empirical analysis

by Oksana Seroka-Stolka Ph.D. The purpose of the paper is the assessment of implementation of Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility (ECSR) concept in Polish food industry in Czestochowa region. ECSR is an important part of the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The food industry has many impacts on the environment…

Disciplines and practices for selection and workplace orientation within an american company

by Anita Kozák The primary objective of this essay is to present how selection and orientation at the workplace are regulated and practiced at an American profit oriented company. Moreover, considering these practices to outline the disciplines which determine and influence them. The first part of this essay is a…

Country-specific determinants of horizontal and vertical intra-industry agri-food trade: the case of Bulgaria and Romania

by Attila Jámbor The article analyses patterns and country-specific determinants of agri-food trade of Bulgaria and Romania with the European Union. As literature focusing on agricultural aspects of the topic is limited, the paper seeks to contribute to the literature by providing up to date results and suggestions as well…

Consumer attitudes and preferences about the pork meat in Hungary

by Viktória Vida In my study I wish to investigate the fact that how the pork consumption of Hungary changed during the last years. This study focuses on consumer’s attitudes about (pork) meat, what do they think about the healthness of the different meat type, what are the strengths and…