Items in this collection are the scholarly output of the Contracting and Organizations Research Institute faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Contracting for Consistency: Hog Quality and the Use of Marketing Contracts 

    Jang, Jongick; Sykuta, Michael E. (Social Science Research Network, 2009-03)
    Despite the dramatic change in the organization of the US hog industry over the past two decades, the existing literature offers little insight into the decision by pork packers to use long-term marketing contracts, which ...
  • Farmer Trust in Producer- and Investor-owned Firms: Evidence from Missouri Corn and Soybean Producers 

    James, Harvey S. (Harvey Stanley); Sykuta, Michael E. (Agribusiness: An International Journal, 2004-12)
    We examine whether cooperatives are characterized by greater trust than investor-owned firms. We survey 2000 Missouri corn and soybean farmers and find that trust and farmer perceptions of honesty and competence are higher ...
  • Resources, Capabilities, and Routines in Public Organizations 

    Klein, Peter G.; Mahoney, Joseph T.; McGahan, Anita M.; Pitelis, Christos (Social Science Research Network, 2010)
    States, state agencies, multilateral agencies, and other non-market actors are relatively under-studied in strategic management and organization science. While important contributions to the study of public actors have ...