The contribution of the new Institutional economics in order to avoid opportunistic behaviour in the Packaging supply chain. A business process oriented analysis of the forthcoming german ink ordinance to avoid food safety scares.
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Author/sVon Juterzenka, Matthias
Discipline/sAdministración y Dirección de Empresas
Subject/sAnálisis de datos
Purpose – The thesis aims to explain how the theory of New Institutional Economics can be applied to inspire and develop our understanding of the dynamics surrounding the German paper based packaging supply chain (PPSC) behaviours and relationships in view of the future German Ink as well as Mineral Oil Ordinance and its expected European spill over. Design/Methodology – A meticulous survey of the literature is applied. The study underlying this thesis conducted a research design embedding the selection of participants and inducting them into the research processes by pre-tasking, drafting and executing expert interviews as well as obtaining feedback for respondent validation. The interviewees were representatives of the most central actors in the decision-making process. Seventeen senior managing directors or chairperson of industrial packaging associations on national and European level. The research involved five focus groups: systemic industrial associations (n=5), ancillary suppl...