The business management of the Chilean salmon farming industry

Cedric Little, Christian Felzensztein, Eli Gimmon, Pablo Muñoz

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This study reviews and explores the salmon farming industry management in an emerging economy context, in the light of environmental responsibility, restorative justice and moral reengagement. Strategic information were gathered, performing in-depth interviews with CEOs and other key senior executives, to analyze the managerial behavior regarding environmental care and moral engagement to industry production standards. The results reveal issues related to firms and government roles on setting industry standards and enforcing them. Firms required to be perceived as renewed in order to receive help from the government and convince the market on their IPOs. Government lack of technical strength and capacity to reestablish order forced the industry firms association to propose a new regulatory standard. But this new order seems not to be satisfactory and this industry will continue to be on the verge of a crisis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-117
Number of pages10
JournalMarine Policy
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Environmentally responsible management
  • International competitiveness
  • Moral reengagement
  • Natural resources-based clusters
  • Restorative justice
  • Salmon farming


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