Sustainability Approach in Family Business: A Study in Food Sector from Isparta, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin ÇIÇEK

One of the most important issues of sustainable development strategy is to comply with the principles of sustainability in the production, preparation and services of food stuffs. The study aimed to reveal family business firms’ attitudes on the sustainability of family businesses operating in the food sector, economic, social and environmental dimensions. Even though this study exemplifies aver small percentage of enterprises in our country, it has surveyed restaurants operating in the food industry, manufacture of bakery products that reveals family business’ approach to sustainability issues. The study has been applied to on 33 enterprises in Isparta. Even though business owners have indicated a high rate of positive opinion about the sustainability, they have not enough success on the way of sustainable application.

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