Wichtige wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen

Gabriel, A. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2022). Everywhere the same? Competitiveness of two regional vegetable production clusters in Southern Germany. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 0</i> (0) 1-20. <a href="https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2021.0119">https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2021.0119</a>
Braun, C.L., Bitsch, V. &amp; Häring, A.M. (2022). Developing agri-food value chains: Learning systems between exploration and exploitation. <i>Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension</i> (online). <a target="_blank" href="https://doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2022.2082499">doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2022.2082499</a>
Braun, C.L., Bitsch, V. &amp; Häring, A.M. (2022). Behind the scenes of a learning agri-food value chain: lessons from action research. <em>Agriculture and Human Values 39</em>, 119-134. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1007/s10460-021-10229-7" data-htmlarea-external="1">https://doi.org/10.1007/s10460-021-10229-7</a>
Wagner, C., Mair, S. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2022). Mindsets in intra-familial farm transfer: Successful successor and predecessor prototypes. <em>International Journal on Food System Dynamics 13</em> (2), 143-164. <a href="https://doi.org/10.18461/ijfsd.v13i2.B3" data-htmlarea-external="1">https://doi.org/10.18461/ijfsd.v13i2.B3</a>
Havardi-Burger, N., Mempel, H., & Bitsch, V. (2021). Framework for sustainability assessment of the value chain of flowering potted plants for the German market. <i>Journal of Cleaner Production 329</i>, 129684. <a data-htmlarea-external="1" href="https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129684">https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129684</a>
Gabriel, A., Rombach, M., Wieser, H., & Bitsch, V. (2021). Got waste: knowledge, behavior and self-assessment on food waste of university students in Germany. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 24</i> (6) 951-970. <a data-htmlarea-external="1" href="http://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2020.0145">https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2020.0145</a>
Rombach, M., Dean, D.L., Widmer, N.J.O. &amp; Bitsch, V. 2021. „Oh, you shouldn’t have!” Understanding key factors impacting cut flowers gifting preferences in Germany. <i>Horticulturae 7</i> (10), 368. <a href="https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae7100368">https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae7100368</a>
Rombach, M., Dean, D.L., Widmer, N.J.O. &amp; Bitsch, V. 2021. Connected consumerism: Understanding fair trade cut flower purchase behavior in Germany. <i>Sustainability 13</i> (21), 12133 (November). <a href="https://doi.org/10.3390/su132112133">https://doi.org/10.3390/su132112133</a>
Havardi-Burger, N., Mempel, H., & Bitsch, V. (2020). Driving forces and characteristics of the value chain of flowering potted plants for the German market. <i>European Journal of Horticultural Science 85 </i>(4), 267-278. <a data-htmlarea-external="1" href="http://doi.org/10.17660/eJHS.2020/85.4.8">https://doi.org/10.17660/eJHS.2020/85.4.8</a>
Goisser, S., Mempel, H. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2020). Food scanners as a radical innovation in German fresh produce supply chains. <em>International Journal on Food System Dynamics</em> 11 (2), 101-116. <a data-htmlarea-external="1" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.18461/ijfsd.v11i2.43">http://dx.doi.org/10.18461/ijfsd.v11i2.43</a>
Rombach, M., Paul, S.E., Niedermann, L.F. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2020). Peppers &amp; More: A teaching case in organizational behavior. <em>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.</em> <a data-htmlarea-external="1" href="https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2020.0010">https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2020.0010</a>
Havardi-Burger, N., Mempel, H., & Bitsch, V. (2020). Sustainability Challenges and Innovations in the Value Chain of Flowering Potted Plants for the German Market. <i>Sustainability</i> <i>12</i> (5), 1905. <a href="https://doi.org/10.3390/su12051905" target="_blank">doi.org/10.3390/su12051905</a>
Sedlmeier, R., Rombach, M. & Bitsch, V. (2019). Making food rescue your business. Case studies in Germany. <em>Sustainability 11</em> (18), 5101 <a data-htmlarea-external="1" title="Opens internal link in current window" class="external-link-new-window" target="_blank" href="https://doi.org/10.3390/su11185101">doi.org/10.3390/su11185101</a>
Rombach, M., Köhl, L. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2019). Multi-layer Agency Problems in a Non-profit and For-profit Collaboration: A Case Study of a Delicatessen Product in Support of a Minority. <em>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 22</em> (5), 747-765. <a href="https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2019.0014" target="_blank" class="external-link-new-window" title="Opens internal link in current window" data-htmlarea-external="1">doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2019.0014</a>
King, R., Rombach, M., &amp; Bitsch, V. (2019). Inclusion in German Horticulture. <em>Acta Horticulturae</em> 1242, 955-960 <a data-htmlarea-external="1" title="Opens internal link in current window" class="external-link-new-window" target="_blank" href="https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1242.140">doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1242.140</a>
Goisser, S., Mempel, H. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2019). Potential applications of food-scanners in fruit and vegetable supply chains and possible consequences for the German market. <em>Proceedings in System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks</em> 2019, 173-81. <a data-htmlarea-external="1" title="Opens external link in new window" class="external-link-new-window" target="_blank" href="https://doi.org/10.18461/pfsd.2019.1917">doi.org/10.18461/pfsd.2019.1917</a>
Villnow, V., Rombach, M., & Bitsch, V. (2019). Examining German media coverage of the re-evaluation of glyphosate. <i>Sustainability 11</i> (7), 1910. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.3390/su11071910" data-htmlarea-external="1">doi.org/10.3390/su11071910</a>
Carlson, L. A. &amp; Bitsch, V. (2019). Applicability of Transaction Cost Economics to Understanding Organizational Structures in Solidarity-Based Food Systems in Germany.&nbsp;<em>Sustainability 11</em>&nbsp;(4), 1095. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.3390/su11041095" data-htmlarea-external="1">doi.org/10.3390/su11041095</a>
Braun, C.L., Rombach, M., Häring, A.M. & Bitsch, V. (2018). A local gap in sustainable food procurement: Organic vegetables in Berlin’s school meals. <i>Sustainability 10</i> (11), 4245. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.3390/su10114245">doi.org/10.3390/su10114245</a>
Carlson, L. & V. Bitsch (2018). Social sustainability in the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh: An institutional approach to supply chains. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 21 </i>(2): 269-292. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2017.0114">doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2017.0114</a>
Porsch, A., Gandorfer, M., and V. Bitsch (2018) Strategies to manage hail risk in apple production. <i>Agricultural Finance Review 78 </i>(5), 532-550. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1108/AFR-07-2017-0062">doi.org/10.1108/AFR-07-2017-0062</a>
Rombach, M., Ricchieri, F. and Bitsch, V. (2018). Food recovery and food redistribution in Italy. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1215</i>, 301-306. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1215.55">doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1215.55</a>
Rombach, M., Bitsch, V., Kang, E., &amp; Ricchieri, F. (2018). Comparing German and Italian Food Banks: Actors’ Knowledge on Food Insecurity and their Perception of the Interaction with Food Bank Users. <i>British Food Journal.</i> <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2017-0626">doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2017-0626</a>
Glebe, T., Bitsch, V., Kantelhardt, J., Oedl-Wieser, T., &amp; Sauer, S. (2018). Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft zwischen Ressourceneffizienz und gesellschaftlichen Erwartungen. In: Berichte über Landwirtschaft. <i>Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft, Band 96, Ausgabe 2.</i> <a target="_blank" a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.12767/buel.v96i2.211">doi.org/10.12767/buel.v96i2.211</a>
Balmann, A., Becker, T., Berg, E., Bitsch, V., Herrmann, R., Jungehülsing, J., Kantelhardt, J., Oedl-Wieser, T., &amp; Weingarten, P. (2018). Leistungen von Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern: Art, Umfang und Bewertung – Ergebnisse einer Befragung der Mitglieder von GEWISOLA und ÖGA. In: Berichte über Landwirtschaft. <i>Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft, Band 96, Ausgabe 2. </i><a target="_blank" a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.12767/buel.v96i2.213">doi.org/10.12767/buel.v96i2.213</a>
Gabriel, A., &amp; Bitsch, V. (2018). Impacts of Succession in Family Business - A Systemic Approach for Understanding Dynamic Effects in Horticultural Retail Companies in Germany. <i>Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 26 </i>(3), 304-324. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-01-2018-0030">doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-01-2018-0030</a>
Rombach, M., Widmar, N. O., Byrd, E. S., & Bitsch, V. (2018). Understanding preferences of German flower consumers: the desire for sustained beauty. <i>International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 46</i> (6), 560-576. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1108/IJRDM-10-2017-0229">doi.org/10.1108/IJRDM-10-2017-0229</a>
Mair, S. & Bitsch, V. (2018). Succession in horticultural family businesses: The role of socialization and communication. <i>International Journal on Food System Dynamics 9</i> (3), 279-288. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.18461/ijfsd.v9i3.936">doi.org/10.18461/ijfsd.v9i3.936</a>
Porsch, A., Gandorfer, M., & Bitsch V. (2018). Strategies to manage hail risk in apple production. <i>Agricultural Finance Review</i>. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1108/AFR-07-2017-0062">doi.org/10.1108/AFR-07-2017-0062</a>
Braun, C. L., Rombach, M., Bitsch, V. & Häring A.M. (2018). Structures and actors of the organic vegetable value chain for school catering: a case study of the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan region. <i>Proceedings in System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks 2018</i>, 133-142. <a target="_blank" a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.18461/pfsd.2018.1810">doi.org/10.18461/pfsd.2018.1810</a>
Carlson, L. & Bitsch, V. (2018). Solidarity: a key element in alternative food networks. <i>Proceedings in System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks 2018</i>, 261-270. <a target="_blank" a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.18461/pfsd.2018.1819">doi.org/10.18461/pfsd.2018.1819</a>
Havardi-Burger, N., Mempel, H., & Bitsch, V. (2017). Supply chain of bedding plants and pot plants in Germany. <i>DGG-Proceedings 7</i> (12) Osnabrück, Germany. <a target="_blank" a href="http://www.dgg-online.org/proceedings/vol-07-2017/dgg-pr-nb-2017.pdf">www.dgg-online.org/.../dgg-pr-nb-2017.pdf</a>
Gabriel, A., & Bitsch, V. (2018). Innovative Agrarpolitik: Weiterentwicklung der zweiten Säule der Gemeinsamen Agrarpolitik nach 2020 zur Erleichterung des Generationenwechsels und der Betriebsnachfolge. In: Innovative Agrarpolitik nach 2020. <i>Schriftenreihe der Rentenbank, Band 34, </i>75-100. Frankfurt (Germany), Edmund Rehwinkel-Stiftung der Landwirtschaftlichen Rentenbank. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.rentenbank.de/dokumente/Band-34-Innovative-Agrarpolitik-nach-2020.pdf">www.rentenbank.de/.../Band-34-Innovative-Agrarpolitik-nach-2020.pdf</a>
Rombach, M., Kang, E., & Bitsch, V. (2018). Good deeds revisited: motivation and boundary spanning in formal volunteering. <i>International Review of Public and Nonprofit Marketing 15</i> (1), 105-126. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1007/s12208-018-0193-7">doi:10.1007/s12208-018-0193-7</a>
Rombach, M., Widmar, N. O., Byrd, E., &amp; Bitsch, V. (2018). Do all roses smell equally sweet? Willingness to pay for flower attributes in specialized retail settings by German consumers. <i>Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services</i><i> 40</i> (January), 91-99. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2017.09.007">doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2017.09.007</a>
Kizil, M., Rombach, M. & Bitsch, V. (2018). Innovationspotenziale der Bundesgartenschau: Entwicklung eines Evaluationsmodelles. <i>DGG-Proceedings 7 </i>(12), No 15. <a target="_blank" a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.5288/dgg-pr-mk-2017">doi: 10.5288/dgg-pr-mk-2017</a> (published December 2018)
Rombach, M., &amp; Bitsch, V. (2017). Sector blending: evidence from the German Food Bank. <em>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 21 </em> (2), 181-200. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2017.0064" data-htmlarea-external="1">doi:10.22434/IFAMR2017.0064</a>
Hermsdorf, D., Rombach, M., &amp; &nbsp;Bitsch, V. (2017). Food waste reduction practices in German food retail. <em>British Food Journal 119</em> (12), &nbsp;2532-2546. <a target="_blank" a href="https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-06-2017-0338" data-htmlarea-external="1">doi:10.1108/BFJ-06-2017-0338</a>
Gandorfer, M., Porsch, A., & Bitsch, V. (2017). Producer price volatility in the German fruit and vegetable industry. <i>European Journal of Horticultural Science 82</i> (3), 149-154. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/eJHS.2017/82.3.5" target="doilink" data-htmlarea-external="1">doi:10.17660/eJHS.2017/82.3.5</a>
Bitsch, V., Mair, S., Borucinska, M., & Schettler, C. A. (2017). Introduction of a Nationwide Minimum Wage: Challenges to Agribusinesses in Germany. <i>Economia Agro-alimentare/Food Economy 19</i> (1), 13-34. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3280/ECAG2017-001002" target="_blank" data-htmlarea-external="1"> doi:10.3280/ECAG2017-001002</a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.oekglb.wzw.tum.de/fileadmin/forschung/Bitsch2017_Abstract.pdf">Abstract</a>
Alpmann, J., & Bitsch, V. (2017). Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: The Case of the German Milk Conflict. <i>Food Policy 16</i>, 62-72. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.12.002" target="_blank" data-htmlarea-external="1"> doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.12.002</a>
Gabriel, A., Bitsch, V., & Menrad, K. (2017). Feasibility-Oriented Application of System Analysis in SMEs-The Cybernetic Approach of VSM Applied to Horticultural Retail Companies in Germany. <i>Systemic Practice and Action Research 30</i> (2), 145-172. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11213-016-9388-1" target="_blank" data-htmlarea-external="1"> doi:10.1007/s11213-016-9388-1</a>
Bitsch, V. (2016). Sustainability as Innovation: Challenges and Perspectives in Measurement and Implementation. In C. Huyghe, P. Bergeret, & U. Svedin (Eds.), <i>Diffusion and transfer of knowledge in agriculture, Matière à débattre et décider </i>(chap. 2). France: Quae. <a href="http://www.quae.com/fr/r5038-diffusion-and-transfer-of-knowledge-in-agriculture.html" target="_blank" data-htmlarea-external="1">http://www.quae.com/fr/r5038-diffusion-and-transfer-of-knowledge-in-agriculture.html</a>
Gabriel, A., Bitsch, V., & Menrad, K. (2016). Conceptual framework for system analysis of family-run agricultural SMEs. <i>Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship 28</i> (4), 325-344. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08276331.2016.1205914" target="_blank" data-htmlarea-external="1"> doi:10.1080/08276331.2016.1205914</a>
Gandorfer, M., Hartwich, A., & Bitsch, V. (2016). Hail Risk Management in Apple Production: Anti-Hail Net versus Hail Insurance. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1132</i>, 141-6.<a target="_blank" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.19"> doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.19</a>
Gandorfer, M., Bitsch, V., Friedel, F., Kokovic, N., & Porsch, A. (2016). Erfolgsstrategien von Obst- und Gemüsegenossenschaften im Zuge der Internationalisierung des Hortibusiness. In: Die Positionierung Deutschlands in der Internationalisierung der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft. <i>Schriftenreihe der Rentenbank, Band 32,</i> 111-135. Frankfurt (Germany), Edmund Rehwinkel-Stiftung der Landwirtschaftlichen Rentenbank. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.rentenbank.de/dokumente/Die-Positionierung-Deutschlands-in-der-Internationalisierung-der-Agrar-und-Ernaehrungswirtschaft-2016.pdf">www.rentenbank.de/.../Die-Positionierung-Deutschlands-in-der-Internationalisierung-der-Agrar-und-Ernaehrungswirtschaft-2016.pdf</a>
Rombach, M., & Bitsch, V. (2016). A typology of online flower shops on the German market. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1132</i>, 127-134.<a target="_blank" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.17"> doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.17</a>
Przewozny, A., Bitsch, V., & Peters, K.J. (2016). Performance-based pay and other incentive schemes on dairy farms in Germany. <i>Social Science Research Network (SSRN) February 11, 2016.</i> <a href="http://ssrn.com/abstract=2851082" target="_blank" data-htmlarea-external="1">http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2851082</a>
Rombach, M., Bitsch, V., Nellen, A., & Salomon, M. (2015). Dumpster diving in Germany. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1132</i>, 167-174.<a target="_blank" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.23"> doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.23</a>
Rombach, M., Nellen, A., & Bitsch, V. (2015). Food movements and food waste in Germany: Slow Food members’ perspectives. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1132</i>, 175-182.<a target="_blank" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.24"> doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1132.24</a>
Alpmann, J., & Bitsch, V. (2015). Exit, Voice, and Loyalty in the Case of Farmer Associations: Decision-Making of Dairy Farmers during the German Milk Conflict. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 18</i> (4), 61-84. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.ifama.org/resources/Documents/v18i4/Alpmann-Bitsch.pdf">www.ifama.org/.../Alpmann-Bitsch.pdf</a>
Rombach, M., & Bitsch, V. (2015). Food movements in Germany: Slow food, food sharing, and dumpster diving. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 18</i> (3), 1-24. <a target="_blank" href=https://www.ifama.org/resources/Documents/v18i3/Rombach-Bitsch.pdf">https://www.ifama.org/resources/Documents/v18i3/Rombach-Bitsch.pdf</a>
Bitsch, V. (2015). Herausforderungen nachhaltiger Wertschöpfungsketten im Gartenbau. In: W. Dirksmeyer, L. Theuvsen, & M. Kayser (Eds.), <i>Aktuelle Forschung in der Gartenbauökonomie, Tagungsband zum 1. Symposium für Ökonomie im Gartenbau am 27. November 2013 in der Paulinerkirche Göttingen</i> (pp. 1-21). Braunschweig, Germany: Thünen Report 22. <a target="_blank" href="http://go.tum.de/302591">go.tum.de/302591</a>
Bitsch, V., Kokovic, N., & Rombach, M. (2015). Foodborne illness and media coverage: case study of the German E. coli outbreak in 2011. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1103</i>, 75-82.<a target="_blank" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1103.12"> doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1103.12</a>
Bitsch, V., & Mittelberger, C. (2015). Eastern European seasonal employees in German horticulture: Role and recent developments in the context of the EU expansion. <i>Acta Horticulturae 1099</i>, 519-524.<a target="_blank" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1099.63"> doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1099.63</a>
Bitsch, V., Kokovic, N., & Rombach, M. (2014). Risk communication and market effects during foodborne illnesses: A comparative case study of bacterial outbreaks in the U.S. and in Germany. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 17</i> (3), 97-114. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ifama.org/resources/Documents/Volume%2017%20Issue%203/V17Issue3BitschKokovicRombach.pdf">www.ifama.org/.../V17Issue3BitschKokovicRombach.pdf</a>
Alpmann, J., & Bitsch, V. (2013). Institutional Change in Germany’s Farmers Associations: Impacts of the Dairy Conflict. <i>International Journal on Food System Dynamics, 4</i> (2) (November), 140-148. <a target="_blank" href="http://centmapress.ilb.uni-bonn.de/ojs/index.php/fsd/article/view/345/333">centmapress.ilb.uni-bonn.de/.../333</a>
Bitsch, V., & Thornsbury, S. (2010). Building teamwork into an integrated extension program: Faculty perspectives on Area of Expertise teams. <i>Journal of Extension (JoE) 48</i> (August, 4), Article 4FEA2. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joe.org/joe/2010august/a2.php">www.joe.org/.../a2.php</a>
BITSCH, V. (2010): Ein Blick nach draußen – Personalmanagement in der Landwirtschaft aus nordamerikanischer Perspektive. In: v. Davier, Z. und Theuvsen, L. (Hrsg.): Landwirtschaftliches Personalmanagement – Mitarbeiter gewinnen, führen und motivieren. Frankfurt a. Main: DLG-Verlag, S. 73-88.
Bitsch, V., Ferris, T., & Lee , K. (2009). Extension teams collecting industry-specific stakeholder input. <i>Journal of Extension (JoE), 47</i> (June, 3), Article 3RIB5, <a target="_blank". href="http://www.joe.org/joe/2009june/rb5.php">www.joe.org/.../rb5.php</a>
Bitsch, V., & Olynk, N. J. (2008). Risk-increasing and risk-reducing practices in human resource management: Focus group discussions with livestock managers. <i>Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 40</i> (April, 1), 185-201.
Bitsch, V. (2007). Job satisfaction in horticulture: New insights. <i>Acta Horticulturae 762</i>, 431-8.
Bitsch, V., & Yakura, E. (2007). Middle management in agriculture: Roles, functions, and practices. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 10</i> (June, 2), 1-28.
Bitsch, V., & Olynk, N. J. (2007). Skills required of managers in livestock production: Evidence from focus group research. <i>Review of Agricultural Economics 29</i> (Winter, 4), 749-64.
Bitsch, V., Abate Kassa, G., Harsh, S. B., & Mugera, A.W. (2006). Human resource management risks: Sources and control strategies based on dairy farmer focus groups. <i>Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 38</i> (April, 1), 123-36.
Bitsch, V. (2005). Qualitative research: A grounded theory example and evaluation criteria. <i>Journal of Agribusiness 23</i> (Spring, 1), 75-91.
Bitsch, V., & Hogberg, M. (2005). Exploring horticultural employees' attitudes towards their jobs: A qualitative analysis based on Herzberg's theory of job satisfaction. <i>Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 37</i> (December, 3), 659-71.
Mugera, A. W., & Bitsch, V. (2005). Labor on dairy farms: A resource-based perspective with evidence from case studies. <i>International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 8</i> (July, 3), 79-98.
Bitsch, V., & Harsh, S. B. (2004). Labor risk attributes in the green industry: Business owners' and managers' perspectives. <i>Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 36</i> (December, 3), 731-45.
Bitsch, V. (2004). Focus group discussions as a research and extension method: The case of personnel management issues in horticultural businesses. <i>Acta Horticulturae 655</i>, 461-9.
Bitsch, V., Bromm, U., & Schalich, C. (2004). Improving the horticultural workplace: Fringe benefit options in Germany. <i>Acta Horticulturae 639</i>, 339-45.
Bitsch, V. (2001). <i>Qualitative Forschung in der angewandten Ökonomie - Schwerpunkt: Landwirtschaft</i>. Aachen Germany: Shaker Verlag. ISBN 3-8265-8737-5
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Bitsch, V. (2000). Die Fallstudie als Forschungsansatz: Konjunktur für eine vernachlässigte Strategie der Erkenntnisgewinnung. <i>Gartenbauwissenschaft 65</i> (6), 229-236.
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Bitsch, V., Bromm, U., & Schalich, C. (1998). Flexibilisierung der Arbeitszeit und weitere Arbeitszeitangebote in der Zierpflanzenproduktion. <i>Gartenbauwissenschaft 63</i> (1), 38-43.
Bitsch, V. (1996). Job satisfaction during apprenticeship. <i>Acta Horticulturae 429</i>, 97-102.
Bitsch, V. (1995). Consistency of performance of horticultural firms. <i>Acta Horticulturae 391</i>, 165-172.
Behner, M., & Bitsch, V. (1995). Abnehmer-Lieferanten-Beziehungen im Produktionsgartenbau. <i>Agrarwirtschaft 44</i> (3), 131-137.
Bitsch, V. (1994). Die Messung des Betriebserfolgs: Eine Literaturanalyse und ein Messkonzept für den Gartenbau. <i>Berichte über Landwirtschaft 72</i> (4), 587-602.
Bitsch, V. (1994). Erfolgsfaktorenorientierte Jahresabschlußanalyse. <i>Agrarwirtschaft 43</i> (10), 369-376.
Bitsch, V. (1994). Success analysis of horticultural firms based on bookkeeping data. <i>Acta Horticulturae 340</i>, 171-7.
Bitsch, V. (1994). Erfolgsanalyse bei Gartenbaubetrieben auf der Basis von Jahresabschlußdaten. <i>Forschungsberichte zur Ökonomie im Gartenbau, Heft 77</i>, Hannover und Weihenstephan.
Bitsch, V., & Klingelhöfer, A. (1993). Die Branchenanalyse als Untersuchungsmethode im Produktionsgartenbau. <i>Agrarwirtschaft 42</i> (11), 383-95.
Bitsch, V., Bokelmann, W., Ludwig, S., & Uhte, R. (1992). Grundpositionen einer umweltorientierten Unternehmensethik im Gartenbau. <i>Gartenbauwissenschaft 57</i> (5), 205-11.
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