Document Type

Article

Publication Date

January 2015

Abstract

This study seeks to understand the key factors that contribute tothe successful continuation of the food industries of two Adventistuniversities in Colombia and Peru. These factories have been contributingsocially and economically through employment opportunitiesfor students from lower social strata. The study gathered data froma series of interviews with managers of both factories. The resultsshowed that the success of continuity and contribution is relatedto efficient administrative relations between universities and factoriesand a culture of innovation that seeks to have the best humanresources to adapt to markets. Respondents also expressed someconcerns for the future performance of the current model of university-industry. The paper concludes with a general discussion andsome suggestions for the future progress of these companies andtheir contributions.

Journal Title

Revista Valor Agregado

Volume

2

Issue

1

First Page

9

Last Page

20