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ILHA, Paulo César da Silva; PIACENTI, Carlos Alberto  and  LEISMANN, Edison Luiz. Uma Análise Comparativa da Competitividade Econômico-financeira das Cooperativas Agroindustriais do Oeste do Paraná. Rev. Econ. Sociol. Rural [online]. 2018, vol.56, n.1, pp.91-106. ISSN 1806-9479.

The aim of the study was to analyze comparatively the economic and financial competitiveness of agro-industrial cooperatives, the western Paraná, using the methodological procedure of cluster analysis or grouping. The analysis served to classify hierarchically in groups of categories and measure the degree of competitiveness of cooperatives. Data were appropriate in a time series from 2011 to 2014. The results achieved by the cooperatives, in the aspects of hierarchical classification, through the dendrogram graph (tree), it was shown that management actions, in referring to the economic financial sustainability, is mixed. The aspects of competitiveness measures, Copacol was ranked as the most competitive cooperative, compared to set standards.

Keywords : agribusiness cooperative; competitiveness; economic and financial analysis.

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