Title: Exploring organisational capacity in the Nova Scotia wine industry

Authors: Kelly Dye; Conor Vibert

Addresses: F.C. Manning School of Business, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6, Canada. ' F.C. Manning School of Business, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6, Canada

Abstract: A qualitative analysis of interviews with 16 stakeholders explores the importance of organisational capacity to the success of the Nova Scotia wine industry. Using Horton et al.'s (2003) framework as a guide, criticality of personnel, industry training, cross training and access to capital were among a number of concerns noted by respondents.

Keywords: wine industry; organisational capacity; qualitative; Nova Scotia; Canada; personnel; training; access to capital; access to finance; entrepreneurship.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESB.2012.047435

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2012 Vol.16 No.3, pp.267 - 282

Available online: 19 Jun 2012 *

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