The Management Studies Group is responsible for education, research and consultancy in the field of management studies. The main field of interest concerns strategy and operations of companies in agri-production and distribution networks. In this line also the managerial aspects of the environmental and qualityperformance of networks are studied as well as the business economical aspect. The group substantially participates in the MBA programme "Food Industry and Agribusiness" of Wageningen University. The group has developed a strong profile in national and international networks in business, research institutes and universities.