A large part of the retail business is about supply chain management and operations, or SCO. Traditionally, SCO management has often been associated with efficiency, but that’s not necessarily an all-encompassing way to think about SCO strategy.
Yield and price risk take center stage in most discussions surrounding risk in agriculture. While these are obviously important aspects of risk to any farm business, the risks faced by agricultural producers are much broader than prices received for products sold and the risks associated with physical production of outputs.
When it comes to conducting business, there isn't a more important word or concept than customer trust.
Our complex agri-food system is dynamic and ever changing. Managers and the teams they lead have to be able to positively adapt to change and adversity.
Bill Stumph, CFO of Ag Alumni Seed and 2016 graduate of the MS-MBA program talks about how his degree has benefited him and his company.
Do you ever feel a bit like Charlie Brown listening to his teacher when your chief financial officer is talking? It doesn't have to be this way!
Even when analysis is complete and the path forward seems clear, decision-making can be a challenge. The key is to avoid psychological traps along the way.
Managers are shifting away from annual reviews, eliminating employee rankings, focusing on improving the collection and use of data, and incorporating talent and performance management into the executive suite of decision-making.