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CASE STUDY

Cargill Premix & Nutrition: Transforming Talent Management

September 2017

As a result of declining annual operating earnings over the past few years, Cargill implemented several strategic modifications on 2016. One transformation, referred to internally as the Human Resources Transformation, is designed to help enable the firm's people strategy. This case study covers the planning, execution and challenges encountered with this transformation.

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One Key to Business Success

August 2017

No one understands the importance of resilience more than managers who are trying to be successful in the current business environment.

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Talent Management Matters

July 2016

The only way to improve business performance is to improve the people running the place.

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Ag's Burning Talent Questions

February 2016

As food and agricultural businesses prepare for the future, no investment is more important than human talent. Differences in the quality and effectiveness of human talent and their impact on business performance are well documented.

SURVEY RESULTS

Performance Management in Agribusiness

February 2016

A review of the Performance Management in Agribusiness Survey and talent management topics from the 2015 National Conference for Agribusiness.

Human talent is one of the most important investments food and agribusiness firms make. As the industry continues to grow, the number of college graduates with expertise in food, agriculture, natural...

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Purdue research report gives insights on talent management

February 2016

Food and agricultural business leaders can use the results from a recent Purdue University study to better understand and manage talent within their organizations.

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Don't Be a Robot

May 2013

From AgriMarketing Magazine - Somewhere along the line, the elevator pitch got a bad rap. It seems like no one wants to listen to one, let alone deliver one. Talking about what you do can be scary whether you’re in front of one person or a group — how can...

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You Get What You Pay For

April 2009

From Feed and Grain Magazine - Finding, hiring and keeping good people presents a challenge in any industry and the feed and grain industry is no different. In fact, due to the rural nature of the industry, many managers have even a more difficult time than businesses located in larger...