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Sales, Marketing and Liquidity

May 2018

For better or worse, marketing and sales efforts affect not only the profitability of a firm but also the firm’s liquidity, or its ability to meet short-term financial obligations.

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.

ARTICLE

Defining the Unwritten Rules

April 2017

Changing company culture is no easy feat. In fact, it isn’t even easy to define what company culture is — let alone changing it.

ARTICLE

Talent Management Matters

July 2016

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

ARTICLE

Talent affects finance

May 2016

Agribusiness professionals seem to view the chief financial officer (CFO) as a no-nonsense type with a singular focus on the numbers. It is clear, however, that nothing is more important to a company’s financial performance than talent management.

ARTICLE

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.

ARTICLE

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.