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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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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.

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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.

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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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Academy to focus on management in seed industry

January 2016

Leadership techniques for the long-term success of seed companies will be at the forefront when the Purdue Center for Food and Agricultural Business hosts the 2016 American Seed Trade Association Management Academy March 7-11 in West Lafayette.

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Bringing 'em Safely Onboard: Launching New Employees Successfully

October 2008

From Feed and Grain Magazine - It’s late on a Friday afternoon, tomorrow you have a day off scheduled (finally!). You kick back in your chair after receiving the phone call you had been hoping for — the new sales manager you have been recruiting just accepted your offer. Life...

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Innovation, Creativity and Brainstorming

April 2007

From Feed and Grains Magazine - Have you ever been in a situation where somebody came up with what seemed to be a really weird idea, and then someone in the group said, “yeah, that’s kind of interesting, but if we added this change it would be awesome and useful.”...

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Successful Relationships Require Knowledge of Decision Making

May 2004

From Feedstuffs Magazine - Purchasing decisions of agricultural producers are often complex and involve several people. Multiple deci-sion makers and influencers within the operation play different and often confusing roles in choosing what and how to buy. Also, there are many outside in-fluencers that may have a significant say in...