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A Series on Decision Making Part 2: Views on Decision Making

Author: Dr. Pete Hammett, Visiting Professor The volume of material and research on the topic of decision making is astounding. From what I’ve seen, we can categorize these insights into two critical influencers in the decision-making process: how leaders reflect...






The Fix to Nearly Every HR Problem: Giving & Receiving Feedback

Reviewer Dr. Pete Hammett, Visiting Professor Articles Teaching Employees How to Receive Feedback: A Preliminary Investigation The Impact of Authority Relations and Feedback Delivery Method on Performance Journal Journal of Organizational Behavior Management   Prior...



Vigilance in the Midst of Fundamental Changes

Reviewer Dr. Mike Boehlje, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Book See Sooner, Act Faster: How Vigilant Leaders Thrive in an Era of Digital Turbulence   Summary Even before COVID-19, the food production and distribution industries were facing a time of significant...



Leading During Times of Fear and Uncertainty

Author: Dr. Pete Hammett, Visiting Professor It has been said that the only thing constant is change. If that’s so, then it’s equally true that there are times when fear greases the bearings in the wheels of change. While fear turned inward will result in paralyzing...



Investing in Talent: Commodity vs. Annuity

Author: Dr. Pete Hammett, Visiting Professor Over the course of my career, I have had the great honor and privilege of working with professionals from a multitude of industries and levels across the country. On many occasions when working with groups of high-level...



Leading Change

Author: Dr. Pete Hammett, Professor   Change is occurring at a fast rate. Shocking, right? No? Of course not. We are all well aware of how rapidly change is sweeping across the food and agribusiness industries, as well as across the world, as we continue to...



How to Create Curious Employees

Article Work curiosity: A new lens for understanding employee creativity. Yu-Yu Chang and Hui-Yu Shih Journal Human Resource Management Review, Vol. 29, No. 4. December 2019 Reviewer Dr. Michael Gunderson, Director and Professor Summary This Quarterly Review article...



Self-Managed Teams Need Leaders Too

Article It’s not just what is said, but when it’s said: A temporal account of verbal behaviors and emergent leadership in self-managed teams. Fabiola H. Gerpott, Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock, Sven C. Voelpel and Mark van Vugt Journal Academy of Management Journal, June...