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What's On Your Electrician's Cart?

June 2019

As one of the largest electrical distributors in the country, CED carries any material necessary for an electrician to complete a job. While electricians don’t care much about the specifics of the parts they order, they do care that they need them to do a job, they need them on the job site and they need them immediately.

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What's Going On With The New NAFTA?

March 2019

NAFTA was the first trade deal to include intellectual property protections, but our innovative world demanded modernization of its provisions. USMCA strengthens protections for patents and trademarks in areas like biotechnology, financial services and domain names, as well as provides new provisions governing the expansion of digital trade and investments in innovative products and services. These modernizations provide greater protection for U.S. agribusinesses along the supply chain.

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What Do Sales Managers Manage?

February 2019

The main takeaway is that developing employees is a necessary activity that leads to profits. But in practice, what do agribusinesses actually do to create satisfied employees who are responsible for managing profitable customer relationships?

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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Human Resources, Finding and Retaining Qualified Employees

March 2006

From Seed World Magazine - Like most industries, the seed industry is in a continual state of change. Its significant number of mergers and acquisitions in recent years has created new organizational structures and company cultures. In many cases, flatter chains-of-command call for different capabilities for highperformance employees. Not only...

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Motivating and Retaining Adult Learners in a High-Stress Distance Education Learning Environment

January 2002

From geteducated.com - The Purdue University Executive MBA in Agribusiness (Ag-EMBA) Program is an innovative joint master’s degree program between Purdue's Krannert Graduate School of Management and its School of Agriculture. Spanning 2 years in four 5-month modules, Ag-EMBA is distinctive in that on-campus instruction is concentrated into 9 weeks...