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Change and Risk Management: Managing Time and Options

September 2004

From AgriMarketing Magazine - Many perceive change and uncertainty as a threat, and there is a natural tendency to resist threatening environments. But change and uncertainty also provide opportunities, and anticipating them enables managers to not just adjust but also profit from them. Managing risk for opportunity increasingly involves investment...

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Strategic Risk Assesment Through Scorecarding

July 2004

From Seed World Magazine - Our previous article developed a broad taxonomy of the risks faced by an agribusiness and noted why they should understand both tactical and strategic risks.  In a competitive environment, it is important for a firm to be willing to take certain risks if it wishes...

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Managing Risk with Specialty Grains

April 2004

From Seed and Crops Digest - Balance. It’s imperative to successful management, leadership and just regular old life! But when it comes to managing risk from specialty grains, grain handlers find themselves in a unique position — a balancing act dealing with several sources of risk.

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Making the Right Call

October 2002

From Feed and Grain Magazine - Over the past year, we have been bombarded with a seemingly endless list of corporate crises: Enron, Global Crossing, WorldCom … one major corporation after another has been caught or admitted to illegal activities, questionable accounting practices, top management who didn’t know — honest...