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Why Revered Rodents Wear Gloves

June 29, 2020 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics Inspired by and quotes taken from Against the Odds: A Path Forward for Rural America by Bruce Vincent, Nicole J Olynk Widmar...



How Did George Jetson Sell Spacely Space Sprockets?

Author: Dr. Scott Downey, Director and Professor On the show The Jetsons, George Jetson worked for a company called Spacely Space Sprockets as (what the internet says) a digital index operator. Although this dates me — especially since some of you reading this cannot...






Online Sales of Ag Inputs

Authors: Dr. Luciano Thome e Castro, International Adjunct Professor Dr. Scott Downey, Director and Professor Dr. Michael Boehlje, Distinguished Professor Emeritus The possibility of having a sizable online channel for selling or buying ag inputs has been under...



Resilience and Antifragility in the Face of Disruption

Article Approaches for Resilience and Antifragility in Collaborative Business Ecosystems by Ramezani, Javaneh and Luis M. Camarinha-Matos Journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change. 151 (2020). Reviewer Dr. Allan W. Gray, Executive Director and Professor...



Monitoring Sources of Disruption

Reviewer Dr. Lourival Carmo Monaco Neto, Postdoctoral Research Associate Article The 11 Sources of Disruption Every Company Must Monitor by Amy Webb Journal MIT Sloan Management Review. Spring 2020. Pages 65-70   The idea of disruption describes a process in...



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...



Digitization Capability & Digitalization in Agribusiness

Reviewer Dr. Luciano Castro, International Adjunct Professor Article Digitization Capability and the Digitalization of Business Models in Business-to-business Firms: Past, Present, and Future by Thomas Ritter and Carsten Lund Pedersen Journal Journal of Industrial...



Data-Driven Decision Making in Times of Crisis: Data Collection

Authors: Dr. Lourival Carmo Monaco Neto, Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Allan W. Gray, Executive Director and Professor In previous articles in this series (Data-Driven Decision Making in Times of Crisis, and What Data?), we discussed how data and information are...