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Brian K. Linhardt, UC Cooperative Extension, Oroville, CA, Management
Decisions Volume 7, Number 1, Winter-Spring 1998
Every year, especially at harvest time, many agricultural managers face a sudden
influx of employees. A well-planned employee orientation can do much to help make this
transition as painless as possible and get new employees off on the right foot immediately.
and Ranch Personnel Management
James M. McGrann, Fred DeLano and Dean McCorkle
Texas Agricultural Extension Service, December 1998
People 'human capital' are an important resource in making a farm or ranch business
more competitive in todays business environment. With participatory management there
are opportunities to realize the potential of human capital.
- Lenders and Angry Customers
Randy R. Weigel, University
of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, July 2001
Anger, hostility, and abusive behavior are becoming common day occurrences in today’s world. And lending institutions, which are so important to farmers’ and ranchers’ livelihoods, are increasingly. . .
Across Language Barriers
Labor Management Decision Editors, Management Decisions
Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 1992
As the country's workforce changes, more and more supervisors are faced with the
challenge of communicating with employees who do not speak English easily. That challenge
can be frustrating, but it can be met effectively.