Rational decisions are decidedly in the best interest of your business. So why don't we make them all the time? Dr. Terry Hurley, economist at the University of Minnesota discussed the issue and offered his insights to the 2012 Leman conference. Selected comments provide a baseline for your future considerations.
Dealing with today OK? What about tomorrow? Don Tyler of Tyler and Associates discusses some common sense steps to keeping your attitude in check for your health and those around you. This one you might want to forward to your management team.
Ian Davis, retired Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, recently shared his top five leadership traits with Stanford's Graduate School of Business students. Ian has consulted with major international management leaders, seeing very good... and some not very good management teams. This half hour program is a great thought provoker for your management team and might be a good point of initiation for the 'up and comers' that are ready for advancement. Best wishes in the New Year!
Stepping outside of the ag arena to hear Robert Joss, Professor of Finance, Dean Emeritus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, shares his Top 10 Life Lessons with a group about to graduate. These thoughts are applicable regardless of your position on the journey. Feel free the share the link.
How can producers network and extend management capabilities in this changing industry environment? The University of Illinois School of Vet Medicine has openings for the first "Executive Pork Producers Program" certificate program with classes getting underway November of 2011. Think of it as a 'mini-Masters' says facilitator Dr. Jim Lowe.
The unusual aspect of the most recent economic and corporate calamity is
that nearly everyone experienced severe industry disruption. Today's
presentation is from Otto Scharmer,
Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. This Back To The
Classroom series overviews his considerations on changing organizational
innovation in the 'new normal' of increased industry turmoil. Listen
to this while you're on the road. You'll need time to think about it.