Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

Smallholder to Shareholders: A Guide to Optimizing Partnerships with the Private Sector for Smallholder Impact

  No longer within the confines of corporate social responsibility programs, these models have helped move business from the margins to the mainstream. Yet many of these approaches continue to be the exception, rather than the rule. Why then are these models and private sector partnership...
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

Marketing Manual and Web Directory for Organic Spices, Culinary Herbs and Essential Oils

  Contents:  Introduction and Summary World Organic Trade- An Overview Organic Spices and Herbs Organic Essential Oils and Oleoresins   
Mike Jack
International Trade Centre

Is Your Agribusiness Project Feasible?

  This publication reviews the types of situations requiring feasibility analyses and discusses what is involved in conducting a feasibility analysis. It is also designed to serve as a guide for conducting adequate and meaningful feasibility studies.
Richard W. Schermerhorn
UGA Extension

Interpersonal Mediation

  Wherever choices exist there is potential for disagreement. Such differences, when handled properly, can result in richer, more effective, creative solutions and interaction. But alas, it is difficult to consistently turn differences into opportunities. When disagreement is poorly dealt with...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California

La Negociación Creativa

  El sólo pensar en la negociación suena algo intimidante, sin embargo todos somos negociadores experimentados. Cada vez que llegamos a un acuerdo en algo, estamos negociando. Muchas veces lo hacemos en forma inconsciente, tal como el decidir quién saluda primero o el...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Interpersonal Negotiation Skills

  The very thought of negotiating is intimidating, yet we are all experienced negotiators. The process of taking turns in a conversation, or deciding who says hello first, involves tacit negotiation. Some types of negotiation may be almost subconscious, such as holding a gate open for another...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California

Políticas Laborales de la Empresa

  En general, las políticas son directrices para la toma de decisiones. Una vez establecidas, cada vez que haya que tomar una decisión no será necesario comenzar desde el principio otra vez. Las políticas reflejan la "personalidad" de la compañ...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Policies and Handbooks

  The very thought of negotiating sounds intimidating, yet we are all experienced negotiators. Any time we come to an agreement on anything, we are negotiating. Some of it we may do somewhat subconsciously, such as deciding who says hello first, or holding a cattle gate open for another rider...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California

Rotación o Movimiento de Personal

  El movimiento de personal (o rotación de empleados) puede perjudicar la productividad de un predio y con frecuencia es un síntoma de otros problemas. Un administrador de una lechería lo planteó de este modo: "Cada vez que me deja un ordeñador, pierdo...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Conducting Effective Meetings

  In general, policies are guidelines to decision making—once in place, each decision does not have to be made anew from scratch. Policies reflect a company’s value system. The tone and language of policy statements will be taken as reflections of management attitudes toward...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California