Agronegocios, Precios de Frutas y Verduras, Mercadeo, Comercio Internacional

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

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomelo in Europe

  Pomelos are imported via the same ports in Europe as other fruit, most notably in the Netherlands. The supply per country varies depending on production volume and the demand in the producing country. Fresh pomelos are a niche market in most European markets. Eastern and Central Europe has a...
Michel Peperkamp
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Lychees in Europe

  Lychee is a specialty fruit that is slowly gaining popularity in Europe, although average consumption per capita is still limited. It is most popular in France. Madagascar and South Africa supply the majority of lychees during the winter season (from October to February). Opportunities for...
Wageningen
Michel Peperkamp
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Despido

  Mucho se ha dicho en capítulos previos sobre el mejoramiento del desempeño del trabajador. A veces, los trabajadores simplemente no parecen estar a la altura de nuestras expectativas. Razones típicas para el desempeño inferior del trabajador son la falta de...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Empathic Listening

  Employee turnover can hurt the overall productivity of a farm and is often a symptom of other difficulties. One dairy manager put it this way: "Every time a milker leaves, I lose about one cow." Turnover in livestock operations upsets routines, makes animals uncomfortable, and...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California

A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

  “Intensive Vegetable Production” refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which great attention is placed on detail and optimization of resources such as land, capital, labor, equipment, transportation to market, and management time. The ojective of...
D. C. Sanders
Ed Estes
K. B. Perry
David Monks
Kenneth Sorensen
Charles Averre
Michael Linker
Jonathan Schultheis
Mike Boyette
D. Eikhoff
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

CBI Product Factsheet: Baby Vegetables in Germany

  Consumer demand for fresh vegetables, combined with trends related to convenience, consumer experience and innovation, has created a new segment for luxury fresh vegetables: baby vegetables. The German market offers opportunities for selling your baby carrots (as a snack), baby courgettes (...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Avocado in Germany

  Exporters from developing countries (DCs) can profit from the growing German imports of fresh avocados. Good opportunities exist for ready-to-eat avocados. Additionally, DC exporters can differentiate themselves on the market with organic certification.  Avocado trees (Persea Americana...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Disciplina

  A veces, los trabajadores simplemente no parecen estar a la altura de nuestras expectativas. Razones típicas para el desempeño inferior del trabajador son la falta de destreza, conocimiento o habilidad. Otras causas del desempeño inferior son la falta de motivació...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Interacting with Employees

  A systematic employee selection process can do much to help us hire effective employees who are capable of doing an outstanding job. Likewise, regular performance appraisal meetings, open communications, well designed pay systems and good supervision all contribute to promoting good work....
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California