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Educational Needs of North Dakota Agribusiness Managers

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dc.contributor.author Priebe, Dan
dc.contributor.author Olschlager, B.
dc.rights North Dakota State University en
dc.title Educational Needs of North Dakota Agribusiness Managers en
dc.type Article en
dc.source North Dakota Farm Research: Vol. 46, No. 01, pgs. 17-21 en
dc.description In 1980, 15.2% of the total work force in North Dakota was employed in agriculture, forestry and fisheries. This does not include those in related industries. Given it's significance to the state, it is essential to prepare workers for these careers in addition to retraining and upgrading skills. The need for the education of small businesses is mentioned due to the high mortality rate of these for various reasons. A study was conducted to determine the importance and value of various management skills as they relate to agribusiness managers. Also, to determine areas where these managers felt they needed the most assistance in the improvement of their management skills. The method chosen was a survey. The results of this survey were that there was a perceived need for improvement in management skills by 1/3 of those responding. It appeared that managers in all five categories would benefit from a common training program. The majority of the skills included on the survey could be used to form a core for the curriculum for agribusiness management training courses.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-24T16:04:47Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-24T16:04:47Z
dc.date.issued 2009-09-24T16:04:47Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/6191
dc.date 1988 en

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