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Farm business management: the human factor.

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Description

This book provides an understanding of a farm manager's characteristics and why a particular person reacts in a defined way when faced with a range of situations. It has 10 chapters which cover: the psychological and personal characteristics of a farmer that defines his management ability; the decision processes and goals of farmers; the skills required for successful farm management; biased decisions and the role of stress; farmers' use of intuition in decision making; the influence of farmers' personal characteristics on a range of management issues; the influence of the farm family on a farmer's objectives and decisions; and methods of improving managerial ability.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) What defines management ability? Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 55) The origins of managerial ability. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 80) Decision processes and goals. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 99) Skills required. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 134) Biases and stress. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 154) Intuition. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 178) The influence of farmers' personal characteristics on a range of issues in management. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 208) More on objectives: family influences, origins and modification. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 235) Methods of improving managerial ability. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2019
  • ISBN
  • 9781789240733
  • Record Number
  • 20183377258