Leadership Development in Agricultural Economics: Challenges for Academic Units
By: Boland, Michael A.
Boland, Michael A., Leadership Development in Agricultural Economics: Challenges for Academic Units, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 34, Issue 3, December 2009, Pages 367-382
Crafting and executing strategy are key tasks to be carried out by a manager of an enterprise. Unit leaders are managers of an academic enterprise called a department. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of information collected from interviews with unit leaders of departments of agricultural economics and discuss challenges being faced by these unit leaders in March 2009.