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Achieving an appropriate resource allocation structure usually revolves around the farm manager. His or her ability iscrucial to success. Yet, most farmers learn by experience and/or through various courses that concentrate on technical,production economic and related aspects. Putting more effort into understanding the components of managerial ability andhow a managers' ability to pe1form well in each component might be improved is well overdue. As psychology is the studyof people and their actions it is the obvious discipline to turn to for assistance. This paper contains a review of the psychologyof decision making from a farm management perspective, outlines what psychology offers for changing a person's attributes,and considers the structure of a research programme aimed at developing methods for improving individual's managerialability.© 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

Keywords: Managerial ability ; Decision making psychology ; Improving managers

Subject(s): Productivity Analysis

Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies

Issue Date: 2001-03

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/176646 Published in: Agricultural Economics: The Journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, Volume 24, Issue 3 Page range: 247-262

Total Pages: 16

Record appears in: International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) > Agricultural Economics: The Journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists





Autor: Nuthall, P.L.

Fuente: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/176646?ln=en







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