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  • Steven T. Sonka

    (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois)

  • Michael A. Hudson

    (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois)

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    “The distinctive competence of an organization is more than what it can do well; it is what it can do particularly well.” (K.R. Andrews 1).

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    Article provided by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in its journal Agribusiness.

    Volume (Year): 5 (1989)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 305-314

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    Handle: RePEc:wly:agribz:v:5:y:1989:i:4:p:305-314

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    1. Biere, Arlo W., 1988. "Involvement Of Agricultural Economics In Graduate Agribusiness Programs: An Uncomfortable Linkage," Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 13(01), July.
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    1. Kenneth F. Harling, 1995. "Differing perspectives on agribusiness management," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 11(6), pages 501-511.
    2. Neves, Marcos Fava & Trombin, Vinícius Gustavo & Kalaki, Rafael Bordonal, 2013. "Competitiveness of the Orange Juice Chain in Brazil," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA), vol. 16(4).
    3. Cook, Michael L., 1992. "Agribusiness In A Global Economy: Challenges For An Evolving Profession," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 24(01), July.
    4. Larson, Ronald B., 2013. "Addressing the Needs of the Agribusiness “Fringe”," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150805, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    5. Sara Schumacher & Michael Boland, 2005. "The effects of industry and firm resources on profitability in the food economy," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(1), pages 97-108.
    6. Michael A. Hudson, 1990. "Toward a framework for examining agribusiness competitiveness," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 6(3), pages 181-189.
    7. David W. Hughes, 1996. "Teaching rural development economics to undergraduate agribusiness students," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(6), pages 497-508.
    8. Thomas I. Chacko & John G. Wacker & Mohamad Mahdy Asar, 1997. "Technological and human resource management practices in addressing perceived competitiveness in agribusiness firms," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(1), pages 93-105.
    9. Harrison, R. Wes & Ng, Desmond W., 2011. "The Scientific Pluralism of Agribusiness: A Special Issue on Theory and Practice: Forward," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA), vol. 14(5).
    10. Steven J. Torok & Alan Schroeder, 1992. "A comparison of problems and technical assistance needs of small agribusiness and nonagribusiness firms," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(3), pages 199-217.
    11. Raymond J. Collins & Anthony J. Dunne, 1996. "Utilizing multilevel capstone courses in an integrated agribusiness curriculum," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(1), pages 105-112.


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