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Human Capital, Skills and Talent Development in South African Agribusiness

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  • Johan van Rooyen

    (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)

Abstract

This study has evaluated the human capital and skills needs of the South African agribusiness industry in order to gain an improved understanding of the perceived drivers and shapers of the industry, identify ways in which the education system can be improved and to be able to contrast the fresh produce sector in with other agribusiness companies. The author found that students will have to be equipped with multiple skills sets in order to be able to cope in an industry that characterised by uncertainty and volatility and driven by changes in technology, long term relationships global value chains, information sharing and consumer behaviour.

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  • Johan van Rooyen, 2014. "Human Capital, Skills and Talent Development in South African Agribusiness," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 3(3), pages 179-182.
  • Handle: RePEc:ods:journl:v:3:y:2014:i:3:p:179-182
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    1. Mihir Dash & Anuloma Tripathy & D. Shobha & Greeshma Ramesh & Abhiyank Verma & K. Sriharsha, 2016. "Comparison of Diffusion in Telecommunications in the BRICS Economies," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 5(4), pages 229-235, November.
    2. Anatoliy G. Goncharuk, 2015. "Food Business and Food Security Challenges in Research," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 4(4), pages 223-230, November.
    3. Jana Cocuľová, 2015. "A Comparison of Internal and External Executive Coaching," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 4(3), pages 137-144.
    4. repec:ods:journl:v:6:y:2017:i:3:p:157-163 is not listed on IDEAS

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