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Why agribusiness anyway?

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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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  • Steven T. Sonka & Michael A. Hudson, 1989. "Why agribusiness anyway?," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 5(4), pages 305-314.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:agribz:v:5:y:1989:i:4:p:305-314
    DOI: 10.1002/1520-6297(198907)5:4<305::AID-AGR2720050402>3.0.CO;2-3
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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. 0(Number 1), pages 1-6, July.
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    1. 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, vol. 0(Issue 4), pages 1-18, November.
    2. 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.
    3. Kenneth F. Harling, 1995. "Differing perspectives on agribusiness management," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 11(6), pages 501-511.
    4. Cook, Michael L., 1992. "Agribusiness In A Global Economy: Challenges For An Evolving Profession," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 0(Number 1), pages 1-6, July.
    5. 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.
    6. David W. Hughes, 1996. "Teaching rural development economics to undergraduate agribusiness students," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(6), pages 497-508.
    7. 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, vol. 0(Issue 5), pages 1-10, December.
    8. Michael A. Hudson, 1990. "Toward a framework for examining agribusiness competitiveness," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 6(3), pages 181-189.
    9. repec:pdc:jrnbeh:v:13:y:2017:i:2:p:256-269 is not listed on IDEAS
    10. Trejo-Pech, Carlos O. & Gunderson, Michael A. & Baker, Timothy G. & Gray, Allan W. & Boehlje, Michael D., 2015. "Assessing Cash Holdings in Agribusiness," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, vol. 0(Issue 4), pages 1-20, November.
    11. 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.
    12. 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.
    13. 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.

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