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ERIC Number: ED342938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-May
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Agricultural Business Unit. Student Reference for Agricultural Science I Core Curriculum. [Volume 19, Number 20.]
Timko, Joseph J.; Birkenholz, Robert J.
This student reference on agricultural business, designed to accompany the lessons outlined in the 1984 instructor's guide, "Introduction to Agricultural Business," has seven lessons: (1) introduction to agribusiness; (2) careers in agribusiness; (3) agribusiness in the community; (4) the role of the employee in an agribusiness; (5) success and failure on the job; (6) agribusiness procedures; and (7) setting personal goals. Lesson 1 contains the following: components of the industry, U.S. and Missouri farm expenditures, U.S. economy, competition, and capital and profit. Topics in lesson 2 are as follows: choosing an agribusiness career, occupational areas in agribusiness, and agricultural occupations and skills/educational requirements. Lesson 3 covers services, supplies, and community support. Lesson 4 includes the following: employee characteristics, job responsibilities, and working toward success. Five topics comprise lesson 5: job skill and success, basis for denying promotions, code of worker ethics, job performance and advancement, and achieving success. The focus of lesson 6 is on the following: business procedures, shoplifters, procedures and recordkeeping, and using business brochures. Lesson 7 covers career goals, life-style, values, flexibility, and realism. (NLA)
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (order no. 10-9202-S: $1.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri