ERIC Number: ED342938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-May
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)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Business Administration Education, Career Choice, Codes of Ethics, Community Services, Community Support, Competition, Economics, Employment Opportunities, Free Enterprise System, Job Skills, Life Style, Occupational Information, Recordkeeping, Required Courses, Secondary Education, Stealing, Student Educational Objectives, Supplies, Values
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
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