Jada M. Thompson(a), Misti D. Sharp(b), and Jonathan C. Walton(c)
(a)University of Arkansas, (b)University of Florida, (c)University of Tennessee
JEL Codes: Q454
Keywords: Decision-making, leadership, management, poultry
Publish Date: April 18, 2023
Volume 5, Issue 2
The management decision process is often complex and multidimensional with various competing factors. The type of leadership, the approach for analysis, and a priori beliefs factor into decision making. This case provides an example of how multifaceted management decisions are in the context of profitability, risk, uncertainty, succession, and leadership frameworks using a comprehensive economic analysis for a fictional poultry operation. Students are asked to apply concepts in financial analysis, risks analysis, and critical thinking to provide a realistic management decision based on all these concepts. The issues in the case relate to natural disasters, farm succession planning, leadership frameworks, and farm survivability. The case provides flexibility in approach and concept rigor based on the course.
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Articles in this issue
Market Power in the U.S. Peanut Industry
Yuliya V. Bolotova
To Rebuild or Not to Rebuild When Disaster Hits
Jada M. Thompson, Misti D. Sharp, and Jonathan C. Walton
Demand Dashboards: Interactive Tools to Communicate Consumer Behavior
Justin D. Bina and Glynn T. Tonsor