March 22, 2023

UA Division of Agriculture launches Management Guide Evaluation collection

The College of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has kicked off a Management Guide Evaluation Sequence, which summarizes key themes and takeaways from a brand new e-book every month – all within the time it takes to eat lunch.

“As we get busy in our day-to-day lives, we frequently hear completely different management improvement books talked about or quoted, and we at all times intend to learn the books, however we get busy and by no means do,” stated Julie Robinson, affiliate professor of management for the Division of Agriculture. “The Management Guide Evaluation Sequence offers you the chance to listen to the CliffsNotes model of many fashionable management improvement books.”

The collection is an outreach effort of the Division of Agriculture’s Group, Skilled and Financial Growth unit, which works to equip Arkansans with the management and organizational abilities they should higher their communities.

Extension leaders from throughout the South will assessment books they’ve discovered professionally helpful. All the classes might be supplied by way of Zoom from 12:15-1 p.m. (CST) and are free and open to the general public. The discussions might be recorded and posted to YouTube for viewing. To register for upcoming critiques or watch recordings, go to right here.

“Every session might be now not than 45 minutes, so it is a handy method for busy leaders to hop on a Zoom throughout their lunch hour and get key takeaways from a brand new e-book,” Robinson stated.

Robinson kicked off the collection with a assessment of “Good to Nice” by Jim Collins on Jan. 25. The subsequent with be Tuesday (Feb. 22) when Oklahoma State College Program and Personnel Growth Specialist Cheryl Newberry critiques “Begin with Why: How Nice Leaders Encourage Everybody to Take Motion” by Simon Sinek.

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The e-book assessment schedule:

Feb. 22 — “Begin with Why: How Nice Leaders Encourage Everybody to Take Motion” by Simon Sinek, reviewed by Cheryl Newberry, program and personnel improvement specialist, Oklahoma State College

March 29 — “Dare to Lead: Confirmed Rules of Efficient Management” by Byrd Baggett, reviewed by Brandi Bergen, extension specialist for employees improvement, College of Tennessee

April 26 — “Triggers: Creating Habits that Lasts-Changing into the Particular person you Need to Be” ­by Marshall Goldsmith, reviewed by Tia Gregory, information administration coordinator, Mississippi State College

Could 31 — “Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging” by Sebastian Junger, reviewed by Kristi Farner, program & workers improvement specialist, College of Georgia

June 28 — “The Burnout Epidemic” by Jennifer Moss, reviewed by Rochelle Sapp, management improvement specialist, College of Georgia

July 26 — “The 4 Agreements: A Sensible Information to Private Freedom” by Don Miguel Ruiz, reviewed by Karl Bradley, management improvement specialist, Extension Basis

Aug. 30 — “Leaders Eat Final: Why Some Groups Pull Collectively and Others Don’t” by Simon Sinek, reviewed by Hunter Goodman, assistant professor-community and workforce improvement, College of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture

Sept. 27 — “It’s the Supervisor: Shifting from Boss to Coach” by Jim Clifton and Jim Harter, reviewed by Tearney Woodruff, assistant professor and extension specialist, Texas A&M

Oct. 28 — “Collective Genius: The Artwork and Follow of Main Innovation” by Linda A. Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove and Kent Lineback, reviewed by Matt Benge, extension assistant professor, College of Florida

Nov. 29 — “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Much less” by Greg McKeown, reviewed by Lauren Griffith, extension management specialist, College of Georgia.

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