Department of Economics, Department of Psychology
This study was exploratory in nature. The sample was too· small to provide conclusive, refined prediction instruments. Given these limitations, however, the utilized approach indicates that farmers lacking personality characteristics necessary to become successful managers can be identified. However, additional testing and consideration of other independent variables may develop more reliable relationships than were developed in this study.
managerial skill sets, farm management, farm manager personality characteristics
South Dakota Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Gilbert, H. A.; Krause, K. R.; and Williams, P. L., "Recognizing Personality Characteristics Related to Managerial Potential in Agriculture" (1971). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 589.