Rice Industry Introduction to Leadership Program


There a a number of leadership development needs for the Australian rice industry: . develop a cohort of leaders for succession planning and strategic contributions on boards, committees, and in the rice industry and its communities as a whole: . develop advocacy and governance capacity in the sector; . develop selfaware, forward thinking strategic leaders who can build the sector and region into the future.



Research Organisation

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia

Objective Summary

The overall objectives of the leadership program are to assist participants to: . deepen their understanding and appreciation of the need for flexible and responsive leadership; . introduce the participants to foundational aspects and skills of effective leadership; . develop greater selfawareness and adaptability in terms of behavioural responses, management style, and leadership approach; . develop a structured pathway for future leadership development; . foster ongoing relationships for peer support in the rice industry; . engage in a larger national netowkr of leaders through the Ausrralia Rural Leadership Foundation's Network of Fellows.

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Project Start Date

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Project Completion Date

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Safeguarding Australia

National Priority

Advanced Technology

National Priority

RIC-Rice breeding - varieties and quality improvement