Aquaculture Management by James W. Meade

By James W. Meade

Although a few international locations, comparable to Japan, have invested in aquaculture examine and constructed significant aquaculture industries, the possibilities for comparable devel­ opment within the usa stay mostly not noted. In a standard fresh 12 months the U.S., which claims 20% of the world's marine fisheries assets, imported seafood worthy $4. eight billion and exported $l. three billion. as well as the $3. five billion deficit in food-fish, used to be one other $2. 7 billion deficit for nonedible fishery items. subsequent to grease, fishery items constituted the second one maximum drain at the usa stability of funds and bills for a good portion of the international exchange deficit. additionally, fish intake has been expanding in North the US. in keeping with the call for for fishery items, aquaculture managers not just have the option to achieve fiscal revenue, yet in doing so could make a big contribution to lowering the nationwide debt, supplying employment, and embellishing our vitamin. This e-book could be thought of a farm administration textual content for these in aquaculture. it's meant to supply an advent to aquaculture rules and an creation to administration, together with enterprise and folks administration, microeconomics, and the innovations of potency and productiveness. i'm hoping it is going to bridge the distance among conservationists, the educational group, and commer­ cial culturists. ample references should still allow the reader to fast entry literature on such a lot issues germane to the administration of tradition systems.

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As a manager proceeds up the ladder, a marked change in the management functions and activities mix becomes inescapable. Thus a highly successful first-line supervisor may not necessarily make a good middle manager, and vice versa. PRINCIPLES OF CULTURE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT 19 Table 2-1. Functions and activities of management work as synthesized by Morrisey (1970) Function I. Planning. Determining the work that must be done. I. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Defining roles and missions, and the nature and scope of work.

It is difficult to be most effective when second-rate staffing and planning are used. Although the manager must get the most out of the staff, the manager must first get the most out of the staffing plan by building a plan that enhances efficiency and productivity. The staffing plan is an important first step in the dynamic area of position management. Here are seven principles of position management: 1. Delineate clearly the work assignment of each position. 2 .. Delineate clearly the job-to-job relationships.

Accounting Production records Business transactions Tax reporting Enterprise Resources (water, cost, labor) Production (rearing) unit Others Accounting method Accounting summaries and reports Cash flow and forecllsting Income (and similar taxes) FICA Depreciation Other Filing documents the bottom line, and the success of the effort, or the evaluation of the person responsible, is based on the degree to which the stated objective was met. An objective must be: Doable Affordable The responsibility of one person (somebody must be in charge) Adaptable to the timetable Negotiable Nonconflicting Measurable Details on developing MBO for employee performance are given in the discussion of control and evaluation in Chapter 3.

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