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strong workforce enables businesses to succeed. PIE Center research into workforce development includes focuses on undocumented immigration, differences in critical thinking styles, team-building, tracking opinion leaders’ perceptions of agricultural and natural resources and effective communications.

Labor

A strong workforce enables businesses to succeed. PIE Center research into workforce development includes focuses on undocumented immigration, corporate volunteering and effective communications. Click on the project names below to read short summaries, download final reports, useful graphics and more.

Personality assessments

While critical thinking is an important attribute for success, it is not easily defined. Social scientists largely consider critical thinking to include a reasonable and reflective thought process focused on a decision of what to do or believe. PIE Center research seeks to understand this process and how it differs among people so that information can be presented in helpful ways to people engaged in critical thinking around a particular topic. Click on the project names below to read short summaries, download final reports, useful graphics and more.

Issues identification

Tracking opinion leaders’ perceptions of agricultural and natural resources issues will allow for organizations to identify the most critical issues and strategize how to best approach and solve the issue. PIE Center research seeks to keep abreast of the most important issues facing agriculture and natural resources. Click on the project names below to read short summaries, download final reports, useful graphics and more.