Monsanto's 'Seed Police'

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Monsanto’s “seed police” seems to be an excessive “bully” operating task force that ensures other companies are following their patent guidelines (Ferrell & Hartline, 2014). In my opinion, this is not the most effective way to do business or handle relationships. Although it may be considered job security for the company, because companies will have to purchase seeds every year for the upcoming season, if another company ever came along and offered the same products, consumers may be willing to purchase from them. There would be minimum customer loyalty to the brand and with the lack of a good relationship, potentially using another company would be favorable.

Monsanto explains that the investigators asks a few, simple questions about the
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