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Accounting for Self-Insurance--Theory and Practice
This study is an investigation of the theoretical accounting viewpoints and the accounting procedures used in business practice for the origination and administration of a self-insurance program. The purpose of this study is to compare the correct theoretical accounting procedures for self-insurance planning with those used in practice today. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107974/
Advantages of Marginal Costing as Compared to the Hour Rate or Normal Costing Now Used as the Basis of Price Determination in the Forms Division
This thesis is designed to emphasize and illustrate that marginal costing is a tool of management that can make clear the how, when, why, and wherefor of the price determining affect and its results. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130423/
Advertising and Promotional Procedure as Practiced by Five Dallas Department Stores
The problem with which this paper is concerned is to observe and appraise the retail advertising and promotional procedure of five of the Dallas department stores. After observing their advertising methods, an attempt will be made to conclude whether their efficiency might be increased through use of different advertising and promotional policies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83544/
An Analysis, as Revealed by the Wire Recorder, of the Methods Used by Ten Selected Business Mathematics Students in Solving Stated Problems
Many studies have been made concerning the difficulties which business mathematics students have in solving stated problems. Such studies have been made by analyzing the student's errors as they appear on written solutions to problems, and, as a result, many errors are overlooked. Errors in the thinking process, and failure to read the problem a sufficient number of times are responsible for many errors made by students. Such errors are not apparent on written solutions, but would be revealed through oral solutions as recorded on a wire recorder. The purpose of this study, then, is to analyze the errors revealed by a wire recorder, along with errors on written solutions, and to classify and tabulate the errors from both sources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83577/
An Analysis of Personnel Programs Currently in Use in Selected Texas Banks
It is the purpose of this study to survey and appraise the personnel programs currently in use in selected Texas banks. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130382/
An Analysis of the Correspondence-improvement Program at Great American Reserve Insurance Company Dallas, Texas
A preliminary purpose of this study in the area of business communications was that of determining the status of correspondence improvement in stock life insurance companies in Dallas. However, the major purpose, which stemmed from the preliminary one, was to study intensively the approach used in Great American. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130364/
Analysis of the Financing of Church Building Programs
This study was an analysis of current financing of building programs of selected Protestant churches in the State of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130530/
An Analysis of the Progress of Unions in Organizing Professional Engineers
The problems of this research report were threefold: 1. To trace the history of the unionization of engineers from its inception to the present time. 2. To present the arguments of those individuals and groups who practice and favor engineering unionization, and to set fort the counter-arguments of those individuals and groups who reject unionization for engineers. 3. To summarize the facts and opinions discovered and, in view of these findings, to draw conclusions on the merits and the trend of engineering unionization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107884/
A Case Study of the Personnel Program in Moore Business Forms, Incorporated
The specific purposes of this investigation, therefore, are (1) to determine any general pattern in the development of different phases of personnel programs in different firms; and (2) to make an intensive case study of the development of the personnel program in one organization--Moore Business Forms, Incorporated--which might serve as a guide for similar studies in other firms. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107817/
Centralized Purchasing Arrangements in a Selected Group of Oil Companies in the Southwest
The purpose of the study is threefold: (1) to make a survey of the type of purchasing organizations used by a selected number of oil companies operating in the Southwest, (2) to determine the extent or degree of centralized purchasing used by these firms, and (3) to evaluate briefly the organizational arrangements found in light of accepted principles. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96945/
Community Leadership and Economic Growth
This study is concerned with discovering relationships between community power structures and economic growth. The economic growth in selected Northeast Texas counties and their major cities is compared with the power structures in each of these communities during the 1944 through 1968 period. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278084/
A Comparative Study of the Content and Method of Presentation Found in Twenty-Nine Typewriting Textbooks
The twenty-nine typewriting texts which form the basis for this study are a sample of those currently used in the field of typewriting instruction. The purpose of this study is to see how they agree or where they disagree in the material offered and the way in which it is presented. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70369/
A Comparative Study of the Experiences of both Companies and Unions with Stock Ownership Plans for Employees
The purpose of this study is to gain answers an opinions from both companies offering stock ownership plans for their employees and from unions who participate or have members that participate in plans. In order to obtain answers from both companies and unions concerning plans, this study describes broadly the types of plans that are now in existence. An attempt was made to determine the most popular features of stock plans from both company and union viewpoint, and where possible, to gain recommendations leading to the formulation of more efficient and more popular plans. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130360/
A Comparative Study of the Retirement and Survivors Benefits under the Proposed Social Security Amendment, as Amended in House Bill 6000, and under the Texas Teacher Retirement System
The problem of this study is to compare the retirement benefits under the federal Social Security System, as proposed in House Bill 6000, the retirement benefits under the Texas Teachers Retirement System, and the retirement annuities of private insurance companies. Further, the study will compare the survivors benefits under the proposed Social Security amendment and under the Texas Teacher Retirement System. Last, the study will compare the general nature and principles of the proposed Social Security amendment with those of the Texas Teacher Retirement System. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130257/
A Comparison of Elderly Segments on Prepurchase Information Sources
The purpose of this research was to determine if differences exist between the young/old (55-74) and the old/old (75+) regarding external search behavior and the importance of information sources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278147/
A Comparison of Insurace Curricula of Accredited Colleges and Universities in Texas with the Curricula Recommended by 100 Selected Insurance Companies Operating in the State of Texas
This study was undertaken to determine whether the curricula of the colleges and universities are meeting the needs of the growing insurance industry. This study will determine, first, whether the insurance curricula of the accredited four-year colleges and universities in the state of Texas fulfill the needs of the insurance industry as reported by 100 selected insurance companies operating in the state of Texas. Second, this study will compare the insurance program at North Texas State College with the programs of other accredited colleges and universities in Texas. Third, from the foregoing analysis this study will attempt to determine whether the insurance program at North Texas State College could be improved. As a final consideration, this study will determine whether the insurance companies desire colleges and universities to offer special short courses for their insurance personnel. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107967/
A Comparison of Selected Factors in Undergraduate Programs in Business Teacher Education in Texas with Criteria Recommended for Business Teacher Education, 1956
The purpose of this study was to compare selected factors in undergraduate programs in business teacher education in Texas with criteria recommended for business teacher education. The factors selected were: (1) the business teacher education curriculum, (2) professional laboratory experiences of prospective business teachers, and (3) educational preparation, experience, and professional activities of the business education college faculty. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107913/
A Comparison of the Qualifications of Junior College Business Education Teachers in Texas with the Qualifications Desired by Junior College Presidents
The purpose of this investigation was twofold, namely: 1. To determine the personal characteristics and qualifications of the junior college business teachers in Texas; 2. To determine how well these characteristics match the desired qualifications given by college hiring personnel--presidents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130401/
Decentralization of Managerial Authority
This study of decentralization of managerial authority looks at the nature of authority and its relationship to organizations; factors which indicate a basis for greater decentralization of managerial authority; case studies of corporations that decentralized managerial authority; and the human relations aspects of decentralization of authority. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107985/
Development of a Generalized Approach to Establishing Work Measurement Programs in Commercial Banks
The purpose of this research is to recommend a set of comprehensive management plans to guide the establishment and operation of work measurement programs in commercial banks. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164378/
Development of a Printing Curriculum for Colleges and Universities
The purpose of this study is, first, to determine the justification for a graphic arts program in the institutions of higher learning, and, second,--if such a program is justified--to formulate a curriculum designed to fulfill the needs of the student and the printing industry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107822/
The Development of a Series of Objective Examinations for Cost Accounting by Adolph Matz, Othel J. Curry, and George W. Frank
In order that the task of student evaluation will be simplified, that the final evaluations will be more accurate, and that instructors and professors in the field of cost accounting will have more time available for research and study, the purpose of this study is to make available a series of valid and reliable objective examinations to instructors and professors who adopt Cost Accounting by Adolph Matz, Othel J. Curry, and George W. Prank as a textbook. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130307/
Development of a Workbook for Business Mathematics Based on the Needs of Students of Business at North Texas State Teachers College
The problem of this study is to determine the needs of students who are majoring in business and to design a workbook that will best prepare these students for the business courses offered at North Texas State Teachers College and for the problems of everyday life. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75659/
Development of Industrial Management Curriculum for North Texas State College
This thesis will concentrate on a two-fold purpose: first, to determine whether an industrial management program at North Texas State College is justified; and second, to present a broad outline that will form a foundation upon which the content of such a program can be based. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130251/
Development of the Commercial Curricula in the Secondary Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to trace the growth and development of the commercial curricula in the secondary schools of Texas and to relate the changes in aims and objectives of such curricula in such a way that a reading of it will furnish a concise, definite, and clear understanding of what has happened in the past. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53647/
Distinctive Features of the Military Preparatory School
The purposes of this study are: (1) to analyze the military system of education and discipline developed and employed by the preparatory institutions of the United States which combine military training with academic training; (2) to show that the military system of education compares favorably with that offered in secondary schools; and (3) that certain distinctive features are present in the military system of education and that these features are worthy of careful consideration by parent and student. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83390/
A Distributive Education Display Manual
The problem of this investigation is to prepare a merchandise display manual that can be used by the teacher-coordinator, students of distributive education, other trainees, training sponsors, and salespeople. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163819/
The Economic Status of the Classroom Teacher from 1925-45
The purpose of this study is to present a history of the progress made in advancing the welfare of teachers, to evaluate the trends in teachers' salaries over a period of twenty years, and to show the extent to which teacher retirement and teacher tenure laws have gained momentum in the United States. Recommendations for improvement will be made in cases where deficiencies exist. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83603/
Educational Requirements for the B.B.A. Degree in Personnel Management at Eight Texas Colleges and Field Recommendations
This thesis will present a course of study for prospective personnel managers as recommended by practicing personnel executives of selected industries in Dallas, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83669/
The Effects of Water Pollution Control Laws on Industrial Plant Location
The objective of this research is to determine the degree to which the recent antipollution laws will affect the location of industrial plants. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164325/
An Empirical Study of the Performance of the Unit Commercial Banking System of the State of Texas
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the performance of the Texas unit commercial banking system in comparison with branch banking systems, limited area branching systems, and unit banking systems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164449/
Employment Criteria of the Community and Recommended Business Curriculum for Frank Phillips College, Borger, Texas
The purpose of this survey and study is to attempt the establishment of ways in which the business administration department of Frank Phillips College may help its students to prepare to fill the employment needs in the commercial offices of the area. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130265/
Employment Test Validation Based Upon Limited Criteria
This study is concerned with the experience of a particular company which undertook to improve its selection program through the installation of a test battery. This involved special adaptations of techniques commonly employed in industrial situations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130429/
An Evaluation of an Integrated Didactic and Experimental Training Approach for the Interpersonal Skills of Sheltered Workshop Supervisors
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a three-day session using an integrated didactic and experiential approach for training in interpersonal skills for sheltered workshop supervisors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279321/
The Evolution and Present Status of Workmen's Compensation Insurance in Texas
The problem of this study is to record the evolution and to determine the present status of workmen's compensation insurance in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75668/
An Experimental Study of Personality Development in the Stenography Class of the Edinburg High School
The purpose of this study is (1) to make a survey of all personality training procedures in an attempt to adapt those methods to the instructional problems of schools having a large Latin-American enrollment, and (2) to correlate personality development with the study of stenography and job finding by giving it specific emphasis in such a course. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83425/
Full Costing in the Petroleum Industry and its Implications for Accounting Principles and Practices
The study of the full cost method of accounting for finding costs in the petroleum industry is significant because it offers a unique opportunity to examine and emerging accounting practice and will indicate some of the reasons for a shift in the reporting practices of a portion of the industry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164324/
Gift-wrapping Methods in Selected Department Stores in the North Texas Area
The study is limited to a survey of the gift-wrapping departments of selected stores in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Denton. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163818/
Growth Based on Corporate Profits for Selected Periods, 1925-1954
This study is one of five such studies dealing with the general subject of growth which have been undertaken recently in the School of Business of North Texas State College. This study is the third in the series and is concerned, as were the previous studies, with the general subject of growth. However, this third study is concerned with the compound annual rates of growth, during definite economic epochs, of net profit after taxes for more than 150 prominent corporations. The problem involved in this study is threefold: (1) to determine what constitutes growth, (2) to determine which corporations are growing, and (3) to determine as nearly as possible the growth characteristics of the corporations employed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107902/
Growth Based on Physical Units of Production for Selected Periods, 1925-1954
It is the purpose of this study to provide growth rates based on units of physical production or output. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107989/
Guides to Executive Job Evaluation
This study will endeavor to point out, discuss, and objectify the more fundamental considerations basic to any investigation of the subject. In conjunction with the above aims, this study will include a description of the problems found in evaluating managerial positions and some of the ways these problems have been met. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107931/
Human Relations Case Problems in the Aircraft Industry in the North Texas Area
The specific purpose of this investigation is to compile selected case problems for use in teaching human relations by the case method. This investigation will include those case situations that involve many of the factors that cause differences of opinion and friction between individuals or groups. The cases selected are limited to those that actually became the subject of a grievance in the aircraft industry of the Dallas-Fort Worth area of North Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130359/
The Impact of Non-monetary Performance Measures Upon Budgetary Decision Making in the Public Sector
This study addresses in an exploratory fashion the following questions. 1. Would non-monetary performance measures grouped into a statement of public efforts and accomplishments significantly reduce the uncertainty of decision makers concerning past entity performance? 2. Would knowledge of such data alter their resultant budgetary decisions? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278554/
The Impact of the Cost Schedule Control Systems Criteria on Electronics and Aerospace Contractors
The primary purpose of this study was to analyze the capability and inclination of the aerospace and electronics industry contractors to abide by the general provisions of the Cost/Schedule Control Systems Criteria (C/SCSC). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277777/
Impact of the Policies of the National Government on the Organization of Business and Management Styles in India
The purpose of this investigation is to explore the policies of the government of British India and of the independent Republic of India relative to their impact on organizational structure, management practices and styles, and management education in business organizations in India. The British, who were responsible for the growth of some of the organized industries in India, also gave the country, among other things, a modern educational system. They left India, however, with a limited industrial base. There was a serious shortage of professional managers to meet the demands of growing industry. Upon independence, the national government through its policies encouraged the development of business and industries and brought awareness among business managers of the importance of management education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164549/
An Income and Cost-of-Living Comparison for Selected Trades and Professions for the Period 1936-45
The purpose of this study is to show which incomes of the selected trades and professions have more nearly approached a parallel to the changing cost of living during the period January 1, 1936, to December 31, 1945. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75553/
An Integrated Guidance Program for Small Secondary Schools in Texas
Of the 1190 four-year high schools of Texas there are 941 with an enrollment of 250 or less. This group of schools is missing many opportunities to guide the youth they graduate into effective and wholesome living by means of an integrated guidance program. It is the purpose of this study to develop a program which, if incorporated into the curricula of these schools, should result in an integration of guidance into the many phases of the school's activities and increase the school's usefulness to the student. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75664/
An Investigation into the Characteristics and Causes of Monthly and Yearly Price Fluctuations of Spot Cotton at New York, New York, During the Period, 1911-1953
This study endeavors to give an insight into the causes and characteristics of price fluctuations of spot cotton at New York, N.Y., for the period 1911-1953, and to indicate whenever possible the factors which caused the price of cotton to rise or fall during selected periods. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163838/
An Investigation of Preadolescent Children's Attitudes toward Television Commercials
The purpose of this research study is to provide commercial advertisers, television networks, and academicians valuable information regarding the existence, direction, and intensity of preadolescent children's attitudes toward television commercials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164614/
Investing and Hedging Techniques in the Convertible Bond Market
This study was designed to yield three types of information: (1) The degree of perfection prevailing in the parimary and secondary convertible bond markets; (2) the profit potential of various investing and hedging techniques in the convertible bond market; and (3) a judgment on whether each technique can be classified as rational or irrational. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164333/
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