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Seasonal Market Trends for Feeder and Stocker and for Slaughter Steers for the Years 1940 through 1948

Seasonal Market Trends for Feeder and Stocker and for Slaughter Steers for the Years 1940 through 1948

Date: June 1950
Creator: Embry, J.C.
Description: Standing on the threshold of a new decade, Texas agriculture is faced with three major problems. The first of these problems is the imperative need for a sound soil and water conservation program. Texas has been struggling with this problem for fifty years and has made some progress toward its solution. During the war, however, it was an all-out production of food regardless of cost, either in terms of dollars or resources. As a result, the conservation problem is more acute today than ever before. The second problem is that farm production is out of balance. Lucrative prices for oil and grain crops, plus the increasing shortage of farm labor, turned thousands of farmers from the more stable diversified farm program which had been built up during the '30s. Now, they are again faced with quotas and acreage allotments. This calls for necessarily early and probably extensive readjustment of the entire agricultural production program. The third major change in the agricultural picture is the rapid industrialization of Texas during and since the war. This increase in urban population in this state means an increased market right at the farmer's door for more livestock, dairy, poultry, fruit, and vegetable production. Fortunately, ...
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An Occupational Follow-Up of Male Graduates of Denton High School, 1936-1940

An Occupational Follow-Up of Male Graduates of Denton High School, 1936-1940

Date: August 1948
Creator: Windham, Manly Thurman
Description: "The first part of the study is devoted to a comparison of those graduates who stay in Denton with those who move away. The marital status of each group, where they live, and why they chose the cities in which they live are shown in this section. A study is made to determine if those graduates who have moved away choose cities larger or smaller than Denton. The second aspect of the problem is developed by making a comparison of the quality of work done in high school and amount of education of the two groups. To make this comparison, a study is made of the quartile rank in high school ; the number that attended college in each group; the schools they attended; and the number that graduated from college. The third part of the problem is a comparison of the degree of success attained by each group. the occupations of the graduates, the number who have their own businesses, the financial success of each group, and the relationship of education to financial success attained are shown. The fourth division of the problem is the presentation of suggestions given by the graduates for improving job opportunities in Denton. It ...
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An Evaluation of the Efforts of Denton Apparel Stores in Securing Student Trade

An Evaluation of the Efforts of Denton Apparel Stores in Securing Student Trade

Date: August 1953
Creator: McGee, Mack Edwin
Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine the extent to which Denton apparel stores have succeeded in securing student trade, and from the findings, draw some conclusions concerning improvement of relations with students which would maximize the amount of student trade obtained by these stores... according to the findings, the Denton apparel stores as a whole do not seem to be achieving their maximum potential in securing student trade...It seems that most of the stores could substantially increase the amount of trade secured by expanding their advertising and sales promotion plans, by handling line of merchandise which are most appealing to the students, and by adjusting their price lines to the ranges in which students normally buy. "-- leaves 1,63.
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The Advancement of the Negro within Business and Professional Enterprise in Texas Since 1900

The Advancement of the Negro within Business and Professional Enterprise in Texas Since 1900

Date: August 1951
Creator: Knowles, Pattie R. Covington
Description: "This research study shall be the advancement of the Negro within business and professional enterprises in Texas since 1900. The objective is to discover if and where the colored people have made progress. If progress has been made, it must be due to some prevailing influence, and if no progress has been made, there has evidently been some hindering cause. This research shall try to discover these factors and record the results as they affected the progress of these people. It is the intention of this writer to race the educational, economic, and social advancement of these people and to show in what fields of endeavor they have advanced and in which fields they have failed. This advancement shall be traced from the year 1900 to the year 1950, showing the progress in ten year intervals."-- leaf 1.
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Prediction of Bankruptcy Using Financial Ratios, Information Measures, National Economic Data and Texas Economic Data

Prediction of Bankruptcy Using Financial Ratios, Information Measures, National Economic Data and Texas Economic Data

Date: December 1987
Creator: Moore, Ronald K. (Ronald Kenneth)
Description: The main purpose of this study is to develop a bankruptcy prediction model for the small business firm. Data was collected from the Dallas Small Business Administration (SBA), making this study specific to its decision makers. Existing research has produced models which predominately use financial ratios and information measures either independently or combined, and a few research models have used economic trends. This study varies from past studies in that it includes regional economic variables from the states of Texas. A sample of three-year data for 138 firms included fifteen bankrupt firms. This proportion of bankrupt/nonbankrupt firms approximates the proportion of repayed/defaulted loans in the SBA. Stepwise regression, set at the .15 level of significance, reduced a total of fifty-three variables to nine. These nine variables were then used to test twelve predictive models. All twelve models tested improved the SBA repayment rate and only two of the twelve would have caused the SBA to deny loans to applicants who eventually repaid. The study determined the model that included financial ratios, information measures, and Texas economic variables as best. It was also demonstrated that some of the variables used in this model could be eliminated without decreasing the predictive power ...
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Texas Energy Banks: Problems and Prospects

Texas Energy Banks: Problems and Prospects

Date: August 1987
Creator: Seley, Joan Bonness
Description: The forces that shaped banking practices in the late 1970s and which fostered attempts by the banks to rapidly expand their markets are examined. Why, and to what extent, the Texas energy banks committed themselves to the oil industry in those years, as well as the effects of the oil industry's four-and-one-half year decline on the banks' financial strength is detailed. How banks structured loans to various energy borrowers and why these borrowers lost their ability to service their debts is analyzed. The changes that the Texas banks' painfully learned lessons will bring about in energy and other specialized lending is considered.
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A Cross-Racial Study of Small Business Managers

A Cross-Racial Study of Small Business Managers

Date: August 1973
Creator: Howard, Kenneth W.
Description: The objective of this study is to define differences and similarities in certain aspects of education, experience, and business practices of White, Black, and Latin American small businessmen, and approximately fifty questions relating to their operations were asked.
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A Systematic Approach to Corporate Planning

A Systematic Approach to Corporate Planning

Date: May 1969
Creator: Johanson, Richard (Richard Claude)
Description: The fundamental purpose of this dissertation is to determine the extent to which many of the corporations within the United States are implementing formalized planning processes. The conditions surrounding the corporation have caused the movement toward a more systematic approach to corporate planning since there appears to be no better substitute for a formalized planning process to help assure the survival and growth of the firm.
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The Extent of Obsolescence of Selected Canadian Business Managers

The Extent of Obsolescence of Selected Canadian Business Managers

Date: August 1970
Creator: Kothari, Vinay B.
Description: The study's main purpose is to explore the problem of managerial obsolescence in Canada. The purpose is accomplished through establishing the importance of management techniques and concepts and through determining the managerial level of the understanding of these techniques and concepts. On the basis of the importance and understanding of management techniques and concepts, the study aims to develop an approach which would provide an approximation of the extent of management obsolescence.
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The Valuation of Conglomerate Companies

The Valuation of Conglomerate Companies

Date: May 1969
Creator: Betty, Winfield Parker, 1937-
Description: This dissertation investigates the sources of growth which are available to conglomerate companies and draws some limited conclusions with regard to which are the major sources.
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Employee Satisfaction and Performance in Managerial and Non-Managerial Levels of a State Institution for the Mentally Retarded

Employee Satisfaction and Performance in Managerial and Non-Managerial Levels of a State Institution for the Mentally Retarded

Date: May 1969
Creator: Ramser, Charles D. (Charles David)
Description: The present sbudy is an effort to seek information from a type of organization rarely studied along the lines of employee satisfaction's correlation to job performance—a state institution for the mentally retarded—which will shed significant light on the dynamics of this question. It is unique in that it focuses closely on the specific job duties of both managerial and non-managerial employees as a basis for understanding the relationship between employee satisfaction and performance.
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The Relationship Between Dogmatism and Neuroticism in Supervisors of Sheltered Workshops and Changes in the Self-Concept of Handicapped Employees

The Relationship Between Dogmatism and Neuroticism in Supervisors of Sheltered Workshops and Changes in the Self-Concept of Handicapped Employees

Date: December 1971
Creator: Whatley, Arthur Allen
Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is whether or not dogmatism and neuroticism in supervisors of sheltered workshops is related to changes in the self-concept of handicapped employees. The measurements of dogmatism and neuroticism were accomplished through the use of Rokeach's Dogmatism Scale, (form E) and Winne's Neuroticism Scale. Pitt's Tennessee Self Concept Scale was used to measure the self-concept of the handicapped employees.
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The Relationship between Identifiable Attributes and Decision-Making Ability of Purchasing Personnel as Measured by the Results of a Management Game

The Relationship between Identifiable Attributes and Decision-Making Ability of Purchasing Personnel as Measured by the Results of a Management Game

Date: May 1973
Creator: Ellis, Norman Dean, 1933-
Description: This study investigated the relationship between certain biographical and personality characteristics and decision-making ability of purchasing personnel as measured by the results achieved in a complex management game.
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An Analysis of Bargaining Unit Determinations at Three Government Installations

An Analysis of Bargaining Unit Determinations at Three Government Installations

Date: August 1966
Creator: Roach, Ed D.
Description: It was the purpose of this thesis (1) to examine and analyze criteria to be considered in appropriate unit determination; (2) to observe and analyze the unit determination experience, under Executive Order 10988, of three Government installations in the Supply and Maintenance Command, Department of the Army; and (3) to draw inferences, conclusions, and recommendations from the unit determination experience of these three installations.
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A Survey of the Qualifications, Duties, and Problems of the Business Manager in the Public School Business Office

A Survey of the Qualifications, Duties, and Problems of the Business Manager in the Public School Business Office

Date: August 1954
Creator: Cook, Jimmie F.
Description: The problem of this study is to survey the business manager system in public schools in accordance with the accepted standards and common practices regarding the preparation necessary for a person interested in becoming a business manager. Specifically, forty-six of the average school districts in Texas are evaluated by means of data received in a questionnaire in order to determine the requirements these schools set up for a business manager.
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PERT as a Management Tool

PERT as a Management Tool

Date: June 1962
Creator: Ross, William Minor
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the three scheduling systems available today as a management tool. The first two systems--Milestone Reporting and Line-of-Balance--are essentially Gantt charts which do not appear to meet the requirements for management control of scheduling. An investigation of PERT is made to see if it will provide additional controls necessary for proper scheduling.
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A Comparative Analysis of the Business Administration Offerings with Special Emphasis upon Marketing in Thirty-two Senior Colleges of Texas with Similar Offerings at North Texas State College, 1954-1955

A Comparative Analysis of the Business Administration Offerings with Special Emphasis upon Marketing in Thirty-two Senior Colleges of Texas with Similar Offerings at North Texas State College, 1954-1955

Date: 1957
Creator: Bucklew, J. W.
Description: In this study, a comparative analysis was made of the marketing courses offered in thirty-two senior colleges of Texas including the marketing courses offered at North Texas State College. An analysis was also made to determine what courses in business administration are being offered in the senior colleges in Texas.
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A Comparison of Selected Factors in Undergraduate Programs in Business Teacher Education in Texas with Criteria Recommended for Business Teacher Education, 1956

A Comparison of Selected Factors in Undergraduate Programs in Business Teacher Education in Texas with Criteria Recommended for Business Teacher Education, 1956

Date: 1956
Creator: Otey, Evelyn I.
Description: 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.
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Growth Based on Corporate Profits for Selected Periods, 1925-1954

Growth Based on Corporate Profits for Selected Periods, 1925-1954

Date: 1956
Creator: Eldridge, Thomas Edwin
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1957
Creator: Lyles, Henry Francis
Description: 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.
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Status of Certain Aspects of Accounting Education in Oklahoma Colleges in 1957-1958

Status of Certain Aspects of Accounting Education in Oklahoma Colleges in 1957-1958

Date: August 1960
Creator: Rainey, Bill G.
Description: The main problem of this investigation is to study certain aspects of accounting education in the senior and junior colleges of Oklahoma during the school year 1957-1958 for the purpose of making proposals for its advancement.
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An Evaluation of the Business Department of the Pilot Point High School to Study its Adequacy for Meeting Student and Community Needs

An Evaluation of the Business Department of the Pilot Point High School to Study its Adequacy for Meeting Student and Community Needs

Date: 1951
Creator: Bevers, Gertrude
Description: In order to teach the desirable business courses in the Pilot Point High School, it is necessary to discover what courses would be most practical for the students and also the training that business firms require of their employees. The future can be based upon the present and the past. This study attempts to determine the future needs by probing into the present and the past.
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The Role of the State Supervisor in Business Education

The Role of the State Supervisor in Business Education

Date: 1951
Creator: Kemper, Troy David
Description: This study is designed to present information on the supervision of business education as revealed through research and personal observations. Included in this study of state supervision of business education are such phases as proposed qualifications and duties of a state supervisor of business education, a brief study of supervisory programs now in effect in other states, the need for a state supervisor in Texas, and a proposed program for supervision of business education in Texas.
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A Survey to Determine the Relationshiops of Certain Factors to Success in Elementary College Accounting at North Texas State College

A Survey to Determine the Relationshiops of Certain Factors to Success in Elementary College Accounting at North Texas State College

Date: 1949
Creator: Brooks, Paul A.
Description: In this study an effort is made to determine how certain factors are related to success in elementary college accounting at North Texas State College. The factors which are considered are: grades made in high school bookkeeping, size of high school attended, sex, age, military service, marital status, intelligence, college classification of the student, and high school bookkeeping credit earned by the student.
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