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The Operation of Centralized Purchasing for the State-Supported Institutions of the State of Texas and Selected States

The Operation of Centralized Purchasing for the State-Supported Institutions of the State of Texas and Selected States

Date: June 1950
Creator: Duckworth, Earl Mead
Description: The investigator made a study of the history, philosophy, method, and operation of centralized purchasing as it now exists for the state-supported institutions in the State of Texas and other selected states (New Hampshire, Montana, Michigan, Nebraska, and Minnesota).
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The Factors Influencing Out-of-State Companies to Establish Manufacturing Facilities in Dallas County

The Factors Influencing Out-of-State Companies to Establish Manufacturing Facilities in Dallas County

Date: June 1961
Creator: Baird, Mellon Campbell
Description: "The purpose of this study was to collect and analyze locational data on all branch maufacturing plants established in Dallas County in 1954, 1955, and 1956; these data were acquired through personal interviews in 1957. For comparative purposes the same data on branch plants established in 1959 were obtained in 1960. The following elements of the locational process were determined and analyzed: 1. Origin and character of the new plants; specifically location of home office, types of products, size and location of the plant in Dallas. 2.locational process, including company personnel assigned the task of locating a suitable site and local agencies assisting in the locational process. 3. reasons for establishing the branch plant 4. factors that influenced management to locate the plant inDallas in preference to any other locations."-- leaf 4.
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A Study of the Minimum Salary Commission of the North Texas Conference of the Methodist Church

A Study of the Minimum Salary Commission of the North Texas Conference of the Methodist Church

Date: January 1955
Creator: Traster, Elden Douglas
Description: "This paper is limited to a study of a sample of churches receiving support from the Commission on Minimum Salary of the North Texas Conference of the Methodist Church. It is further limited to the phases of membership, budgets, World Service, and minimum salary. The period to be covered is the four years from June, 1949, to June, 1953, during which time the Commission operated under the same principles and officers."-- leaf 1.
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A Survey of Programs for Developing Store Managers for Retail Shoe Chain Organizations

A Survey of Programs for Developing Store Managers for Retail Shoe Chain Organizations

Date: August 1955
Creator: Slater, W. B., Jr.
Description: The purpose of the study was to determine the practices of a selected number of chain shoe store organizations in training management personnel for their retail shoe outlets. The data secured from these sources will also be compared with the opinions of several authorities in the field of management to determine the extent to which the practices in actual use agree with those recommended.
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A Study of Denton's Shopping Goods Trade Losses to Dallas and Fort Worth

A Study of Denton's Shopping Goods Trade Losses to Dallas and Fort Worth

Date: August 1953
Creator: Anderson, Roy C.
Description: "The primary objective of this study was to determine the proportion of shopping goods trade Denton merchants are losing to other cities. A secondary objective was to find reasons for the loss of trade. Since Denton is within the trade orbit of Dallas and Fort Worth, special emphasis was placed on finding the percentage of trade going to these two cities...The major finding of this study is the indication that approximately 81 percent of Denton's retail shopping goods trade is actually done in Denton. "-- leaves 1,58.
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Organization of the Controller's Division, Dallas Assembly Plant of the Ford Motor Company

Organization of the Controller's Division, Dallas Assembly Plant of the Ford Motor Company

Date: August 1955
Creator: McCullough, H. E., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study was to conduct a case study of the controller function of one of the assembly plants, which is typical in organization and functions of all the assembly plants within the Ford Division. The Controllership of the Dallas Assembly Plant of the Ford Motor Company was studied, and its functions and relationship to management were shown.
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Executive Compensation Practices of Twenty-Five Texas Companies

Executive Compensation Practices of Twenty-Five Texas Companies

Date: August 1955
Creator: Demetruk, Jack Fredric
Description: The specific purpose of this study will be: (1) to find what factors determine the amount of pay that executives in twenty-five Texas companies receive, and how personal factors are ranked in setting their salaries; (2) to determine present and proposed utilization of formal job evaluation methods among the twenty-five Texas companies in setting executive salaries; (3) to find which methods of remuneration are used for executives of different levels in the twenty-five Texas companies; (4) to determine who has the final responsibility for the administration of executive salaries in the twenty-five Texas companies; and (5) to determine the means used in appraising executive merit or worth in determining salary adjustments while an individual remains in the same position.
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A Survey of Accounting Majors at North Texas State College from 1944 to 1950 to Evaluate Their Academic Training for the Vocational Positions Now Held

A Survey of Accounting Majors at North Texas State College from 1944 to 1950 to Evaluate Their Academic Training for the Vocational Positions Now Held

Date: May 1950
Creator: Cunningham, John A.
Description: "This study attempts to review informatively the status of graduates from the School of Business Administration in that period in which students have first been graduates with a major in accounting."--1.
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An Evaluation of the Business Writing Course at North Texas State College

An Evaluation of the Business Writing Course at North Texas State College

Date: August 1950
Creator: Robertson, Mary Coston
Description: This study is an attempt to evaluate the Business Writing course at North Texas State College and to determine whether the course as it is now presented meets the needs and desires of the students.
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A Study of the Shopping Goods Trade Flow from Lewisville, Lake Dallas, Sanger, and Valley View, Texas

A Study of the Shopping Goods Trade Flow from Lewisville, Lake Dallas, Sanger, and Valley View, Texas

Date: August 1955
Creator: Robinson, David Charles
Description: "The purpose of the study is to determine the trading centers that receive significant amounts of shopping goods trade flow from the communities surveyed. The position that the Denton trading center holds as a source of shopping goods for households in these communities is compared with the postions held by some competing trading centers. This study is made in cooperation with the Denton Chamber of Commerce for the benefit of the merchants of Denton. It is based on a survey made in December 1953, by the Business Administration 470 (Marketing Research) class of North Texas State College."-- leaves 1, 58.
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A Study of the Retail Trading Area of Denton, Texas

A Study of the Retail Trading Area of Denton, Texas

Date: June 1951
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Description: "The purpose of this study is to find what information is available from secondary sources on retail trade areas and to assemble and analyze it so that the information will be of value to those interested in the economy of the area...the following general conclusions are drawn: 1. The Denton retail trade area is primarily agricultual. Indicators of this fact are so many and so definite that there is little doubt but that agriculture and the rural population of the area will affect, to a considerable extent all business activity. 2. In 1947, the Denton retail trade area was not highly industrialized. The trading center is not centrally located within the state of Texas, but several markets are a few miles away. A good supply of labor is available within the area. With the present trend toward decentralization of industry, these facts point toward an expansion of manufacturing in the trade area. 3. In 1948, retailing in the trade center and in the area as a whole indicates a strong retail trade center. 4. The fact that the retail trade center would be a good sampling area for companies introducing new products is indicated by the youth of the population ...
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A Comparative Study of Odessa College, Odessa, Texas, with Business Colleges in the Odessa Area to Determine the Effectiveness of Training Received by Business Students

A Comparative Study of Odessa College, Odessa, Texas, with Business Colleges in the Odessa Area to Determine the Effectiveness of Training Received by Business Students

Date: August 1951
Creator: Woods, John C.
Description: The potential college students of the Odessa area need to know which type of school best suits their personal needs. The area around Odessa offers the highest paid secretarial Jobs in the state, with some 500 oil and oil supply firms employing from one to fifty full-time secretaries, with salaries ranging from $200 to 4325 per month. The opportunities for accountants, bookkeepers and auditors in the Odessa area is unlimited, and they earn from 4350 to $450 per month. The Odessa area also employs approximately 30 business teachers. 1 The. high school graduate is often at a loss as to whether to take advantage of a business course in a private business college in Odessa or whether to study business administration for one or two years at the local junior college, either in preparation for a job or for additional education at another college or university. A great deal of time and money may be wasted if a potential student attends the school that does not fulfill his needs. In view of the above, the purpose of this study is to make comparisons between the two types of schools in an effort to determine the type of school most suited ...
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An Evaluation of an Integrated Didactic and Experimental Training Approach for the Interpersonal Skills of Sheltered Workshop Supervisors

An Evaluation of an Integrated Didactic and Experimental Training Approach for the Interpersonal Skills of Sheltered Workshop Supervisors

Date: December 1970
Creator: Kelley, Nelson Lane, 1937-
Description: 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.
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The Impact of the Cost Schedule Control Systems Criteria on Electronics and Aerospace Contractors

The Impact of the Cost Schedule Control Systems Criteria on Electronics and Aerospace Contractors

Date: August 1970
Creator: Richardson, Gary Lowell
Description: 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).
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Community Leadership and Economic Growth

Community Leadership and Economic Growth

Date: December 1970
Creator: Jones, Hubert Kelly
Description: 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.
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The Total Quality Approach to Transistor Testing and Device Allocation

The Total Quality Approach to Transistor Testing and Device Allocation

Date: May 1971
Creator: Novak, Jarry Vaclav
Description: The purpose of this study is to design a transistor conversion system oriented toward quality categories rather than toward devices. Underlying this purpose are two working hypotheses: First, quality categories can be developed by capitalizing on transistor total quality and convertibility; second, a transistor conversion system oriented toward quality categories is superior to existing device-oriented methods.
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A Study of Contemporary Franchising, with Particular Emphasis on Factors Leading to the Repurchase of Fast-Food Service Franchises

A Study of Contemporary Franchising, with Particular Emphasis on Factors Leading to the Repurchase of Fast-Food Service Franchises

Date: August 1972
Creator: Tinnery, Terry Jack, 1942-
Description: This study explores the question of whether repurchasing of service establishments is an inherent characteristic of service franchising. The answer to this question holds substantial consequences for the economy and for public policy toward franchising.
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A Systems Approach to Organization Design, Employing Minimum Required Coordination as a Design Parameter

A Systems Approach to Organization Design, Employing Minimum Required Coordination as a Design Parameter

Date: May 1972
Creator: Goff, Wayne Hulen
Description: The purpose of the research effort was to investigate the relationships that exist between managerial functions and organizational structure with the specific objective of employing the managerial function of coordination as a design parameter in designing organizations.
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Development of a Generalized Approach to Establishing Work Measurement Programs in Commercial Banks

Development of a Generalized Approach to Establishing Work Measurement Programs in Commercial Banks

Date: January 1970
Creator: Caruth, Donald L.
Description: 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.
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Financial Management and the 1966 Credit Crunch: A Study of Financial Myopia

Financial Management and the 1966 Credit Crunch: A Study of Financial Myopia

Date: January 1970
Creator: Roden, Peyton Foster
Description: This dissertation is an analysis of the way businessmen relate to money. Specifically, it analyzes the factors contributing to the business sector's demand for funds during the period 1964-1966 in order to determine the role this demand played in the financial panic of 1966.
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A New Gravitational Approach to Least Transportation Cost Warehouse Location

A New Gravitational Approach to Least Transportation Cost Warehouse Location

Date: May 1970
Creator: Van Auken, Stuart, 1941-
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine single facility warehouse location models. The need for such a study is primarily two-fold. First, single facility warehouse location models which determine an alleged optimum location through a coordinate system have been developed. Secondly, the need for additional research is necessary because the approaches involving linear programming, simulation, or heuristic programming do not by definition generate an optimal location.
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An Empirical Study of the Performance of the Unit Commercial Banking System of the State of Texas

An Empirical Study of the Performance of the Unit Commercial Banking System of the State of Texas

Date: August 1970
Creator: Powell, Richard Vernon
Description: 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.
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Optimization Theory in Administrative Analysis

Optimization Theory in Administrative Analysis

Date: August 1970
Creator: Brown, Kenneth Sherron
Description: The thesis of this study is that modern optimization theory is a natural extension of classical optimization theory. As such, modern optimization theory will be applied to administrative problems only after interpretive studies are made that provide (1) an explanation of the general theoretical development of the techniques of modern optimization theory, (2) computational algorithms for implementing the techniques of modern optimization theory, (3) detailed demonstrations of the computational aspects of each technique and its corresponding algorithm, and (4) an identification of the types of problems to which these techniques are applicable.
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Gift-wrapping Methods in Selected Department Stores in the North Texas Area

Gift-wrapping Methods in Selected Department Stores in the North Texas Area

Date: August 1952
Creator: Curry, Betty Jeannette
Description: The study is limited to a survey of the gift-wrapping departments of selected stores in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Denton.
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