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A Comparison of Elderly Segments on Prepurchase Information Sources

A Comparison of Elderly Segments on Prepurchase Information Sources

Date: August 1987
Creator: Utecht, Richard Lee
Description: 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.
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Situational Self-Image: A Symbolic Interactionism Approach to Brand-Image/Self-Image Congruency

Situational Self-Image: A Symbolic Interactionism Approach to Brand-Image/Self-Image Congruency

Date: May 1987
Creator: Hildebrand, Peggy Shields
Description: The situational self-image, which recognizes the affect of situational influences, particularly social roles, was the specific topic of investigation of this study. It has generally been hypothesized in marketing literature that consumers will purchase the brand with the image most congruent with the consumers' self-image. Symbolic Interactionism, a field of study in sociology, provides the theoretical foundations for the construct situational self-image. Realization of the relationship between the situational self-consciousness and involvement was also investigated.
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The Impact of Non-monetary Performance Measures Upon Budgetary Decision Making in the Public Sector

The Impact of Non-monetary Performance Measures Upon Budgetary Decision Making in the Public Sector

Date: May 1984
Creator: Reed, Sarah Auman
Description: 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?
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The Development and Implementation of an Effective Loan Officer Training Program in a Commercial Bank

The Development and Implementation of an Effective Loan Officer Training Program in a Commercial Bank

Date: December 1973
Creator: Workman, Russell Mayfield
Description: The research attempts to determine how an effective loan officer training program should be designed and implemented in Texas Commerce Bank. A comprehensive program would prepare newly hired college graduates for positions as commercial lending officers as quickly, thoroughly, and effectively as possible. In order to accomplish this objective, three steps are necessary in the research. The first step is to determine the generally accepted principles of training and development. Application of these principles in a program certainly increases the likelihood of successful training results. The second step is to survey a sample of the banking industry to determine what approaches to this problem are currently in use by other banks. If successful procedures, techniques, or ideas are now working for banks similar to Texas Commerce, perhaps they can be adapted to work in this bank. The final step in designing the program is to tailor the gathered information for the specific needs of Texas Commerce. The purpose of this step is to assure that the principles of step one and the successful approaches from step two are realistically and specifically matched with the training needs at Texas Commerce Bank.
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An Investigation of Preadolescent Children's Attitudes toward Television Commercials

An Investigation of Preadolescent Children's Attitudes toward Television Commercials

Date: August 1973
Creator: Ferguson, Clara Potter
Description: 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.
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A System of Selection and Human Resource Development for Small Retailers of Apparel and Accessories

A System of Selection and Human Resource Development for Small Retailers of Apparel and Accessories

Date: May 1973
Creator: Burr, Patricia LeMay
Description: The study has a twofold purpose. The first is to determine the extent to which organized selection and training practices exist in small apparel and accessory retailing establishments, and the general attitude which small retailers of apparel and accessories express toward the value of selection and training functions. The second is to construct a practical system which can be used in small apparel and accessory retailing establishments.
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The Separation of Rehabilitation from Production Costs in the Vocational Rehabilitation Workshop

The Separation of Rehabilitation from Production Costs in the Vocational Rehabilitation Workshop

Date: August 1972
Creator: Houston, William Stanley, 1936-
Description: The problem with which this study is concerned is the separation of rehabilitation from production costs in vocational rehabilitation workshops. Within workshops there are those functions and tasks—testing, counseling, and the administration thereof—which clearly are rehabilitative. The costs of these activities, therefore, are solely rehabilitation costs. In the production area of workshop operations, however, where production and rehabilitation efforts are intertwined, two kinds of costs are incurred simultaneously: (l) rehabilitation or training costs and (2) production costs. As yet, no generally accepted procedures exist for separating these joint costs.
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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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Impact of the Policies of the National Government on the Organization of Business and Management Styles in India

Impact of the Policies of the National Government on the Organization of Business and Management Styles in India

Date: May 1972
Creator: Khan, Mohamed Afzal
Description: 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.
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A New Methodology for Measuring Market Potential and for Determining the Validity of Existing Market Segments

A New Methodology for Measuring Market Potential and for Determining the Validity of Existing Market Segments

Date: August 1971
Creator: Anderson, Robert Lee, 1940-
Description: This study is concerned with developing a new methodology or "tool" with the use of existing market, research techniques which should enable a firm to measure its market potential and test the validity of its existing market segments.
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Purchasing Power Parity : An Examination of Domestic Inflation Versus the Cumulative External Balances of Twenty Countries, 1949-1968

Purchasing Power Parity : An Examination of Domestic Inflation Versus the Cumulative External Balances of Twenty Countries, 1949-1968

Date: August 1971
Creator: Ferguson, Robert Irving
Description: This dissertation examines Cassell's theory of purchasing power parity within the context of post-World War II foreign exchange markets and government policies.
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A Study of Proposed Mandatory Unit Pricing in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

A Study of Proposed Mandatory Unit Pricing in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Date: August 1971
Creator: Barry, Thomas E., 1943-
Description: The purpose of this research was to compile data from both the consumer and business sectors of the economy in an attempt to determine whether unit price information given to the consumer by a mandatory unit price bill would be justified .
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Survey of Hiring Procedures and Job Requirements for Beginning Clerical Workers in Selected Firms in Belton and Temple, Texas

A Survey of Hiring Procedures and Job Requirements for Beginning Clerical Workers in Selected Firms in Belton and Temple, Texas

Date: January 1970
Creator: Crain, Gayle R.
Description: This study was an analysis of the hiring procedures and job requirements for beginning clerical workers in selected firms in Belton and Temple, Texas. The study specifically attempted to determine the minimum employment standards for clerical workers and to determine the procedures used in screening applicants for employment.
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Investing and Hedging Techniques in the Convertible Bond Market

Investing and Hedging Techniques in the Convertible Bond Market

Date: June 1969
Creator: Vinson, Charles E. (Charles Eldred)
Description: 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.
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The Effects of Water Pollution Control Laws on Industrial Plant Location

The Effects of Water Pollution Control Laws on Industrial Plant Location

Date: May 1969
Creator: Montgomery, Austin Homer, 1928-
Description: The objective of this research is to determine the degree to which the recent antipollution laws will affect the location of industrial plants.
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Full Costing in the Petroleum Industry and its Implications for Accounting Principles and Practices

Full Costing in the Petroleum Industry and its Implications for Accounting Principles and Practices

Date: May 1969
Creator: Klingstedt, John P.
Description: 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.
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