According to the Goal: How Eliyahu Goldratt Helps Organizations Examine Their Processes to Achieve Maximum Results

According to the Goal: How Eliyahu Goldratt Helps Organizations Examine Their Processes to Achieve Maximum Results

Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Winter, Christian
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing Eliyahu Goldratt's "Theory of Constraints," summarizes the book "The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement," and examines a company applying this theory.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970

Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970

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Date: June 30, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: Interview with a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Jack Blanton, who is also a businessman from Carrollton, Texas. In the interview, Blanton discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his opinions on issues including his personal political philosophies, one-year versus two-year budgets, the Caveness Plan, social legislation, the establishment of the University of Texas at Dallas, the creation of new four-year colleges, unrest on current college campuses, revenue legislation, beer and liquor lobbies, and person legislation. He also comments on Governor Preston Smith.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968

Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968

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Date: March 15, 1968
Creator: Gantt, Fred
Description: Interview with William J. Lawson, a former executive assistant to Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, who was the former Secretary of State for Texas. In the interview, Mr. Lawson, who is from Austin, Texas, discusses his appointment as executive assistant to O'Daniel in 1941. He also describes his role and associations with the administration at the time, as well as his impressions of O'Daniel. Mr. Lawson expresses his personal views and experiences when it comes to relations between O'Daniel and the Legislature, the Democratic State Executive Committee, patronage, the Senate, and also when O'Daniel was appointed Secretary of State.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Walt Parker, February 4, 1970

Oral History Interview with Walt Parker, February 4, 1970

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Date: February 4, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: Interview with Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Walt Parker, who is also a builder and farmer-rancher from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Parker describes details from his childhood and early years. He recounts his personal views and experiences as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, and includes comments on Governor Preston Smith. Parker also discusses his personal views on issues including revenue legislation, the influence of lobbyists, state minimum wage law, the creation of new four-year colleges, committee appointments, and changes in state sales tax exemptions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 28, 1969

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 28, 1969

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Date: May 28, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray
Description: Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, a homemaker and long-time resident of the town of Portland, Texas. In the interview, Mrs. Sparks describes her early life when she first came to Portland with her parents. She also discusses what it was like to live an agrarian lifestyle in the small community. Mrs. Sparks shares her observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around Sinton and Portland throughout the years.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with W. N. Peach, June 24, 1966

Oral History Interview with W. N. Peach, June 24, 1966

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Date: October 10, 1967
Creator: Cochran, Kendall
Description: Interview with professional economist Dr. W. Nelson Peach. The interview includes Peach's experiences as one of the principal persons in the Rainey controversy at the University of Texas, 1944-45. It also includes his sympathies for new Deal labor legislation, being accused of pro-communist leanings, role of Dallas Morning News, investigations by Board of Regents and his dismissal, support of President Homer Rainey, and the role of AAUP.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Sarah Weddington, July 8, 1975

Oral History Interview with Sarah Weddington, July 8, 1975

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Date: July 8, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas Legislature Sarah Weddington from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Weddington discusses her experiences while serving as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. She also discusses her decision to enter politics and her personal political philosophies. Weddington expresses her thoughts on the House speakership race, committee appointments, constitutional revisions, the Equal Rights Amendment, public school financing, public utilities legislation, personal legislation, and comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Charles Wilson, January 1, 1972

Oral History Interview with Charles Wilson, January 1, 1972

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Date: January 4, 1972
Creator: Riddlesperger, James W.
Description: Interview with Senator Charles Wilson, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Lufkin, Texas. In the interview, Wilson discusses his personal views and experiences concerning specific problems in the Texas state government, personal legislation, utilities regulation, the appointment of committee members, lobbies, campaign financial disclosure, election filing fees, committee structure, annual legislative sessions, taxation, and legislative apportionment.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Sarah Weddington, July 11, 1977

Oral History Interview with Sarah Weddington, July 11, 1977

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Date: July 11, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas Legislature Sarah Weddington from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Weddington discusses her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fifth Legislature on issues such as budget surpluses, highway appropriations, public school financing, the Peveto Bill, property taxations, and personal legislation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, September 3, 1975

Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, September 3, 1975

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Date: September 3, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas House of Representatives L. DeWitt Hale, from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also expresses his personal thoughts and memories on the House speakership race, appropriations, committee appointments, public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revisions, personal legislation, and comments on fellow politician Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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