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Chapter II contains a review of the literature concerning the
development of business games for education and research, a review
of the development of decision-making theory, and a brief analysis of
research concerning the relationship between personality traits and
dec is ion-making ability. In addition, Chapter II traces the develop-
ment of the purchasing profession from its beginnings as a mundane,
clerical task to its position of importance in the top echelons of.man-
agement in many firms today. Finally, this chapter presents, in
summary form, the findings of some related studies.
Chapter III presents a detailed description of the research
design and methodology. In addition, it presents profiles of the
membership of the National Association of Purchatsing Agents and the
participants in this study respectively.
Chapter IV presents an analysis of the primary data collected
in tabular and verbal form.
Chapter V presents the summary of findings, conclusions,
and implications of the study.
The purchasing profession has undergone a major change
during the past fifteen years. Major emphasis was placed on mun-
dane clerical tasks in the early developmental stages of the
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Ellis, Norman Dean, 1933-. The Relationship between Identifiable Attributes and Decision-Making Ability of Purchasing Personnel as Measured by the Results of a Management Game, dissertation, May 1973; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164597/m1/29/: accessed April 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .