[News Script: Office] Part: 1 of 2
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MAN & SECRETARY
A businessman can spend up to 60 per cent of his time
conferring, 30 per cent reading, and ten per cent writing.
So, why not toss out that forbidding executive desk and let
a little warmth in. This revolution in furnishing a business
office was started two years ago by B. Frank White, regional
commissioner of internal revenue in Dallas. While the idea
may make business furniture salesmen turn pale, it agrees
with White's assistant Bert Haling. A lounge sure beats
those straight back chairs.
White's secretary dirs. Electra Malone says it's time to
sign some papers...so stop with the conferring and write.
White bought this special ri desk for writing only.
The big executive desk ha surfacee and that never
was a bright idea, White says.
Now it's time for reading. The chair and the ottoman take
the place of the bil desk which he says is enough to frighten
away any man's thoughts.
At this rate, some bright guy may decide to bring back the
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Office], item, November 29, 1960; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc940595/m1/1/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.