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Business Theses and Dissertations

Business Theses and Dissertations

 

This is a collection of theses from the School of Business at the University of Bridgeport. Not all items in this collection are available to the public as these items are a mixture of theses submitted to us for open access distribution and legacy theses being archived as Digitized Shelf Copies for campus access to current students and staff only.

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  • Stack, Robert J. (1977-05)
    This thesis is an evaluation of a merit pay system as applied to a blue-collar work force in a manufacturing, production-line environment. Specifically, the writer desired to test the hypothesis that merit pay increases ...
  • Patel, Naginbhai J. (1975-05)
    This paper is designed as a practical tool in the accounting field, and is concerned with the manner in which Standard Costs are used or can be used to control manufacturing operations or processes. An emphasis has been ...
  • Paluha, Jaroslaw (1976)
    This thesis hypothesizes that through budgeting, small business can be more successfully financed. Test of hypothesis was through research of pertinent literature and interviews with bankers and businessmen. A definitive ...
  • Koepp, Richard J. (1975)
    The small independent retreader should produce and sell 100 tires per day to maintain competitive costs. Industry tests have shown that retreaded tires can meet the same Federal Standards as new tires. The economic recession ...
  • Prifty, William T. (1968)
    The performance of the antibiotic industry is related to its market structure. The elements of market structure which are most important in their influence on performance are concentration, product differentiation, and ...
  • Shukla, Vinod S. (1975)
    This paper presents the reasons for the inclusion of the meaning of the cost of capital, cost of long-term debt, preferred stock, common stock, retained earnings and depreciation fund, composite cost of capital, and leverage. ...
  • Palmer, George J. (1977)
    Many manufacturers enter into cooperative agreements with retailers to share in some proportion the expenses related to the advertisement or special featuring of the manufacturers product. The offering of cooperative ...
  • Smart, Perry E. II (1969)
    Current marketing systems theory is highly sophisticated. Technical knowledge and computer capabilities for marketing information systems (MIS) are currently available. Yet, many firms do not seem to be utilizing a ...
  • Patterson, Elbert C. (1976)
    This study traced the change in attitude toward alcoholism from one of "moral weakness" to a recognized "disease" by both industry and society. Empirical research conducted for this study indicates that reduction or ...
  • Flesher, Brian A. (1968)
    In relation to accounting research and development is an area of many unique aspects and challenges. The primary objective of research and development is creativity and it is essential to provide an environment which is ...

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