Accession Number : AD0475260

Title :   THE COMPUTER AND SMALL BUSINESS.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Hamaker, Rex G.

Report Date : 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The place of the computer in small business is investigated with respect to what type of problems it can solve for small business and how the small firm can acquire time on one. The decision-making process and the importance of information is discussed in relation to small business. Several applications of computers are examined to show how the firm can use the computer in day-to-day business operations. The capabilities of a digital computer are discussed and some of its characteristics are compared to the human brain. Three methods of acquiring use of a computer are investigated and compared. The objective of this analysis is a better understanding of the computer's place in small business. (Author)

Descriptors :   *COMMERCE), (*COMPUTERS, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, DECISION MAKING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, BRAIN.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE