Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


In the short span of the decade from 1950 to 1960 the application of the electronic computer has become a dominating force in the working operation. Automation came first to the factory, then to the office and finally to the rank and file of management. The influence of automation reaches everywhere, from day labor to executives, from production to sales, and from one department to the entire social and economic system. Automation is influencing economic policies, patterns of industrial organization, and work cooperation.


Copy of a typewritten thesis, iv, 35 leaves; 28 cm.


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