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    • The J-1 Visa's Summer Work Travel: The Hershey Exploitation and Reform 2011 

      Toshach, Marjorie Rose (2013)
      For over fifty years, the United States of America has invited thousands of foreign students to explore the United States through the Summer Work Travel program that is part of the J-1 cultural exchange visa. This SWT ...
    • J. Arenz Lawn Care, Corporation 

      Arenz, Jeffrey K. (2000)
      This paper analyzes the Lawn Rangers, a lawn care company owned and operated by Jeff Arenz and his partner Dan Milnes. The company was started in the summer of 1995 when the owners' parents decided lawn care would be a ...
    • Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. Investment Banking Valuation and Financial Institution Service Provider Industry Analysis 

      Powers, Jonathan M. (2012)
      This paper is an investment banking valuation of Jack Henry & Associates Inc. and an analysis of the financial institution service provider industry. Jack Henry & Associates is a service provider for banks and credit ...
    • The January Effect: Theory and Evidence of an Equity Market Irregularity 

      Ingham, David S. (1997)
      The January Effect is the abnormal behavior of small firms to have greater returns in January than larger firms. In this paper the pros and cons of several theories are reviewed in attempts to locate the one with the ...
    • Japan and the United States: Market Access in the Automotive Industry 

      Volk, Karen (1992)
      During the past thirty years in U.S.-Japan Automotive Trade, the number of confrontations between U.s. and Japanese auto manufacturers have increased tremendously over issues concerning fair and free-trade. The disputes ...
    • Japanese Automobile Industry: Why Is It Falling? 

      McGinty, Mia M. (1994)
      The Japanese automobile industry has been under much scrutiny for awhile now. Questions are being asked whether the Japanese industries will remain on top or are American car companies in good enough shape to recapture ...
    • The Japanese Economy: From high growth to recession 

      Weber, Bradley S. (2001)
      This paper describes the formation of key components of the post-war Japanese economy and their role in causing the bubble economy and Japan's current economic recession. The paper begins by examining the so-called ...
    • Japanese Environmental Policy 

      Rieden, Daniel P. (1990)
      Japan's rather vague "sustainable development" approach to the global environment is based upon the embedded belief that one's happiness and welfare depends upon economic growth. Because Japan has had success in its ...
    • The Job Performance Aid: A Training and Referential Device to Improve Industrial Efficiency 

      Tack, Steven M. (1996)
      The Consulting Division at the L. Lee Stryker Center creates a product for it's clientele known as the Job Performance Aid (or Manual). The manual is used as an operator friendly tool designed to increase productivity ...
    • Job Performance Manuals: An Innovative Tool to Improve Industrial Training 

      Cole, Jeremy P. (1996)
      The Job Performance Aid (or Manual) is an instructional tool designed to accelerate the training process in an industrial setting. Often used in conjunction with an "on-the-job" training procedure, the manual's aim is ...
    • Johnson Controls, Inc. Experiential S.I.P. Report 

      VanDerSchie, Nicholas Roy (2000)
      During the summer of 2000 I participated in an internship at Johnson Controls, Inc. With headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Johnson Controls is a global market leader in automotive systems and facility management and ...
    • Kait's Crepe Stand 

      Weeks, Kaitlin (2011)
      This Senior Individualized Project (SIP) consists of two parts. Part one entails a reflection of the entrepreneurial endeavor that I experienced in the summer of 2010 when I started up· and operated my own business called ...
    • Kaizen: The Japanese Advantage 

      Browne, Kirsten C. (1992)
      The United States has held the position as the leader in the global economy for nearly a century. However, it is quickly losing ground as the Japanese succeed in producing high quality products efficiently and with ...
    • The Kalamazoo College SBDC and an Inside Look at Small Business Investment Companies 

      Thwaites, Steven W. (1999)
      The author interned at the L. Lee Stryker Center in the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The author helped organize and run many seminars and programs. Such seminars and programs included business start-up seminars, ...
    • Kalamazoo College Textbook Expense: A Statistical Study 

      Host, Taylor (2004-06-01)
      Report of a statistical study conducted in June 2004 for Quantitative Methods II. We all know that college is very expensive, especially here at "K," and there are a lot more expenses related to a college education aside ...
    • Kalamazoo County Housing Trust Fund 

      Herman, Tim (2006)
      Housing trust funds are new models for funding critically needed affordable housing throughout the country. The specific model can vary from community to community, but a dedicated stream of revenue is essential for ...
    • The Kalamazoo Promise as a Tool for Economic Revitalization 

      Atwood, Robert M. (2007)
      The Kalamazoo Promise has been one of the most exciting economic programs to take place in any U.S. city in recent years. Generous gifts from anonymous donors have provided a scholarship fund that creates the opportunity ...
    • The Kalamazoo/Portage Retail Facility Feasibility Study for Lake Michigan Mailers, Inc. 

      Walker, Donna M. (1998)
      The primary objective of this study is to determine the feasibility of a new mail and parcel center in Kalamazoo or Portage, Michigan. This center would be owned and operated by Lake Michigan Mailers, Inc. and would provide ...
    • Kalamazoo: An Economic and Industrial History 

      Oesterle, Noah H. (2010)
      This project explores the economic and industrial history of Kalamazoo, from its founding in 1831 to today. The first sections of the paper explore the history of the city and the history of the specific industries which ...
    • The Kennedy Round Tariff Negotiations: The Precursors, the Procedures, and the Positive Results 

      Foxworthy, Robert Earl (1969)
      When I began research on this paper, my original goal was to determine the effects of the tariff cuts resulting from the Kennedy Round of Tariff negotiations, completed in June, 1967. I soon found many related areas of ...