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    • 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 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 ...
    • The Kickback Problem: A Look at the Captive Prison Telecommunication Market 

      DuWaldt, Matthew Thomas (2012)
      Within the last few decades, the American prison population has grown at an unprecedented rate and is now a multi-billion dollar market. Telecommunication companies have reaped great profits from this expansion of a ...
    • Koret, Inc. v. Christian Dior, S.A. and Christian Dior - New York, Inc.: A Legal Case Study 

      Gerrity, Erin Eileen (1990)
      The initial reason for performing my SIP in a law firm was to confirm my belief that I wanted to pursue a career in law. Working here the past months has finalized my decision to attend law school; however, it has also ...
    • Labor Demand and Supply, and Institutional Policy Behind Nonstandard Employment in Japan 

      Araya, Ericka Robles (2013)
      Nonstandard employment is growing in Japan and according to many governmental surveys from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication: Statistics Bureau, Director General for Policy Planning and Statistical Research ...
    • Labor Market Aspect of International Business: Contrasts between Europe and the United States 

      Blumentritt, Martin S. (1999)
      Differences between societies must be observed when it comes to international business. Business practices vary by region, and are formed by the people and cultures that make up these societies. In the last year, I have ...
    • Land-use Planning and School Districts: Examining the Trends 

      Sage, Shauna (2002)
      Convening for action is an action oriented project that will create a countywide voluntary land use planning procedure" (McKinney and Cunningham). The project contains various missions, several of which I saw in action ...
    • The Launch of the Mabuyu Snack Into the U. S. Market 

      Hassan, Farhiya Hussein (2015)
      Delickie Baobab Seeds Mabuyu Company is a successful snack company located in Nairobi Kenya. The snack company has experienced a tremendous amount of growth in their native country as well as in other neighboring East ...
    • The Leader-Member Exchange Theory 

      Woodfork, James J., Jr. (2004)
      Leader-member exchange theory is a form of social exchange theory that describes the individual relationships that form between manager and salesperson in an organization. Through thorough research of the topic an ...
    • Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare 

      Oliphant, David T. (2010)
      Health care expenditures are currently one of the fastest growing components of the United States' GDP. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), "In 1960, healthcare expenditures accounted for ...
    • Legislative Leadership: A Review of the Literature 

      Rogers, Andrew C. (2004-11-23)
      This paper examines the degree to which legislative leaders in the modern era are expected to expend energy on public relations, campaign activities, and interaction with other government officials, perhaps at the expense ...
    • Letting People Know... How to Efficiently Market a Product: Marketing Strategy vs. Marketing Plan 

      Guldan, Matthew R. (2010)
      Over the course of the last four months, from June 2010 to September 2010, I conducted a marketing and research internship with my dad's newly emerging company, Waste Water Heat Transfer Systems, also known as 'W2HTS'. ...
    • Licking County Municipal Court: An Analysis of the Effects ·Economics has on Crime 

      Goumas, Amanda (2008)
      During the summer of 2008 I undertook an internship at the Licking County Municipal Court in Newark, Ohio. My main objective during this internship was to gain experience and learn more about a profession in law. I also ...
    • Life Cycle Investing: The Art of Investing 

      Sherwood, David (1995)
      Is money simply a medium of exchange or does it represent the goal of every individual in the world. It is often thought that this monetary goal will result in freedom, but what does the word freedom actually mean? Freedom ...