Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Arts


Family and Consumer Sciences

First Advisor

Dr. Eunice E. Herald

Second Advisor

Mr. John Reid

Third Advisor

Dr. George Mallinson

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


Chapter I

The Problem and Its Background

It is the purpose of this chapter to first present some general concepts pertaining to management, and then to present the problem explored in this study. The purpose of the problem, basic assumptions made, and definition of terms used in the investigation are explained. Also included is the background and importance of this study. A summary concludes the chapter.