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About Business Perspectives

Produced from 1981 - 1997, this monthly program about how businesses work was produced in cooperation with the Indiana University School of Business.

Hosted by Jack Wentworth, former dean.

See a list of topics from:

1996 - 1997
1995 - 1996
1994 - 1995
1993 - 1994
1992 - 1993
1991 - 1992
1990 - 1991
1989 - 1990
1988 - 1989
1987 - 1988
1986 - 1987
1985 - 1986
1984 - 1985
1983 - 1984
1982 - 1983
1981 - 1982

1996 - 97

1601 - Tasus Corporation, Bloomington IN
1602 - Paul Harris Stores, Charlotte Fischer, CEO (Retailing)
1603 - 1997 Economic Outlook Panel
1604 - For Bare Feet, Brown County IN (Small business; manufacturing)
1605 - Paul Harris Stores, Charlotte Fischer, CEO (Repeat)

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1995 - 96

1501 - J.R. Stallsmith, Bloomington IN men's clothier (Retail sales)
1502 - One World Enterprises (Lennies, Pizza Express, Wild Beet), Bloomington
1503 - 1996 Economic Forecast
1504 - Kramer Furniture
1505 - Bloomington Hardware (Retail sales, local ownership)
1506 - Gosport Manufacturing
1507 - Columbus Container Corporation, Part 1
1508 - Columbus Container Corporation, Part 2
1509 - Joe Clayton, Thomson Consumer Electronics
1510 - Business Success Stories
1511 - Clay City Pottery (Repeat)
1512 - Interview: Bill Oliver - Abolish the Income Tax

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1994 - 95

1401 - Rose Acre Farms, Columbus Economic Development, Digital Audio Disc Corporation
1402 - General Electric, Bloomington (Appliance manufacturing)
1403 - 1995 Economic Outlook Panel form the IU School of Business
1404 - Clay City Pottery - Family owned business with an international market
1405 - Stephens Olds-Honda, Bloomington (Minority management; automotive sales)
1406 - Impact Forge, Columbus
1407 - RCA Digital Satellite System
1408 - Carlisle Corporation, Bloomington IN (Brake manufacturing)
1409 - 1995 Economic Update
1410 - Dillman Farms, Bloomington IN
1411 - Flambeau Products Corporation, Columbus (Duncan Yo-Yo)
1412 - David R. Webb Company, Edinburgh IN (Veneer manufacturing)

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1993 - 94

1301 - Carpenter Manufacturing, Mitchell IN
1302 - Hall Signs, Bloomington IN
1303 - 1994 Economic Outlook Panel
1304 - GM Powertrain, Bedford
1305 - Mays Chemical Company, Indianapolis (Minority ownership)
1306 - John Rau, dean, IU School of Business
1307 - Security Link, Indianapolis
1308 - Lifelines Children's Hospital
1309 - Elliott Stone Company, Bedford IN (Underground limestone quarry; family business)
1310 - Bloomfield Manufacturing Company, Bloomington IN

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1992 - 93

1201 - KPT Tile, Bloomfield IN
1202 - Indiana Limestone, Bedford IN
1203 - 1993 Econiomic Outlook Panel
1204 - Echo Press, Bloomington IN
1205 - Economic Development in Columbus IN
1206 - Keifer Paper Company (Revisited), Brownsburg IN (Recycled paper products)
1207 - Great Dane Trailer, Brazil IN
1208 - Thomson Consumer Electronics, Bloomington IN (Television set manufacturing)
1209 - Crane Division, NSWC 1210 - J. Irwin Miller, Columbus (Industrialist)

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1991 - 92

1101 - Harmon Construction, North Vernon IN (Minority business)
1102 - Lone Star Industries (Cement Plant), Greencastle IN
1103 - 1992 Economic Outlook Panel
1104 - CID Venture Capital, Part 1, Indianapolis
1105 - CID, Part 2
1106 - Sunrise Publications, Bloomington IN (Greeting card manufacturing)
1107 - Rytex Corp., Indianapolis (Mail Order Stationery)
1108 - SMI Recycling, Indianapolis IN
1109 - Software Artistry Inc., Indianapolis IN
1110 - Oliver Winery, Bloomingon IN

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1990 - 91

1001 - Regal Rugs, North Vernon IN
1002 - Wabash National Corporation, Lafayette IN
1003 - Allison Transmission, Indianapolis
1004 - 1991 Economic Outlook
1005 - Tobi Malichi (Minority motivational speaker)
1006 - Frank Popoff, Dow Chemical
1007 - Ziegler House Revisited, Bloomington IN
1008 - John McCoy, Bank One Corp.
1009 - Subaru-Isuzu, Part 1, Lafayette IN (Manufacturing, economic development, foreign partnership)
1010 - Subaru-Isuzu, Part 2

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1989 - 90

901 - Delco Electronics, Muncie IN
902 - Cummins Training Center, Indianapolis IN
903 - 1990 Economic Outlook
904 - Southshore Railroad
905 - Winston Janitorial Service, Indianapolis (Minority entrepreneur)
906 - The Box Shoppe, Indianapolis IN
907 - Kiefer Paper, Brownsburg IN
908 - Thiesing Veneer, Mooresville IN

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1988 - 89

801 - America's Amateur Sports Capital: Indianapolis
802 - Christian Dior: A License for Fashion
803 - 1989 Economic Outlook
804 - Liability Insurance
805 - Federal Express, Memphis TN
806 - Walker Research, Indianapolis
807 - Charles Exley, NCR
808 - Harley-Davidson (Vaughn Beals)
809 - Advertising Campaigns (Isuzu - Louise McNamee)
810 - BMG, Indianapolis IN (Video tape, disc & record order fulfillment)

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1987 - 88

701 - Target Marketing
702 - Crash of '87
703 - Agribusiness, Owensboro KY
704 - Leo Burnett Advertising
705 - Center for Leadership Development, Indianapolis IN
706 - Rose Acre Egg Farms, Seymour IN
707 - Rubbermaid Corporation
708 - Delta Faucet, Westfield IN
709 - RCA Competing with Foreign Manufacturers
710 - Preston Trucking, Indianapolis IN

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1986 - 87

601 - Digital Audio Disc Corporation, Terre Haute IN
602 - 1987 Economic Outlook Panel
603 - Union Station, Indianapolis IN
604 - Mays Chemical, Indianapolis (Minority entrepreneurship)
605 - Women in Business
606 - Humor in Advertising
607 - Business Placement of College Grads
608 - Marketing of the (NCAA) Champ
609 - Laboratory Equipment Co., Mooresville IN

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1985 - 86

501 - All-Pro Embroidery, Martinsville IN
502 - 1986 Economic Outlook
503 - Bloomington Hospital
504 - Bybee Stone Company, Ellettsville IN
505 - Best of "Business Perspectives"
506 - General Electric, Bloomington (Appliance manufacturing)
507 - Economic Changes Panel
508 - Amtrak Maintenance Facility, Indianapolis IN

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1984 - 85

401 - Cook Incorporated, Bloomington IN (Medical equipment manufacturer)
402 - Bill Cook, Entrepreneur
403 - 1985 Economic Outlook Panel
404 - Red Poling, Ford Motor Company
405 - Otis Elevator, Bloomngton IN
406 - Wetterau Food Division, Bloomnington IN
407 - Retail Groceries - Faris Market, Marsh
408 - International Business
409 - Louisville Slugger, Jeffersonville IN (Sporting goods manufacturer)

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1983 - 84

301 - Cable TV
302 - Auto Industry '84
303 - Watches and Anniversary of Standard Time
304 - Business Panel on Orwell's 1984
305 - The American Banking Industry
306 - College Entrepreneurs
307 - The Business of Radio
308 - The Job Market for Class of '84
309 - AT&T Break-up
310 - Wholesale Club

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1982 - 83

201 - Carpenter Body Works, Mitchell IN
202 - Francising's Place in American Business
203 - Kimball International, Jasper IN
204 - A New Product in Video Wars: RCA Video Disc, Indianapolis
205 - Computer in Modernized Newspaper Operations
206 - Weekly Newspaper in Changing Newspaper Publishing Business (Brown County Democrat)
207 - Xerox's "Miracle" Ad Campaign
208 - Walker Research: How Consumer Research Works
209 - Arts & Crafts as Small Businesses That Grow From Hobbies

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1981 - 82

101 - Consumer Price Index/Small Business/Entrepreneurship
102 - Robot Technologies/Housing Industry
103 - Auto Industry and Unemployment: A "New Breed" Union Leader from Anderson (IN) Talks About Cooperation
104 - Home Computers/IRAs
105 - Housing Industry/Auctions
106 - State Tourism/Black Entrepreneurship in Indiana
107 - Small Recording Studios/Insurance

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