reading it and, perhaps just as important, an auditor will be a better
auditor. Both will be in a better position to discuss a client's problems
with him and to advise him of better ways to protect the deductions
to which he is entitled and of helping him to avoid controversy in
areas where expenditures are nondeductible.
Each member of Touche, Ross, Bailey & Smart could probably
avoid overlooking deductions in the preparation of his own return by
spending a few hours in reading sections of this book.
Clients attend seminar on Linear Programming
CLIENT personnel and TRB&S people from various offices joined the
Management Sciences Division at a Linear Programming Seminar
given November 18-20 in Detroit. The seminar was organized by Dr.
George O'Brien who, together with Dr. Ernest Koenigsberg, gave an
introductory session on the first day.
Guest speakers at the seminar were Dr. Abraham Charnes, Research
Professor of Applied Mathematics and Economics at Northwestern University,
and William W. Cooper, Professor of Economics and Industrial
Administration at Carnegie Institute of Technology. The two men are
the leading experts on linear programming in this country.
The joint lectures given by Messrs. Charnes and Cooper covered the
1—Planning and assessing the assembly of data for decision making.
2—Handling large-scale problems.
3—Programming and capital budgeting.
4—Internal pricing, costing and delegation models.
5—Stochastic and chance constrained programming.
6—Constrained games and information measures.
On hand to hear the lectures were Peter Stroh and Philip Whelan,
Stroh Brewing Company; Gomer Redmond, Dave Woellner, Howard
Ambill, Dennis Price, Herbert Whitecraft, and Harry Raden of the
Chrysler Corporation; William Hart of Hamm Brewing Company, James
Grace of General Mills, Ralph Hodges of the Mead Corporation, William
Mitchener of Parke Davis and Co., Jack Thornby of Pillsbury Company,
and Tom Sparrow of the University of Michigan.
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