A study of the preferences in business machines in Sacramento, California

Upon recently being appointed head of the Business Department at El Camino High School, Sacramento, California,the writer was faced with the duty of recommending the purchase of various types of office machines to be used fortraining purposes. In order to make a better selection of office machines for this high school, it appeared advisable to survey the local business organizations to determine which brands and types of machines were currently being used. For additional information, an attempt was also made to seek the employers' views on trends in the selection of business equipment and modern business practices in an effort to estimate training needs in the immediate future.It is the purpose of this study to survey the area of Sacramento, California , (1) to secure information as to the types and brands of business machines most commonly in use; and (2) to become aware of trends in the selection of business machines that will affect future training.