Pacific whiting (Merluccius productus) is the most abundant
groundfish species off the California, Oregon and Washington Coasts.
The fish are mainly used as a raw material for the production of surimi.
However, it is not economically wise to depend only on one product.
There is a need to diversify the...
The Northwest forest products industry has been under severe economic pressure for the past several years. Many Northwest forest products companies have gone out of business entirely and others have closed portions of their operations. This monograph describes how one company has instituted a productivity improvement program to reduce its...
The significance of dress in a first encounter situation has
been demonstrated empirically: clothing serves as a vehicle for communicating
information from one person to another. Thus, it is influential
in affecting the formation of first impressions. This
study was undertaken to explore the elements of dress that are most...
This research presents an analysis of thermal stratification in the reactor
cold leg of the Advanced Plant Experiment-Combustion Engineering (APEX-CE).
This phenomenon may be a precursor leading to a Pressurized Thermal Shock
(PTS) event in a nuclear power plant. This work was performed in support of the
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...
This research mainly examines the superior-subordinate relationship between
Japanese managers and Thai subordinates working in joint ventures in Thailand,
especially the management style of the Japanese and the reactions of the Thais,
Cultural adaptation of Japanese expatriates and Thai subordinates is also explored.
Through this study, we gain better understanding...