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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch CAV 2

Industrial Film collection

Athena Electronics, 1958 Digital

Scope and Contents "A". Reel 1. One of the projects with which the Defense Systems Division of Athena Electronics is engaged concerns the development of a missile called Medusa. After four years of successful project research the vice president of the Defense Systems Division suddenly receives word of a sharp cutback in government appropriations. He and his staff are immediately faced with the necessity of formulating a presentation to Athena's president strong enough to warrant continued financial support....

Athena Electronics, 1958 Digital

Scope and Contents "A". Reel 2. One of the projects with which the Defense Systems Division of Athena Electronics is engaged concerns the development of a missile called Medusa. After four years of successful project research the vice president of the Defense Systems Division suddenly receives word of a sharp cutback in government appropriations. He and his staff are immediately faced with the necessity of formulating a presentation to Athena's president strong enough to warrant continued financial support....

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, undated Digital

Scope and Contents The narrator presents the case of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, in particular focusing on the sales department whose income is being impacted by poor conditions and competition. Several sales employees describe the current situation via voice overs over live footage of operations of not only the railroad but also potato farmers and lumber mills. Contributor: Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration; A Harbus Film

Barlow Company [Case #1-P], 1959 June 6 Digital

Scope and Contents B & G 228. During a bitterly contested state congressional race, the Barlow Company executives find it necessary to re-examine the company's traditionally neutral political position. As the election draws closer, the executives consider their obligations to their employees, to the company, and to themselves. They discuss the wisdom of encouraging employees to exercise political rights regardless of party or urging employee support of a party historically favoring business interests and of...

Bursk Katz Kinescope, 1959 Digital

Scope and Contents The film depicts a discussion of topics in the field of management between Edward Bursk, editor of the Harvard Business Review and Professor of Business Administration, and Robert L. Katz, Assistant Professor at the Harvard Business School. They specifically discuss personal values of businessmen. Contributor: Harvard Business Review.

Cecil-Davis, undated Digital

Scope and Contents An interview. Discusses functions and missions of Cecil-Davis in 3 principles: 1. Charged with responsibility of attempting to evaluate the economic division of clients, 2. provide top management in guiding clients to goals, and 3. evaluate and post audio investments. Through that they discuss the advantages and disadvantages to working at Cecil-Davis; can be challenging and demands high quality work. Also goes into the opportunities for a young employee to learn and grow by working at...

Cecil-Davis Continental Oil Co. #2, undated Digital

Scope and Contents A job interview for Continental Oil Company. The first half of the interview involves an overview of the Continental Oil Company in which there is discussion on the attempt to evaluate the economic forces, capital strategy, and the quality assurance aspects of the Continental Oil Company. A generally positive coverage of the Continental Oil Company, with some coverage of employees, employee appraisal, and corporate goals. The second half is the actual job interview in which the potential...

Colonial Foods/Performance Appraisal [Case #782-P], 1977 Digital

Scope and Contents A performance appraisal interview made for class discussion. The film depicts a category based evaluation with the goal of improving manager and employee performance. This case was a district manager appraisal in areas of technical knowledge, people knowledge, administrative knowledge, physical energy, mental energy, initiating activities, motivating, and decision making. Contributor: President and Fellows of Harvard College

Dansk Design [Case #751-P], 1971 Digital

Scope and Contents Part III. Film follows the creative process of designing cookware and plates, including ceramics production and design. Features Jens Quistgaard, founding designer for Dansk. Appears to have been filmed in Copenhagen.