Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Printing and Journalism


Since 1955 the printing industry has been looking at leasing as a means of financing. There have been controversy over the advantages of leasing and what benefits it can be expected to offer. This project was undertaken because of the small amount of research in this area and because of the lack a combined body of knowledge about leasing. A third reason for undertaking this study was because of the financial pressure, especially in this continued era of tight money, which forces the search for new answers to capitalization. The study was carried out by mailing a questionnaire, covering letter and business reply envelop to each commercial printer in the in the sample. (see more in text)

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Printing industry




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