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The Coming Land Policy; The Antithesis of the Single Tax Policy (Paperback) Loot Price: R223
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The Coming Land Policy; The Antithesis of the Single Tax Policy (Paperback): William Thum

The Coming Land Policy; The Antithesis of the Single Tax Policy (Paperback)

William Thum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1920 Excerpt: ... the application of an accurate and practical system of accounting and cost-keeping. The Agricultural Department, in contrast with its exceptional efficiency in most directions, has been and still is an obstacle in the matter of cost-keeping of farm production. But, accounting and cost-keeping are the very foundation of management in every kind of business--as much so in farming as in the largest industrial enterprises. In fact, cost-keeping is one of the most important features in the first step of the new land policy, especially as it applies to farms. It is significant that, after Dr. Spillman's frftrriimnfli from the Department, this Department deliberately abandoned the development of a system of cost-keeping for farmers. The Doctor's own statement in Appendix Three, on page 59, reveals the blind, antagonistic attitude of certain large financial and industrial interests towards enlightening the farmer concerning methods for determining the cost of production. Farmers' organizations might well consider employing Dr. Spillman, or some other qualified man, to carry out the work that he was prevented from completing. Reasonable Socialization. The land policy outlined in this chapter, although not based on an intensive study of the subject, but on practical experience, sets forth some of the principal points that must be considered in framing any land policy. It also is offered to present the idea of establishing social plans with time limits conservatively fixed for their successive stages, thus furnishing a clear goal to work for and a better basis for sustaining hope than is now in vogue. To enter upon all the calculations and to keep all the records required to carry out what follows will seem a very large task to those unfamiliar with such business meth...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Thum
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-4588-6916-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-4588-6916-4
Barcode: 9781458869166

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