Barry F. Nass

Date of Award


Document Type

Independent Study

Degree Name

Master of Business Administration (MBA)


This study is an examination of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 and its resultant impact upon business and industry in the United States. The effects on business studied are international trade, ISO standards, data processing, personnel training and conversion costs. The study concludes that timely planning for the now inevitable conversion is absolutely essential to a smooth and least costly transition to the metric system, each man must be convinced of the desirability of the change and that he should contribute his share to making the change.

Included in

Business Commons