ERIC Number: ED247074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Questions Industrial Prospects Most Often Ask about A Rural Community. Circular CRD-20.
Lee, V. Wilson
Designed to help industrial development teams be prepared to promptly and accurately answer any questions industrial prospects might have, this publication provides a listing of 441 questions which industrial prospects might ask. The questions are grouped into 16 categories: community government (27), local services (18), population (18), community housing (11), medical facilities (16), religious facilities (3), accommodations (4), cultural and recreational facilities (6), postal service (3), news media (8), local industries (6), utilities (31), financial services (11), education (48), available labor (61), and transportation (170). The categories of utilities, financial services, education, and transportation are further subdivided into the following categories: electric service (5), gas service (6), telephone service (5), water service (10), sanitary sewer service (5), banking services (7), local investors (4), elementary and secondary education (20), vocational training and trade schools (8), higher education (13), other educational services and training (7), rail (31), truck (29), inland waterways (31), deep water (29), air (30), and pipelines (15). Questions cover such concepts as the type and frequency of postal service, form of local government, area's population, telephone charges, number of schools, potential labor force, methods of transportation serving supplier and market areas, and housing availability. (NQA)
Descriptors: Churches, Community Characteristics, Community Services, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Facilities, Higher Education, Housing, Industrialization, Industry, Labor Supply, Local Government, News Media, Quality of Life, Questionnaires, Rural Areas, Rural Economics, Rural Education, Telephone Communications Systems, Transportation, Utilities, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Auburn Univ., AL. Cooperative Extension Service.