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At NCR, we've found that in
order to create value, we must first
satisfy the legitimate expectations
of every person with a stake in our
company. We call these people our
stakeholders, and we attempt to
satisfy their expectations by
promoting partnerships in which
everyone is a winner.
" We believe in building mutually
beneficial and enduring relationships
with all of our stakeholders, based
on conducting business activities
with integrity and respect.
" We take customer satisfaction
personally: we are committed to
providing superior value in our
products and services on a continuing
* We respect the individuality of
each employee and foster an
environment in which employees'
creativity and productivity are
encouraged, recognized, valued and
" We think of our suppliers as partners
who share our goal of achieving the
highest quality standards and the
most consistent level of service.
* We are committed to being caring
and supportive corporate citizens
within the worldwide communities
in which we operate.
* We are dedicated to creating value
for our shareholders and financial
communities by performing in a
manner that will enhance the return
on their investments.

'reso committed to our mission
that we're encouraging the next
generation of leaders to re-examine
America's business values. We're
doing this by holding the NCR
Stakeholder Essay Competition
which all full-time undergraduate
and graduate college or university
students may enter. Entries should
explore the topic: "Creating Value
for All Stakeholders in
Corporations and/or Not-for-Profit
The student chosen as the first
place winner will be awarded
$50,000 cash. Plus, the entrant's
school will receive $100,000 in
NCR data processing equipment.
The second place winner will
receive $15,000 cash and the
entrant's school will receive $35,000
in equipment. One hundred $1,000.
awards of merit will be given to
chosen participants. In addition,
selected award-winning entrants
will be invited to attend the first
NCR International Symposium on
Stakeholders to be held June 9 & 10,
1988, in Dayton, Ohio.

1) The NCR Stakeholder Essay Competition is open
to any full-time undergraduate or graduate student
attending an accredited college or university in the
United States or its territories.
2) Entries must be original, unpublished work on
the topic: "Creating Value for All Stakeholders in
Corporations and/or Not-for-Profit Organizations."
Essays must not exceed 3,000 words. Areas of
discussion may include, but are not limited to: Ethics,
Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, Social
Responsibility, or Managing Change as these topics
relate to managing for stakeholders.
3) Entries must be typed, double-spaced on 8h" x 11"
bond paper, one side only. A separate cover sheet
should list the entrant's name, school, home address
and title of the essay. Subsequent pages should be
numbered sequentially and include the essay title in
the upper right margin. Winners will be required to
produce proof of current full-time college or university
4) All entries must be postmarked by March 31, 1988,
and received by April 15, 1988 to be eligible for
consideration. Submit entries to: NCR Stakeholder
Essay Competition, NCR Corporation, Stakeholder
Relations Division, Dayton, Ohio 45479. NCR is not
responsible for, and will not consider, late, lost or
misdirected entries.
5) In the event any prize winner is a minor, the cash
award will be made to his/her parent or guardian.
6) Awards to individuals will be reported as income on
IRS Form 1099. All taxes are the responsibility of
the recipients.
7) Award winners will be required to sign publicity
releases and affidavits of eligibility and compliance
.with all rules governing the competition. Failure to
return executed affidavits and releases within 15 days
of receipt will cause the award to be null and void.
8) All entries become the property of NCR and will not
be returned.
9) By participating in this competition entrants agree to
theserulesand the decisions of the judges which
shall be final in all respects, and further agree to the
use of their names, likenesses and entries for NCR
advertising and publicity purposes without any further
State and territorial judges will consist of panels that
include NCR stakeholders. Final selections will be made
from state and territory winners by a national panel
of judges.
If clarification is necessary, call (513) 445-1667, 8am-5pm
Award winners will be notified on or about May 16,1988.
To obtain a list of finalists, send a self-addressed, stamped
envelope to:
NCR Stakeholder Essay Competition
NCR Corporation
Stakeholder Relations Division
1700 South Patterson Boulevard
Dayton, Ohio 45479

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NCR's Mission: Create Value for Our Stakeholders

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