How end-users get involved in personal-computer-purchasing decisions

Company size
(number of employees)

Fewer 100-
than 100 999
Determining the need 75% 81%
Recommending vendors, brands, or models 27 17
Approving brands specified 11 3
Approving expenditures 11 8

Source: "The InfoWorld Landmark PC/MAC Acquisition Study," a survey of 3,098 companies, by IDG Research Services Group, Natick, Mass., 1990.