Business: Sperry Rand: A Pace Forward

It was not, claimed Sperry Rand Corp., a response to the feminist movement but simply a good business decision to add Economist Norma Pace, 50, to its board of directors early this month. That seems obvious. A consultant specializing in business and economic forecasting for such firms as General Motors, Sears, Roebuck, and General Electric, slender and risk Mrs. Pace had developed a novel early warning system for detecting economic change, based on such factors as population patterns, consumer spending and political trends. She is also, it happens, an attractive and quite feminine...

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