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Business Organization and Management

By: Robinson, Maurice Henry, 1867-1946
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Governance at a Crossroads : Sobering Lessons for Aid Effectiveness

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

Governance: A working definition -- Governance is the process and institutions by which authority in a country is exercised: (1) S -- the process by which governments are selected, held accountable, monitored, and replaced; -- (2) E -- the capacity of gov?t to manage resources and provide services efficiently, and to formulate and implement sound policies and regulations; and, -- (3) R -- the respect for the institutions that govern economic and social interactions among them...

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Al Quran

By: Sufi Md. Shoaib

This is an unique book in this respect. If you go through this book you can find a different way of presenting the Holy Quran. In this book I assembled all the lines of the Holy Quran in accordance with the subject i.e,. you can get all the lines together on that subject. and so on. So it is easy to learn what the Holy Quran says.

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Seminar on Parliamentary Leadership (Thailand)

By: King Prajadhipok

Economics

Description: The seminar will build on and extend WBI?s earlier work with the Thai parliament on curbing corruption and on budget oversight. Working with Royal Road University (RRU) and King Prajadhipok?s Institute (KPI), this seminar will make an important contribution to the leadership capabilities of Thai legislators to prevent and manage development challenges such as corruption, ethnic conflict and resource-based development. It is part of a larger study tour to Can...

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Business Plan's Implementation Is Unlikely to Achieve Expected Fin...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: AFIP?s business plan has four key initiatives: improving AFIP?s business practices, increasing the amount of services it provides for the military, reducing staff, and consolidating its facilities. The business plan describes various efforts in support of each of these initiatives. AFIP estimated that the changes described in its business plan will result in $17.5 million in annual financial benefits.

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American Leadership and Global Challenges

By: Strobe Talbott

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Secretary Albright and the rest of us who make up President Clinton’s foreign-policy team have had our hands full these last several months. In fact, I can’t recall a period in recent years when we as a nation have faced quite so many tough challenges on so many fronts. I’ll tick off for you just the most obvious examples. On the Middle East Peace Process, the President, the Vice President, and Secretary Albright achieved something remarkable and, we hope, lasti...

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Governance Matters III : New Indicators for 1996-2002 and Addressi...

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

In the latest installment of our efforts to measure the quality of governance worldwide, we have constructed estimates of six dimensions of governance covering 199 countries and territories for four time periods: 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002. These indicators are based on several hundred individual variables measuring perceptions of governance, drawn from 25 separate data sources constructed by 18 different organizations. We assign these individual measures of governance t...

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The Business of Government

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Business of Government. While carrying out the day-to-day business of government, public officials deal with a range of complex and important issues including: reducing crime, enhancing public safety, containing costs, managing growth, improving accountability and protecting the environment. In order to address these issues, officials make decisions relying on the information they have on hand. These decisions lead to actions that directly affect citizens an...

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Priority Budgeting System Variance Report : Fiscal Year 1978 : Yea...

By: Montana. Office of Budget and Program Planning

Collins family ; Achilles family ; Garland family ; Hadlock family ; Merriman family ; Renfro family ; In this book the left pages are blank and bleed through from the right pages on to the left pages. The book has tight margins. Some of the text runs off the page. On the page with illustration 14 this is the best copy.

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Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture : A Synergy for Sustainable Food ...

By: Sena S. de Silva

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Inland capture fisheries and aquaculture have a number of divergent as well as overlapping relationships. In general, fishers are hunter/gatherers and socio-culturally quite distinct from fish farmers. The essential components of these cultures influence the way they view their respective environments and its resources. Institutionally, fisheries output is often controlled by managing the fishers, directly (via numbers of fishers, size of boats, etc.) and/or ind...

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Successful Business Transformation Requires Sound Strategic Planni...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO has reported on inefficiencies and inadequate transparency and accountability across DOD?s major business areas, resulting in billions of dollars of wasted resources annually. As shown in the following table, these problems have resulted in GAO?s designation of eight DOD areas as highrisk, two of which were newly added this year. Progress in addressing one of these new high-risk areas-DOD?s overall approach to business transformation-is needed to confront th...

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Dod's High-Risk Areas Successful Business Transformation Requires ...

By: David M. Walker

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO has reported on inefficiencies and inadequate transparency and accountability across DOD?s major business areas, resulting in billions of dollars of wasted resources annually. As shown in the following table, these problems have resulted in GAO?s designation of eight DOD areas as highrisk, two of which were newly added this year. Progress in addressing one of these new high-risk areas-DOD?s overall approach to business transformation-is needed to confront th...

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Sustained Leadership, Along with Key Strategic Management Tools, I...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Chemical Demilitarization Program remains in turmoil because a number of long-standing leadership, organizational, and strategic planning issues remain unresolved. The program lacks stable leadership at the upper management levels. For example, the program has had frequent turnover in the leadership providing oversight. Further, recent reorganizations have done little to reduce the complex and fragmented organization of the program. As a result, roles and re...

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Human Capital Dhs Personnel System Design Effort Provides for Coll...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The effort to design a human capital management system for DHS generally reflects important elements of effective transformations. -- Leadership. One of the strengths of the effort to transform the culture of organizations going into DHS has been the on-going commitment of both DHS and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) leaders to stimulate and support the effort to design a human capital system. -- Strategic Goals. DHS is currently developing a strategic plan...

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Human Capital Dhs Personnel System Design Effort Provides for Coll...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The effort to design a human capital management system for DHS generally reflects important elements of effective transformations. -- Leadership. One of the strengths of the effort to transform the culture of organizations going into DHS has been the on-going commitment of both DHS and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) leaders to stimulate and support the effort to design a human capital system. -- Strategic Goals. DHS is currently developing a strategic plan...

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Dod Business Transformation Sustained Leadership Needed to Address...

By: Gregory D. Kutz

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Overhauling the financial management and business operations of one of the largest and most complex organizations in the world represents a daunting challenge. Eight DOD program areas, representing key business functions, are on GAO?s high-risk list, and the department shares responsibility for six other governmentwide high-risk areas, meaning that DOD is fully or partially responsible for 14 of the 25 high-risk areas in the federal government. DOD?s substantial...

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Information Resources Management Comprehensive Strategic Plan Need...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The events of September 11 and the subsequent anthrax attacks have demonstrated the importance of accurate, timely information and the need for strong leadership in integrating and managing this information across government agencies. As agencies have struggled with issues involving intelligence gathering, information sharing and dissemination, security, and information technology (IT), it has become increasingly apparent that our government needs to better asse...

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Dod Management Examples of Inefficient and Ineffective Business Pr...

By: Gregory D. Kutz

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: We are pleased to be here today to discuss two case studies that clearly demonstrate the need for the Department of Defense (DOD) to reform its business operations. These two case studies are microcosms of the broad management challenges facing DOD that were highlighted in our June 4, 2002, testimony1 before this Subcommittee. At that hearing, we provided our views of the underlying or root causes of DOD?s long-standing inability to successfully reform its busin...

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Experiences of Seven Countries in Consolidating Their Food Safety ...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Of the experts in the field of diversity management we spoke with or whose publications we reviewed to identify leading diversity management practices, a majority cited the following nine practices as leading. -- Top leadership commitment-a vision of diversity demonstrated and communicated throughout an organization by top-level management. -- Diversity as part of an organization?s strategic plan-a diversity strategy and plan that are developed and aligned with ...

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Expert-Identified Leading Practices and Agency Examples

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Of the experts in the field of diversity management we spoke with or whose publications we reviewed to identify leading diversity management practices, a majority cited the following nine practices as leading. -- Top leadership commitment-a vision of diversity demonstrated and communicated throughout an organization by top-level management. -- Diversity as part of an organization?s strategic plan-a diversity strategy and plan that are developed and aligned with ...

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