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Business Management


Management in all business and organizational activities is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives efficiently and effectively. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization (a group of one or more people or entities) or effort for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. Resourcing encompasses the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources.

 
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The Persian Gulf States: Post-War Issues for U.S. Policy, 2003

By: Kenneth Katzman

Excerpt: The Persian Gulf region is rich in oil and gas resources but has a history of armed conflict and major threats to U.S. national security. The region has seen three major wars in the past two decades: the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), the Persian Gulf war (1991), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003). This report, which will be revised periodically, discusses U.S. efforts to manage remaining Gulf security interests as well the new challenges highlighted by the September ...

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New Priorities for the 21St Century Noaas Strategic Plan for Fy 20...

By: onrad C. Lautenbacher

Excerpt: New Priorities for the 21st Century. One NOAA: In the 21st century every aspect of NOAA?s mission faces new urgency given the intensifying national needs of the environment, the economy, and public safety. NOAA?s role in facing these challenges is to assess and predict environmental changes, protect life and property, provide decision makers with reliable scientific information, manage the Nation?s living marine and coastal resources, and foster global environme...

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Attitudes Aren't Free:Thinking Deeply about Diversity in the US Ar...

By: James E Parco, David A. Levy, eds.
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Employee Warriors and the Future of the American Fighting Force

By: Hugh S. Vest

As the nation’s campaign against terrorism proceeds, our military services continue to embrace high technology, advanced sensors, and precision weaponry for use on current battlefields. The term cyber warrior has truly stepped from the pages of science fiction into reality. Equipment and technology do not constitute the only developments, however, because today’s cyber warriors emerge from a society and military culture very different in many respects from those of past...

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Organizational Structure for Air National Guard Tactical Aircraft ...

By: Rudolph Ventresca

This study analyzes and assesses the changes in organization and structure of the active Air Force and ANG fighter maintenance units from the time the ANG became a separate reserve component in 1946 to the present-day organization, paralleling it with the active Air Force. It takes the reader from the ANG maintenance unit's beginning, through the changes that occurred over the years and the reason for the changes, to the present day organization. It then provides a glimp...

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Action Today, A Foundation for Tomorrow : The President's Emergenc...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The global HIV/AIDS pandemic has been a destroyer of hope, casting the shadow of suffering and death upon families, communities, and even nations. In much of the developing world, hope for the future has been a victim of this scourge. At last, however ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Philip Roark

Medical Reference Publication

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The actual number of people sewed by water supply and sanitation (WSS) facilities is often less than supposed because many facilities are either inoperative or operating at less than design capacity. In such cases, it is usually that management systems have failed to provide the necessary guidance and sttudure for effective operation and maintenance (OM). This report considers the many issues and actors that influence the development of O&M management s...

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: T. Godal, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

Summary The meeting reported in this documcnt brought together scientists, administrators and managers from both acadeniia and industry, and from both North and South, to discuss the impact of gcnomics on the future of h gan d vaccine discovcry in tropical diseases. The mcctmg was hiely giveii the $tatus of funclional gcnomic rcsearcli iiito iiifectious diseasc pathoyçns aiid thrcc of thc fow components of TDR's mission, nmcly: (1) ta stimulate strategic resçarch, partic...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

PART Ill EMRO: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT DOES

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Options for Dental Mercury Reduction Programs : Information for St...

By: Nicole Diroff

Excerpt: Through the Great Lakes Binational Toxics Strategy (GLBTS), Canada and the United States have committed to reduce the use and release of mercury. A Mercury Workgroup, led by Environment Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), promotes activities that will reduce mercury releases to the Great Lakes Basin, utilizing the GLBTS analytical framework for achieving virtual elimination of mercury from the Great Lakes. This analytical framework invol...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Women in the ...

By: Mildred L. Amer

Summary: A record 83 women serve in the 109th Congress: 69 in the House (46 Democrats and 23 Republicans) and 14 in the Senate (9 Democrats and 5 Republicans). Representative Jeanette Rankin (R-MT, 1917-1919, 1941-1943) was the first woman elected to Congress. Rebecca Latimer Felton (D-GA) was the first woman to serve in the Senate. She was appointed in 1922 and served for only one day. A total of 228 women have served in Congress, 144 Democrats and 84 Republicans. Of th...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Homeland Secu...

By: Harold C. Relyea

Summary: After substantial congressional treatment, President George W. Bush gave impetus to the creation of a Department of Homeland Security when, on June 6, 2002, he proposed the establishment of such an entity by the 107th Congress. The President transmitted his department proposal to the House of Representatives on June 18, where it was subsequently introduced by request (H.R. 5005). The House approved the bill in amended form on July 26. The Senate did not begin co...

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Nato and the European Union

By: Paul E. Gallis

Summary: Since the end of the Cold War, both NATO and the European Union (EU) have evolved along with Europe’s changed strategic landscape. While NATO’s collective defense guarantee remains at the core of the alliance, members have also sought to redefine its mission as new security challenges have emerged on Europe’s periphery and beyond. At the same time, EU members have taken steps toward political integration with decisions to develop a common foreign policy and a de...

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