World Library  



Business Strategy (16,773 Books)


Strategy is the direction and scope of an organisation over the long-term: which achieves advantage for the organisation through its configuration of resources within a challenging environment, to meet the needs of markets and to fulfil stakeholder expectations.

 
  • Cover Image

United States Environmental Protection Agency

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The terrorist attacks of September 1 1,2001, transformed the Environmental Protection Agency's long-standing mission to protect the environment and safeguard human health in new and important ways. For more than 30 years, the EPA has worked on behalf of the American people to protect our country fiom the effects of pollution and the threat of environmental degradation. Our goal has always been to make America's air cleaner, its water purer, and its land better protected.

Read More
  • Cover Image

Bismuth-Uses, Supply, And Technology

By: Stephen M. Jasinski

ABSTRACT: The development and industry adaptation of advanced technologies have led to many important uses for bismuth and its compounds. Bismuth-base alloys are essential for manufacturing jet engine turbine blades, lenses, and various safety devices, such as fire-protection sprinklers. The addition of bismuth to iron, steel, and aluminum imparts properties to these metals that makes them useful in diversified applications. Bismuth is also used widely in medicine, pigme...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Behavioral and Organizational Dimensions of Underground Mine Fires

By: Charles Vaught

INTRODUCTION: How do people behave when they are trying to get out of a fire? Are escape activities different in each incident, or will most actions be predictable across events? Do persons make the same sorts of decisions whether they are responding as individuals or as group members? Because the social costs of fire-related deaths and injuries are likely to continue to rise, societal pressure for greater safety will also undoubtedly increase. There are, therefore, comp...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Assessment of Airborne Dust Generated from Small Truck-Mounted Roc...

By: John A. Organiscak

ABSTRACT: Dust surveys were conducted around small truck-mounted rock drills operating at surface coal mines to assess their airborne respirable dust generation and in-service dust control methods. Of four out of seven drills sampled, respirable dust concentrations measured around the drill deck ranged from 8.68 to 95.15 mg/m3 with concentrations ranging from 1.37 to 2.69 mg/m3 at distances 12.2 to 30.5 m downwind of these drills. The other drills had noticeably lower re...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Department of Health and Human Services

By: Kenneth G. Castro

On March 1, the Division of TB Elimination (DTBE) released the provisional TB data for the United States for 2000. Once again U.S. TB cases have reached a record low: a total of 16,372 cases were reported, representing a 7% decrease from the number of cases reported in 1999. My thanks and congratulations to all of you in TB control who are responsible for these great strides!

Read More
  • Cover Image

E-Government and Public Libraries

By: Rob Froud

Professional Publication

Executive Summary: This report has been written to affect the interest of public library managers regarding the possibilities of e-government for libraries, and designed to help them become involved in the e-agenda of their local authorities and/or national government. It examines a number of common strategies among leaders in e-government service provision. These strategies include access; linking communities online; transactions; content; and learning and development. ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Personalization Challenge in Public Libraries : Perspectives a...

By: Dr. Christopher Chia

Professional Publication

Abstract: When we think of personalization or personalized Web content, most of us think of home pages like My Yahoo! or My AltaVista. However, those personalized pages are usually only additional features limited to the content offered on that particular site. This research goes beyond understanding personalization to an examination of different perspectives in view of which personalization should be applied to the library environment. It also provides concrete examples...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Proliferation: Threat and Response

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: In virtually every corner of the globe, the United States and its allies face a growing threat from the proliferation and possible use of nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) weapons and their delivery systems. In some cases, our chief concern is indigenous weapons development programs, in others it is transfer of hardware or know-how across international borders. Broadly, however, we have become increasingly concerned in recent years that NBC weapons, delive...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Nij Awards in Fiscal Year 1999

By: Jeremy Travis

Legal Reference Publication

Introduction: This list presents the grants, interagency and cooperative agreements, contracts, and fellowships awarded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) during fiscal year 1999. The awards reflect research, evaluation, training, dissemination, and technical support projects, including those supported by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (the Crime Act) and those conducted in partnership with other Federal agencies. An annual open solicit...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

The aim of this review was to identify and describe those features of small island communities which are of relevance to the planning and provision of health care.

Read More
  • Cover Image

World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; Issue 9241592281: Investin...

By: Lee Jong Wook

Medical Reference Publication

Foreword The HIV/AIDS epidemic is the single most important challenge facing the global public health community. A comprehensive response to HIV/AIDS is needed to expand evidence-based prevention interventions and to ensure that the people in need receive effective care, treatment and support. Great progress has been made over the past few years in making antiretroviral therapy an affordable and realistic option for even the most resource-constrained countries. Ways to e...

Read More
  • Cover Image

International Classification of Diseases : 2004 : Issue 9241592281...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

The HIV/AIDS epidemic is the single most important challenge facing the global public health community. A comprehensive response to HIV/AIDS is needed to expand evidence-based prevention interventions and to ensure that the people in need receive effective care, treatment and support. Great progress has been made over the past few years in making antiretroviral therapy an affordable and realistic option for even the most resource-constrained countries. Ways to ensure tha...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Proliferation: Threat and Response

Excerpt: Message of the Secretary of Defense: At the dawn of the 21st Century, the United States now faces what could be called a Superpower Paradox. Our unrivaled supremacy in the conventional military arena is prompting adversaries to seek unconventional, asymmetric means to strike what they perceive as our Achilles heel. At least 25 countries now possess- or are in the process of acquiring and developing- capabilities to inflict mass casualties and destruction: nuclea...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Handbook of the Chinese People's Liberation Army

By: Eastern Division

Excerpt: Chinese Armed Forces: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (CPLA) the collective name for the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) -- is the world's largest military force. The CPLtZ, which encornpasses the Army. the Navy, the Air Force, and the 2d Artillery (ballistic missile force) has a total strength of 4. million troops. 'The ground forces total sorne 3.25 million troops and support personnel, or about 80 percent of the CP1,A's total manpowe...

Read More
 
835
|
836
|
837
|
838
|
839
Records: 16761 - 16773 of 16,773 - Pages: 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from iCloud eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.