The 2007 Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (GFS Yearbook)
contains detailed data on revenue, expense, transactions
in assets and liabilities, and stocks of assets and liabilities of
general government and its subsectors. Data are presented in
world and country tables for all reporting countries in the
framework of the Government Finance Statistics Manual, 2001
(GFSM 2001).1 Corresponding metadata are provided in country
specific institutional tables.
The IT Governance Institute (ITGI) (www.itgi.org) was established in 1998
to advance international thinking and standards in directing and controlling
an enterprise’s information technology. Effective IT governance helps ensure
that IT supports business goals, optimizes business investment in IT, and
appropriately manages IT-related risks and opportunities. The IT Governance
Institute offers symposia, original research, and case studies to assist enterprise
leaders and boards of directors in their IT governance responsibilities....
Policy framework for post-disaster for the affected groups rather
comprehensive. The Government shall provide special groups affected, and support measures
support level, policies on rescue and restore production as well as policy advocacy
relief. Policy in post-disaster recovery is a top-down approach, so that governments
level of response time and quick to minimize loss of human life and property and special
famine occurred the consequences of natural disasters. However, in the long run, policies
production recovery appears to be less drastic....
We live in a world infused with technologies, many old and many new.
Each day we learn of new technological advances often promoted to
redefine our lives and our societies. Information and communication
technologies (ICTs) have always been a part of the human social experience
from the invention of human language and writing, to the rapidly
evolving world wide web. These ICTs are central to modern life including
our personal and social relationships, our employment and our experience
of work, and the operation of the modern state.
First developed in 1969 by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie of the Research Group at Bell Laboratories; incorporated features of other operating systems, especially MULTICS The third version was written in C, which was developed at Bell Labs specifically to support UNIX The most influential of the non-Bell Labs and non-AT&T UNIX development groups — University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley Software Distributions - BSD) 4BSD UNIX resulted from DARPA funding to develop a standard UNIX system for government use Developed for the VAX, 4.
This volume provides an analytical framework and operational approaches needed for the implementation of results-based accountability. The volume makes a major contribution to the literature on public management and evaluation. Major subject areas covered in this book include: performance based accountability,
EARLY LAST CENTURY, the People’s Amusement Company
operated a playhouse where it provided all sorts of entertainment
to the people of Topeka, Kansas. One day, a building inspector saw
to his horror that the electrical wiring of the theatre lay bare and was not
enclosed in conduit or armoured cable. The People were not amused.
Licenses were withdrawn, fines were imposed. The Law had been
offended. Or had it?
The Swedish government is undertaking efforts to reorient Swedish Defence Forces from homeland defence to a wider suite of missions, including operations far from Sweden-a significant change in the way Sweden is willing to employ its armed forces. Such missions include expeditionary operations with coalition partners.
In 2003, the National Commission on the Public Service, chaired by Paul Volcker, issued a report detailing the serious problems within the federal government today and presenting a series of recommendations calling for changes in its organization, leadership, and operations. In this book, RAND experts in public policy and
Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. In this chapter introduce internal audit.
In this chapter, students will be able to understand: List standards that govern ambulance performance and specifications; discuss the tracking of equipment, supplies, and maintenance on an ambulance; outline the considerations for appropriate stationing of ambulances; describe measures that can influence safe operation of an ambulance; identify aeromedical crew members and training; describe the appropriate use of aeromedical services in the prehospital setting.
Chapter 18 entitled 'Management of waiting lines' deals with waiting lines which commonly occur in all service systems. Management of queues is governed by a theory what has come to be known as 'queuing theory'. Queuing theory is directly applicable to a wide range of service operations, including call centers, banks, post offices, restaurants, theme parks, telecommunications systems, and traffic management.
(BQ) Sport Governance provides a comprehensive guide to the practical application of governance principles to amateur and professional sport organisations operating at the community, state/provincial, national, and international levels. It presents a balanced view between accepted practice and what contemporary research evidence tells us about a range of governance principles and practices.
Module 5 - Internet governance. The Internet raises significant challenges for public policy and sustainable human development, both internationally and for individual nations. Hence, the ongoing development of international policies and procedures to govern the use and operation of the Internet. However, although the Asia-Pacific region has the biggest share of global Internet users, it is under-represented in fora that develop Internet-related policies.
Pursuant to Article 1 of the Convention signed in Paris on 14th December 1960,
and which came into force on 30th September 1961, the Organisation for Economic
Co-operation and Development (OECD) shall promote policies designed...
While consulting for a large company’s information technology (IT)
department, I was asked to help find a way to better manage the various
IT projects that were spread among all of its business units. The executives
wanted me to research tools that would help them prioritize the
projects so they would know which ones were healthy contributors to
the corporate strategy and which ones could be axed. The market in
which they were selling their products was slowing down, and they
wanted to centralize corporate governance and trim unnecessary IT
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As technology and globalization have disrupted traditional operations along the supply chain, the relationship between suppliers, customers, and competitors has changed dramatically.
As was mentioned previously, the times and business priorities are changing
at a rapid pace: no longer do organisations aspire to profit for shareholders
alone – they are increasingly answerable to other stakeholders. As a result of
regulatory and media pressure, in particular, best practice, transparency, open-ness and fair play are needed to be successful and sustainable in business.
While traditional concepts still exist and are referred to in this handbook, new
meanings are also developing.
The last two decades have witnessed an extensive growth in foreign direct investment
(FDI) flows to developing countries. This has been accompanied by an increase in
competition amongst the developing countries to attract FDI, resulting in a rise in
investment incentives offered by the host governments and removal of restrictions on
operations of foreign firms in their countries. This has also led to an ever-increasing
number of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and regional agreements on...
The Deloitte Member Firm Public Leadership Institute, a part of Deloitte Touche
Tohmatsu’s (DTT) public sector industry group, identifies, analyzes and explains
the major issues facing governments today. The focus of the Institute is to help
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