We would like to thank all our colleagues in the Centre for Research in
Innovation and Competition for their contribution to discussions and
debates of the issues developed in this book. We gratefully acknowledge
Sally Gee for all the help and enthusiasm in undertaking some of the empir-
ical research. Above all, we express our appreciation to Stan Metcalfe for
his visionary support and encouragement in intellectual terms, but also for
creating a fertile and imaginative research environment that made this book
Some larger businesses and industrial establishments have medical practitioners,
advisors or physicians on site or on payroll. Smaller businesses may not currently staff
In preparing your business continuity plan, it is advisable that you ensure access to a
medical practitioner or advisor for assistance and advice in the event of a pandemic. If
your company already has medical staff on site, they should be made aware of the
nature of the disease, how it is transmitted, its symptoms and health care precautions
available and appropriate.
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....
Catherine Alexander teaches anthropology at Goldsmiths College, London.
She has worked in Turkey, Kazakhstan and Britain on issues of urban
governance, privatisation, property and the built environment. Her recent
publications include Personal states: making connections between people and
bureaucracy in Turkey (2002) and contributions to the Journal of the Royal
Anthropological Institute, Focaal: European Journal of Anthropology (special
issue on cultural property) and the collection edited by C. Humphrey and K.
This book is targeted to graduate students and researchers at the cutting edge of investigations into the fundamental nature of multiphase flows. It is intended as a reference book for the basic methods used in the treatment of multiphase flows. The subject of multiphase flows encompasses a vast field whose broad spectrum presents a problem for the experimental and analytical methodologies that might be appropriate for the reader's interests.
In a January 2000 speech at the California Institute of
Technology, former PresidentW. J. Clinton talked about
the exciting promise of “nanotechnology” and the importance
of expanding research in nanoscale science
and engineering and in the physical sciences, more
broadly. Later that month, he announced in his State of
the Union Address an ambitious $ 497 million federal,
multi-agency national nanotechnology initiative (NNI)
in the fiscal year 2001 budget; and he made the NNI
a top science and technology priority within a budget that
emphasized increased investment in U.S.
Specific writing prompts administered during
testing are developed with the assistance of
external prompt writers who are recruited on
the basis of their expertise and to reflect the
diversity of the populations served by the
ACT. ACT prompt writers are male and female
educators from both high schools and
colleges, and they represent a variety of
geographical regions, racial and ethnic
backgrounds, and educational philosophies.
Chapter 3 Structure of Interest Rates: describe how characteristics of debt securities cause their yields to vary, demonstrate how to estimate the appropriate yield for any particular debt security, explain the theories behind the term structure of interest rates.
Use caution when testing. Certain types of testing, including network scanning, vulnerability testing,
and penetration testing, can mimic the signs of attack. It is imperative that testing be done in a
coordinated manner, with the knowledge and consent of appropriate officials.
Ensure that security policy accurately reflects the organization’s needs. The policy must be used as a
baseline for comparison with testing results. Without appropriate policy, the usefulness of testing is
For developing an appropriate strategy for combating tuberculosis in the country, it is necessary to obtain a precise estimate of the disease in the community. The process of estimating it for as large and diverse a country as India is not only difficult, but is also expensive and time consuming.
Due to this very detrimental environmental hazard experienced during this period by
Zanzibar islands, with very sensitive and fragile ecosystem the Ministry of Health and
Social Welfare in collaboration with WHO decided to develop these official and very
comprehensive guidelines based on the National Drug Policy, WHO guidelines and
the Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act No 2/2006.
Therefore these guidelines give appropriate measures of safe disposal to minimize the risks
that could happen due to pharmaceutical waste. ...
Businesses can use this information to identify trends in fraud and money
laundering that may affect their revenue, their customers, or their reputations.
Compliance professionals are necessarily familiar with the rules, advisories, and
analytical reports that FinCEN regularly produces, but can the same be said for
a financial institution’s managers and board members? As part of our outreach
initiatives, FinCEN staff and I have visited many financial institutions of all sizes
representing several different business lines subject to BSA/AML regulations.
A univariate descriptive analysis of the quantitative survey data was undertaken to
summarise the results for each question. Data was recoded by combining categories as
required to facilitate a subsequent bivariate analysis aimed at identifying patterns
within the data. Distributions of the respondents’ demographic variables were cross-
tabulated with their attitudinal variables and future orientation variables. The
coefficients phi, Cramer’s V and Goodman and Kruskal’s gamma were used to measure
associations between variables as appropriate.
Adequate facilities and resources must be available to supply proper housing, a consistent,
appropriate, and reliable source of feed and water, treatment for injured or sick birds, and
everything else necessary to ensure the well-being of the animals. Financial costs should not be
considered a reason for neglecting a bird obviously in distress or for failing to secure prompt and
appropriate medical treatment or other care when necessary.
This code has been prepared with a recognition of current practices.
Health literacy, as defined by Ratzan and Parker2 and adopted by Healthy People 20102,3 and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in their 2004 report Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion4 is “the degree to which individuals can obtain, process, and understand the basic health information and services they need to make appropriate health decisions.” The concept of health literacy represents a constellation of skills necessary to function effectively in the health care environment and act appropriately on health care information.
Some institutions do not provide public access to all their materials because they deal with
specific procedures and situations that require a health professional’s assistance for correct
use. For example, instructions for post-surgery wound care might be given to a patient for
home use after a health professional guides them through the process. Institutions and
providers fear liability and potential misinterpretation of materials. Materials may have a
disclaimer saying this is not meant for self-diagnosis, please consult your doctor.
Undertaken at orphanages in Russia, this study tests the role of early social and emotion experience in the development of children. Children were exposed to either multiple caregivers who performed routine duties in a perfunctory manner with minimal interaction or fewer caregivers who were trained to engage in warm, responsive, and developmentally appropriate interactions during routine care.
The Agencies are concerned that customer authentication methods and controls
implemented in conformance with the Guidance several years ago have become
less effective. Hence, the institution and its customers may face significant risk
where periodic risk assessments and appropriate control enhancements have not
General Supervisory Expectations
The concept of customer authentication, as described in the 2005 Guidance, is
The premise of this guide is that organizations are able to correctly identify the appropriate
information categories, confidentiality impact levels, and location of the information. Ideally,
this activity is accomplished in the earliest phase of the system life cycle. This critical initial
step is outside the scope of this document, but without this identification, the organization will,
in all likelihood, lose control of some media containing sensitive information.
Smell the beer again. Again, swirl the cup, bring it to your nose, and inhale the beer’s aromas
several times. Note how the beer’s aroma changes as the beer warms and the volatiles begin to
dissipate. Write your impressions of the beer’s aromas, noting particularly the appropriateness of
the malt, hops, yeast, and fermentation byproduct aromas. Also, note any lingering off aromas.
Do not assign scores for aroma yet.