This book is about the changes that elected and appointed leaders are making to
the art and practice of governing, governance, and government. It is about how
public managers are shaping and guiding governments’ responses to a fundamental
movement for change that began in the last decades of the twentieth century.
“The problems that face our world are so complex and difficult that we
will need all the talent available to solve them.” We wrote those words in
the preface of our first book, A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom, in
2005, and reiterated them in the second, A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom:
We also investigate whether the effect of independent directors varies with the
degree of industry similarity between the firms where these directors have their jobs.
First, we consider the impact of appointing an independent executive director who is
also an executive director in a firm that operates in the same industry. We argue that
directors who work as executive directors in the same industry as that of the
appointing firm will enhance the quality of advice offered to the appointing firm. This
suggests that the human capital of these directors...
This consultation sets out our vision for the future of local audit. This vision is firmly based on four principles. The first of these is localism. When reforms are complete local public bodies will be free to appoint their own independent external auditors from a more competitive and open market. The second is transparency; local public bodies will become increasingly accountable for their spending decisions to the people who ultimately provide their resources. The third is to remove the overheads charged by the Audit Commission to service the central government machine.
There are two primary types of external buffers. First, there are national regulatory
authorities — for the Flemish community this is the Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media
(VRM), for the French it is the Conseil Superieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA). Both agencies are
intended to ensure that the public service broadcasters carry out the objectives set forth
in their contracts. They have no legal authority to intervene in programming decisions.
VRM is led by a five-person general board: by law, this must include a chairman, a judge
and three media professionals.
In response to a request from the National Economic Council, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
convened a workshop on 30 April 1999 to assess the potential value of federally sponsored prizes and contests in
advancing science and technology in the public interest. A five-member steering committee1 was appointed by
NAE President Wm. A. Wulf to organize the workshop and prepare a brief summary report to sponsors. Funding
was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The Global Employment Initiative worldwide has placed a large number of family members in
private sector, educational institutions, International NGOs, consultants, and home-based
businesses, foreign government, and other sectors. Usually an eligible family member arrives at
Post and makes an appointment with the Global Employment Advisor (GEA) and then works out
a marketing plan and in short, start the employment process.
Recognizing that financial considerations are not the only ones that are relevant in the decisions that must be made to close schools, Superintendent Mark Roosevelt appointed a committee to consider how to realign schools in a way that would not only save resources, but also better serve the academic needs of students across Pittsburgh. Closing schools can have substantial impacts on students, families, and neighborhoods.
The researches of Sir Harris Nicolas, Dr. Furnivall, Mr. Selby and others have provided us with a considerable
mass of detailed information regarding the life and career of Geoffrey Chaucer. Since the publication of
Nicolas's biography of the poet prefixed to the Aldine edition of Chaucer's works in 1845, the old traditional
biography of conjecture and inference, based often on mere probability or the contents of works erroneously
ascribed to Chaucer, has disappeared and in its place has been developed an accurate biography based on
The current Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance System (RRFSS) http://www.rrfss.ca/ includes data collection, analysis,
reporting and dissemination processes for a limited number of health unit jurisdictions across Ontario. RRFSS
provides the opportunity to monitor local child health modules (e.g., breastfeeding, positive parenting).
Local health unit Child Health data is collected through provincial software databases (e.g.
The Honorable David Laro was appointed by President George H. W. Bush to the United
States Tax Court, confirmed by the Senate, and invested as a federal judge in November 1992.
He formerly practiced law in Michigan for 24 years, specializing in tax law.
Judge Laro is a graduate of the New York University School of Law (LLM in Taxation,
1970), the University of Illinois Law School (JD, 1967), and the University of Michigan
Before joining the U.S. Tax Court, Judge Laro was chairman and CEO of a publicly
traded international company.
The first panel of our program will
focus on the next generation of
scientists, “Science for All Students.”
We have three panelists participating in this
discussion: Drs. Leon Lederman, Richard Tapia,
and Marcia Linn.
Dr. Lederman is an internationally renowned
high-energy physicist, the Director Emeritus of
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in
Batavia, Illinois. He holds an appointment as
the Pritzker Professor of Science at Illinois
Institute of Technology in Chicago.
PHI has often financed the delivery of larger treatment volumes by offering higher payments to
providers. Financial incentives linked to payment mechanisms exert a direct impact upon doctors’
productivity.32 This has contributed to a growth in the volumes of private hospital treatments in several
countries where doctors have both public and private sector engagements, as in Australia and Ireland
(Colombo and Tapay, 2003 and 2004b).
A new Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Board was appointed in May 2010. It was tasked with the downsizing the RBZ’s huge staff complement; restoring the RBZ’s position as the lender of last resort; and putting in place committees for monetary policy and audit. About 1,455 staff of the RBZ (75% of total staff) were retrenched in January 2011 in the largest such exercise since independence. In addition, the RBZ is disposing of its non-core assets in sectors such as mining, consistent with the RBZ Act.
Picture Association of America, the MPAA), and appointed as its president Will H. Hays,
the former postmaster general in the administration of Warren G. Harding and an upright,
teetotaling elder of the Presbyterian Church. Hays put the industry on a solid financial basis
with his contacts on Wall Street, kept federal censors at bay with his influence in
Washington, D.C, and placated the moral guardians with soothing words and Protestant
- to be strong enough to use for a long time The new carpet should stand up for a long time.
stand up (someone)
- to fail to keep an appointment or date with someone (usually used for a date with a boyfriend or girlfriend) The boy stood the girl up on a date last Saturday and now she will not talk to him.
stand up and be counted
- to be willing to say what one thinks in public The union members thought that they should stand up and be counted before management took away their benefits.
stand up for (someone or something)
These studies are all interconnected. For the market and financial studies,
the promoter may appoint economic advisers because a major problem to be
resolved is how large should the project be (in terms of output or capacity)
and whether it would be economic to phase the construction in stages.
The feasibility studies will need to investigate different options for provid-
ing the output, to ascertain how practicable it is to adopt phased construction,
and what difference this would cause to capital outlays and their timing.
The Delaware River Basin Commission is a regulatory body that was established in 1961 by a
congressional compact. It includes a division engineer from the US Army Corps of Engineers and
representatives from New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware who are appointed
individually by the executive office in each state . Any decision of the Commission involves the
approval of all members. The Commission has full water resource management authority, including
water allocations and diversions.
The recognised supervisory bodies for local public audit would investigate complaints or disciplinary cases, as well as issues identified during their monitoring process. They would also be able to stop a firm being eligible for appointment as a statutory local public auditor and remove them from the register of eligible local public auditors. We are considering whether the overall regulator (i.e.
England may boast of two substantial monuments of its early history; to either of which it would not be easy
to find a parallel in any nation, ancient or modern. These are, the Record of Doomsday (1) and the "Saxon