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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improvement, model, process, management, quality, total
Number of Pages: 244
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 078810182X
ISBN-13: 9780788101823

Contents: the beginnings of Total Quality Management, the management challenge, the principles of Total Quality Management, areas for practice improvement, the cost of poor quality, the medical practice in transition, the tools of Total Quality Management, Total Quality Management methods, applying Total Quality Management to the practice, & implementing Total Quality Management.

Author: Bernice Steinhardt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: comprehensive, strategy, needed, integration, management, homeland, security, actions, department
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437926908
ISBN-13: 9781437926903

Significant management challenges exist for the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) as it continues to integrate its varied management processes, policies, and systems in areas such as financial management and information technology. These activities are primarily led by the Under Sec. for Management (USM). This report examined: (1) the extent to which DHS has developed a comprehensive strategy for management integration that includes the characteristics recommended in a 2005 report; (2) how DHS is implementing management integration; and (3) the extent to which the USM is holding the dept. and c

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: asthma, management, diagnosis, guidelines
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1996-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788127381
ISBN-13: 9780788127380

Covers: definition & diagnosis; the 4 components of asthma management; objective measures of lung function (spirometry, etc.); pharmacologic therapy (the medications; management of chronic asthma - asthma in adults, & in children; management of exacerbations of asthma (home management, & hospital-based emergency department management); management of exercise-induced asthma); environmental measures to control allergens & irritants; & patient education. Also includes pregnancy & asthma, older patients, etc. Extensive references.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: sector, roads, management, asset
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2001-07
ISBN-10: 9264186972
ISBN-13: 9789264186972

What is asset management? How do road administrations achieve an integrated approach to asset management? How does this differ from the management of individual assets? What are the implications for data collection and management? What does it mean for road administrations and road sector policy?. This report examines the requirements of asset management systems, the integration of existing component systems into a comprehensive approach to asset management, the incorporation of a business-like approach, performance monitoring and the implementation of such systems.

Author: Gene L. Dodaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: management, financial, federal, reviewed, improvement, systems, system, framework, checklist
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437910238
ISBN-13: 9781437910230

The Fed. Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA) of 1996 requires that agencies implement and maintain management systems that substantially comply with fed. financial management systems requirements. To assist in reviews of financial management systems under FFMIA, the author issued 3 checklists concurrently as practice aids. This checklist reflects the Joint Financial Management Improvement Programżs żFramework for Federal Financial System Management Requirements.ż Although the framework document is primarily a reference tool rather than a standard-setting document, it is intended to

Author: Evi L. Rezmovic
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: problems, selected, management, ins
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788175513
ISBN-13: 9780788175510

Discusses the progress that the INS (Immigration & Naturalization Service) has made toward addressing long-standing management problems as well as areas that continue to need attention. Addresses areas of progress & need for the reorganization of the INS & in the management of budget resources. Includes a sample of a survey of INS managers on management issues. Charts & tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: affecting, embassies, issues, administrative, department, survey, state
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1993-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788105892
ISBN-13: 9780788105890

An assessment of the U.S. State Dept's. management of its overseas posts. Survey of 80 embassies highlights problems & issues in the following administrative & management areas: staffing, training, financial management, contracting & procurement, real & personal property management, regional support, & other management issues. 42 charts & tables.
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