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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, achieve, substantial, savings, using, progress, management, dod, build, inventory
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788132369
ISBN-13: 9780788132360

Summarizes the Department of Defense's (DoD) progress in adopting the practices recommended in prior reports in which they compared the DoD's logistics practices with those of the private sector. This report addresses the extent to which the DoD has adopted the specific practices recommended for consumable items. Determines the savings and benefits being achieved through the use of these practices as well as the DoD's overall progress in improving consumable item management. Charts and tables.

Author: Louis J. Rodrigues
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: system, programs, weapon, contribute, dod, suppliers, practices
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788180827
ISBN-13: 9780788180828

Assesses whether best commercial supplier practices offer ways to improve the process DoD uses to manage suppliers engaged in developing & producing major weapon systems. Also determines how differences in commercial & DoD environments for managing suppliers affect the corresponding practices. Identifies best commercial practices for establishing, managing, & sustaining excellent supplier relationships. Compares these practices with those of DoD, selected prime contractors, & the supplier teams on two weapon system programs. Makes recommendations to DoD that are intended to help it improve the

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Pru
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: disposal, chemicals, handling, laboratory, practices, prudent
Number of Pages: 458
Published: 1995
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14647

This volume updates and combines Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories and Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories--the leading sources of chemical safety guidelines for labs for more than a decade. Developed by experts in the areas of chemical sciences, pollution prevention, and lab safety, it offers prudent practices designed to promote safety.

Author: David R. Warren
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, clothing, textile, stocks, manage, dod, leading, edge, commercial
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2001-03-01
ISBN-10: 0756708192
ISBN-13: 9780756708191

Compares commercial logistics practices with similar DoD operations. Summarizes the results of a review of inventory mgmt. practices used by leading private sector companies and the DoD to provide clothing and textile (C&T) supplies. Describes various private sector initiatives having potential application to the military clothing logistical environment. The report addresses: (1) inventory problems and other inefficiencies in the Defense Logistics Agency's C&T logistics system; (2) commercial practices used in the private sector to reduce inventory holding and distribution costs; and (3) DoD's

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: debt, collection, practices, fair, report, trade, commission, annual, federal
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437914535
ISBN-13: 9781437914535

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Summarizes the administrative and enforcement actions the FTC has taken under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) during the past year. These actions are part of the FTC¿s ongoing effort to curtail deceptive, unfair, and abusive debt collection practices in the marketplace. Such practices cause substantial consumer injury, including payment of amounts not owed, unintended waivers of rights, invasions of privacy, and emotional distress. The FTC¿s goal is to ensure compliance with the Act without unreasonably impeding

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, management, readiness, support, committee, senate, services, armed, subcommittee, ranking, achieving, teaming, dod, potential, results, chairman, report, member
Number of Pages: 64
ISBN-10: 142894642X
ISBN-13: 9781428946422

Author: Cornelia Ashby
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: schools, students, proportions, higher, income, minority, esp, low, academic, multiple, achievement, strategies, meet, student, standards
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143792560X
ISBN-13: 9781437925609

The fed. govżt. has invested billions of dollars to improve student academic performance, and many teachers and researchers are trying to determine the most effective instructional practices with which to accomplish this. This is a study of strategies used to prepare students to meet state academic achievement standards. This report answered: (1) What types of instructional practices are schools and teachers most frequently using to help students achieve state academic standards, and do those instructional practices differ by school characteristics? (2) What is known about how standards-based
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