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Author: Mark L. Goldstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: progressing, work, remains, reforms, governance, institution, implementation, smithsonian
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437926878
ISBN-13: 9781437926873

The Smithsonian Institution is the worldżs largest museum complex. Its funding comes from its own private trust fund assets and federal appropriations. The Smithsonian Board of Regents, the Smithsonianżs governing body, is responsible for the long-term stewardship of the Smithsonian. In recent years, there have been significant governance and accountability breakdowns at the Smithsonian, which could ultimately put funding and the organizationżs credibility at risk. In 2007 the Board of Regents Governance Comm. released a report recommending 42 governance reforms. This report provides an upd
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: standards, microbeam, smithsonian
Number of Pages: 6
Published:
ISBN-10: 1422318451
ISBN-13: 9781422318454
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Author: Mark L. Goldstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: accountability, ensuring, oversight, ongoing, action, reforms, governance, institution, board, regents, implemented, smithsonian
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2008-09-01
ISBN-10: 1437905382
ISBN-13: 9781437905380

The Smithsonian Institutionżs governing body, the Board of Regents, has developed a set of actions to address governance and accountability breakdowns that came to light in 2007. These actions were aimed at problems in three main areas: (1) executive compensation, benefits, ethics, and operational policies and controls; (2) flow of information to the Board, transparency of Board operations, and relationship with stakeholders; and (3) the Boardżs responsibilities, structure, and performance. The author was asked to assess the extent of the Boardżs progress in each of these areas. Includes re
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Author: Paula M. Hirschoff
Publisher: International Rice Research
Keywords: colloquium, proceedings, organized, smithsonian, institution, papers, malnutrition, chain, food, strategies, combating, hunger, completing
Number of Pages: 218
Published: 1989-09-17
ISBN-10: 0874745616
ISBN-13: 9780874745610
11600

Author: Armed Forces-NRC Vision Committee
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: auditorium, washington, april, smithsonian, symposium, search, techniques, proceedings, visual
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 1960
eBookDB-ID: NAP:16136
11484

Author: Charles A. Whitten
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: observatory, smithsonian, astrophysical, massachusetts, december, cambridge, college, geodesy, proceedings, conference, harvard, contemporary
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1959
eBookDB-ID: NAP:16842
11486

Author: Armed Forces-NRC Vision Committee
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: armed, forces, smithsonian, auditorium, washington, vision, march, nrc, problems, papers, presented, visual, committee
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1962
eBookDB-ID: NAP:10132
46322
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