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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: 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: 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: 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.

Author: Louise H. Foley
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: management, ecosystem, forestry, crane, silviculture
Number of Pages: 265
Published: 1998-07
ISBN-10: 0788171607
ISBN-13: 9780788171604

Reviews, discusses, & shares silvicultural research information & management experience critical for implementing ecosystem management on National Forest System lands & other Federal & private forest lands. Papers presented address the following general topics: Silviculture -- Past & Present; Defining Objectives of Management; Ecological Classification & Mapping; Management Data Needs; Applying What We Know; Costs, Benefits, & Tradeoffs of Ecosystem Management; Building National Forests/Research Partnerships; & Implementation -- Personnel, Budget, Organization, & Training. Illustrated.

Author: C. M. Wijayaratna
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: irrigation, national, administration, strategy, philippines, management, turnover
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 1994

Evolution of irrigation management turnover,NIA's Early Institutional Development Efforts , Management turnover process, national irrigation systems, costs and outcomes of management turnover, lessons learned.
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