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Author: Suzanne M. Kirchhoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vehicles, passenger, acceleration, unintended
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437932940
ISBN-13: 9781437932942

Congress is considering legislation to strengthen federal regulation of auto safety. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.: Nat. Highway Traffic Safety Admin. (NHTSA); (2) Fed. Oversight of Auto Safety: Sudden Acceleration Complaints; Audi Historical Precedents; Toyota-Related Complaints Since 2000; NHTSA Response to Toyota Complaints; (3) Toyota: Toyota Corp. Structure; Black Box Avail.; Recall Impact on Toyota Sales; Toyota Lobbying; (4) Policy Issues and the Congressional Response: Does NHTSA Have Enough Resources for Defects Investigation?; Is the Toyota Issue a Sign of Broader Problems With

Author: Michael T. Kirsch (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: corporation, motor, toyota, tmc, unintended, investigation, acceleration, reported, nhtsa, national, support, highway, traffic, administration, safety, technical
Number of Pages: 177
ISBN-10: 1437981739
ISBN-13: 9781437981735

Publisher: RAND
Keywords: education, sectors, lessons, accountability, improvement, organizational
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833035002
ISBN-13: 9780833035004

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is a performance-based accountability system built around student test results. The accountability system comprises explicit educational goals, assessments for measuring the attainment of goals and judging success, and consequences (rewards or sanctions). But the mechanisms through which the system is intended to work are not well understood. The authors examined five accountability models: two from the manufacturing sector (the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program and the Toyota Production System (TPS)), a performance incentive model used in the
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