The Basics of Economics by David E. O'Connor

By David E. O'Connor

This textbook strains the heritage of economics, explains the operation of the U.S. financial system, analyzes financial offerings and judgements, examines competing fiscal theories, and probes the influence of globalization at the international economic climate. O'Connor, who's a highschool economics instructor, describes a few of the varieties of enterprise association, the position of staff and fiscal associations, measures of monetary development, federal financial coverage, and present employment possibilities for economists.

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Enterprise Risk Management: A Guide for Government by Karen Hardy

By Karen Hardy

Practical advisor to imposing company probability administration approaches and strategies in executive organizations

Enterprise threat administration: A consultant for presidency Professionals is a pragmatic consultant to all features of chance administration in govt enterprises on the federal, kingdom, and native degrees. Written via Dr. Karen Hardy, one of many major ERM practitioners within the Federal govt, the e-book contains a no-nonsense method of developing and maintaining a formalized chance administration technique, aligned with the ISO 31000 hazard administration framework. foreign association for Standardization directions are explored and clarified, and case experiences illustrate their real-world program and implementation in US govt corporations. instruments, together with a pattern 90-day motion plan, pattern hazard administration coverage, and a complete implementation list let readers to right away start making use of the knowledge presented.

The publication additionally contains result of Hardy's ERM center Competency Survey for the general public region; which deals an unique in-depth research of the center Competency abilities suggested via federal, country and native govt probability pros. It additionally offers a side-by-side comparability of the way federal govt possibility pros view ERM as opposed to their nation and native govt counterparts.

Enterprise chance Management presents actionable assistance towards making a strong threat administration plan for corporations at any chance point. The e-book starts with a easy assessment of chance administration, after which delves into government-specific issues including:

  • U.S. Federal executive coverage on chance Management
  • Federal Manager's monetary Integrity Act
  • GAO criteria for inner control
  • Government functionality effects Modernization Act

The e-book additionally presents a comparative research of ERM frameworks and criteria, and applies rank-specific recommendation to staff together with finances Analysts, software Analysts, administration Analysts, and extra. The call for for potent probability administration experts is growing to be as speedy because the hazard power. executive staff trying to enforce a formalized threat administration method or wanting expanding their basic figuring out of this subject material will locate Enterprise threat Management a strategically beneficial start line.

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Corporate Community Relations: The Principle of the Neighbor by Edmund M. Burke

By Edmund M. Burke

The general public surroundings during which businesses function has replaced considerably because the Seventies. groups, in keeping with elected officers and neighborhood teams, are hard that businesses detect new norms of habit. They anticipate businesses to recognize the surroundings, reply to the worries of the group citizens, and give a contribution to the help of neighborhood associations. As Burke illustrates, a company's neighborhood attractiveness additionally impacts the habit of shoppers and staff. shoppers wish to purchase items from businesses which are focused on the neighborhood. staff are drawn to businesses that experience an outstanding group popularity. simply as profitable businesses have to be a provider of selection, an agency of selection, and an investor of selection, they now need to turn into a neighbor of selection. they need to behave in ways in which construct a legacy of belief as a way to be located certainly in the neighborhood. As Burke exhibits, to be a neighbor of selection, an organization has to pursue 3 ideas: construct sustainable and ongoing relationships with key neighborhood members, teams, and companies; institute methods that count on and reply to group expectancies, issues, wishes, and concerns; and concentration the company's group courses on ways in which advertise and improve the community's caliber of existence and which additionally help the company pursuits of the corporate. The ideas constructed by way of Burke might be of serious use to neighborhood and public affairs managers and normal managers of organizations in addition to CEOs and different govt officials. scholars in classes on company process and normal administration will locate the publication of price, as will scholars in classes on non-profit administration.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the State: International by Jane Lister

By Jane Lister

Public drawback approximately worsening worldwide environmental and social stipulations has ended in skepticism concerning the efficacy of voluntary company social accountability (CSR) courses, and to strain for governmental CSR engagement. one of many first reviews to enquire the position of the nation in CSR, this publication offers perception into the hot governance version of private-public co-regulation rising around the world. reading wooded area certification in Canada, the united states, and Sweden, Lister attracts on wide interviews with specialists to provide targeted proof on CSR governance, finally arguing the significance of CSR as a complement to instead of an alternative choice to nation regulation.

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American Economic Policy in the 1980s (National Bureau of by Martin Feldstein

By Martin Feldstein

Destined to develop into the normal advisor to the industrial coverage of the us through the Reagan period, this ebook offers an authoritative list of the industrial reforms of the 1980s.In his advent, Martin Feldstein offers compelling research of guidelines with which he was once heavily concerned as chairman of the Council of financial Advisers through the Reagan management: financial and alternate price coverage, tax coverage, and finances concerns. different best economists and policymakers study a number of household and overseas concerns, together with financial and alternate fee coverage, legislation and antitrust, in addition to alternate, tax, and funds policies.The individuals to this quantity are Alberto Alesina, Phillip Areeda, Elizabeth Bailey, William F. Baxter, C. Fred Bergsten, James Burnley, Geoffrey Carliner, Christopher DeMuth, Douglas W. Elmendorf, Thomas O. Enders, Martin Feldstein, Jeffrey A. Frankel, Don Fullerton, William M. Isaac, Paul L Joskow, Paul Krugman, Robert E. Litan, Russell B. lengthy, Michael Mussa, William A. Niskanen, Roger G. Noll, Lionel H. Olmer, Rudolph Penner, William Poole, James M. Poterba, Harry M. Reasoner, William R. Rhodes, J. David Richardson, Charles Schultze, Paula Stern, David Stockman, William Taylor, James Tobin, W. Kip Viscusi, Paul A. Volcker, Charles E. Walker, David A. clever, and Richard G. Woodbury.

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Enterprise Restructuring and Unemployment in Models of by Simon Commander

By Simon Commander

This quantity is the results of a study application, began on the international financial institution, that introduced jointly researchers from many backgrounds, together with participants from the transition economies. The paintings was once supported through the area Bank's examine Committee and via the industrial improvement Institute. the implications pronounced the following make clear the standards that ascertain the form and velocity of the transition from deliberate to industry economies. the first concentration is at the habit of organizations and the interplay of that habit with the hard work industry. whereas discovering major edition throughout nations, the bankruptcy authors element to significant alterations inside of organisations, either within the last country zone and between organizations which have been privatized. the quantity additionally spotlights the serious suggestions from the hard work industry to the choices made by way of employees and bosses relating to privatization and restructuring. as well as chapters that take a close examine diversified state reports, the amount includes a few direction breaking makes an attempt to take advantage of this empirical details to establish and calibrate types of transition. of their findings, the authors conclusively exhibit how delicate the velocity and potency of transition might be to a number of guidelines, together with unemployment reimbursement and the chosen sorts of privatization. the quantity hence offers a deft mixture of empirical and analytical insights into the advanced means of transition.

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Competition and Regulation in the Postal and Delivery Sector by Paul R. Kleindorfer, Michael A. Crew

By Paul R. Kleindorfer, Michael A. Crew

Around the globe, postal and supply economics has attracted enormous curiosity. quite a few questions have arisen, together with the position of rules, investment the common carrier legal responsibility, postal reform in Europe, Asia and North the US, the way forward for nationwide Postal Operators, call for and pricing techniques, and the rules that are supposed to govern the creation of pageant. accrued listed below are responses to those questions within the type of 24 essays written via researchers, practitioners, and senior managers from during the global. This quantity could have a wide charm, with an viewers starting from practitioners within the exhibit and supply undefined, nationwide Postal Operators and executives, to economists, regulators, festival attorneys, sellers, students in monetary law, and institutional libraries.

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Technological Advances in Interactive Collaborative Learning by Nia Alexandrov, Raul Ramirez Velarde, Vassil Alexandrov

By Nia Alexandrov, Raul Ramirez Velarde, Vassil Alexandrov

Exploring the most recent advancements within the expertise and pedagogy of upper schooling, Technological Advances in Interactive Collaborative Learning provides info technology-oriented academic courses for the subsequent new release of scientists and researchers. It highlights the significance of expertise, pedagogy, and administration within the greater schooling ecosystem.

With a spotlight on technological recommendations, the booklet explains how internet 2.0 applied sciences can improve collaborative studying and the way immersive studying environments and cellular applied sciences can enhance the training technique. The textual content then describes novel pedagogical and methodological techniques that underpin the technological advances, facilitate collaborative studying, and let the effective use of video games. The booklet additionally covers managerial elements and top practices via case reports and examples.

Drawing at the paintings of longtime researchers in computational technology and e-learning, this e-book exhibits how interactive collaborative studying may also help scientists and researchers gather the multidisciplinary talents to appreciate and use advanced mathematical versions, excessive functionality computing, and different complicated know-how important in today’s interconnected, data-rich global. it's going to additionally support machine scientists and engineers create easy-to-use and research-friendly platforms.

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Public Administration in Africa: Performance and Challenges by Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad, Lukamba-Muhiya. Tshombe, Ernest

By Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad, Lukamba-Muhiya. Tshombe, Ernest Peprah Ababio

With contributions from best neighborhood scholars, Public management in Africa: functionality and Challenges examines complexities of artwork of governance from the original African point of view. The editors collect a cohesive examine of the key matters and areas via taking an analytic procedure with the robust problem-solution program. areas addressed variety from South Africa, Congo, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, and Botswana. topics comprise colonialism, reform, poverty, financial system, decentralization, financing, media, political buildings, and extra.

Beginning with an research of the connection of coverage layout and its vacation spot, carrier supply, the e-book discusses the old improvement of a kingdom that has undergone upheavals in executive and explores a decayed political financial system that eventually ends up in a necessity for sweeping measures. The textual content examines the problems rising policy-makers in Africa needs to take on, specifically poverty and the denial or loss of assets to maintain a dignified human lifestyles. It highlights how the media could be a catalyst for sturdy governance and gives analytical elements of imposing solid governance reforms.

The booklet concludes with an exam of the suggestions of decentralization and devolution in measuring provider supply functionality and an exploration of Africa’s monetary luck tale. It additionally info the African Peer evaluate Mechanisms in chosen African international locations and gives a holistic research of neighborhood govt functioning in Africa. those gains and extra make it an interdisciplinary reference for varied social, financial, political, and administrative issues.

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The Superhubs: How the Financial Elite and Their Networks by Sandra Navidi

By Sandra Navidi

Selected through Edmund Phelps in Bloomberg's survey of most sensible Books of 2016.

$UPERHUBS is an extraordinary, behind-the-scenes examine how the world's strongest titans, the "superhubs" pull the levers of our worldwide economy. Combining insider's wisdom with ideas of community technology, Sandra Navidi bargains a startling new standpoint on how superhubs construct their strong networks and the way their judgements effect all our lives. $UPERHUBS unearths what occurs on the specific, invitation-only systems - the realm fiscal discussion board in Davos, the conferences of the foreign financial Fund, think-tank gatherings and unique galas. this can be the main bright portrait thus far of the worldwide elite: the financial institution CEOs, fund managers, billionaire financiers and politicians who, via their interlocking relationships and collective impression are reworking our more and more fragile economic system, economic climate and society.

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