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African Americans historically have played a role in shaping the economic development of their race and of the country, though only recently have they received attention in this regard. Current representation of African Americans in some of corporate America’s top positions and as owners of technology companies reflect current trends in society and is a step toward closing the racial gap.
by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Language: English
Regulatory impact analysis (RIA) is a systemic approach to critically assessing the positive and negative effects of proposed and existing regulations and non-regulatory alternatives. This publication brings together recent OECD research and analysis concerning methodological issues and country experiences with RIA. The collected papers cover a number of challenges to the effectiveness of RIA including: systemic factors which influence the quality of RIA; methodological frameworks that can assist RIA to improve regulation; guidance on using RIA to avoid unnecessary regulation of competitive markets; and a review of the use of RIA in the regulation of corporate governance across a number of OECD countries.
The Handbook of Computer Networks is the first single, comprehensive treatment of the subject available. Written by noted author and expert Hossein Bidgoli, this three-volume masterpiece presents an in-depth understanding of computer networks that is broad in scope and practical in application.
From Abscissa, through to the World Health Organization, this expansive Dictionary comprehensively covers the field of health economics and closely related fields including epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, demography, medical sociology, medical statistics and bio-statistics, health policy, health administration and health service management, public health medicine and qualitative and quantitative research. Entries and definitions are provided for all key concepts listed with, in many cases, more extended entries on core or controversial ideas.A
Praise for The Crowdsourced Performance Review:"Take advantage of the technology and data available to you and turn the dreaded performance review into a powerful force for decision-making and culture-building by using the methods outlined in this clear and clever guide."–Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive"Social technologies aren’t just changing how people interact, they’re fundamentally changing how businesses must engage with people inside and outside their organization.
The most trusted name in historical data, updated for 2016Stock Trader’s Almanac 2016 is the latest update to the indispensible trader’s and investor’s resource. Trusted by Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other well-regarded media outlets, this compendium of historical stock market data provides critical information you can’t get anywhere else. New information includes the latest patterns, seasonalities, trends, and cycles, based on some of the most trusted data in the industry.
International in scope, but with a strong North American focus, the Encyclopedia of Business is where researchers and professionals go to investigate major business concentrations and theories. Choose from nearly 700 in-depth entries.
For anyone who’s breaking in, moving up, or just trying to make a great professional impression, this essential guide offers real-life anecdotes and advice to help you build competence and confidence in the tricky arena of modern business etiquette. Includes: "Blunder Busters" – proven strategies to help you tackle anything from office dating to business lunches "Sir, your fly is unzipped!" – the art of verbal diplomacy Contemporary guidelines for goof-proof e-mail The top ten career killers and how to beat them Global gaffes: easy ways to avoid overseas embarrassment Grace under fire-surviving dining disasters, party faux-pas and everything in-between
With recent investment firms closing and the stock market falling at record levels, understanding the language of finance is more important than ever. Too few people truly understand what happens to their money simply because they do not understand the language and concepts of finance. This guide defines the most important terms in plain English such as:• Secondary market• Controlling interest• Mid-cap stock• Debt financing• Float timeEach term will be clearly defined, include a pronunciation key, and an example of usage.
This jargon-free resource explains the who, what, why, and where of contemporary personal finance in simple, easy-to-grasp language, covering the key people, events, terms, tools, policies, and products that make up modern money management.• Supplies accessible, comprehensive financial information that explains complex topics in simple language• Shows the relationship between personal finance and everyday life, from renting an apartment to saving for retirement• Answers a wide variety of personal finance questions• Provides a resource suitable for both personal and scholarly use
A World History of Tax Rebellions is an exhaustive reference source for over 4,300 years of riots, rebellions, protests, and war triggered by abusive taxation and tax collecting systems around the world. Each of the chronologically arranged entries focuses on a specific historical event, analyzing its roots, and socio-economic context.
In the completely revised 11th edition (the first book to feature new hiring reforms implemented by President Obama), Damp—with 35+ years federal service—clearly lays out everything a job seeker needs to locate, apply for, and land a lucrative federal job. The helpful information includes a special resume writing guide (federal-style resumes are different than a standard resume), tips on achieving higher ratings, and advice on getting your foot in the door. The abundant resources feature easy-to-follow checklists, an agency directory, skills index, and networking resources.
An updated and revised edition of a bestselling guide to project management The first edition of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management sold over 100,000 copies and has been widely adopted in university courses and corporate training programs around the world.
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