This book examines the transformations of rural society and economy in the UK and US during the last half-century, and explores the significance of these trends and changes for community sustainability, quality of life and the environment. While both the UK and US are highly urbanised, rural people...
Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge
This book provides an account of the distinctive way in which penal power developed outside the metropolitan centre. Proposing a radical revision of the Foucauldian thesis that criminological knowledge emerged in the service of a new form of power – discipline – that had inserted itself into the...
Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge
How to Interpret the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence
The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive. Now in its 18th edition, Baldrige Award Winning Quality is still the most widely used and recognized book on the Malcolm Baldrige National...
Published August 21st 2013 by Productivity Press
Updated yearly to match changing requirements, this guide is designed to help you understand the criteria for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige criteria are being used by thousands of organizations around the world to evaluate their progress toward becoming the best in their...
Published June 10th 2013 by Productivity Press
Updated yearly to match changing requirement, this guide is designed to help you understand the criteria for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Most organizations that use the Baldrige criteria have no interest in applying for, or winning, the award. It is not about the award, or how to...
Published March 23rd 2011 by Productivity Press
A Simple Guide for Creating Efficient Winning Organizations Designed to help businesses understand the criteria for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, this work is not about the award, but rather is a concise explanation about how to use the criteria to improve an organization....
Published February 27th 2008 by Productivity Press
An Agenda for Peace and Development
'A compelling contribution to our evolving understanding of the links between trade, aid and security ? and what the international community needs to do to ensure peace and development in the world.' Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme 'For far too long the...
Published January 31st 2007 by Routledge
Improving Business Intelligence with Analytics
Improve the "Health" of Your Organization by Using the Right Metrics! The vast majority of companies use some form of balanced scorecard to measure performance measu, yet recent research suggests that most scorecards are based on singular, unsophisticated measurements, providing...
Published January 12th 2007 by Productivity Press
How to Design and Implement Organizational Scorecards
Now in Paperback! Highlighted with valuable tips and Brown's firsthand experiences, Winning Score is an excellent tool for constructing a performance measurement system. It explains how to lay the foundation for the balanced scorecard by developing operational and strategic plans. Winning Score...
Published January 3rd 2007 by Productivity Press
Using the Right Metrics to Drive World Class Performance
Keeping Score ensures that you look at the right metrics. The author contends that metrics must focus on the past, present, and future and be based on the needs of the customers, shareholders, and employees. Measuring everything is more damaging than measuring nothing -- pinpointing the vital...
Published October 30th 2006 by Productivity Press