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Quality Improvement of Photovoltaic Testing Laboratories in Develo...

By: Gobind H. Atmaram

Economics

Preface: This training manual is one of four manuals prepared for the World Bank project, Mitigating Global Climate Change through the Development of a Quality Process Infrastructure for Renewable Energy (referred to as the Quality Program for Photovoltaics, or QuaP-PV, for short). This training manual is specific to quality improvement of photovoltaic (PV) testing laboratories. It addresses testing of PV components and small systems. The manual is organized in three par...

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Information Technology Management Improvements Needed in Strategic...

By: David A. Powner

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO recently reported that the use of important IT strategic planning/ performance measurement and investment management practices by 26 major federal agencies was mixed (see figure below). For example, agencies generally had IT strategic plans and goals, but these goals were not always linked to specific performance measures that were tracked. Agencies also largely had IT investment management boards, but no agency had the practices associated with the oversigh...

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Torch Magazine : Volume 14, Issue 3 ; May-June 2007: Volume 14, Is...

By: Timothy P. Barela, Editor

Description: The official safety magazine of Air Education and Training Command published bimonthly.

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Confined Space Entry Workshop

By: Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy; Human Resources Branch
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Ethica

By: Baruch Spinoza, Benedictus de Spinoza, Johannes Van Vloten, Jan Pieter Nicolaas Land
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Performance Management, Benchmarking and Reengineering Within Gove...

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology

Executive departments -- United States Reorganization ; United States -- Officials and employees Rating of ; National Performance Review (U.S.) ; Administrative agencies -- United States Management

Includes bibliographical references

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Standards-Based Management and Recognition a Field Guide

By: Edgar Necochea

Introduction: Some time ago, the authors of this field guide met with the recently appointed Minister of Health of a developing country. During the conversation, the Minister described one of his first experiences in his new position?a visit to several ...

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Usaid/Oti Guide to Performance Management

By: Cressida Slote

Excerpt: From initiation and star-up to the final evaluation and hand-off, OTI programs generally follow the course detailed below.

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Planning and Goal Setting for Small Business

By: Small Business Administration

Government Reference Publication

Introduction : many authorities on business management identify the five major functions of management as ! Planning. ! Organizing. ! Directing. ! Controlling. ! Coordinating. The planning and controlling functions of management often receive less attention from the small business owner-manager than they should. One way to more effectively fulfill these two functions is through effective goal setting. The success of a business will depend on its long-range goals for sale...

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Quatre Sonates Pour le Clavecin Ou Pianoforte avec L'Accompagnemen...

By: Olof Ahlstr Om

Classical Sheet Music

Excerpt: A pdf facsimile of sheet music scores.

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Annual Financial Management Performance Plan

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The financial management vision statement and the performance strategies/goals are listed below.

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Annual Financial Management Performance Plan

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The financial management vision statement and the Fiscal Year 2001 performance strategies/goals are listed below.

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Measuring Debt Management Performance to Achieve Lowest Cost Finan...

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Interest cost for a given term to maturity averaged over a rolling 10-year period, using Treasury constant maturity yields.

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Recommendations for Improvements in the Performance Based Manageme...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The Performance Management Advisor will review the results generated through the program?s Performance-Based Management System [PBMS] at the end of the first year of the KCBS project with respect to the measurable goals of sales, jobs, and investment. The ...

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Results-Oriented Cultures Modern Performance Management Systems Ar...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The need for results-oriented pay reform is one of the most pressing human capital issues facing the federal government today. To implement resultsoriented pay reform, commonly referred to as ?pay for performance,? agencies must have modern, effective, credible, and validated performance management systems that are capable of supporting pay and other personnel decisions. Pay for performance works only with adequate safeguards, including reasonable transparency a...

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Performance Management Systems Irss Systems for Frontline Employee...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Results in Brief 3 Background 5 Critical Job Responsibilities Align with Strategic Goals but Do Not Always Align with Other Elements of the Frontline Employee Performance Management System 8 Enforcement Group Managers? Commitments Align with IRS?s Strategic Goals but Are Not Always Written So that Raters Can Hold Managers Accountable 12 Raters Generally Provided Feedback to Enforcement Group Managers on Meeting Critical Job Responsibilities and Commitments but P...

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Performance and Accountability Series Office of Personnel Management

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: OPM has implemented important initiatives and has others under way to improve its mission and management performance. Building on these efforts, OPM has additional opportunities to overcome the following management challenges.

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Performance and Accountability Series Federal Emergency Management...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: FEMA has made progress in recent years in achieving its mission of supplementing state and local governments? efforts to prepare and respond to major disasters. FEMA?s mission will be absorbed into a new Department of Homeland Security. As FEMA moves to integrate its mission into this new department, FEMA faces several management challenges to...

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Performance and Management Assessments

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 contains the Budget Message of the President and information on the President’s budget and management priorities, including assessments of agencies’ performance. Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 contains analyses that are designed to highlight specified subject areas or provide other significant presentations of budget data that place the budget in perspecti...

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Information Technology Management Improvements Needed in Strategic...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO recently reported that the use of important IT strategic planning/ performance measurement and investment management practices by 26 major federal agencies was mixed (see figure below). For example, agencies generally had IT strategic plans and goals, but these goals were not always linked to specific performance measures that were tracked. Agencies also largely had IT investment management boards, but no agency had the practices associated with the oversigh...

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