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Operations Management (7,579 Books)


Operations management is an area of business concerned with the production of goods and services, and involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of using as little resource as needed, and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements. It is concerned with managing the process that converts inputs (in the forms of materials, labor and energy) into outputs (in the form of goods and services).

 
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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

I . GENERAL TOPICS I.. MISIISI:: OF DRUGS ACT (L971) - MISUSE OF DRUGS REGU1,ATIONS (1973) (Abstracted from l l r i t i s h Medi,cal Journal, 12 January 1974, pp.70-75) Under these titles, two a r t i c l e s authored by nr D.A. Cahal present a comprehensive roview nnrl oxplanntion of t h e provisions of these important l e g i s l a t i v e t e x t s on regulation of drugs l i ahle Cu misuse. 2. -IkARL V CLINICAL DRUG EVALUATION UNITS REPORTS (Psyr;hopharmacoloyy D u l ...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; World Health Organization ...

By: B. Enders; W. Whole

Medical Reference Publication

1. application of immunological principles and methods The demonstration in patients of parasited or of their developing stages, in specimens, such as blood faeces, smears or bioptic material, was for a long time the only satisfactory evidence on which a conclusive diagnosos could based.

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Manufacturers Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1982-1995

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Appendix F includes a discussion of the trading day adjustment methodology and an updated set of daily weights for each shipments series. The tables in appendix G provide updated diagnostic information on the characteristics and quality of the seasonal adjustment for all series. Table B indicates the effects of updating the trading day and seasonal adjustment factors, as well as correcting the monthly data for late or revised data reports, on the month-to-month ...

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Manufacturers Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1982-1995

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Appendix F includes a discussion of the trading day adjustment methodology and an updated set of daily weights for each shipments series. The tables in appendix G provide updated diagnostic information on the characteristics and quality of the seasonal adjustment for all series. Table B indicates the effects of updating the trading day and seasonal adjustment factors, as well as correcting the monthly data for late or revised data reports, on the month-to-month ...

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Manufacturers Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1987-1996

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Appendix F includes a discussion of the trading day adjustment methodology and an updated set of daily weights for each shipments series. The tables in appendix G provide updated diagnostic information on the characteristics and quality of the seasonal adjustment for all series. Table B indicates the effects of updating the trading day and seasonal adjustment factors, as well as correcting the monthly data for late or revised data reports, on the month-to-month ...

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Manufacturer's Shipments Inventories and Orders 1987-1997

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Summary of Revisions GENERAL The revisions to the historical data from the Manufacturers? Shipments, Inventories, and Orders survey, as shown in this publication, are the result of ... Benchmarking the shipments and inventory data to the 1996 Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) ... Adjusting new and unfilled orders to be consistent with the benchmarked shipments and inventory data ... Correcting monthly data for late receipts, reclassification of reported data, ...

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Table of Contents for Volume 4

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: R1 Defense Agency: Chemical and Biological Defense ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993, Dap 93.5: Drug Sector Overv...

By: John Chalker, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION The former Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY) united on 22nd May 1990 to form the Republic of Yemen (ROY). In both countries essential drugs programmes had been running before unity; since 1984 in the PDRY supported by WHO, and since 1987 in the YAR supported by WHO in collaboration with the Dutch Government. Thc problems of joining two different systems, along with the Gulf War, budget constraints, cumncy instabil...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: George Femando

Medical Reference Publication

The Mission is impressed by the achievements in the drug field in Sri Lanka since 1985 (refer AM~X4) . Thc Cosmetics, Devices and Drug Act was introduced and regulations have been notified sincc 1985. A National List of Essential Drugs (NLED) has been established at different levels of health care. Procurement, storage and distribution systems have been establishcd. Drug Committees have been formed at public health institutions. Treatment schedules have been developed, a...

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization,...

By: H. Galal Gorchev

Medical Reference Publication

Chemicals have become an indispensable part of our life, sustaining many of our activities, preventing and controlling many diseases and increasing agricultural productivity. The benefits are incalculable, but, on the other hand, chemicals may endanger our health and poison our environment. The nature, number and quantities of chemicals used in countries vary widely according to factors such as the national economy, its industries and agriculture. Thousands of chemicals ...

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Oecd: OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2005

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT The OECD is a unique forum where the governments of 30 democracies work together to address the economic, social and environmental challenges of globalisation. The OECD is also at the forefront of efforts to understand and to help governments respond to new developments and concerns, such as corporate governance, the information economy and the challenges of an ageing population. The Organisation provides a setting w...

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Coal Mining Facilities

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document includes examples of chemical management activities that coal mining facilities may conduct, illustrating how these activities should be considered for EPCRA Section 313 reporting purposes. This chapter also notes area where potential errors in reporting might be encountered generally by coal mining facilities, which are based on information from written comments received from industry representatives, as well as from comments made by participants ...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: INTRODUCTION: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prepared this 1998 EPCRA Section 313 Questions and Answers Document to help clarify the reporting requirements under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA, or Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, Public Law 99-499). The EPCRA Section 313 program is also referred to as the Toxics Release Inventory or TRI. This document supersedes al...

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Guidance on Quality Assurance for Environmental Technology Design,...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed an Agency-wide Quality System, which is authorized by EPA Order 5360.1 A2 (U.S. EPA, 2000a). The Order provides that all environmental programs performed by or directly for EPA are to be supported by individual quality systems that comply fully with the American National Standard Specifications and Guidelines for Quality Systems for Environmental Data Collection and Environmental Technology Programs [A...

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Locomotive Emission Standards

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document is a revised version of the December 1997 Regulatory Support Document that was placed in the public docket at the time of signature. This version includes editorial revisions, corrections, and some additional information. The technological feasibility, environmental, and economic analyses are unchanged in content. The electronic version of this document also contains tables and figures that were included in the hard copy of the December 1997 docume...

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Microelectronic Information Processing Systems

By: Bernard Chern

Excerpt: The MIPS Division: The area of Computing Systems, which involves the structure of computers, is central to MIPS. This is a core area of computer science and engineering and in the 1990's encompasses much more than just hardware. Computing systems deals with computer architecture, hardware implementation, system software (operating systems and compilers), networking, and data storage systems. The advent of gigabit networks, high performance microprocessors and pa...

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Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks Using Chemical and Biological Agents...

By: Dana A. Shea

Excerpt: Public concern about the nation’s vulnerability to chemical and biological (C/B) terrorism was amplified by the consequences of the anthrax mailings that sickened 22 people and killed 5 between September and November, 2001. Subsequent C/B terrorism events, such as the Ricin mailings to the White House in 2003 and to the Senate in 2004, have served to highlight the potential for future terrorist attacks using C/B agents. C/B weapons, previously considered to be o...

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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) Reco...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Current Population Survey (CPS): Data on employment and unemployment are collected monthly through a survey of about 50,000 households, scientifically selected to be representative of the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States. Employment data are collected for all household members aged 15 or older. The data are collected by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). For this report NIOSH analyzed data files purchased from BLS.

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Trends in Space Commerce

Technical Reference Publication

Purpose: Understanding the current size of the space industry, the likely future industry trends, and the effects of these trends is an enormous challenge to industry and to policy makers. The challenge in understanding the space industry stems from two factors. First, the space industry is broader than most people realize. It is not only composed of satellites and their launches, but now encompasses many direct-to-consumer applications, Internet services, and entertainm...

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International Space Station Evolution Data Book : Volume Ii. Evolu...

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