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Management in all business and organizational activities is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives efficiently and effectively. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization (a group of one or more people or entities) or effort for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. Resourcing encompasses the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources.

 
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Nato and the European Union

By: Paul E. Gallis

Summary: Since the end of the Cold War, both NATO and the European Union (EU) have evolved along with Europe’s changed strategic landscape. While NATO’s collective defense guarantee remains at the core of the alliance, members have also sought to redefine its mission as new security challenges have emerged on Europe’s periphery and beyond. At the same time, EU members have taken steps toward political integration with decisions to develop a common foreign policy and a de...

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Nato and the European Union

By: Paul E. Gallis

Summary: Since the end of the Cold War, both NATO and the European Union (EU) have evolved along with Europe’s changed strategic landscape. While NATO’s collective defense guarantee remains at the core of the alliance, members have also sought to redefine its mission as new security challenges have emerged on Europe’s periphery and beyond. At the same time, EU members have taken steps toward political integration with decisions to develop a common foreign policy and a de...

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The Persian Gulf: Issues for U.S. Policy, 2003

By: Kenneth Katzman

Summary: The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States have expanded the security challenges facing the United States in the Persian Gulf region, although, prior to the current U.S.-Iraq confrontation, no major crises have occurred in the Gulf since 1998. Since U.N. weapons inspectors left Iraq in December 1998, the United States has feared Iraq might reconstitute its banned weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs, and possibly use these weapons agains...

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Nato and the European Union

By: Kristin Archick

Excerpt: Both NATO and the European Community (EC), now the European Union (EU), had their origins in post-World War II efforts to bring stability to Europe. NATO’s original purpose was to provide collective defense through a mutual security guarantee for the United States and its European allies to counterbalance potential threats from the Soviet Union. The European Community’s purpose was to provide political stability to its members through securing democracy and free...

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The Position of Director of National Intelligence: Issues for Congress

By: Alfred Cumming

Excerpt: Proposals to reorganize the United States Intelligence Community began to surface almost as soon as the management structure for the Intelligence Community (IC) was statutorily established by the passage of the National Security Act of 1947. Since then, at least 19 commissions, committees and panels, created by either the executive or legislative branches, have made numerous recommendations for structural reorganization. Several of the proposals urged stronger c...

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Introduction

By: Laurie Robinson

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: The past year has seen crime rates falling in communities all across America. But few of us in the $criminal justice business think our job is done. And from the federal level, Fiscal Year 1997 saw two major events that helped us focus our sights on the appropriate federal role in crime control as we approach the year 2000. In February 1997, we released a report the University of Maryland prepared in response to a Congressional mandate to provide an independent,...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; Issue 924159229X: Progress...

By: Lee Jong Wook

Medical Reference Publication

Introduction Changing contexts and responses The “3 by 5” target builds upon the years of work of governments and civil society in many countries, supported by their bilateral and multilateral partners, to expand access to HIV treatment. People living with HIV in low and middle income countries have been pressing their demands for antiretroviral treatment since the mid 1990s, when it became clear that treatment was dramatically reducing AIDS mortality and morbidity in th...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; Issue 9241592559: Standard...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Rationale HIV/AIDS has had a shattering impact on many countries in the past decade, especially those in sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. Prevalence and incidence statistics indicate that many developing countries are likely to be burdened beyond capacity with the significant care needs of increasing numbers of chronically or terminally ill people as a result of this devastating pandemic. This has enormous implications for all aspects of the economic, health and s...

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International Classification of Diseases : 2004 : Issue 924159229X...

By: Lee Jong Wook

Medical Reference Publication

I believe that our collective response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic is the benchmark by which our generation will be judged. We cannot shirk this historic responsibility, nor can we afford to fail. Increasing the availability of HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and care has been and must continue to be a central priority for the World Health Organization, UNAIDS and their partners. For nearly a decade, a number of bilateral donors, NGOs, foundations, the private sector, people...

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International Classification of Diseases : 2004 : Issue 9241592559...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

WHO gratefully acknowledges comments and contributions by Bruce Agins, Rebecca Bailey, Huzeifa Bodal, Robert Colebunders, Adiogo Dieudonne, Masami Fujita, Jantine Jacobi, Carrie Jeffries, Peggy Henderson, Ramachandran Murali, Ezekiel Nukuro, Soe Nyunt-U, Amolo Okero, Emanuele Pontali, Alasdair Reid, Reijo Salmela, Gray Sattler, Pathom Sawanpanyalert, Diana Silimperi and Helena Walkowiak.

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Contents

By: Jan M. Chaiken

Introduction: The past year has seen crime rates falling in communities all across America. But few of us in the criminal justice business think our job is done. And from the federal level, Fiscal Year 1997 saw two major events that helped us focus our sights on the appropriate federal role in crime control as we approach the year 2000. In February 1997, we released a report the University of Maryland prepared in response to a Congressional mandate to provide an independ...

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Rising Energy Competition and Energy Security in Northeast Asia: I...

By: Emma Chanlett Avery

Summary: Asia has become a principal driver in world energy markets, largely due to China’s remarkable growth in demand. As the gap between consumption and production levels in Asia expands, the region’s economic powers appear to be increasingly anxious about their energy security, concerned that tight supplies and consequent high prices may constrain economic growth. Rising energy competition in East Asia promises to impact U.S. policy in many ways, from contributing to...

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The United States and Europe: Possible Options for U.S. Policy

Summary: The United States and Europe share a long and intertwined history, replete with many ups and downs. The modern transatlantic relationship was forged in the aftermath of World War II to deter the Soviet threat and to promote security and stability in Europe. NATO and the European Union (EU), the latest stage in a process of European integration begun in the 1950s, are the two key pillars upon which the U.S.-European partnership still rests. The U.S. Congress and ...

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The Fbi: Past, Present, And Future

By: Todd M. Masse

Excerpt: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the lead agency in the Department of Justice (DOJ) which has the dual mission of protecting U.S. national security and combating criminal activities. As a statutory member of the U.S. Intelligence Community, it is charged with maintaining domestic security by investigating foreign intelligence agents/officers and terrorists who pose a threat to U.S. national security. The Bureau’s criminal investigative priorities inc...

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Prevention and Control of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Long-Ter...

By: Vishnu Priya Sneller, M. B. B. S.

Preface: This document contains information that long-term care facilities (nursing facilities) can use to: Establish and maintain a sustainable immunization program for patients and staff. Establish a surveillance program to monitor acute respiratory illnesses. Why formalize an immunization program? The immunization program for residents of long-term care facilities, as outlined in this document, emphasizes vaccination against influenza and pneumococcal disease because ...

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