Regulation And Importance Of Indoor Air Quality Control - 1,842 words
The summer has hit once again along with extremities of weather. Hot and humid weather forces office buildings or any other workplace to crank up the air conditioner. Everything should be just fine as long as the heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) system has taken care of the indoor environment to be a comfortable setting. In past years, energy conservation and costs have taken its toll on human health due to poor indoor air quality. For seasons such as winter and summer when the weather outside is extremely hot or cold, HVAC systems recirculate the air existing in the building and potentially threaten the health of the occupants. Air is recycled because of the costs to introduce fr ...
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Regulation And Importance Of Indoor Air Quality Control - 1,734 words
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Gain Sharing - 996 words
Employers are often faced with the challenge of looking for ways to boost productivity and profitability while at the same time, motivating employees to accomplish organizational goals. For many employers, variable pay plans have risen to meet this challenge. A variable pay plan ties pay increases to increased performance and productivity. One of the more popular group variable pay plans is called gain sharing. Under gain sharing pay programs, both the employer and the employee benefit from increased productivity. Therefore, gain sharing has often been referred to as a win-win pay program since it is an incentive strategy that ties pay to productivity. Gain sharing is a type of incentive pla ...
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Drug Laws - 4,691 words
NOTE:This draft document represents a joint effort by the SAMHSA/CSAP Division of Workplace Programs and members of the SAMHSA Drug Testing Advisory Board (DTAB). It has not been reviewed by all members of the DTAB, by industry working groups, or by other Federal agencies. This draft document is the first release to a wider audience. It will serve as the basis for developing the guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs. All interested parties are invited to comment on the draft document. Comments may be mailed to the Division of Workplace Programs, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockwall II, Suite 815, Rockville, Maryland 20857, by fax (301-443-3031), or by email: *mailto:* or *mailto:* ...
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Drug Laws - 5,063 words
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Executive Memo - 1,039 words
Team E wants to first thank the Board of Directors for giving us the wide range of authority to institute whatever strategic actions and operating changes we decided were appropriate. Eight years ago my colleagues and I were given the responsibility to take charge of Ethical Wares rapidly expanding athletic footwear business. Through our actions we were expected: to make the company a leader in the athletic footwear industry and build shareholder value via both higher dividends and a rising stock price Team Es plan was to develop this company into a global leader in the athletic footwear industry by using Ethical Wares most important strength: Cost Leadership Cost ...
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Tqm - 1,479 words
A new type of structure is being used in many organizations today. That structure is labeled Total Quality Management (TQM). This approach involves guaranteeing that an organization functions with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in meeting its consumers needs. With any type of change there will always be a number of bumps in the road which slow down the process that can help a company increase the workers morale, production, profits and over all positive environment to conduct business. The pressures of the cutthroat market place has pushed companies backs against a wall and to compete on a global scale new ideas have to be explored. The purpose of a TQM program is to ampl ...
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Mcdonalds Corporation - 1,108 words
1. Why has McDonalds sustained its prosperity for so long? McDonalds has built its success on a legendary operating system. McDonalds designed its operating system to ensure consistency and uniformity across all outlets. Operating procedures guaranteed customers the same quality of food and service. I analyze the key factors of McDonalds operation system as a five Ps of operation management. McDonalds was more concerned with getting quality. To ensure the quality and taste, they controlled suppliers products beyond the price and standardize detailed of processing. 2. Planning & control system- Developing outstanding supplier relationships The working definition of TQM that was developed for ...
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All Of Russian Communism - 1,538 words
The Reasons for the fall of Socialism/Communism and the Troubles of Starting the New Democratic System in the Russian Federation "Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky." Boris Yeltsin (b. 1931), Russian politician, president. Remark during a visit to the U.S. Quoted in: Independent (London, 13 Sept. The fall of the Communist regime in the Soviet Union was more than a political event. The powerful bond between economics and politics that was the integral characteristic of the state socialist system created a situation that was unique for the successor states of the Soviet Union. The Communist regime was so ingrain in every aspect of Soviet life that t ...
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Canada Post - 1,106 words
Canada Post Corporation will face many difficulties in the future stemming from two present concerns: Customer Perception- Customer perception is fairly negative and is either associated with problems evident in the past or those associated with the United States Postal Service. Unionized Labour- Unions are a constant problem for any company associated with them. To remedy these situations we propose the following: Divestiture- CPC should break into strategic business units. Each unit would then be responsible for individual quality control, sales, personnel as well as research and development. This divestiture will help them to reduce the detrimental effects of CPCs union as they will be ...
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Sweatshops - 1,973 words
The US General Accounting Office defines a sweatshop as a business that regularly violates wage, child labor, health and/or safety laws. While sweatshop abuses in the garment industry have been an issue of public concern for decades, few people know about the sweatshops of the booming electronics industry. Behind the gleaming facade of the high tech industry are thousands of low-paid, mostly immigrant women, who assemble the nuts and bolts of our computers using hundreds of toxic William Carlsen, Staff Writer Thousands of Asian women are forced to work under slavery-like conditions on the U.S. commonwealth island of Saipan making clothing that top garment retailers are selling for huge profi ...
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What Is Markeitng - 3,120 words
1-identifing the wants and needs of the consumer and coordinately create products to satisfy these needs profitably and efficiently. 2- process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, place (distribution), ideas, goals and services to create exchanges that satisfy objectives. PHASE 1: This was the production-oriented period. There were few products and many customers (demand * supply). As a result the focus of the companies was on the transportation and distribution. PHASE 2: This was the sales oriented period (50 years ago). The principle of this period was produce then sell or we can say, sell no matter what. So in this environment the ads were lying. PHASE 3: This wa ...
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Natco - 1,594 words
NATCO is an acronym for the initial's National Confectionery Co. It is a very popular brand name in England, which tries to satisfy the needs of the Asian community it is often mistaken that NATCO is the name of the company; but this is not true. NATCO is only a brand name for an international trading company, a specialist in Indian foods, -T. Choitram & Sons. T. Choitram & sons is the largest chain of supermarkets in the U.A.E., a confectionery manufacturer, a wholesaler, a cash &carry operator, and the manufacturer and packer of more than 250 products marketed and distributed in the UK under the NATCO brand. Some of the other brands of the company are Papa - lentil and spices, Leone - tea, ...
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Natco - 1,594 words
... The division of labor in the company allowed the advantage of specialization to be obtained. To be precise, each person had specific and often unique task to perform. As seen in most of manufacturing firms, the labor force is divided into skilled and unskilled labor, NATCO also has this kind of mix. The labor strength existing in the company is around 150 of whom the majority is skilled. The staff employed at NATCO is about 50, which add up to 200 people working for the company. THE ORGANIZATION CHART OF THE MANAGEMENT. In the manufacturing firms a number of major functions are performed by a variety of personnel. These personnel have specific job and titles. It is a norm in a modern fir ...
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None Provided - 1,049 words
QUALITY AND CUSTOMER EXPECTATION;SERVQUAL "This study an service quality and customer expectations from services" aimed to find out the underlying consequences of providing service with customer orientation in the best quality. Companies provide a quality service to customers when they either meet or exceed their expectations. Many companies make the fundamental mistake of assuming that they know what their customers expect and through that lose customers. The researcher has searched and analyzed the literature produced by several well-know authors and researchers to have an overview of the subject. Parasuraman, Zeithaml and Berry (PZB) are the most important persons in the field of service ...
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Toxicology - 1,463 words
*HTML**FONT SIZE=5 PTSIZE=14**B*The Forensic Science Review*/FONT**FONT SIZE=3 PTSIZE=10**BR* Application of fluorescence spectroscopy to forensic science; Siegel JA (US); 8(1):1-11; 1996.*BR* Application of pyrolysis gas chromatography in forensic science; Blackledge RD (US); 4(1):1-16; 1992.*BR* Determination of drugs of abuse and their stereoisomers by circular dichroism; Purdie N (US); 3(1):1-16; 1991.*BR* Forensic identification of explosives by mass spectrometry and allied techniques; Yinon J (Israel); 3(1):17-27; 1991.*BR* Forensic science applications of ion mobility spectrometry; Karpas Z (Israel); 1(2):103-119; 1989.*BR* HPLC analysis of enantiomeric composition of abused drugs; Se ...
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Inis - 401 words
The origins of the International Nuclear Information System (INIS) date to 1966 when consultants from the former USSR and USA outlined a scheme for an international information system. The birth of such a globally oriented nuclear information system, however, was some years in the making. Between the late 1940's and into the middle of the 1960's, a number of countries established national information activities in the nuclear area. Duplication of efforts and incomplete coverage of all the nuclear literature accompanied these activities. The International Atomic Energy Agency was founded in 1957 and offered a framework within a United Nations Organization for cooperation in a wide range of nu ...
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Jit Manufacturing - 1,086 words
... shown in Table II. Name of Team A B C D Leader Time Goal Top-Level Non-Applicable R. Wilson Mon 1pm System Implem. Supplier Mgmt X X X R. Klimo Mon 10:30 Improve Vendor Excess Inventory X X X X BG Thur 7am Reduce Excess Glass Stains X RC Wed 8:30 Reduce Stains Secretary X X D. Boggs Tues 9am Improve Copier Engineering X X X X PW Tues 10am Reduce Doc. Cust. Service X B. Murray Thur 8am Reduce Sales Purchasing X X X X R. Klimo Fri 7:30 Improve Qual of Qual Engineering X X X X J. Fish Wed 10am Reduce Planning JIT Line A X X X B. Yong Tues 1pm Reduce Lint in JIT Line C X P. Tipa Tues 2pm Reduce Chip KANBAN H. Wong Tues 8am Rebalance JIT Setup G. Knodel Fri 8am Reduce Tester SPC K. Gangkai Mo ...
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Benetton Case Study - 1,754 words
CASE STUDY: "Building The Benetton System", Werner Ketelhoehn. Benetton, having been around since 1965 has had some massive changes and events to respond to and so I feel that a timeline of the events since the company was founded to be of significant use. 1960's; Development of Lucianos competitive advantage (discussed later). 1965 - Benetton was founded and the first factory was opened in Ponzano. 1966 - Widening of the existing company-subcontractor relationship. 1968 - First Italian store opened in Belluno. 1969 - First foreign shop opened in Paris. 1970's; The Benetton Group expansion to represent a family of brands which include 012, Sisley and Jeans West. 1970 - Hasten expansion by bu ...
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Quality Function Deployment - 1,644 words
Product development knits a new technology or novel idea together with specific customer requirements to fill a corporate strategic need. The customer requirements are deployed through the hierarchy of the product and through time as the technology being embodied in the product is refined. The deployment of customer requirements into a product involves numerous decisions at all product hierarchical levels. Some useful concepts in understanding the complexity of decisions in product development are the following: Quality Function Deployment (QFD), teamwork, and designation of static/ dynamic status of parts of the product early in the development process. QFD is one of the many tools existing ...
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