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- Springer 2005; US$ 29.95
Dieses Lehrbuch vermittelt eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung in die industrielle Produktion und Logistik. Es behandelt die wichtigsten produktionswirtschaftlichen und logistischen Planungsprobleme und stellt die zu ihrer Lösung verfügbaren grundlegenden Methoden im Überblick dar. Das Buch behandelt Fragen des strategischen Produktionsmanagements,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
In 2010, Haiti was ravaged by a brutal earthquake that affected the lives of millions. The call to assist those in need was heard around the globe. Yet two years later humanitarian efforts led by governments and NGOs have largely failed. Resources are not reaching the needy due to bureaucratic red tape, and many assets have been squandered. How can... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 70.00
Improve business efficiency, eliminate day-to-day mishaps, and prepare for the worst-with effective disaster contingency planning Working in lower Manhattan on September 11th, 2001, Donna Childs became keenly aware of the need for small businesses to develop disaster contingency plans and grateful that her own business had implemented such plans and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Throughout the world, politicians from all the main parties are cutting back on state welfare provision, encouraging people to use the private sector instead and developing increasingly stringent techniques for the surveillance of the poor. Almost all experts agree that we are likely to see further constraints on state welfare in the 21st Century.... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2003; US$ 89.95
Analyzes the factors that negatively impact formal disaster organization efficacy and demonstrates the fundamental flaws of disaster management agencies by inspecting disasters from the perspective of potential victims and proposes a model of disaster management centring on privatization. more...
Een structuur van een Raad voor onafhankelijk onderzoek naar gevaar voor de veiligheid [Structure of a Board to Independently Investigate Real and Possible Threats to Safety]RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report contains the results of a RAND Europe research project undertaken for the multidepart-mental project team "Project Independent Investigation of Disasters and Accidents" (PRO for its Dutch name Project Onafhankelijk Onderzoek Rampen en Ongevallen), organized under the Directorate General for Public Order and Safety of the Dutch Ministry... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 74.00
A historical and comparative overview describing the regulations of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the USA, the UK and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions, causes and consequences of the various regulatory regimes and provides insights into their political economy. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00
Much has been written about the need to build local capacities in emergency and postemergency situations. Many relief programs, however, remain characterized by externality: in their funding, accountabilities, approach to management, and dependence upon expatriate staff. Reality often flies in the face of stated policy and good intentions. In reality,... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 119.95
By watching the daily news or reading a newspaper, we quickly understand that disasters happen regularly. They take many forms, ranging from natural disasters such as tornadoes, to man-made disasters such as workplace violence. No matter what type, the results are usually the same: substantial loss of life, money, assets, and productivity. Disaster... more...