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Integrated cost management

Robin Cooper and Regine Slagmulder

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Integrated cost management programmes consist of a number of distinct cost management techniques that reinforce each other, with the output of one technique creating the input for another. This ... More


What Is Case Management?

Mary E. Evans and Mary I. Armstrong

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the definitions of case management. It then discusses the core functions of case management, the process of case management, its history and ... More


Managing Global Customers: An Integrated Approach

George S. Yip and Audrey J.M. Bink

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229833
eISBN:
9780191696374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229833.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Multinational companies need to manage their relationships with multinational customers with a globally integrated approach. This book provides a systematic framework for developing and implementing ... More


Developing for Ongoing Effectiveness

George S. Yip and Audrey J. M. Bink

in Managing Global Customers: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229833
eISBN:
9780191696374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229833.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Once the global customer management (GCM) programme has been implemented, the work is not over. Managers of the GCM programme have to realize that it is an ongoing process, not a project. In order to ... More


Can Food-for-Work Programmes Reduce Vulnerability?

Christopher B. Barrett, Stein Holden, and Daniel C. Clay

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the efficacy of food-for-work (FFW) programmes, drawing on empirical evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. FFW programmes perform effectively under a set of conditions: when these ... More


Rewarding and Motivating the Team

George S. Yip and Audrey J. M. Bink

in Managing Global Customers: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229833
eISBN:
9780191696374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229833.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The success of the global customer management (GCM) programme depends mostly on the efforts of the employees of the company who deal with the global accounts — in other words, not just the global ... More


Effective Management of Obesity for School Children

Reshma B. Naidoo

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the Obesity Management Program (OMP), a school-based weight loss and behavioral modification program for overweight and obese individuals. The OMP is an individual therapy, and ... More


Evaluating parent–child group music therapy programmes: Challenges and successes for Sing & Grow

Kate E. Williams, Jan M. Nicholson, Vicky Abad, Louise Docherty, and Donna Berthelsen

in Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Sing & Grow, established in 2001, is an early intervention music therapy programme for families with children from birth to three years of age, who are socially, economically, or physically ... More


Implementing screening

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

in Screening: Evidence and practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter gives an understanding of the essential tasks involved in setting up a good quality screening programme. Newborn hearing screening is used as a case study. There is an old saying that ... More


Day to day management of screening for public health practitioners and programme managers

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

in Screening: Evidence and practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a deep appreciation of the main issues that public health practitioners regularly deal with in screening, and how to approach them. This requires not only management skills, but ... More


Managing Collaborative Processes in International Projects: Programme Management Perspectives

Helen Spencer-Oatey and Tang Min

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the collaborative process in international e-learning projects in the context of program management. It explores the challenges that the eChina-UK project ... More


The Elderly Patient With Heart Failure

Christopher Ward and Neil Gillespie

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter starts by discussing older patients, and by presenting the aspirations of patients with heart failure (HF) and specific age-related problems. The aetiology of HF in the elderly and the ... More


Fire and Invasive Plant Species

Robert C. Klinger, Matthew L. Brooks, and John M. Randall

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explores the relationship between fire and invasive species in California from three different perspectives: the general interrelationships between fire and invasive plants, specific ... More


Quality assuring screening programmes

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

in Screening: Evidence and practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explains why quality assurance is essential if screening is to do more good than harm. It describes some of the history and thinking that has shaped approaches to quality in industry and ... More


Group feeding programmes

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses group feeding programmes. Topics covered include feeding vulnerable groups, primary school feeding, emergency feeding, programme planning, activities for group feeding ... More


Chinese Boxes and Learning Cubes: Action Learning in a Cross-Cultural Context *

Max Boisot and Michel Fiol

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The Learning Cube is a simple diagnostic tool that can be used to analyze and evaluate training programs. It comprises three dimensions: (1) abstraction-concreteness; (2) direction-autonomy; (3) ... More


Identifying Services and Braiding Resources

Edward F. Zigler, Jim Hinson, and Jennifer Walker

in Inspiring Greatness in Education: A School of the 21st Century Model at the Independence School District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199897841
eISBN:
9780190217686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897841.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 6 reveals the progressive leadership that Dr. Jim Hinson provides for the Independence School District when he is named superintendent in 2002. He aggressively advances program management ... More


Enabling More Families with Housing Vouchers to Access Higher-Opportunity Neighborhoods

Barbara Sard

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, which helps more than two million low-income households—nearly half with minor children in the home—to pay for modestly priced, ... More


Wild Creatures of the Klamaths

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores the diversity of wildlife in the Klamath Mountains. Some of the wildlife species found in the Klamaths include the golden eagle, the northern spotted owl, the great blue heron, ... More


A Place for Recovery in the Community

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth J. Dudek

in Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This afterword evaluates current mental health practice. Social isolation has become the number one problem faced by people suffering from mental illness. The most common form of support for ... More


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