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Federal Financial Management is an introductory to the federal government's financial management systems and a brief historical background. This book covers government outlays, capitalism, budget and accountability. It also looks at several historical figures that influenced the United States economic and financial system. The federal budget process, the national debt and budget deficit are examined. A brief look at the Bureau of the Budget (BOB) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is also provided. Various federal budget and accounting systems are reviewed including Planning-Programming-Budgeting System (PPBS), Management by Objectives (MBO), Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB), the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA). Other closely related topics are also discussed.
Understanding Public Administration provides the reader with a basic foundation of the American system of public administration. This book starts with the beginnings and the early years of public administration, and how it evolved. It looks at various philosophies, including idealism, realism, pragmatism, and existentialism. It covers many different disciplines that have affected public administration. Learning and different methods of inquiry are reviewed. Individual choice, authority, team culture and comparative governments are examined as they apply to public administration.
The purpose of this book, Factors Affecting Transportation Logistics, is to provide the reader a basic understanding of various factors that logistics decision makers use when making logistic-related decisions. There are two major factor categories: internal environmental factors and external environmental factors. Internal environmental factors are divided into four levels: individual, service, functional and organizational levels. External environmental factors are divided into information technology, supply chain, globalization and corporate structure.
The purpose of this book is to provide the reader a basic understanding of the philosophical thoughts on management and governance. This is accomplished through the ideas of over 50 historical figures. These individuals laid the foundations of thought and theory in many fields of endeavor. Over the years these ideas have been blended to form concepts and philosophies that have been used in organizational management and in governance throughout the world.
With all the success of Looking Inward, many have asked me for additional poetry and lyrics. As I continue traveling down my path of adventure and intrigue, Looking Outward shares with the reader some of the many places, adventures, thoughts and dreams that I have experienced. While Looking Inward was more introspective, Looking Outward captures the extroverted side of my life.
Organization Dynamics and Human Behavior: Just the Facts provides an approach to the examination and application of organizational theories aimed at developing a conceptual framework for the understanding and analysis of human behavior in complex organizations. It provides an understanding of individuals, interpersonal, group, team, and organizational dynamics and interaction on organizational functions, productivity, and culture. Part I of this book examines theories and theorists. Part II looks at human behavior: individuals and groups, and Part III covers organizational dynamics. The contents of this book were designed by Dr. Shuler to teach a masters level course in organizational dynamics and human behavior at a major state university. This book is also designed so that anyone can use it for self-instruction in these areas, since only the facts are presented. This is the fourth book in a series of Just the Facts books by Dr. Shuler.
Organization Behavior and Change: Just the Facts provides an approach to studying the design and administration of complex organizations. This book provides a framework for understanding the day-to-day behavior of employees with dynamic organizations. Topics covered include human behavior principles in individual, small group and organizational settings. The influence of job design on human performance will also be examined. The primary focus is on developing effective administrative skills used in improving employee performance. Part I of this book examines individuals. Part II looks at groups, and Part III covers organizations. The contents of this book were designed by Dr. Shuler to teach a masters level course in organizational behavior at a major state university. This book is also designed so that anyone can use it for self-instruction in these areas, since only the facts are presented. This is the third book in a series of Just the Facts books by Dr. Shuler.
Organization Theory: Just the Facts provides an approach to studying the design and administration of complex organizations. Part I of this book examines various types of organizational theories and theorists. Part II looks at government administration and general systems theory, and Part III covers internal organization and individuals. The contents of this book were designed and used by Dr. Shuler to teach a masters level course in organizational theory at a major state university. This book is also designed so that anyone can use it for self-instruction in these areas, since only the facts are presented. This is the second book in a series of Just the Facts books by Dr. Shuler.
Summaries of occupational radiation exposures to highway drivers from various types of radioactive materials. Spent fuel drivers, radiopharmaceutical drivers, low-level radioactive waste, and uranium hexafloride are examined. Domestic and foreign studies are also examined.
Technology and Environment: Just the Facts is a study of the relationship between technology and environment. Part I of this book looks at various types of technology that is in use today or is being planned. Part II examines various aspects of the world's environment, and Part III covers the organizational or workplace environment. The contents of this book were designed and used by Dr. Shuler to teach a masters level course in technology and environment at a major state university. This book is also designed so that anyone can use it for self-instruction in these areas, since only the facts are presented.
The poetry contained in this book is my heart, my passion, and my songs. These works were written while experiencing the yin and yang of emotions felt while traveling the road of life filled with adventure and intrigue. They contain my thoughts, feelings, and songs of love, despair, pleasure and dreams. These poems are a roadmap through my heart and soul.