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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [chapter]

Uma Lele, Sambuddha Goswami
2021 Food for All  
Finally, the chapter makes a case for establishing FAO as a center of excellence to achieve a transformative, sustainable food system and to address its global public goods and SDGs functions, supported  ...  The chapter outlines how FAO's adoption of a strategic framework and matrix management enabled it to meet the goals it has adopted for itself, toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly  ...  of country data in order to make the best data available for use in analytic and decision support tools, with priority on the poorest countries, particularly those in Africa" (FAO 2008b, 8) .  ... 
doi:10.1093/oso/9780198755173.003.0010 fatcat:wz2lkx2hp5enrpk4h3j3j4tvfq

Special Report 4: China's Energy System Revolution [chapter]

Shi Yaodong, Angus Gillespie
2020 Multi-scale Quantitative Diagenesis and Impacts on Heterogeneity of Carbonate Reservoir Rocks  
Many state-owned coal companies are now defined as state-owned capital investment corporations.  ...  large state-owned oil and gas corporations, making it difficult for private capital to gain access to upstream resources.  ...  A complete 1+N policy system has been created for the new round of state-owned enterprise reform. "1" refers to the Guidance, which is the overall idea behind the policy system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-40154-2_5 fatcat:nix2o3gdqjbupncnk45j666ksq

The influence of corruption on environmental sustainability in the developing economies of Southern Africa

Fortune Ganda
2020 Heliyon  
Moreover, in the short-run corruption was also found to worsen environmental sustainability for both regression models deployed using the two corruption indicators.  ...  Firstly, the two indicators of corruption harmoniously show that corruption Granger causes the existing state of environmental sustainability in Southern African economies, and vice-versa.  ...  , the lag orders of K are assumed to be homogenous for the complete cross-section of the panelised data under the survey.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04387 pmid:32671271 pmcid:PMC7347650 fatcat:s6yxfwaiubclni6accgnjw6hpy

Corporate Strategy for Medium Scale Manufacturing Enterprises in Kenya

Evans T Mwasiaji
2019 International Journal of Management Excellence  
In 54.5% of the firms, the business unit strategy is not adequate in light of competitive pressure (mean response 2.5) and the business unit strategy is not appropriate for exploiting opportunities in  ...  This study therefore investigated corporate strategy and competitiveness of medium scale manufacturing enterprises in Kenya. Data was collected from 56 senior management staff.  ...  MSMEs should therefore strive to identify the appropriate mix for sustainable efficiency and effectiveness in the market place.  ... 
doi:10.17722/ijme.v14i1.1127 fatcat:3vkly4n63jdb7nlqnkueszkcgq

'City-wide or City-blind'? An Analysis of Retrofit Practices in the UK Commercial Property Sector [chapter]

Tim Dixon
2017 Retrofitting Cities for Tomorrow's World  
This should be closely aligned with clear low carbon visions for cities and with improved incentives for distributed energy schemes.  ...  There are a number of emergent and niche financing models in the sector, including Energy Performance Contracting (EnPC). Specialist investment funds have also emerged.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the interviewees for their valuable time and input into this research.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781119007241.ch3 fatcat:klz77m6sx5gmfllrizmvhhwh4y

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2003 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
This calls for a methodology that simultaneously permits the joint analysis of the determinants of the two decisions and corrects for the sample selectivity that is intrinsic in the analysis of cooperative  ...  The results indicate the need to explicitly consider the selectivity issue in the empirical analysis of cooperative R&D.  ...  We then use the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method with US utility data to examine implications of selected cases of strategic behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900006124 fatcat:wdt35iwlavb53fcjgm2ouzuqbu

Hidden Costs and the Role of Modularity: A Study on Offshoring Process Performance

Marcus M. Larsen
2013 Academy of Management Proceedings  
As competition for human capital intensifies, ensuring all qualified employees have access to career advancement opportunities is critical to company success.  ...  Our study points to the important role of  ...  in a Low-Carbon Society Ying Sheng Yao, National Chi Nan University The Taiwanese scholars explored how the tourism industry works in a low-carbon society using real cases based on the new policies  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2013.16390abstract fatcat:qgexsh5fkjawppojjmj744l7fu

International Business Research, Vol.2, No.1, January 2009

Editor IBR
2009 International Business Research  
programme in order to change the face of Oldham and to cement the borough's position in the drive for economic development.  ...  Page 3 of the strategy document states the mission as follows:- Our Values, on which we will build a better future, will continue to shape everything we do:-We believe in good, safe, living environment  ...  How to hold back Anti-dumping lawsuit Anti-dumping cases form the United States china has been faced with are concentrated in low-end products, including cold-rolled carbon steel, apple juice concentrate  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v2n1p0 fatcat:f54zzfb7wndqrb57im7fswsgge

International Business Research, Vol.1, No.1, January 2008

Editor IBR
2009 International Business Research  
programme in order to change the face of Oldham and to cement the borough's position in the drive for economic development.  ...  Page 3 of the strategy document states the mission as follows:- Our Values, on which we will build a better future, will continue to shape everything we do:-We believe in good, safe, living environment  ...  How to hold back Anti-dumping lawsuit Anti-dumping cases form the United States china has been faced with are concentrated in low-end products, including cold-rolled carbon steel, apple juice concentrate  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v1n1p0 fatcat:uhjtmeojwbdt5mp7l7ygkzkxtu

International Business Research, Vol.2, No.2, April 2009

Editor IBR
2009 International Business Research  
The scores were calculated using the non-parametric technique of Data Envelopment Analysis.  ...  to corporate decision-making from the external of the enterprise extensively, highly efficiently and by low-cost, so as to play the roles of finance in the management and policy-making.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v2n2p0 fatcat:isoih6qysvh3fnncx7yo5kfvku

International Business Research, Vol.1, No.2, April 2008

Editor IBR
2009 International Business Research  
The scores were calculated using the non-parametric technique of Data Envelopment Analysis.  ...  to corporate decision-making from the external of the enterprise extensively, highly efficiently and by low-cost, so as to play the roles of finance in the management and policy-making.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v1n2p0 fatcat:zzqovdo75fas7ainky5yywpqa4

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2002 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
Thus, the implications of uncertainty for optimal policy are the opposite of standard multiplier uncertainty analysis.  ...  These sources point to a new explanation which places neither the official distribution of the federal surplus to the states in the Spring of 1837 nor an international shock at the heart of the crisis,  ...  The study examines the effect of the choice of benchmarking methods using Data Envelopment Analysis, Corrected Ordinary Least Squares, and Stochastic Frontier Analysis models.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005519 fatcat:4dvarsjcnvhmpllinzpen2uuzq

How Do the Internal Variables of the Sport Konsumer Affect the Marketing of ports Events; Case Study Triathlon in the UK

Ian Arnott
2009 International Business Research  
Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Kamala Nathan for his comments and Rahimah for expert research assistantship.  ...  For the purpose of data analysis, only those operating units making selling price decisions were included, and the importance measure was reverse scored for analysis.  ...  All of these operating units made some use of product costs in decision making, but because only one operating unit rarely used product costs in decision making this was eliminated from the data analysis  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v1n3p3 fatcat:zqa6vpwksncm3nfb5lvm6u47se

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1999 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
For France, we find that most of the firm-size wage effect and most of the inter-industry wage effect is due to person effects-differences in the external wage rates.  ...  We derive and analyze analytic approximations for optimal investment behavior, and show how the quasi-fixity of. capital eliminates the dichotomy between factor mix and scale.  ...  This suggests that their beauty creates firm-Sakakibara, Mariko AB Several studies conclude that technical analysis is a valid investment tool, however, the effects of data-snooping are not fully accounted  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900004733 fatcat:y33rsxgponhrtbw2raeqoc6vwq

International Business Research, Vol.1, No.3, July 2008

Editor Ibr
2009 International Business Research  
Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Kamala Nathan for his comments and Rahimah for expert research assistantship.  ...  For the purpose of data analysis, only those operating units making selling price decisions were included, and the importance measure was reverse scored for analysis.  ...  All of these operating units made some use of product costs in decision making, but because only one operating unit rarely used product costs in decision making this was eliminated from the data analysis  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v1n3p0 fatcat:gg55varh2rdubai56h4afzj37q
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