"I have been looking for a book which does this for ages! It provides a clear explanation of the different elements and concepts which underpin how the planning system works and which are fundamental to the operation of the UK system. It also provides good guidance on further reading. A real assett to anyone wanting to understand the nature of planning in the UK" - Dr Catherine Hammond, Architecture and Planning, Sheffield Hallam University Key Concepts in Planning forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 19 short essays, the book provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in planning. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the text includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field. 18 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject. Detailed suggested further reading for each concept discussed. It is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in planning, and covers the expected staples of the discipline in an accessible style.
Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum Planning management and ideology
Release on 1997 | by Colin J. Marsh
Above all , the definition presupposes that some conscious planning is possible , and indeed desirable , and that there are some important elements which are common to any planning activity , regardless of the particular value ...
This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. The topics covered in these new essays are women in the play, the play's debt to contemporary theater, its critical and performance histories in Germany and Japan, the metrical variety of the play, and the distinctly modern perspective on the play as containing dark and disturbing elements. To compliment these new essays, the collection features significant scholarship and commentary on The Comedy of Errors that is published in obscure and difficulty accessible journals, newspapers, and other sources. This collection brings together these essays for the first time.
Key Concepts in Urban Studies
Release on 2015-12-07 | by Mark Gottdiener
To conclude, the apparently most dynamic economies in the world are still infused with a planning approach to the challenges ... the developed economies resist the concept of planning to help make sense of a chaotic capitalist system, ...
"Key Concepts in Urban Studies is written in an accessible, concise way and introduces students to the key topics in urban studies. Drawing examples from different parts of the world, this authoritative resource exposes students to the diverse forms that cities take, and the social, spatial and temporal dimensions of urban living. It is an essential resource for students across disciplines interested in the city." - Lily Kong, Singapore Management University "An insightful multidisciplinary introduction to the multifarious places, processes and problems that constitute modern cities. Its short, digestible entries unpack the complexity and evolution of urban conditions, offering cross-references between concepts and links to key literature and to useful current and historical examples. The book’s clear, often sharp critical edge also encourages deeper enquiry." - Quentin Stevens, School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University Key Concepts in Urban Studies is an essential companion for students of urban studies, urban sociology, urban politics, urban planning and urban development. This revised edition has been updated and expanded to provide a keen global focus, particularly in emerging economies with discussions on the creation of “dream cities” in the Gulf States and a renewed emphasis on building mega-scaled “downtowns” in India and China. New features include: Contemporary and international examples throughout. Detailed entries on environmental concerns and the sustainability of urban development. Discussion of the role of consumption in city culture and urban development. New entries on modern urban planning and adaptive urbanism. Key Concepts in Urban Studies is a must-have text with an explicit focus on contemporary urbanism which students will find invaluable during their studies. Mark Gottdiener is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at The University at Buffalo (SUNY). Leslie Budd is Reader in Social Science at the Open University. Panu Lehtovuori is Professor of Planning Theory at Tampere University of Technology.
Key Concepts in Event Management
Release on 2013-03-25 | by Bernadette Quinn
Discussions on planning often incorporate treatment of leadership as an important concept. Leadership is a key consideration in strategic planning, given that leadership involves providing direction. For Goldblatt (2004), leaders in the ...
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here In recent years we have seen an enormous growth of festivals and event activity and the literature within the field is consequently huge. In order to make sense of this rapid and dynamic development, students are dependent on a book that can lead them through the myriad of theoretical frameworks offered. This book naturally situates itself in the middle of this need, offering a comprehensive and illuminating account of the festival and event field. Written with academic rigour yet accessible at the same time, Quinn proves herself to be an outstanding communicator and stimulator of knowledge. International in content and timely in its up to date coverage of key topics, this will be an invaluable reference source for students from Event Management, Tourism and Leisure studies. It will also be of great use for students from Business Studies, Marketing, Cultural Studies and Geography.
Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing
Release on 2009 | by Bessie L. Marquis
Key Concepts Fiscal planning , as in all types of planning , is a learned skill that improves with practice . • Historically , nursing management played a limited role in. 230 Unit III Roles and Functions in Planning Integrating ...
Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.
Key Concepts in Business Practice
Release on 2017-03-14 | by Jonathan Sutherland
A production plan is essential for a complex organization which is producing a variety of different products. There will be differences, particularly in costs, associated with each type of product. Typically, the production plan will ...
Key Concepts in Business Practice is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With over 500 key terms defined, the book represents a comprehensive must-have reference for anyone studying a business-related course or those simply wishing to understand what business practice is all about. It will be especially useful as a revision aid.
Key Concepts in Operations Management
Release on 2017-03-14 | by Jonathan Sutherland
Aggregate planning Aggregate planning, or an aggregate plan, is a means by which an organization can convert its business or marketing plan into a workable production plan. There is a considerable difference between the generalizations ...
Key Concepts in Operations Management is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With almost 600 key terms defined, the book represents a comprehensive must-have reference for anyone studying a business-related course or those simply wishing to understand what operations management is all about. It will be especially useful as a revision aid.
Key Concepts in Strategic Management
Release on 2017-03-14 | by Jonathan Sutherland
At its most basic, action planning is the conversion of goals or objectives into a series of steps, ... which combines individual Activity ratios 5 work from the participants, listing the activities 4 Key Concepts in Strategic Management.
Key Concepts in Strategic Management is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With over 500 key terms defined, the book represents a comprehensive must-have reference for anyone studying a business-related course or those simply wishing to understand what strategic management is all about. It will be especially useful as a revision aid.
Key Concepts in Healthcare Education
Release on 2010-11-15 | by Annette McIntosh
42 The process of curriculum planning and development Once the appropriate contributors to the curriculum planning team have been identified, it is then necessary to formulate a robust curriculum plan. There are a number of key elements ...
For those developing or enhancing their knowledge and skills in education and mentorship in healthcare, this book is a guide to the key theories, issues, and practical considerations involved in healthcare education in the 21st century. It is aimed at those studying to be educators in both academic and practice settings, as well as supporting the continuing professional development of more experienced lecturers and practice educators. The book can be used as a reference source, a platform for further study and an essential text. The book comprises 40 succinct chapters each covering a topic and featuring a definition of the concept, key points, discussion of the main issues, a case study to illustrate the application to practice, and suggestions for further reading.
Human Resource Management The Key Concepts
Release on 2010-10-04 | by Chris Rowley
The purpose of HRP is to transform strategy and business plans into the HR needs of the organisation, i.e. identifying and highlighting the right jobs (see the concept entry on job planning), the right types, as well as the right ...
@text:A concise, jargon-free guide that covers the main practices and theories that constitute human resource management (HRM). The entries, defined and discussed by a range of international contributors, are drawn from following areas: Employee resourcing The management of employee rewards Developing employees Maintaining good employee relations Tackling emerging issues in the workplace @text:Fully cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading throughout, this book is a valuable reference for students and professionals seeking to understanding more about the what, why and how of HRM.
Authors: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:
Books about Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, Together with Tributes Presented in Eulogy of Clement J. Zablocki, Late a Representative from Wisconsin, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: University Press of America
Originally published by Winthrop Publishers, Inc. in 1974, this volume concentrates upon the role of major political institutions in policy-making: interest groups, political parties, the presidency, Congress, courts, and the bureaucracy, covering both the formal and the informal context within which these institutions operate. The capability of each institution to