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Green Infrastructure Implementation

by Water Environment Federation

Practical information to promote the implementation of green infrastructure

Problem Manager: Careers in IT service management

by Colin Rudd

Problem management is about finding permanent solutions to technical problems and recurring incidents in a business's IT infrastructure. This practical book describes the problem manager role in depth including...

Service Desk and Incident Manager: Careers in IT service management

by Peter Wheatcroft

The role of a service desk manager is to provide the single point of contact between an IT organisation and its users. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, monitoring and improving processes and...

Cleaning Pakistan's Air: Policy Options to Address the Cost of Outdoor Air Pollution

by Ernesto Sanchez-Triana & Santiago Enriquez

The extent of urban air pollution in Pakistan-South Asia's most urbanized country-is among the world's most severe, significantly damaging human health, quality of life, and the economy and environment of Pakistan....

Trade and Transport Corridor Management Toolkit

by Charles Kunaka & Robin Carruthers

Trade and transport corridors-major routes that facilitate the movement of people and goods between regions and between countries-have existed for millennia. They enable regions and countries to offer high-capacity...

Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals): Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

by Michael Ball

First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social...

Business Continuity Management Systems: Implementation and certification to ISO 22301

by Hilary Estall

This practical guide is written for organisations that are implementing a business continuity management system and certification in line with ISO 22301. It will prove invaluable for those new to business continuity...

World Class IT Service Delivery

by Peter Wheatcroft

This book is a distillation of best practices in IT service delivery and demonstrates the factors that enable organisations to achieve world class standards. The book is for IT managers, executives and consultants....

Regulatory Frameworks for Dam Safety: A Comparative Study

by Daniel D. Bradlow & Alessandro Palmieri

'Regulatory Frameworks for Dam Safety' was conceived and prepared in response to growing concern over the safety of dams. Given the large number of dams around the world, the safe operation of dams has significant...

The Future of Local Economic Development

by Ines Newman

This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role...

Technology Infrastructure

by Cristiano Antonelli, Albert N. Link & Stan Metcalfe

Technology infrastructure supports the design, deployment and use of both individual technology-based components and the systems of such components that form the knowledge-based economy. As such, it plays a...

Investing in Infrastructure: Harnessing its Potential for Growth in Sri Lanka

by Dan Biller & Ijaz Nabi

Sri Lanka achieved middle-income-country status in January 2010, on the strenght of of the economic growth fueled by the liberalization policy introduced in the late 1970s and pursued albeit unevenly in the...

Uncovering the Drivers of Utility Performance: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean on the Role of the Private Sector, Regulation, and Governa

by Luis A. Andrés & Jordan Schwartz

This book provides insights into infrastructure sector performance by focusing on the links between key indicators for utilities, and changes in ownership, regulatory agency governance, and corporate governance,...

Fools Rush In

by Nina Munk

Every era has its merger; every era has its story. For the New Media age it was an even bigger disaster: the AOL-Time Warner deal.

At the time AOL and Time Warner were considered a matchless combination of old...

The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations & the Problem of Conformity

by Gregory B Vit

Banks take very large risks by consistently herding in the same perilous directions while believing they are safe and unique. This book presents a risk management framework to understand conformity and deviance...

Quantitative Analysis of Road Transport Agreements - QuARTA

by Charles Kunaka & Virginia Tanase

Road freight transport plays an indispensable role in international economic cooperation and foreign trade. For short and medium distances in particular, road freight transport constitutes a predominant share...

Principal Emergency Response and Preparedness: Requirements and Guidance

by Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Anticipating and planning your organization's response to an emergency situation isn't just a good idea: it's a federal requirement. Since 1989, OSHA has issued numerous standards that explicitly require employers...

Public-Private Partnerships in the USA: Lessons to be Learned for the United Kingdom

by Tony Wall

Broadly, a Public-Private Partnership (or PPP) is any collaboration between the public and private sector, but research in the UK has tended to focus on those that have been used for major infrastructure projects,...

An Operational Framework for Managing Fiscal Commitments from Public-Private Partnerships: The Case of Ghana

by Riham Shendy & Helen Martin

The "National Policy on PPP" recently approved by the Government of Ghana (GoG) sets out the government's intention to use Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to "improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, and...

Hops and Dreams: The Story of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

by Robert Stacey Burton

On November 15, 1980, two young homebrewers opened a microbrewery in northern California, naming it after a nearby mountain range. Thirty years later, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is widely recognized as a leader...