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The Resource Tools for decision making : a practical guide for local government, David N. Ammons

Tools for decision making : a practical guide for local government, David N. Ammons

Label
Tools for decision making : a practical guide for local government
Title
Tools for decision making
Title remainder
a practical guide for local government
Statement of responsibility
David N. Ammons
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ammons, David N
Dewey number
352.3/7214
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JS78
LC item number
.A49 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Local government
  • Public administration
Label
Tools for decision making : a practical guide for local government, David N. Ammons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-244) and index
Contents
  • 3.
  • Demand analysis
  • 4.
  • PERT/CPM
  • 5.
  • Plotting job travel to diagnose scheduling problems
  • Part III.
  • Work flow and work measurement.
  • 6.
  • Process flow charts
  • Part I.
  • 7.
  • Work-distribution analysis
  • 8.
  • Performance measurement and monitoring
  • 9.
  • Using performance standards
  • Part IV.
  • Simple mathematical computations : analytic building blocks.
  • 10.
  • Basic investment calculations : figuring interest rates and yields
  • Introduction.
  • 11.
  • Simple options for annualizing costs of capital items : usage-rate and straight-line depreciation
  • Part V.
  • Making comparisons.
  • 12.
  • Adjusting for inflation when comparing revenues or expenditures
  • 13.
  • The time value of money : opportunity costs, discounting, compounding, future value, and present value
  • 14.
  • Identifying full costs of a program
  • 1.
  • 15.
  • Calculating go-away costs for privatization decisions
  • 16.
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis : a truncated version of cost-benefit analysis
  • 17.
  • Life-cycle costing
  • 18.
  • Lease or buy?
  • Part VI.
  • Selected applications of analytic techniques in local government.
  • The role of analysis in local government
  • 19.
  • Smoothing data trends by using floating averages
  • 20.
  • Staffing factor calculation : estimating personnel needs for extended-hour or uninterruptable [i.e. uninterruptible] services
  • 21.
  • Potential gains through timely invoicing
  • 22.
  • Making choices systematically -- from audit targets to capital projects
  • 23.
  • Analyzing survey data : revealing graphics and simple statistics
  • 2.
  • 24.
  • Correlation coefficients and advanced demand analysis
  • 25.
  • Analysis of operations via benchmarking
  • Part VII.
  • Wrap up.
  • 26.
  • The role of analysis in a political environment
  • A few basics
  • Part II.
  • Graphic techniques for planning, monitoring, and evaluating.
Control code
48140740
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 252 p.
Isbn
9781568026411
Lccn
2001006183
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Tools for decision making : a practical guide for local government, David N. Ammons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-244) and index
Contents
  • 3.
  • Demand analysis
  • 4.
  • PERT/CPM
  • 5.
  • Plotting job travel to diagnose scheduling problems
  • Part III.
  • Work flow and work measurement.
  • 6.
  • Process flow charts
  • Part I.
  • 7.
  • Work-distribution analysis
  • 8.
  • Performance measurement and monitoring
  • 9.
  • Using performance standards
  • Part IV.
  • Simple mathematical computations : analytic building blocks.
  • 10.
  • Basic investment calculations : figuring interest rates and yields
  • Introduction.
  • 11.
  • Simple options for annualizing costs of capital items : usage-rate and straight-line depreciation
  • Part V.
  • Making comparisons.
  • 12.
  • Adjusting for inflation when comparing revenues or expenditures
  • 13.
  • The time value of money : opportunity costs, discounting, compounding, future value, and present value
  • 14.
  • Identifying full costs of a program
  • 1.
  • 15.
  • Calculating go-away costs for privatization decisions
  • 16.
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis : a truncated version of cost-benefit analysis
  • 17.
  • Life-cycle costing
  • 18.
  • Lease or buy?
  • Part VI.
  • Selected applications of analytic techniques in local government.
  • The role of analysis in local government
  • 19.
  • Smoothing data trends by using floating averages
  • 20.
  • Staffing factor calculation : estimating personnel needs for extended-hour or uninterruptable [i.e. uninterruptible] services
  • 21.
  • Potential gains through timely invoicing
  • 22.
  • Making choices systematically -- from audit targets to capital projects
  • 23.
  • Analyzing survey data : revealing graphics and simple statistics
  • 2.
  • 24.
  • Correlation coefficients and advanced demand analysis
  • 25.
  • Analysis of operations via benchmarking
  • Part VII.
  • Wrap up.
  • 26.
  • The role of analysis in a political environment
  • A few basics
  • Part II.
  • Graphic techniques for planning, monitoring, and evaluating.
Control code
48140740
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 252 p.
Isbn
9781568026411
Lccn
2001006183
Other physical details
ill.

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