in a letter to his nephew, Jefferson said: “Bestow great attention on Spanish and endeavor to acquire an accurate knowledge of it. Our future connections with Spain and Spanish America will render that language a valuable acquisition. The ancient history of that part of America, too, is written in that language”. (qt. in A Relook ’66). Hispanic leaders should plan an initiative to help Hispanic youths do better in school. It's a coming-together as a community to deal with a very pressing issue.
schools were more likely to end up divorced. United States Further information: Mixed-sex education In the United States, the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of single-sex public education in the 1996 case of United States v. Virginia. This ruling, written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg concluded that single-sex education in the public sector is constitutional only if comparable courses, services, and facilities are made available to both sexes. The No Child Left Behind Act contains
Chapter 3 The Evolution of Health Services in the United States Learning Objectives To discover historical developments that have shaped the nature of the US health care delivery system To evaluate why the system has been resistant to national health insurance reforms To explore developments associated with the corporatization of health care To speculate on whether the era of socialized medicine has dawned in the United States “Where’s the market?” 81 26501_CH03_FINAL.indd 81 7/27/11 10:31:29
community. • Its standards activities establish the quality baseline by which other IT audit and control activities are measured. FRAMEWORK TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments Executive Overview The COBIT Framework The Framework’s Principles COBIT History and Background High-Level Control Objectives—Summary Table Framework Navigation Overview High-Level Control Objectives Appendix I IT Governance Management Guideline ............61-64 Appendix II COBIT Project Description..........................
increasingly is being seen as positively affecting performance in organizations, both large and small. A joint venture between General Electric and a Japanese company, GE Fanuc is a manufacturer of factory automation and control products. Headquartered in Virginia with 1,500 employees, the HR department primarily performed administrative support activities. But when Donald Borwhat, Jr., took over as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, he and his staff began by restructuring and decentralizing the HR
Expert Systems 241 Obtaining an Expert System 242 Examples of Expert Systems 242 Neural Networks 244 Virtual Reality 245 Review Questions 250 • Discussion Questions 250 • Bibliography 251 Chapter 7 E-Business Systems 253 Brief History of the Internet E-Business Technologies 254 254 Legal and Regulatory Environment 257 Strategic E-Business Opportunities (and Threats) B2B Applications 260 B2C Applications 263 Two Dot-Com Retailers 264 Two Traditional Catalog
Integrative Perspective on Employee Benefits 305 Flexible Spending Accounts 305 Modular Plans 306 Core-Plus Options Plans 306 Summary 307 Demonstrating Comprehension: Questions for Review 308 Key Terms 308 Employee Assistance Programs 332 A Brief History of EAPs 332 EAPs Today 333 Wellness Programs/Disease Management 333 ETHICAL ISSUES: Smokers and the Obese Need Not Apply 334 xiv Contents WORKPLACE ISSUES: The Union Drive 351 Objective and Scope of Collective Bargaining 351 Collective-Bargaining