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  • The Principles, Process and Practice of Professional Estimating

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    The first volume in the Working Guides to Estimating provides an overview of the main processes, methods and techniques that are used for building project and engineering estimates. Alan Jones outlines the principles of Best Practice Spreadsheet Modelling and discusses the concepts of Spreadsheet…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • India and the World in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Madhavan K. Palat

    This book examines how India was placed and placed itself in the world during the first half of the 20th century in a period of global turmoil and set against the subcontinental contest for independence. In situating India in the world, it looks not just at current foreign policy studies, but also…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge India

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur, offering some of the best examples on practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Learning and Unlearning Curves

    By Alan Jones

    Learning is an empirical phenomenon whereby people or organisations undergo a level of efficiency improvement with recurring tasks. This can be observed in manual, clerical and some creative cognitive decision-oriented tasks. Estimating needs to find ways to account for these efficiencies which is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Linear and Non-Linear Regression

    And other Mathemagical Transformation

    By Alan Jones

    Alan Jones' practical guide to the robust but often misunderstood techniques of Linear and Non-Linear Regression in the context of estimating. The text considers Simple Linear Regression and ask what is it doing?, how good is it?, how accurate is it? and how can we use it to create estimates? Not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Probability and Statistics

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    This practical guide to probability and statistics explains these concepts that underpin all professional estimating. Alan Jones considers what are called Measures of Central Tendency; Means, Modes and Medians, describing the differences, relevance and uses for each in the context of Estimating and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Estimating with Random Numbers

    And Other Miscellaneous Models

    By Alan Jones

    This volume in the Working Guides to Estimating Series considers risk and uncertainty and how to model them, including the ubiquitous Monte Carlo Simulation. The text opens with a consideration of design and development activities; where you might be able to exploit an empirical pattern of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Crisis in Higher Education

    A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

    By Mark A. Vonderembse

    While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press
    Resource Management

  • Managing Health and Wellbeing in the Public Sector

    A Guide to Best Practice

    By Cary Cooper, Ian Hesketh

    As governments throughout the world experience increasing fiscal challenges, the pressures on public sectors to streamline services and harness technological advances is unprecedented. Many have undergone huge budgetary cuts as a result, but what are the effects of this intense organisational…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Fiscal Tiers (Routledge Revivals)

    The Economics of Multi-Level Government

    By David King

    First published in 1984. This book brings together and develops the economic theory relating to the design and operation of systems of non-central government — positing major developments in several areas. It considers what functions systems most suitably perform in non-central governments, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Marketing Management and Communications in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Martial Pasquier, Jean-Patrick Villeneuve

    This updated edition of Marketing Management and Communications in the Public Sector provides a thorough overview of the major concepts in public sector marketing and communications, two fields that have continued to grow in importance for modern public administrations. With extended coverage of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Masters in Public Management

  • Public Sector Revenue

    Principles, Policies and Management

    By Alberto Asquer

    In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

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