Measuring productivity is often considered a difficult task for industries in the services sectors. This book offers a solution in the form of the 8M approach -- Management, Manpower, Method, Money, Market, Make, Material and Message. This 8M framework is used to analyze the many facets of productivity and make pertinent solutions and suggestions to lift productivity in enterprises, especially those in the retail and food services sectors.
This book consists of 10 chapters. Each chapter is an in-depth study of a specific measure, be it a technological system, a manpower strategy or a marketing program to improve the performance and productivity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the retail and food services sectors in Singapore.
Technology-driven solutions are the highlight of this book. Every study presented involves field work in terms of surveys, interviews or focus group discussions with stakeholders. The findings of the studies lead to policy recommendations and suggestions for improving the productivity performance of SMEs in the retail and food services sectors.
Описание: This volume puts forth an original theoretical framework, the ludonarrative model, for studying video games which foregrounds the empirical study of the player experience. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to and description of the model, which draws on theoretical frameworks from multimodal discourse analysis, game studies, and social semiotics, and its development out of participant observation and qualitative interviews from the empirical study of a group of players. The volume then applies this approach to shed light on how players’ experiences in a game influence how they understand and make use of game components in order to progress its narrative. The book concludes with a frame by frame analysis of a popular game to demonstrate the model’s principles in action and its subsequent broader applicability to analyzing video game interaction and design. Offering a new way forward for video game research, this volume is key reading for students and scholars in multimodality, discourse analysis, game studies, interactive storytelling, and new media.
Описание: The stunning breadth of one of the most extensive private collections of ink art in Singapore is made public in Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection.
Автор: Chua, Dao Ming Toh, Huang Fu Название: Synchrotron ISBN: 1620812029 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781620812020 Издательство: Nova Science Рейтинг: Цена: 23099 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A synchrotron is a particular type of cyclic particle accelerator in which the magnetic field and the electric field are carefully synchronised with the travelling particle beam. In this book, the authors discuss the design, properties and applications of synchrotrons. Topics include synchrotron radiation as a tool to study fragmentation of chlorine containing molecules; undulator radiation in multiple magnetic fields; molecular clustering and molecular imaging to study biomoleculars and biopolymers in heterogeneous biological tissues; nanoscale diffusion and solid state reaction in layered structures; in-situ real-time synchrotron x-ray scattering; and synchrotron-based fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.
Автор: Taste of Home Название: Toh Casseroles, Slow Cooker & Soups ISBN: 161765115X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781617651151 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 2287 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Companies, society and individuals' dreams have been shattered as a result of directors' reckless acts. In an effort, to avoid such situations, there is total failure to add another fundamental aspect which is "directors' responsibilities to creditors of the company" they direct. Many a judge, lawyers and practitioners have least thought of this as a serious factor. They are blinded by the principles that directors are directly responsible to their employer company and that their acts are protected by the company. Even in those circumstances where the veil of incorporation is lifted, to expose directors for "ultra vires" acts in the company, nothing or little is done to involve the creditors' interest who provide the capital. Creditors' interest have been relegated to insolvency. This book sets to illustrate to investors, businessmen, judges, lawyers and practitioners, policymakers and students that for companies/establishments to stay healthy in business, managing directors must be responsible to creditors whose interests need to be protected like those of other stakeholders in the company. South Africa and OHADA region are used for illustration.
Описание: The book, the tenth volume in the series of yearbooks by the Association of Mathematics Educators in Singapore, comprises 14 chapters written by renowned researchers in mathematics education. The chapters offer mathematics teachers a cache of teaching ideas and resources for classroom instruction. Readers will find various task design principles, examples of mathematical tasks used in classrooms and teaching approaches to implement the tasks. Through these discussions, readers are invited to reflect and rethink their beliefs about mathematics teaching and learning in the 21st century, and reexamine the tasks and activities that they use in the classroom, in order to bring about positive impact on students' learning of mathematics.This book contributes towards literature in the field of mathematics education, specifically on mathematics instruction and the design of mathematical tasks and activities.
Автор: Hsien Min Toh Название: Means to an End ISBN: 9814189189 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789814189187 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1793 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Means to an End, an anthology that gives a sense of what the younger generation of corporate Singaporeans is about, was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2010.
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