Mission Impact

Filename: mission-impact.pdf
ISBN: 0470593296
Release Date: 2010-01-14
Number of pages: 320
Author: Robert M. Sheehan, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Mission Impact in PDF and EPUB Create powerful strategies for your nonprofit organization to achieve breakthrough performance in mission impact Does your nonprofit have a reliable way of knowing the impact its making? Beginning with an eye-opening discussion of what strategy is, Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits reveals how the process of strategy development should be designed with authoritative coverage of mission impact, vision, five year strategic stretch goals, strategy implementation, and management. Step-by-step guidance and practical tools Integrates the very best current thinking on performance and strategy available, drawing from both the corporate and nonprofit worlds Cutting-edge ideas presented in a user-friendly fashion The deteriorating quality of life in our communities screams out for immediate action – for breakthrough improvement, not just incremental changes. Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits will lead you and your organization to achieve breakthrough performance for maximum mission impact. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


Mission Impact

Filename: mission-impact.pdf
ISBN: 0470593296
Release Date: 2010-01-14
Number of pages: 320
Author: Robert M. Sheehan, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Mission Impact in PDF and EPUB Create powerful strategies for your nonprofit organization to achieve breakthrough performance in mission impact Does your nonprofit have a reliable way of knowing the impact its making? Beginning with an eye-opening discussion of what strategy is, Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits reveals how the process of strategy development should be designed with authoritative coverage of mission impact, vision, five year strategic stretch goals, strategy implementation, and management. Step-by-step guidance and practical tools Integrates the very best current thinking on performance and strategy available, drawing from both the corporate and nonprofit worlds Cutting-edge ideas presented in a user-friendly fashion The deteriorating quality of life in our communities screams out for immediate action – for breakthrough improvement, not just incremental changes. Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits will lead you and your organization to achieve breakthrough performance for maximum mission impact. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


Mission Impact of Foreign Influence on DoD Software

Filename: mission-impact-of-foreign-influence-on-dod-software.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:318691783
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 5
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Download and read online Mission Impact of Foreign Influence on DoD Software in PDF and EPUB The Defense Science Board task force assessed the Department of Defense's (DoD) dependence on software of foreign origin and the risks involved. The task force considered issues with supply chain management; techniques and tools to mitigate adversarial threats; software assurance within current DoD programs; and assurance standards within industry, academia, and government. This executive summary highlights the future U.S. ability to ensure and maintain a trusted supply of software to the DoD and the U.S. government. The full report states that there is no absolute guarantee that software can be sanitized of all vulnerabilities, intended or unintended, and recommends a suite of processes and mitigation strategies to reduce the risk of interrupted systems performance and ensure mission success.


One World Or Many

Filename: one-world-or-many.pdf
ISBN: 0878084517
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 276
Author: Richard Tiplady
Publisher: William Carey Library

Download and read online One World Or Many in PDF and EPUB This book considers in detail the key drivers of globalization, its contemporary shape, and its implications for world mission. It also looks at the impact of globalization on different contemporary issues affecting mission such as ethnicity, the environment, and global health as well as globalization s effect on more traditional missionary questions of the world religions, contextualization, theology, and the church. One World or Many? is written by a variety of authors from all over the world."


Environmental Mission Impact Assessment

Filename: environmental-mission-impact-assessment.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:640093662
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 5
Author:
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Download and read online Environmental Mission Impact Assessment in PDF and EPUB The Environmental Visualization (EVIS) system for producing environmental mission impact assessment products was accepted as a transition in 2007 by the Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC) in Monterey, CA, after passing operational testing and accreditation. EVIS is a service-oriented architecture (SOA) system developed by NRL and the Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, to address human factors and automation issues associated with the stress of the operational tempo. Through a series of experiments, workflow and visualization shortfalls were identified in the battlespace environmental forecasting process. Experimental analysis resulted in the development of new applications, workflows, and visualization products that together constitute the EVIS system. Formal testing demonstrated a 40% reduction in the completion time for tactical air strike forecasts.



Indians Franciscans and Spanish Colonization

Filename: indians-franciscans-and-spanish-colonization.pdf
ISBN: 0826317537
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 214
Author: Robert Howard Jackson
Publisher: UNM Press

Download and read online Indians Franciscans and Spanish Colonization in PDF and EPUB This ethnohistory, now in paperback, examines Indian life in the twenty-one missions Franciscans established in Alta California. In describing how the missions functioned between 1769 and 1848, the authors draw on previously unused sources to analyze change and continuity in Indian material culture and religious practices. The twin goals of Franciscans were to mold Indians into a work force that would produce surplus grain for military garrisons and to regulate their moral conduct and religious practices. The authors use production records to show the missions were quite effective in serving the economic goals. Also carefully assessed are the efforts to transform the culture and world view of Indians by delineating how they coped, their history of disease and death, and their efforts at resistance.


The STEREO Mission

Filename: the-stereo-mission.pdf
ISBN: 9780387096490
Release Date: 2008-07-18
Number of pages: 646
Author: Christopher Russell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online The STEREO Mission in PDF and EPUB C. T. Russell Originally published in the journal Space Science Reviews, Volume 136, Nos 1–4. DOI: 10. 1007/s11214-008-9344-1 © Springer Science+Business Media B. V. 2008 The Sun-Earth Connection is now an accepted fact. It has a signi cant impact on our daily lives, and its underpinnings are being pursued vigorously with missions such as the Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory, commonly known as STEREO. This was not always so. It was not until the middle of the nineteenth century that Edward Sabine connected the 11-year geomagnetic cycle with Heinrich Schwabe’s deduction of a like periodicity in the sunspot record. The clincher for many was Richard Carrington’s sighting of a great whi- light are on the Sun, on September 1, 1859, followed by a great geomagnetic storm 18 hours later. But was the Sun-Earth Connection signi cant to terrestrial denizens? Perhaps in 1859 it was not, but a century later it became so. Beginning in the 1930’s, as electrical powergrids grew in size, powercompanies began to realize that they occasionally had power blackouts during periods of intense geomagnetic activity. This correlation did not appear to be suf ciently signi cant to bring to the attention of the public but during the International Geophysical Year (IGY), when geomagnetic activity was being scrutinized intensely, the occurrence of a large North American power blackout during a great magnetic storm was impossible to ignore.




Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Mission Impact of Foreign Influence on DoD Software

Filename: report-of-the-defense-science-board-task-force-on-mission-impact-of-foreign-influence-on-dod-software.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:318678059
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 113
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Download and read online Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Mission Impact of Foreign Influence on DoD Software in PDF and EPUB The Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force on Mission Impact of Foreign Influence on DoD Software examined areas in software security, security architecture, and risk mitigation and received briefings from industry, academia, and a number of Defense agencies. Briefings on software assurance and development processes for Defense programs were also provided. The Department's dependence on software, which is growing in size and complexity, presents tempting opportunities for U.S. adversaries to exploit. Further, the increasing interconnectedness of defense systems could lead to the exploitation of many applications through a single vulnerability. The weaknesses, among others, are significant liabilities to the Department's mission-critical systems; however, DoD cannot ignore the economic advantage of globally-produced, commercial-off-the-shelf software. The globalization trend of the software industry will continue to occur, and some of DoD's software will be developed in foreign countries. The task force found that low-level, malicious techniques have been employed to successfully penetrate sensitive, unclassified DoD systems despite efforts by DoD to maintain information security and assurance. DoD's current evaluation strategies and techniques are inadequate to deal with the growing functionality and outsourcing trend of software, making exploitation easier and defense more difficult. The problem is complex, and ultimately, an intelligent risk management process will be essential to ensure a trusted supply chain, mitigate malicious attacks, enable efficient responses and reactions. and maintain trustworthiness in the software that support DoD's critical missions. The task force outlined 11 recommendations in this report. The recommendations aim to improve the trustworthiness of DoD's software supply and address areas in procurement, intelligence, quality and security assurance, acquisition, research and development, and the National agenda.


The Sustainability Mindset

Filename: the-sustainability-mindset.pdf
ISBN: 9781118767313
Release Date: 2014-09-25
Number of pages: 240
Author: Steve Zimmerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online The Sustainability Mindset in PDF and EPUB The Matrix Map—a powerful tool for nonprofit strategic decision-making Nonprofit sustainability lies at the intersection of exceptional impact and financial viability. The Sustainability Mindset offers nonprofit professionals and board members a step-by-step guide to move your organization towards this intersection. As outlined in the bestselling book Nonprofit Sustainability, "The Matrix Map" is an accessible framework that combines financial and programmatic goals into an integrated strategy. In this next-step resource, the authors detail a rigorous process to develop a meaningful Matrix Map and engage leadership in setting an organization's strategy. Nonprofits that thrive in today's environment are adaptable with a clear understanding of their impact and business model. This book offers nonprofit boards and staff a framework to do so. Drawing on their in-depth experience, the authors provide an easy-to-follow process complete with tools and templates to help organizations visualize their business model and engage in strategic inquiry. The book provides a variety of illustrative examples to show how the Matrix Map works for all types of organizations. Nonprofit executives and board member are sure to benefit from The Matrix Map analysis. Offers step-by-step guidance for creating a Matrix-Map, a visual representation of an organization's business model Helps organizations assess how each of their programs contributes toward their desired impact and their financial bottom-line. Filled with compelling examples of how The Matrix Map helps nonprofits with strategic decision-making Written by the coauthors of the groundbreaking book Nonprofit Sustainability This comprehensive resource will give any nonprofit the framework they need to make decisions for sustainability and the templates and tools to implement it and help leaders address the challenges inherent in balancing mission impact with financial viability.


Deep Impact Mission Looking Beneath the Surface of a Cometary Nucleus

Filename: deep-impact-mission-looking-beneath-the-surface-of-a-cometary-nucleus.pdf
ISBN: 9781402041631
Release Date: 2006-01-16
Number of pages: 396
Author: C.T. Russell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Deep Impact Mission Looking Beneath the Surface of a Cometary Nucleus in PDF and EPUB Deep Impact, or at least part of the flight system, is designed to crash into comet 9P/Tempel 1. This bold mission design enables cometary researchers to peer into the cometary nucleus, analyzing the excavated material with its imagers and spectrometers. The book describes the mission, its objectives, expected results, payload, and data products in articles written by those most closely involved. This mission has the potential of revolutionizing our understanding of the cometary nucleus.


Retreats That Work

Filename: retreats-that-work.pdf
ISBN: 9781118429488
Release Date: 2012-06-29
Number of pages: 560
Author: Merianne Liteman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Retreats That Work in PDF and EPUB Based on the best-selling first edition, this greatly expanded and updated version contains forty-seven new activities, more information about how to design and lead retreats, and additional suggestions for how to recover when things go wrong. A CD-ROM allows you to print out chapters for distribution to key leaders, duplicate templates, and produce handouts for specific exercises. Whether you're planning to lead an offsite retreat for the first time or the ninety-ninth time, this easy-to-use, one-stop resource provides: Step-by-step instructions for leading a wide variety of tested exercises. Insight into establishing effective working relationships with clients. Information on what to include in your retreat designs. Suggestions for encouraging participants to speak up and play an active role. Tools for managing conflict. Guidance on making decisions during a retreat and changing course when necessary. Strategies for developing and implementing action plans. Tips for follow-up so you can keep the change train on track. Order your copy of this practical guide today!


Impact Excellence

Filename: impact-excellence.pdf
ISBN: 9781118910979
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Number of pages: 304
Author: Sheri Chaney Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Impact Excellence in PDF and EPUB Learn to identify, capture, and utilize impactful data for organizational transformation Impact & Excellence is the culmination of a four year research study into the most successful data-driven strategies for today's non-profit and government organizations. The book focuses on five strategic elements to success based on proven principles, with solutions that are easy to implement and often lead to sweeping change. Each chapter includes discussion questions and action items to help leaders implement key concepts in their own organizations. Included with purchase is access to the Measurement Culture Survey, which, will allow readers to access a free benchmark report. Learn to implement a measurement culture that emphasizes strong performance and measurable outcomes Read vivid case studies from successful organizations that do things differently Learn to utilize and leverage data to take decisive actions within your organization Avoid common barriers to developing a measurement culture and learn ways to overcome limitations The book utilizes a series of experiences and templates to help leaders develop a unique action plan tailored to their organization's particular circumstances. Filled with real success stories to inspire readers and with full study results available in the appendix, Impact & Excellence is a crucial resource for leaders to enable their social sector organizations to prosper and compete in today's economy.