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Author: Jack L. Brock
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, results, potential, teaming, dod, achieving
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2004-07-01
ISBN-10: 0756714230
ISBN-13: 9780756714239

Examines how best practices can help the Department of Defense (DoD) maximize the benefits of integrated product teams in its development of weapon systems. It examines: (1) whether & how integrated product teams affect decision-making & product outcomes; (2) what factors are key to creating effective integrated product teams; & (3) how the environment in which products are managed affects the prospects for effective integrated product teams. The report makes recommendations to the Secretary of Defense on how to better support the use of integrated product teams on weapon systems programs.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: incremental, innovation, strategies, versus, pioneering, product, development, projects, selecting
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 1993-06
ISBN-10: 1568066856
ISBN-13: 9781568066851

An investigation of project selection choices of duopolists facing two alternatives: undertaking a pioneering type project aimed to develop a highly innovative product, or an incremental, innovation type project aimed to develop a less innovative product such as the modification of an existing product.

Author: Cathy R. Wessells
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: sustainability, fisheries, ecolabelling, certification, product
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251046972
ISBN-13: 9789251046975

Product certification and ecolabelling are tools that can be used to support fisheries management. This technical paper provides information on important institutional features and characteristics of product certification schemes. The principal objective of an ecolabelling scheme is to create a market-based incentive for better management of fisheries by creating consumer demand for seafood products from well-managed stocks.

Author: Daniel Lederman
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: expenditures, development, trade, policy, climate, investment, research, roles, incumbent, innovation, firms, developing, economies, product
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2007

A model of firm innovation illustrates the effects of the threat of imitation and product varieties on a representative firm's decision to invest in research and development to produce new product varieties. The model motivates two empirical questions: (1) Is research and development partially correlated with firms' propensity to introduce new products or product innovation in developing countries? (2) Do trade policies and the national investment climate affect firms' propensity for product innovation? The econometric evidence suggests that the answers are yes and yes, but the investment clim

Author: Fumiko Hayashi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: debit, card, industry, atm, survival, innovation, network, product
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437934331
ISBN-13: 9781437934335

Studies product innovation and firm survival in the U.S. ATM-debit card industry. The industry started with a few shared ATM networks in the early 1970s; the number of networks grew rapidly until the mid 1980s and then declined sharply. A theoretical model is constructed to explain the industry shakeout, A major product innovation -- introducing the point of sale debit function in the mid-1980s -- played an important role in driving the network consolidation. The predictions are tested and confirmed using a novel dataset on network entry, exit, size, location, ownership and product choices. Th

Author: Marcia Crosse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: develop, responsibilities, product, complete, estimates, needs, resource, medical, growing, administration, drug, fda, faces, meeting, challenges, food
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437920705
ISBN-13: 9781437920703

Twenty years ago, it was reported that the FDA was concerned that it lacked resources to fulfill its mission, which includes oversight of the safety and effectiveness of medical products -- human drugs, biologics, and medical devices -- marketed for sale in the U.S. Since then, concerns have been raised regarding FDA's ability to meet its oversight responsibilities. This report reviews the resources supporting FDA's medical product oversight responsibilities. It examines trends in: (1) FDA's funding and staffing resources for its medical product oversight responsibilities from FY 1999 through

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vendors, guide, evaluations, product, trusted
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1995-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788115340
ISBN-13: 9780788115349

Describes procedures for conducting business with the Information Systems Security Organization within the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) using the Trusted Product Evaluation Program. Provides the information needed for the vendor to submit a computer product for information systems security evaluation of its trusted features and outlines the NSAąs responsibilities for positive, timely acknowledgments. Bibliography. Charts.
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