Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice 2e

Population Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation

Author: Dr. Naomi E. Ervin, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN,Dr. Pamela Kulbok, DNSc, RN, APHN-BC, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826138446

Category: Medical

Page: 500

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Helps students to master the essentials of advanced public and community health nursing practice today Written by advanced practice public/community health nurse experts, this comprehensive resource for advanced practice nursing students and clinicians builds upon the core foundations of practice: social justice, interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, disease prevention, and health promotion. Interweaving theory, practice, and contemporary issues, Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice, Second Edition, provides essential knowledge needed to successfully assess communities, diagnose community situations, plan programs and budgets, and evaluate programs in public and community health. This revised edition has been thoroughly updated to encompass the evolution of public/community health nursing practice during the past 15 years. With several examples of community assessments, community health program plans, and evidence-based and best practice interventions, the content in this publication addresses the core processes of advanced public/community health nursing practice. Chapters integrate new material about the physical environment and cover key changes in nursing education and practice and health care financing and delivery. This new edition includes additional content on culture and diversity, in-depth theory and conceptual frameworks, doctoral preparation, and policy. New to the Second Edition: Completely new information reflecting changes in nursing education and practice and health care financing and delivery Abundant examples of community assessments and community health program plans Evidence-based/best-practice interventions, programs, and services Clinical/practicum activities to help learners apply content in varied settings Suggested readings and references to support more in-depth study Additional information about the physical environment, culture and diversity, doctoral preparation, and policy Interprofessional/interdisciplinary practice In-depth information regarding theories and conceptual frameworks New references, examples, case studies, problems, and discussion questions

Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Author: Donna M. Mertens,Amy T. Wilson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462532756

Category: Education

Page: 620

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The leading text that covers both the theory and practice of evaluation in one engaging volume has now been revised and updated with additional evaluation approaches (such as mixed methods and principles-focused evaluation) and new methods (such as technologically based strategies). The book features examples of small- and large-scale evaluations from a range of fields, many with reflective commentary from the evaluators; helpful checklists; and carefully crafted learning activities. Major theoretical paradigms in evaluation--and the ways they inform methodological choices--are explained. Readers learn effective strategies for clarifying their own theoretical assumptions; working with stakeholders; developing questions; using quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs; selecting data collection and sampling strategies; analyzing data; and communicating and utilizing findings. The new companion website provides extensive recommended online resources and tools, organized by chapter. New to This Edition *Additional evaluation approaches: collaborative evaluation, principles-focused evaluation, and desk reviews. *Coverage of new data collection technologies and methods of qualitative coding. *Expanded discussions of logic models, cost–benefit analysis, and mixed methods designs. *Many new and updated sample studies. Pedagogical Features *Reflection questions that prepare students to read each chapter. *"Extending Your Thinking" questions and practical activities. *Boxes delving into key concepts and example studies. *End-of-book Glossary, and highlighted key terms throughout. *Companion website with links to helpful resources on all aspects of evaluation.

Think Like a Programmer - Deutsche Ausgabe

Typische Programmieraufgaben kreativ lösen am Beispiel von C++

Author: V. Anton Spraul

Publisher: MITP-Verlags GmbH & Co. KG

ISBN: 3826692780

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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Typische Programmieraufgaben kreativ lösen am Beispiel von C++ Von der Aufgabe zur Lösung – so gehen Sie vor Probleme analysieren und schrittweise bearbeiten Systematisches Vorgehen lernen und anwenden Aus dem Inhalt: Strategien zur Problemlösung Eingabeverarbeitung Statusverfolgung Arrays Zeiger und dynamische Speicherverwaltung Klassen Rekursion Wiederverwendung von Code Rekursive und iterative Programmierung Denken wie ein Programmierer Die Herausforderung beim Programmieren besteht nicht im Erlernen der Syntax einer bestimmten Sprache, sondern in der Fähigkeit, auf kreative Art Probleme zu lösen. In diesem einzigartigen Buch widmet sich der Autor V. Anton Spraul genau jenen Fähigkeiten, die in normalen Lehrbüchern eher nicht behandelt werden: die Fähigkeit, wie ein Programmierer zu denken und Aufgaben zu lösen. In den einzelnen Kapiteln behandelt er jeweils verschiedene Programmierkonzepte wie beispielsweise Klassen, Zeiger und Rekursion, und fordert den Leser mit erweiterbaren Übungen zur praktischen Anwendung des Gelernten auf. Sie lernen unter anderem: Probleme in diskrete Einzelteile zerlegen, die sich leichter lösen lassen Funktionen, Klassen und Bibliotheken möglichst effizient nutzen und wiederholt verwenden die perfekte Datenstruktur für eine Aufgabenstellung auswählen anspruchsvollere Programmiertechniken wie Rekursion und dynamischen Speicher einsetzen Ihre Gendanken ordnen und Strategien entwickeln, um bestimmte Problemkategorien in Angriff zu nehmen Die Beispiele im Buch werden mit C++ gelöst, die dargestellten kreativen Problemlösungskonzepte gehen aber weit über die einzelnen Programmiersprachen und oft sogar über den Bereich der Informatik hinaus. Denn wie die fähigsten Programmierer wissen, handelt es sich beim Schreiben herausragender Quelltexte um kreative Kunst und der erste Schritt auf dem Weg zum eigenen Meisterwerk besteht darin, wie ein Programmierer zu denken. Über den Autor: V. Anton Spraul hat über 15 Jahre lang Vorlesungen über die Grundlagen der Programmierung und Informatik gehalten. In diesem Buch fasst er die von ihm dabei perfektionierten Verfahren zusammen. Er ist auch Autor von »Computer Science Made Simple«.

A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge (Pmbok(r) Guide) (German)

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628251883

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 756

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The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.

Finite-Elemente-Methoden

Author: Klaus-Jürgen Bathe

Publisher: DrMaster Publications

ISBN: 9783540668060

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1253

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Dieses Lehr- und Handbuch behandelt sowohl die elementaren Konzepte als auch die fortgeschrittenen und zukunftsweisenden linearen und nichtlinearen FE-Methoden in Statik, Dynamik, Festkörper- und Fluidmechanik. Es wird sowohl der physikalische als auch der mathematische Hintergrund der Prozeduren ausführlich und verständlich beschrieben. Das Werk enthält eine Vielzahl von ausgearbeiteten Beispielen, Rechnerübungen und Programmlisten. Als Übersetzung eines erfolgreichen amerikanischen Lehrbuchs hat es sich in zwei Auflagen auch bei den deutschsprachigen Ingenieuren etabliert. Die umfangreichen Änderungen gegenüber der Vorauflage innerhalb aller Kapitel - vor allem aber der fortgeschrittenen - spiegeln die rasche Entwicklung innerhalb des letzten Jahrzehnts auf diesem Gebiet wieder. TOC:Eine Einführung in den Gebrauch von Finite-Elemente-Verfahren.-Vektoren, Matrizen und Tensoren.-Einige Grundbegriffe ingenieurwissenschaftlicher Berechnungen.-Formulierung der Methode der finiten Elemente.-Formulierung und Berechnung von isoparametrischen Finite-Elemente-Matrizen.-Nichtlineare Finite-Elemente-Berechnungen in der Festkörper- und Strukturmechanik.-Finite-Elemente-Berechnungen von Wärmeübertragungs- und Feldproblemen.-Lösung von Gleichgewichtsbeziehungen in statischen Berechnungen.-Lösung von Bewegungsgleichungen in kinetischen Berechnungen.-Vorbemerkungen zur Lösung von Eigenproblemen.-Lösungsverfahren für Eigenprobleme.-Implementierung der Finite-Elemente-Methode.

Assessment and Planning in Health Programs

Author: Bonni C. Hodges,Donna M. Videto

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763790095

Category: Education

Page: 265

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Assessment and Planning in Health Programs, Second Edition enables students and practitioners to successfully plan, implement, and evaluate programs and interventions that will assist individuals and groups in maintaining and improving their health. Written in an accessible manner, this comprehensive text provides an overview of needs assessment, program planning, and program evaluation, and explains several goals and strategies for each. It addresses the importance and use of theories, data collection strategies, and key terminology in the field of health education and health promotion. Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint Presentations Student Resources: Companion website

Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2013 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1490109404

Category: Medical

Page: 922

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Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Internal Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Internal Medicine in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Routineaufgaben mit Python automatisieren

Praktische Programmierlösungen für Einsteiger

Author: Al Sweigart

Publisher: dpunkt.verlag

ISBN: 3864919932

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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Wenn Sie jemals Stunden damit verbracht haben, Dateien umzubenennen oder Hunderte von Tabelleneinträgen zu aktualisieren, dann wissen Sie, wie stumpfsinnig manche Tätigkeiten sein können. Wie wäre es, den Computer dazu zu bringen, diese Arbeiten zu übernehmen? In diesem Buch lernen Sie, wie Sie mit Python Aufgaben in Sekundenschnelle erledigen können, die sonst viel Zeit in Anspruch nehmen würden. Programmiererfahrung brauchen Sie dazu nicht: Wenn Sie einmal die Grundlagen gemeistert haben, werden Sie Python-Programme schreiben, die automatisch alle möglichen praktischen Aufgaben für Sie abarbeiten: • eine oder eine Vielzahl von Dateien nach Texten durchsuchen • Dateien und Ordner erzeugen, aktualisieren, verschieben und umbenennen • das Web durchsuchen und Inhalte herunterladen • Excel-Dateien aktualisieren und formatieren • PDF-Dateien teilen, zusammenfügen, mit Wasserzeichen versehen und verschlüsseln • Erinnerungsmails und Textnachrichten verschicken • Online-Formulare ausfüllen Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen führen Sie durch jedes Programm und Übungsaufgaben am Ende jedes Kapitels fordern Sie dazu auf, die Programme zu verbessern und Ihre Fähigkeiten auf ähnliche Problemstellungen zu richten. Verschwenden Sie nicht Ihre Zeit mit Aufgaben, die auch ein gut dressierter Affe erledigen könnte. Bringen Sie Ihren Computer dazu, die langweilige Arbeit zu machen!

Programming and Problem Solving with Java

Author: Nell Dale,Chip Weems

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 144964970X

Category: Computers

Page: 161

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Thoroughly updated and reorganized, the new Second Edition of Programming and Problem Solving with Java continues to emphasize object-oriented design practices while offering numerous new case studies, end-of-chapter material, and descriptive examples, using Java 5.0. Programming and Problem Solving with Java, Second Edition is an exceptional resource for discovering Java as a first programming language.

Mach, was Du willst

Design Thinking fürs Leben

Author: Bill Burnett,Dave Evans

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843713634

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

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Design Thinking hilft, kreative Lösungen für komplexe Probleme zu finden. Die Autoren übertragen dieses Prinzip auf das Leben und die Berufswahl. Denke wie ein Designer: Stelle Fragen, suche Verbündete, mache Fehler, baue Prototypen, denke interdisziplinär – und werde zum Designer deines eigenen Lebens! Diese Ideen präsentieren die beiden Professoren seit sieben Jahren an der Stanford University,was zu chronisch überbuchten Kursen führt.

Advanced Community Health Nursing Practice

Population-focused Care

Author: Naomi E. Ervin

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780805373646

Category: Medical

Page: 498

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Advanced Community Health Nursing Practice is the only resource to cover the depth of all aspects of current advanced community practice and the processes used in practice. Chapters contributed by experts in the field, integrate key concepts throughout. Coverage includes foundations of practice, community assessment, program planning, program implementation, and program evaluation. Interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, and ethical issues are also discussed. Designed specifically for graduate level students, this is an excellent resource for courses in primary care, occupational health nursing, school nursing and home health care.

Programmieren mit Scala

Author: Dean Wampler,Alex Payne

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897216485

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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Sie ist elegant, schlank, modern und flexibel: Die Rede ist von Scala, der neuen Programmiersprache für die Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Sie vereint die Vorzüge funktionaler und objektorientierter Programmierung, ist typsicherer als Java, lässt sich nahtlos in die Java-Welt integrieren – und eine in Scala entwickelte Anwendung benötigt oft nur einen Bruchteil der Codezeilen ihres Java-Pendants. Kein Wunder, dass immer mehr Firmen, deren große, geschäftskritische Anwendungen auf Java basieren, auf Scala umsteigen, um ihre Produktivität und die Skalierbarkeit ihrer Software zu erhöhen. Das wollen Sie auch? Dann lassen Sie sich von den Scala-Profis Dean Wampler und Alex Payne zeigen, wie es geht. Ihre Werkzeugkiste: Schon bevor Sie loslegen, sind Sie weiter, als Sie denken: Sie können Ihre Java-Programme weiter verwenden, Java-Bibliotheken nutzen, Java von Scala aus aufrufen und Scala von Java aus. Auch Ihre bevorzugten Entwicklungswerkzeuge wie NetBeans, IntelliJ IDEA oder Eclipse stehen Ihnen weiter zur Verfügung, dazu Kommandozeilen-Tools, Plugins für Editoren, Werkzeuge von Drittanbietern – und natürlich Ihre Programmiererfahrung. In Programmieren mit Scala erfahren Sie, wie Sie sich all das zunutze machen. Das Hybridmodell: Die Paradigmen "funktional" und "objektorientiert" sind keine Gegensätze, sondern ergänzen sich unter dem Scala-Dach zu einem sehr produktiven Ganzen. Nutzen Sie die Vorteile funktionaler Programmierung, wann immer sich das anbietet – und seien Sie so frei, auf die guten alten Seiteneffekte zu bauen, wenn Sie das für nötig halten. Futter für die Profis: Skalierbare Nebenläufigkeit mit Aktoren, Aufzucht und Pflege von XML mit Scala, Domainspezifische Sprachen, Tipps zum richtigen Anwendungsdesign – das sind nur ein paar der fortgeschrittenen Themen, in die Sie mit den beiden Autoren eintauchen. Danach sind Sie auch Profi im Programmieren mit Scala.

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition

Author: Sylvia C. McKean,John J. Ross,Daniel D. Dressler,Danielle Scheurer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071843140

Category: Medical

Page: 2352

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The leading textbook of hospital medicine – completely updated to reflect today’s challenges Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition has become the field’s premier resource. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, this landmark text provides a solid grounding in clinical, organizational, and administrative areas central to the practice of hospital medicine. The Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the evolving practice responsibilities of hospitalists. Examples include value-based medicine, expanded surgical content, bedside clinical reasoning, and a new segment devoted to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. This edition also features a more accessible and streamlined full-color design enriched by more than 600 illustrations. Each clinical chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and summarized in hundreds of tables. Case studies demonstrate how to apply this information specifically to the management of hospitalized patients. Representing the expertise of more than two hundred renowned contributors, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is logically divided into six sections: • The Specialty of Hospital Medicine and Systems of Care • Medical Consultation • Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care • The Approach to the Patient at the Bedside • Diagnostic Testing and Procedures • Clinical Conditions in the Inpatient Setting Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is essential reading for clinicians who strive to optimize inpatient care and sharpen their leadership skills.

The School Psychology Licensure Exam Guide, Second Edition

Author: Peter S. Thompson, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082610990X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 192

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ìThis guide is direct and practical. You will find out exactly where you are weakest in knowledge so that your studying can be most directed. I exceeded the NASP passing score AND the national average on my first try at the praxis 400 exam-- using this book as my 'Bible' (and I am "only" a Specialist level sch. psych).î ì[I] used this book and passed with a 720. [I]t's straightforward, and the practice test was useful -- recognized several questions on the actual exam from the practice test.î ìThis book was very helpful in preparing for the Praxis II: School Psychology Test. It not only gave general studying guidelines, but also went through bullet points of all of the most important information to study for each section of the test.î Fully updated, this concise and easy-to-use guide gives students preparing to take the PraxisTM Test in School Psychology--required for licensure by most US states and the National Association of School Psychologists--an accessible content review with two complete sample exams. The guide encompasses all of the content areas appearing on the examóData-Based Decision Making, Research-Based Academic Practices, Research-Based Behavioral and Mental Health Practices, Consultation and Collaboration, Applied Psychological Foundations, and Legal, Ethical, and Professional Foundations. Review content is presented concisely and efficiently, allowing students to focus on the most relevant information. Written by a practicing school psychologist and field-tested with school psychology students, the guide describes the test in a conversational and accessible style and offers helpful tips on how best to study for and take the exam. This Second Edition has been expanded and updated to include: New legal considerations that directly impact the practice of school psychology Coverage of Response to Intervention (RTI) New assessment procedures Current developments in school neuropsychology issues New intervention practices Updated practice exams with new questions that reflect recent exam changes An in-depth answer key providing rationales for correct and incorrect answers New sidebars with insider tips and pointers

Essential Ethnographic Methods

A Mixed Methods Approach

Author: Jean J. Schensul,Margaret Diane LeCompte

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 0759122032

Category: Social Science

Page: 366

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Essential Ethnographic Methods introduces the fundamental, face-to-face data collection tools for ethnographers and other qualitative researchers and provides detailed instruction to improve the quality and scope of data collection. .

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Author: Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455706019

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

Project Management Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Author: Gary L. Richardson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482254956

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 670

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Updated to reflect the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, the new edition of this bestselling textbook continues to provide a practical and up-to-date overview of project management theory. Project Management Theory and Practice, Second Edition explains project management theory using language that is easy to understand. The book integrates the organizational environment that surrounds a project to supply the well-rounded knowledge of theories, organizational issues, and human behavior needed to manage real-world projects effectively. This edition includes a new chapter on Stakeholder Management, which is a new knowledge area covered in the new PMBOK® Guide. It also provides updated references and a new streamlined organization of chapters. There are several project-related model frameworks sponsored by PMI®, and many of these are covered in this text. Specifically, the book details: Work breakdown structures (WBS) Earned value management (EVM) Enterprise project management (EPMO) Portfolio management (PPM) Professional responsibility and ethics For many of the major sections, the PMI Global Accreditation curriculum learning objectives have been adapted with permission of PMI and used to guide the content. Filled with end-of-chapter questions, scheduling and budgeting problems, and scoping projects, this text is ideal for classroom use and essential reading for anyone seeking project management certification. The book also includes sample empirically oriented worksheets that demonstrate various management decision and analysis-oriented tools.