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Dynamics of adaptation in the federal public service

Chevalier, Michel

Dynamics of adaptation in the federal public service

[by] Michel Chevalier and James R. Taylor.

by Chevalier, Michel

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Published by Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil service -- Canada,
  • Biculturalism -- Canada.,
  • Bilingualism -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography and notes: p. [85]-89.

    SeriesStudies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, 9
    ContributionsTaylor, James R., 1928-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 89 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18969758M

      She is the author of Running in the Red: The Political Dynamics of Urban Fiscal Stress, Shrinking the Federal Government, Class Tax and Power: Municipal Budgeting in the United States, and Balancing the Federal Budget: Eating the Seed Corn or Trimming the Herds, all four of which rely extensively on qualitative interviews. adaptation planning in the broader context of sustainable development planning.1 1 decision 5/cP The agreed objectives of the national adaptation plan process are: (a) To reduce vulnerability to the impacts of climate change, by building adaptive capacity .

    Climate Change Adaptation by Federal Agencies Congressional Research Service 1 Purpose, Scope, Method, and Structure1 For many years, Congress has debated the risks of projected climate change and what, if any, federal action might be appropriate to address those by: 1.   The phenomenon of competitive sourcing (A) recently tested the federal agencies' ability to adapt to a fluid environment. The Bush administration policy of regularized job competitions between government employees and contractors threatened not just agency staffing levels but also the foundation of civil by:

    activities that are underway. Part of the story of adaptation in the United States is the underlying theme that as a country we are not doing enough to address the effects of climate change. In general there has been an inattention to this growing challenge and the effects of this disinterest will not be Size: 1MB. Public organizations administer law, which makes them different from private organizations. _____ use(s) private sector experts and outside organizations to do government work. Contract administration The federal tax deduction for mortgage interest and local property taxes is considered a tax expenditure.


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