Known for encouraging step-by-step problem solving and for connecting techniques to real-world scenarios, David AmmonsaBAD:rsquo; Tools for Decision Making covers a wide range of local government practicesaBAD:mdash;from the foundational to the advanced. Brief and readable, each chapter opens with a problem in a hypothetical city and then introduces a tool to address it. Thoroughly updated with new local government examples, the second edition also incorporates chapters devoted to such additional techniques as sampling analysis, sensitivity analysis, financial condition analysis, and forecasting via trend analysis. Numerous tables, figures, exhibits, equations, and worksheets walk readers through the application of tools, and boxed features throughout each chapter present other uses for techniques, helpful online resources, and common errors. A handy guide for students and an invaluable resource and reference for practitioners.Students can visit college.cqpress.com/TDM for more opportunities to put these tools to use. Instructors can register for access to the solutions.Like many other local governments, the city of Armadillo finances its garage through fees assessed to the user departments. ... I can get better service at a lower cost by having the cars repaired elsewhere. ... in private garages this question was being answered by performance rates published in commercially produced manuals or on compact disks. They report, for example, that a competent mechanic should be able to perform a compression test on a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria in 1 .3anbsp;...
|Title||:||Tools For Decision Making: A Practical Guide For Local Government, 2nd Edition|
|Author||:||David N Ammons|
|Publisher||:||CQ Press - 2008-10-21|