Exercise, Motivation, and Employee Performance

Performance Evaluation Criteria Development for Electrical Craftsmen

Using Probabilistic Balancing Rules in the Development of Multi-Purpose Multi-Reservoir Systems Operation Models
This paper focuses on the development of short-term (real-time) reservoir operation strategies by the incorporation of Probabilistic Balancing Rules (PBR). Probabilistic Balancing Rule...

Summer Engineering Outreach Program for Native Americans
Minorities are significantly underrepresented in engineering, science and math fields in the United States. To attract and retain capable minority students will require the development...

Motivating Technical Employees
The traditional methods of motivating employees—offers of higher pay and better perks—often fail to inspire technical employees, leaving their managers scratching their heads. But a review...

The DWR Delta Graphical User Interface
Previously, most modeling development has been in the area of algorithms, with relatively little effort spent on conveying the results of models. A graphical user interface to a database...

Grays Harbor, Washington Estuary Management Plan
This paper examines the estuary planning process in Grays Harbor, Washington, from the motivating conflicts, through plan adoption and implementation. Collaborative planning was viewed...

Metrication Between Canada and the USA—A Staged Adoption
Great Britain has led the way for change from English to metric units. There, as in the United States, industry and trade were the motivating forces for change. The gradual change to metric...

Time-Delayed Control of Nondispersive Continuous Systems
This paper deals with the noncollocated, time-delayed active point control of continuous systems. It considers systems of finite spatial extent which can be modelled by the undamped wave...

A Conflict Avoidance Methodology for Port Dredging Issues
Port dredging operations have often been the focus of controversy over environmental and funding disputes. This paper asserts that adversarial relationships among interested parties will...

Partnering Benefits—A Headquarters Department of the Army Perspective
Army facilities make a statement by reinforcing and reflecting Army values. High quality facilities attract, motivate, and retain quality personnel vital to national defense. As defense...

Encouraging Students to Enter Math, Science, and Space-related Fields
Most people agree that education is the key to technological superiority, that our current state of education is prohibiting the United States from being as competitive as it once was,...

An Expert System for the Motivation of Traffic Signals
A case study is presented describing the initiation and development of a prototype knowledge-based system for the motivation of traffic signal control, to be applied within a user-sensitive...

Engineering Pathology: Case Studies in the Classroom

A Comparative Assessment of Coastal Area Management Initiatives in Latin America
This paper provides five criteria for comparing the nineteen coastal countries within Latin America in terms that are relevant to the management of coastal resources or environments. The...

Implementation Effectiveness of a Water Supply Scheme: An Empirical Study on Human Dimensions

Port Re-creation for Coastal Zone Utilization
In the present paper a planning method for port re-creation is discussed and a method to choose the best alternative under conflict situation is proposed. An example of re-creation planning...

Strategic Human Resources Management
This paper discusses progressive human resources management strategies for improving the productivity and service performance of urban transportation organizations. The paper attributes...

Environmental Auditing: Planning and Implementation
This paper presents a variety of practical concepts which firms may wish to consider during the process of designing an environmental auditing program, or while reviewing the adequacy...

Natural Language Processing and Computer Graphics for Engineering Design
This paper describes the development of a natural language processor for plate girder design. A natural language processor for engineering design may be described as a conceptual parser...

 

 

 

 

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