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Female Executives in Hospitality: Reflections on Career Journeys and Reaching the Top

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Female Executives in Hospitality: Reflections on Career Journeys and Reaching the Top Source: Center for Hospitality Research, Cornell School of Hotel Administration Structured interviews with twenty women who are top corporate executives or entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry revealed the talent, resourcefulness, and support required to achieve such a position. During the interviews, these successful […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28440&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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States Grapple With Autism’s Rising Tide

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 12:30 PM PDT

States Grapple With Autism’s Rising Tide (PDF) Source: Education Commission of the States Autism Spectrum Disorders are the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States. In March 2013, the Centers for Disease Control estimated the prevalence of diagnosed ASD in 2011-12 to be one in 50 based on parent reports for children ages 6 to […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28438&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Working for the Few: Political capture and economic inequality

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Working for the Few: Political capture and economic inequality Source: Oxfam International Almost half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one percent of the population, and seven out of ten people live in countries where economic inequality has increased in the last 30 years. The World Economic Forum has identified economic inequality […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28436&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Lessons for a Negotiated Settlement in Afghanistan — If History Serves as a Guide

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 11:30 AM PDT

Lessons for a Negotiated Settlement in Afghanistan — If History Serves as a Guide Source: RAND Corporation Historical insurgencies that ended in settlement after a stalemate have generally followed a seven-step path. A “master narrative” distilled from these cases could help guide and assess the progress toward a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan. Filed under: Afghanistan, […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28081&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Synthesis of Research and Input From the Listening Session Held by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Synthesis of Research and Input From the Listening Session Held by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement (PDF) Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Parents may be incarcerated in correctional facilities at either […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28432&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Asia — Energizing Green Cities: Solutions to Meet Demand and Spark Economic Growth

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Energizing Green Cities: Solutions to Meet Demand and Spark Economic Growth Source: World Bank Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) are growing twice as fast as the rest of the world and by 2030, it is expected that 70 percent of SEA population will live in cities. Worldwide, cities account for around two-thirds of global energy […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28430&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

Senior Officer Talent Management: Fostering Institutional Adaptability

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Senior Officer Talent Management: Fostering Institutional Adaptability Source: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College The Army has for years been successful at creating senior leaders adept in the art and science of land combat after honing their leadership at the direct and organizational levels. While those experiences remain invaluable, undue reliance upon them to […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28426&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 09:30 AM PDT

The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility (PDF) Source: Institute for the Study of Labor This paper distills and extends recent research on the economics of human development and social mobility. It summarizes the evidence from diverse literatures on the importance of early life conditions in shaping multiple life skills and the evidence on […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28042&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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New Digital Economy Task Force Report Addresses Digital Economy, Illicit Activity

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 09:00 AM PDT

New Digital Economy Task Force Report Addresses Digital Economy, Illicit Activity Source: Thomson Reuters and the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children The Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) sponsored by Thomson Reuters and the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) today released its report on the emerging digital economy and recommendations for […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28422&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Evidence-Based Policy: Reorganizing Social Services Through Accountable Care Organizations and Social Impact Bonds

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 08:30 AM PDT

Evidence-Based Policy: Reorganizing Social Services Through Accountable Care Organizations and Social Impact Bonds (PDF) Source: Research on Social Work Practice Economic austerity has provided the rationale for a transformation of social programs from unconditional entitlements to evidence-based policy (Edsall, 2012). This transition emphasizes accountability not only with respect to the cost of programs but outcomes […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28420&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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A cohort component analysis of the 2007–2009 recession

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PDT

A cohort component analysis of the 2007–2009 recession Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics A model of employment change between 2007 and 2010 in the absence of the recession was compared with actual employment change as measured by the Current Population Survey. Not surprisingly, results show that actual employment was lower than the model predicted for […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28418&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS): 2012 Data on Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 07:30 AM PDT

National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS): 2012 Data on Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities (PDF) Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This report presents results from the 2012 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), an annual census of facilities providing substance abuse treatment. Conthe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28416&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The Entertainment Industries, Government Policies, and Canada’s National Identity

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 07:00 AM PDT

The Entertainment Industries, Government Policies, and Canada’s National Identity Source: Fraser Institute One of the longest standing shibboleths of Canadian public policy is that popular culture industries in Canada must be financially supported and protected by government if those industries are to survive. Moreover, the survival, if not the growth, of those industries—the “entertainment” industries—is […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28414&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Global Human Capital Trends 2014

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 06:30 AM PDT

Global Human Capital Trends 2014 Source: Deloitte The Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report highlights 12 trends that embody ways that the 21st-century workforce is pushing organizations to innovate, transform, and reengineer their human capital practices. Filed under: business and economics, Deloitte, international, labor, managementb.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28412&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Trends in Out-of-Hospital Births in the United States

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 06:00 AM PDT

Trends in Out-of-Hospital Births in the United States Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings The percentage of out-of-hospital births increased from 1.26% of U.S. births in 2011 to 1.36% in 2012, continuing an increase that began in 2004. In 2012, out-of-hospital births comprised 2.05% of births to non-Hispanic white women, 0.49% to non-Hispanic […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28410&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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New report examines the fiscal implications of chronic underinvestment in road repair

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 05:30 AM PDT

New report examines the fiscal implications of chronic underinvestment in road repair Source: Smart Growth America and Taxpayers for Common Sense State departments of transportation (DOTs) are spending more money building new roads than maintaining the ones they have—despite the fact that roads are crumbling, financial liabilities are mounting and conditions are not improving for […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28408&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Atlanta Fed — Annual Report Asks: Where Are the Jobs?

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 05:15 AM PDT

Annual Report Asks: Where Are the Jobs? Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta The Atlanta Fed in its 2013 Annual Report explores a timely and important economic question: where are the jobs? “For most Americans the critical element of our ongoing economic recovery is employment,” says Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart in a video introduction […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28518&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Career and Technical Education Dual Enrollment: A Strategy for College Completion and Workforce Investment

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 05:00 AM PDT

Career and Technical Education Dual Enrollment: A Strategy for College Completion and Workforce Investment (PDF) Source: Education Commission of the States Dual enrollment programs are expanding – and so are dual enrollment programs with a career and technical education (CTE) focus. The most recent data available from the National Center on Education Statistics show that […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28406&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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OECD — Society at a Glance 2014

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 04:30 AM PDT

Society at a Glance 2014 Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Society at a Glance 2014 takes stock of available information about the social challenges emerging since the beginning of the economic crisis, and countries’ policy responses to meet those challenges. This seventh edition shows that despite an improving global economy, the squeeze on […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=28514&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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