Fraud in foreign operations: is fraud lurking in your organization's foreign subsidiaries? Ten warning signs can help auditors determine what to look for and where the risks may lie THE NEED FOR MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS TO monitor, prevent, and detect suspicious activities is perhaps greater now than ever before. The proliferation and widening scale of financial-statement fraud, as well as increasing corruption in organizations worldwide.

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A complex relationship: perfect water balance is the ultimate goal of any service technician. Understanding the close affiliation between pH and total alkalinity will go along way toward helping you achieve it - service Many variables come into play when a service technician attempts to balance water in a swimming pool. However, the relation ship between pH and total alkalinity (TA) is the most instrumental.

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Why Abbas is already frozen out: the new Palestinian leader doesn't matter to Israel. The real negotiation is with America Will the election of Mahmoud Abbas, people ask, lead to a breakthrough in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Wrong question. What matters is not the preferences of Palestinian voters and whether they have chosen Abbas, Mustafa Barghouti, Marwan Barghouti or even Osama Bin Laden.

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House divided: in Washington, even apartment-hunting is partisan Americans around the country are familiar with the housing crunch: Prices keep rising, occupancy rates are at near-record highs, and--particularly in major cities--competition for those rare vacancies can be fierce.

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The state of our unions: a snapshot of marriage in Black America: money, can't buy love, of course, but one study shows that being happily married is worth about $100,000 a year Black love has always been under siege, but our men and women came together anyway. When White folks denied us marriage, we jumped the broom. We survived generations of enslavement and dreams deferred, men prevented from earning fair wages and women doing double duty to carry the load.

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Gangstas-not in my hospital!Gang violence is a real and prominent threat in any health care environment. Can you recognize and manage the risks?

Physician unions

Physician unions are bad for patients, government report saysAllowing physicians to bargain collectively "will harm consumers financially and is unlikely to result in quality improvements," according to the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

Maryland's nontraditional

Maryland's nontraditional pathway to the doctor of pharmacy degree: Development and improvementThe University of Maryland School of Pharmacy faculty decided in 1989 to move to the Doctor of Pharmacy as the entry-level degree, admitting the first class of PharmD-only students in the Fall of 1993.

National Defense

National Defense Authorization ActROA worked with the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, as well as with the House Reserve Component Caucus and Senate Reserve Caucus during conference, leading to 44 of the issues ROA supported being passed.

Evolution of hospital

Evolution of hospital-based pharmacy teaching programs from 1989 - 1998This study evaluated hospital involvement in pharmacy education. Databases from four U.S. National Clinical Pharmacy Services Studies and the American Hospital Association permitted detailed trend analysis.