By Luigi Doria (auth.)
Read or Download Calculating the Human: Universal Calculability in the Age of Quality Assurance PDF
Similar managerial books
Strategic company Tax making plans, moment version is the definitive guide on company tax making plans, skipping the pointless and minute taxation information and focusing as an alternative at the gigantic photo in taxes. prepared round enterprise procedures, this reader-friendly advisor indicates you ways to optimally placed tax administration ideas to paintings on your enterprise.
Over the last decade enterprises have confronted relentless purchaser call for for greater worth at much less price, person customization, higher selection, quicker supply, larger caliber, unparalleled carrier, and extra lately – elevated environmental and social attention. The organization’s weapon of choice to tackle this expanding call for has been the availability chain.
A complete overview of up to date study in administration accounting. offers an intensive serious research of modern concerns released within the administration accounting literature and identifies gaps for destiny examine in each one factor reviewed.
The 2008 monetary concern has became a focus at the function of monetary reporting during periods of financial downturn. In analysing the monetary main issue, many commentators have attributed blame to reasonable worth accounting (FVA) end result of the pro-cyclical impression it very likely introduces in banks' monetary statements.
- Planning and Budgeting for the Agile Enterprise: A driver-based budgeting toolkit
- The Essential Financial Toolkit: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Finance But Were Afraid to Ask
- Business Ratios and Formulas: A Comprehensive Guide
- Essentials of Managing Treasury (Essentials Series)
- Controlling-Praxis im Mittelstand: Aufbau eines Controllingsystems basierend auf Lexware, DATEV oder SAP
Additional info for Calculating the Human: Universal Calculability in the Age of Quality Assurance
The surprising power of quality settles at the very core of European governance and signiﬁcantly shapes the scene of the multilevel relationships between EU institutions and local and national actors, with the risk of reinforcing the tendency towards a techno-managerialist turn in both European action and local policy. On the basis of a surprising ‘connective’ ability, quality arises as a powerful connecting element between different ﬁelds of policy,19 between different levels of government, and between the actors that interact in the new public–private policy networks (Doria, 2009).
Most prominent among these is the assumption that all dimensions of subjective well-being can somehow be reduced to the single concept of ‘happiness’. In reality, as argued by Diener (1984), subjective well-being (SWB) is best understood as encompassing three separate aspects: • life satisfaction, that is, a person’s overall judgment about their life at a particular point in time; • the presence of positive feelings or affect, that is, the ﬂow of positive emotions (such as feeling happiness and joy, or a sense of vitality and energy) from moment to moment; • the absence of negative feelings or affect, that is, the ﬂow of negative emotions (such as feeling angry, sad or depressed) from moment to moment.
31 This has given rise to a perspective of critical thought on urban quality as an element of the trend towards the marketization of the urban space and its complicity with the technocratic twisting of territorial policies. On the other hand, the local dimension is assumed to be a privileged place for the participatory construction of quality. The local is assumed, in fact, as a privileged space for the emergence of forums for debate (open to a diversity of conceptions and interpretations of quality) in which measurement can be far removed from its ‘technocratic’ outcomes.