The pioneer NIMs
often meet with remarkable success, visibly improving local control over decision-making in a short period of time.
is an independent administrative institution that was established to improve the level of materials science and technology in Japan; it is one of the largest and most internationalized research institutes in the country.
"We believe the combination of greater competition from banks for lending opportunities as well as abundant liquidity in the Saudi economy will put further pressure on NIMs
doctors might not come to his rescue this time, as they had declared him fit and healthy when he was discharged on October 2.
offers a predefined, yet flexible, organizational structure that can be altered, as necessary, to ensure maximum effectiveness during small operations or complex responses and extended in scope if an incident grows in size.
was designed to coordinate disaster response within and across governments.
Decatur, Illinois-based Nims
provides IT consulting services, project management, application development and training services from its eight offices and two Advanced Development Center locations in Indianapolis and Dallas.
"In the last five years, we've closed a minimum of seven plants," Nims
Working with the Labor Dept.'s apprenticeship and training office, NIMS
(www.nims-skills.org) hopes to take the model apprenticeship curricula to companies and training providers nationwide.
on Solaris and Linux will be a hosted offering targeted at Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Application Service Providers (ASPs).
Presented in two levels, the standards establish the minimum proficiencies required for high job performance, says NIMS
. Level II standards cover the specialized machining and assembling skills required for a moldmaker and diecasting diemaker.
John Frederick Nims
. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998.