MWA

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MWAMystery Writers of America
MWAMurchison Widefield Array (various schools)
MWAMinistry of Women's Affairs (New Zealand)
MWAMedia Web Access
MWAMetropolitan Waterworks Authority
MWAMillennium Wave Advisors, LLC
MWAMs. Wheelchair America (est. 1972)
MWAModern Woodmen of America (a fraternal life insurance society)
MWAMontana Wilderness Association
MWAMojave Water Agency (Apple Valley, CA)
MWAMissouri Work Assistance (program)
MWAMember of the Welsh Assembly (UK)
MWAManaging with Aloha (Hawaii)
MWAManagement by Walking Around (business style)
MWAMichael Willis Architects (various locations)
MWAMacon Water Authority (Macon, GA)
MWAMalaysian Water Association
MWAAverage Megawatt (also seen as aMW)
MWAMaryland Writers Association
MWAMinnesota Waterfowl Association
MWAMarion, IL, USA (Airport Code)
MWAMicrosoft.Web.Administration
MWAMaine Windjammer Association
MWAMobile Wireless Accessibility
MWAMissouri Whitewater Association
MWAMaintenance Work Area
MWAMobile Web America
MWAMuseum of Wisconsin Art
MWAMal Warwick Associates (Berkeley, CA)
MWAMomentum-Wheel Assembly
MWAMountain Wave Activity
MWAMessage Waiting Allowed (telephone)
MWAMedical Wellness Association
MWAMoving Weighted Average
MWAMichigan Wrestling Association
MWAMarion, Williamson County Airport
MWAMorale and Welfare Activities
MWAMid Water Arch (shipping, seabed buoyant support structure)
MWAMedicine Wheel Alliance
MWAMonongalia Wireless Association
MWAMarried Women's Association
MWAModels without Attitude (est. 2007)
MWAMeteorological Watch Advisory
MWAMillennium Wrestling Association
MWAMilitary Working Animals
MWAMissouri Watershed Association
MWAMinnesota Wolf Alliance
MWAMothers with Attitude (website)
MWAMaintenance Walk-Around
MWAMulticast Wavelength Assignment
MWAManagement Work Authorization
MWAMemorandum of Working Agreement
MWAManufacturing Work Authority
MWAMichigan Wolfdog Association
MWAMunitions of War Act (British)
MWAMidwest Aviation, Inc.
MWAMaking Waves Academy (Richmond, CA)
MWAMorrisville Wrestling Alliance
MWAMegunticook Watershed Association (Camden, ME)
MWAMobile Warehouse Application
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Encourage and model "Management by Walking Around."
What's necessary is management by walking around in cyberspace.
However, I argue that the solutions to the problem are initiatives like having staff meetings where the information flows both ways, encouraging supervisors to learn the art of management by walking around and conducting meaningful performance reviews.
And management should be attuned to getting out and seeing what's happening on the floor -- what's been called "management by walking around."
"Profit-sharing, flex-time, management by walking around, sales force automation, global customer service systems, new employee health programs, reduced workweeks instead of layoffs - H-P has always been there first," says technology writer (and former HPer) Michael S.
And several directors mentioned the influence of Total Quality Management (TQM) and "management by walking around" (MBWA) on their organization and management practices.
Use "management by walking around" to get feedback on individual efforts and encourage input.
Thus, while management by walking around remains an effective style, many of today's executives realize that the successful mortgage company of the 1990s should implement a multi-tiered system of management reports to enhance the philosophy of the 1980s.
Attentiveness must continue as you practice management by walking around. The goal is to convince employees that their input is wanted.
"Management by walking around" may sound flippant, but the asset manager must develop first-hand knowledge of a property.
These are your ongoing, informal on-the-job contacts with each employee (Management By Walking Around in Action).
The McDonald's credo--MBWA (management by walking around)--is taken literally.
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