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Cover for From disease assessment to decision support systems.

This chapter focuses on disease assessment, examples of disease forecasting and decision support systems primarily from Northern European countries, and address types of yield losses and yield loss assessments.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decision processes and goals.

This chapter is devoted to reviewing the possible decision criteria and processes used by farmers. These criteria range from the concept of maximizing a general measure of output, utility, through to the simple approach of producing a minimum requirement of an output such as leisure time based on...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intuition.

Farmers make many decisions using their intuition. This chapter focuses on this topic by outlining a quantifiable model for use in assessing the important factors influencing a farmer's intuitive skills. The results of using farmer survey information to quantify the model are discussed, with...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing meta-strategies for hospitality experiences.

This chapter considers the meaning of strategy and strategic management for the hospitality sector, paying particular attention to the ways in which organizations respond to the evolution of the sector through strategic choices. The chapter questions existing strategic models and their failure to...

Author(s)
Burke, K.; Robinson, P.; Choi MiJu
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk management opportunities.

This chapter provides information on the opportunities that are presented to a variety of stakeholders by efficient and effective phytosanitary risk management. This chapter also speculates on and anticipates its future, because phytosanitary risk management provides a framework that offers...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Uncertainty and pest risk management.

This chapter considers how risk managers ought to handle the uncertainty that accompanies the pest risk assessment/analysis process. It focuses on the role of decision-making in risk management decision-making. It proceeds with a brief review of some of the sources of uncertainty confronted in a...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Systems approaches.

This chapter considers the role of systems approaches in current and future phytosanitary risk management decisions. The role of systems approaches as an important addition to the toolbox of options to manage phytosanitary risk by offering a multitude of alternatives to standalone phytosanitary...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic consequence assessment.

This chapter examines the assessment of economic consequences. It proceeds by acknowledging there are winners and losers in terms of the economic impacts of risk management decisions. Who these people are often depends on the accounting stance one assumes. Several different accounting stances are...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Knowledge management.

Knowledge management is a deliberate and systematic approach to ensure full utilization of an organization's knowledge base, coupled with the potential of individual skills, competencies, thoughts, innovations, and ideas to create a more efficient and effective organization. This chapter explores...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Person-centred care.

This chapter will explore how using the key concepts of person-centred care (PCC), such as sharing information with patients, involving them in shared decision-making and listening to their needs, can improve healthcare professionals' AMS practice. The chapter will then discuss patients'...

Author(s)
Burnett, E.; Ness, V.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter

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