Book of Numbers

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the fourth book of the Old Testament

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Book of Numbers tells the story of, well, Joshua Cohen--not the novelist himself, but a sort of alternate reality self, as well as Cohen's newest employer, whose name is also Joshua Cohen.
What follows in Book of Numbers is a clever, self-aware romp through the history of the 1980s tech boom till the age of the Internet.
Alive with talk and dense with data, Joshua Cohen's novel Book of Numbers reads as if Philip Roth's work were fired into David Foster wallace's inside the Hadron particle collider.
What we see in this year's Book of Numbers research is very clearly how world-class HR organizations outperform their peers under stress.
According to Hackett's 2010 Finance Book of Numbers, "Outperformance: Finance's Journey Starts Today," the gap between world-class performers in finance and typical companies continues to grow.
Hackett's 2006 Enterprise Book of Numbers research found that over 60% of all companies with HR SSOs have been able to achieve cost reductions of 21-80%, while also showing similar improvements in internal client satisfaction, HR staff productivity, and overall quality.
Case histories included in the Book of Numbers volume describe working capital improvement initiatives and their results at Dutch telecom provider KPN, Britain's Rolls-Royce, and several other large multinational companies.
CNBC Europe (UK) - "Live Interview: Rick Roth," September 8, 2005 - Rick Roth talks with CNBC Europe Anchor Louisa Bojesen, in a discussion of how compliance efforts have caused finance costs to rise for the first time in Hackett's research history, and other analysis from Hackett's new 2005 Enterprise Book of Numbers.
The first look at Hackett's 2005 Book of Numbers analysis found that typical companies now spend $940,000 per billion dollars of revenue on compliance management, while world-class companies spend 36 percent less.
According to Hackett's 2005 Book of Numbers research, increased spending on compliance management partially contributes to the first increase in finance costs, measured as a percent of revenue, since 1992.
According to the 2004 Book of Numbers research by The Hackett Group, a business process advisory firm, "world-class" companies dedicate 20 percent of their total finance operations costs to technology spending, a significantly greater percentage than typical companies.
At their most effective, balanced scorecards can be powerful tools, providing concise, predictive, and actionable information about how a company is performing and may perform in the future, and world-class companies are 159 percent more likely than typical companies to have mature balanced scorecards in place, according to Hackett's 2004 Finance Book of Numbers research.
According to Hackett's 2004 Finance Book of Numbers research, spending on compliance has slowed a decade-long trend towards lower finance costs.
Program members also receive quarterly updates to Hackett's well-known Book of Numbers series, which details proven best practices for different types of companies.