Despite marketing challenges, the focus on internal improvements
had boosted operational efficiency, created departments leading to revenue growth and helped the company maintain its leading position among regional shipyards in 2014, it said.
A general power over internal improvement
, if to be exercised by
In all, federal internal improvement
expenditures, about $1 million per year on average before the Civil War, were inconsiderable by modern standards and compared to private, corporate inputs.
The court struck the minutes of the Trustees of the Internal Improvement
Fund, which was placed in the appendix to the brief, because the minutes were not presented to the trial court.
We are confident that we will continue achieving consistent good results during the coming months in light of the strategic plan we have, as well as internal improvement
or products and services, and growth of the economy," said BNH chief executive Mahmood Al Soufi.
To be sure, the Cumberland Road, like many internal improvement
projects of the Jacksonian era, covered a large enough span of territory that it could be seen as a national interest properly within the jurisdiction of the federal government.
Consequently, when the substantial benefits of Class I improvement are first introduced (productivity gains up to 30 percent or more), the response is often swift and skeptical--particularly from operations managers, internal improvement
teams and IT specialists.
In the first few decades of the nineteenth century, pages and pages of the Annals of Congress and Register of Debates were filled with repeated debates over the constitutionality of federally-sponsored internal improvement
projects intended to facilitate commerce through improved transportation.
The self-assessment can be used as an internal improvement
effort or as the basis for a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award application.
The Klabin team went into action and created an Internal Improvement
Group whose goal was to eliminate these problems.
These problems arose in part from the depressed state of the nation's economy in the late thirties, but even more importantly, they arose from the manner in which Governor Mason handled the sale of Michigan's internal improvement
He is the author of Bonds of Enterprise: John Murray Forbes and Western Development in America's Railway Age (1984) and of several articles on internal improvement