Competing in the New Global Landscape
Featured Guest: Hal Sirkin, author of "Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything." Copyright 2008 Harvard Business School Publishing
Preparing a Global Workforce: Teaching Chinese Language and Culture in California
Opening Remarks Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, University of California, Berkeley Keynote Address Sean Randolph, President & CEO, Bay Area Economic Forum Introduced by Leslie Tang Schilling, UC Regent and Committee of 100 Panel Discussion Teaching Chinese: Where Are We and Where Do We Want to Go? - Gay ...
A Culture of Making a Difference - Joe McCracken (Genentech)
Joe McCracken, Vice President of Business Development at Genentech, walks through the founding and growth phase of the company. In particular, McCracken describes the culture at Genentech, which is credited for consistent ground breaking R&D and the resulting financial success.
Banking on Corporate Culture and Strategy - Ken Wilcox (Silicon Valley Bank)
An outstanding office culture trumps all, says Ken Wilcox, the CEO of Silicon Valley Bank, who heads the most noted financial hub for the technology sector. Wilcox discusses how his financial services institution has scaffolded against recession, and bullet points the uniqueness of commercial banking for the tech start-up.
Concentrated Power in a Global Economy - David Rothkopf (Author)
David Rothkopf, CEO of Garten Rothkopf and author of Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making, mulls over the research in his latest social macroeconomic tome. He iterates a wealth of trends and statistics on the ever-broadening gap between rich and poor, and how true global influence is the product of a shockingly small handful of global players.
The Next Wave of Industry: Global Clean Tech - Erik Straser (MDV)
Mohr Davidow Ventures partner Erik Straser offers insight on the unfolding sector of new energy technologies, and discusses how it will be affected by an economy in credit crisis. He unveils the market's high level of industrial innovation, and offers students of entrepreneurship sound advice on finding the next crest in grand socioeconomic opportunity.
1. Towards a Global Scale Public Computer (September 24, 2008)
engineering, electrical, computer, technology, research, internet, network, global scale, parallel processor, hardware, software, domain, digital, environment, node, core, memory, communication, control channels, capacity, RAM, Project Kitty Hawk, IBM, Bl
6. Developing the Good Citizen: Contemporary Political Campaigning
Technology, politics, social theory, organizing, Democratic party, voting machines, political consulting, web pages, broadcast, data technology, mobilization, fundraising, e-mail, MoveOn.org, social networking, blogosphere, netroots, web 2.0, volunteering
10. The Geography of Culture Reconsidered (June 12, 2007)
Globalization, cultures, languages, religion, faith, ethnic identities, map, distribution, world, international, regions, cultural diversity, coherence, contemporary transformation, history, linguistics, geopolitics, environment, settlement, economic, soc
5A. Technology and Policy Implications of Global Energy Scenarios for the 21st Century
Course - Group - 5A. Technology and Policy Implications of Global Energy Scenarios for the 21st Century - Stanford > Energy Seminar (Spring 2007) > 5A. Technology and Policy Implications of Global Energy Scenarios for the 21st Century
5. Technology and Policy Implications of Global Energy Scenarios for the 21st Century
efficient, energy, sustainable, resources, industrialization, security, invest, public, fossil, fuel, policy, report, compete, scenario, climate, impact, model, scenario, technique, scenario, analyze, future, primary, carbon, emit, pollution, renewable, c
8. The Political Economy of the Global Coal Market
Coal, natural resources, international markets, trade, trading, commodities, economics, sustainable development, politics, environment, research, business, consumers, global energy, expense, abundance, competition, biomass renewables, clean technology, em
1. Federal Energy Policy Perspective: What Should be Done to Address Global Warming (April 2, 2008)
Environmental sciences, resources, power, engineering, legality, laws, government, policies, conservation, risks, decisions, development, innovation, climate change, objectives, changes, research, experiments, glaciers, fossil fuels, emissions, greenhouse
9. Coal’s Role in the Global Energy Mix: Coal Markets with a View to 2030 (March 4, 2009)
science, biology, environmental studies, chemistry, engineering, electricity, greenhouse gas emission, GHG, fuel mix, carbon dioxide, technology, reserve, trade flow, Atlantic Pacific basin, mitigation, price, futures market, cap and trade, clean sparks,
8. Can Nuclear Energy be a Sustainable Contribution to Address Climate Change Concerns? The French E
science, biology, environmental studies, chemistry, engineering, electricity, greenhouse gas, GHG, emission, renewable, consumption of fossil fuel, pollution, oil crisis, energy independent, carbon dioxide, solution, low cost, initial capital investment,
9. China's Growing Global Influence: A Solar Energy Perspective (March 3, 2010)
clean tech, economics, green jobs, industry expertise, renewable energy, solar
1. Global Climate Architectural Policy (January 6, 2010)
climate change, economics, energy policy, greenhouse gases, modeling, energy, environment
4. Aesthetic Science of Color: WAVEs of Color, Culture, Music, and Emotion (October 16, 2009)
computer science, technology, humanities, internet, creation application, online industry, color, psychology, aesthetically pleasing, individual color combination, preference, calorimetric, emotional musical associations, HCI, harmony, internal coherence
Changing the Culture of the Academy: Toward a More Inclusive Practice
Mission Statement Changing the Culture of the Academy explores ways that the academy might incorporate the challenge of diversity as it pertains to its core mission and practice. Participants will consider new paradigms for rethinking the academy that are inclusive of various cultural and disciplinary traditions, learning styles and identities. This will include opening a dialogue about these issues across all disciplines, from the social sciences and humanities to the physical and life sciences
2. The Formation of a Global Society (January 9, 2008)
world politics, international relations, empire, nation states, communism, fascism, anti-imperialism, society, sovereignty, world order