The history and development of Buddhism - Robert Heath
Dr Robert Heath, lecturer at the school of management at the University of Bath and study lecturer on Buddhism, talks about the history and development of the religion from its inception in India to the present day.
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Intersections in Innovation
Intersections in Innovation on April 26, 2012, featured Jeff Lavers, vice president of marketing, sales and corporate communications at 3M, and Laura Dunham, Ph.D., associate professor of entrepreneurship at the UST Opus College of Business, discussing the intersection of practice and theory in fostering and leveraging innovation.
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Linear Regression and Correlation: Scatter Plots
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides an overview of Linear Regression and Correlation: Scatter Plots as a part of Collaborative Statistics collection (col10522) by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean.

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Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
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1 Approaching poetry

What is the point of analysing poetry? One simple answer is that the more we know about anything the more interesting it becomes: listening to music or looking at paintings with someone who can tell us a little about what we hear or see – or what we‘re reading – is one way of increasing our understanding and pleasure. That may mean learning something about the people who produced the writing, music, painting that we are interested in, and why they produced it. But it may also mean under
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Introduction

This extract from BU130 Working and learning: developing effective performance at work is taken from the introductory week of this module. In it, you will be asked to identify areas in which you would like to improve your performance at work and to think about how you might carry out projects in the workplace to learn how to achieve this improvement. If you choose to go on to study this module you will spend the first eleven weeks planning these projects (which we call work-based learning in
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4.1 Introduction

This section looks at how discounted cash flow (DCF) and the net present value (NPV) rule help investors to choose between possible alternative investments and decide whether the return offered on an investment is worth it, given the risk.

  • DCF allows us to compare two alternative investments with different expected cash flows, different maturities and different risks.

  • NPV allows us to decide whether or not to go ahead in either case.<
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5.1 Why is it important to be organised?

  • 87% of items that are filed into a filing cabinet are never looked at again. STANFORD UNIVERSITY

  • TIn 2010, the world’s digital information output was estimated to pass 1.2 zettabytes. A zettabyte is a new term which equals a thousand billion gigabytes.UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (BERKELEY)

  • A new blog is created every second. TECHNORATI

  • 10% of salary costs are wasted as employee
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