Creating Value in a Volatile World
The need for flexible management of supply chains to increase operational efficiencies could not be greater, as modern companies outsource and manufacture overseas. David Simchi-Levi observes that between 2003 and 2008 labor costs increased by 21% in Brazil, 19% in China, and 3% to 8% in other countries. Me
Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
"From the Mixed-Up Files ..." by E.L. Konigsburg--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg. Summary-Almost-12-year-old Claudia Kincaid is tired of being underappreciated, tired of going unnoticed, and tired of life in a house full of brothers. But rather than wallow in her misery, she decides to do something about it—something like running away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Life at the Museum, however, offers Claudia more than she bargained for&mda
Introducció a la literatura Europea
No podem parlar d'Europa estrictament com un continent configurat de manera perfecta o, encara menys, d'un departament "ètnic" ni d'una formació política definida i reconeguda. Europa és, per damunt de tot, una unitat històrica conformada a l'edat mitjana i on la cultura hi té un pes fonamental. La literatura d'aquell període va generar uns processos d'identificació més enllà d'unes fronteres polítiques, lingüístiques o socials que en bona mesura persisteixen en l'imaginari actual.
Programming Principles: Introduction to Java
Programming Principles: Introduction to Java
2.6 Average Atomic Mass
Bernanke testimony shows slight shift in tone: Allen Sinai
Oct. 4 - Decision Economics Chief Global Economist Allen Sinai says Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony before Congress shows a subtle shift in whether the Fed should act, or wait out the economy.
Examining the Impact of Spirituality on Parenting Outcomes
The oldest social institution in the African American community, the black church has served as a protective factor against debilitating social and psychological forces of poverty, inequality, disparity and racism. We will examine historical roots of African American spirituality, the current role of the black church and clinical intervention methods necessary to provide effective, culturally-based treatment and services. Participants will be introduced to a useful clinical tool, "Spiritual Life
Module geared for 12th grade Special Education students. Students work in groups to find 270 electoral college votes. Goal: understanding of electoral process for president.
Waarom geschiedenis studeren? Verschillende BV's geven aan wat zij de vier belangrijkste vakken op school vonden en waarom. Uiteraard komen die BV's aan het woord die geschiedenis hoog hebben staan. Je kan de leerlingen uitnodigen om over die meningen te …
Verschillende BV's geven aan wat zij de vier belangrijkste vakken op school vonden en waarom. Uiteraard komen die BV's aan het woord die geschiedenis hoog hebben staan. Je kan de leerlingen uitnodigen om over die meningen te …
Chechen claims to be oldest woman
Oct. 4 - In Chechnya, Kesi Karuyeva recalls both the Soviet revolution and the Stalin terror, having survived both during what her passport says is a 116-year-long life. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Penn State helps Pa. farmers
How does Penn State help Pennsylvania farmers move forward? Research and advice from many areas of the University help farming operations like Hollabaugh Brothers, Inc., in Biglerville, Pa., keep growing. Brad Hollabaugh, business manager, is one of many family members who own and run the fruit farm and market, which has been operating for more than fifty-five years. Penn State advises the Hollabaughs about crop and financial issues, helping them stay in the business they love.
Deep Blue James H. Gilmore, Co-Founder, Strategic Horizons LLP 07.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten 2011 Homecoming Kick-Off Learn About Egypt Part 1/5 Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives Living in Shanghai - History and Culture Anti-tax advocate Norquist on why he opposes Cain 999 plan
The Darden School welcomes James H. Gilmore, Batten Fellow, Darden Adjunct Lecturer and Co-Founder of Strategic Horizons LLP, as part of its Leadership Speaker Series, in conjunction with the 10th Annual Darden Marketing Forum. Jim gives his insights on "Experience Economy in the Age of Digital Marketing." It has been said that "Jim's appetite for understanding the structural underpinnings to day-to-day patterns of human behavior is insatiable. The result? Non-stop. Inquiry. Ingenuity. His creat
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Begleitung einer großen Firmendelegation führt Bundeswirtschaftsminister Philipp Rösler Gespräche mit der griechischen Regierung und Unternehmern in Athen. Während eines deutsch-griechischen Wirtschaftsforums will der FDP-Politiker Möglichkeiten für Investitionen deutscher Unternehmen im pleitebedrohten Gri
It was free food and fun as we started Homecoming off Redbird-style. It's Homecoming week and UPB wants you to get in the game! You started the week off right by coming out to the 2011 Homecoming Kick-Off: opened by President Bowman, followed by our great cover band, Maggie Speaks, and your 2011 Homecoming Court announcement! http://IllinoisStateHomecoming.com
This five minute video is about the geography of Egypt and the surrounding countries. Good graphics.
Center for Science of Information http://soihub.org presents Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives Dr. Ruben Aguilar http://www.bio.purdue.edu/development_disease/directory.php?refID=184 Associate Professor, Assistant Head Department of Biological Sciences Relying on examples from my own and other labs, I will discuss the challenges that modern biology faces today. Extraordinary technological advances in the field of biology impose an overwhelming pace
This 2:21 video provides a good overview of this city and its history, culture, and various neighborhoods.
Oct. 14 - Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, rates Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan and contrasts it with his own preference for overhauling the U.S. tax structure.
James H. Gilmore, Co-Founder, Strategic Horizons LLP
07.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
2011 Homecoming Kick-Off
Learn About Egypt Part 1/5
Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives
Living in Shanghai - History and Culture
Anti-tax advocate Norquist on why he opposes Cain 999 plan