Can we predict how a firm's creators and innovators will fare when their firm is swallowed up by another company? Through the lenses of knowledge-based and incentive-based theories of business corporations, strategic management guru Assoc. Prof. Kwanghui Lim discusses what happens to inventors' productivity when there's a change of paymaster. W
Rhetoric, Fall 2002
For students with a special interest in learning how to make forceful arguments in written form. Studies the forms and structures of argumentation, including organization of ideas, awareness of audience, methods of persuasion, evidence, factual vs emotional argument, figures of speech, and historical forms and uses of arguments. This course is an introduction to the history, the theory, the practice, and the implications (both social and ethical) of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. Thi
The Real Story Behind the Invisible Hand [Audio]
Speaker(s): Russell Roberts | Adam Smith gave the world the metaphor of the invisible hand, the most famous metaphor of economics. But he only used the phrase three times in his writings. And none of the uses reflect what the phrase has come to mean today--a justification of laissez-faire capitalism. Yet Smith is indeed a key figure in the idea of emergent order--order that is the result of human action but not human design. Ironically, his richest explanation of that concept may be found in his
Transfer Day, Fall 2011
Representatives from forty universities and colleges were on hand to share transfer details with Del Mar College students on Transfer Day, which was held in the Harvin Student Center on the College's East Campus on Sept. 20, 2011.
A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)
All About Hedgehogs
A hedgehog is a small animal covered with a thick coat of sharp spines. This video features an interview with an expert on hedgehogs who describes the care and needs of the lively creature.This video provides helpful information for anyone considering the hedgehog as a pet. ( 4:22)
Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.
Trial begins for Jackson's doctor
Sep. 27 - Opening statements begin in the trial against Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, who is accused of providing and failing to monitor medication that led to the pop star's untimely death. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
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