Podcast 4: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on compensation
At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange explores some of the key issues around compensation in the banking sector
“The Consequences of the Escalation of War in Afghanistan” (video)
A talk by political scientist Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar in the Carnegie Endowment's South Asia Program. His research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the International Security Assistance Force, the steps required to achieve a viable government in Kabul, and the conditions necess
Brain Evolution And Information Explosion – Sanjoy Sanyal
This information explosion has got me thinking. When we want a particular piece of information, we have to search for hours. When we do not want something, we are flooded with millions of them. So I decided to show a link between the human brain and the current information explosion, that has led the information overload. This Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience in the Caribbean Part of this PPTX is based on the work of Professor Rudolph Hanka of University of
The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?
Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. The global crisis of capitalism that exploded in the Fall of 2008 is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It is rooted in the volatility of interdependent global financial markets resulting from deregulation
Science Bulletins: Rare Skull Sparks Debate About Our Ancient Relatives
An Asian dig site has yielded fossils of some of our earliest ancestors found outside of Africa. When scientists unearthed five skulls dating to the same period, questions arose over how much individual specimens can vary and still belong to the same species. The skulls all represent Homo erectus but are as structurally different as some species in our family tree. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Dep
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Encourage School Administrators to do Walk-Throughs
This is a short video (43 seconds) of school administrators using technology to document how many walk-throughs they have done and how many teachers are posting learning objectives. The goal of video is to encourage administrators to do 100 walk-throughs before semester end..
1-11 Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs" Binomial Distribution-Part 2 John Mearsheimer: "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World" Physics - What Is Time? King of the Corporate Jungle John Locke and European Philosophy [Audio] The Future of the United Nations Security Council Dr. Carlos Corvalán - Keynote speaker Glow: bringing energy and innovation to your work E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet Anemone on manifold
Ahmed Kathrada is a contemporary of Nelson Mandela's and was a co-accused in the Rivonia Trial which sentenced Mr. Mandela and the others to life imprisonment. "Memoirs" chronicles his life as a political activist. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
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A talk by John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Program on International Security. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
The video explores the concept of time. It seems easy to explain...or is it?
Ten finalists from UNSW's Media Portfolio course compete in a battle of pitches to industry professionals. Who will be king of the corporate jungle? One for David Attenborough fans. You'll see why... More info on UNSW's Media Portfolio course: http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2013/MDIA3003.html
Speaker(s): Professor Etienne Balibar | Etienne Balibar is Anniversary Chair in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University and emeritus professor of moral and political philosophy at the University of Paris 10 Nanterre.
2008 has already brought major new challenges for diplomats. The situations in Kenya and Pakistan underline the depths of the problems in Africa and elsewhere. The Security Council and UN peacekeepers were already at historically high levels of activity in 2006-2007. Can they take on any more? NATO, the EU, the US, the Nordics, and Australia and New Zealand also seem to be stretched to the limit. Perhaps it is time for some searching analysis of whether the current machinery for international co
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Dr. Carlos Corvalán Senior Advisor in Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/WHO, Washington, DC, USA More info: http://www.sfu.ca/grc/friesen/friesen2011/
Create a cooperative environment within your organisation and you will radiate energy, innovation and success, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
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Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs"
Binomial Distribution-Part 2
John Mearsheimer: "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World"
Physics - What Is Time?
King of the Corporate Jungle
John Locke and European Philosophy [Audio]
The Future of the United Nations Security Council
Dr. Carlos Corvalán - Keynote speaker
Glow: bringing energy and innovation to your work
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
Anemone on manifold