Bucking the trend: the Raffles Hotels group takes it slow and steady
Contrary to the way many companies try to grow their bottom line, the mantra for hospitality group Raffles Hotels & Resorts is slow and steady. And according to its President John M. Johnston, that has served this boutique luxury hotel chain just fine.
Business leadership in a time of responsibility
Looking at the global economy today, we can see that a much greater proportion of the world operates under the philosophy called ‘market capitalism,’ observes Subi Rangan, associate professor of strategy and management, and the Shell fellow in business and the environment at INSEAD.
Can leadership withstand the ravages of a crisis?
The sudden collapse of Lehman Brothers and the fall of AIG have not just shaken the financial community to its core, which has sent reverberations worldwide, its leaders have also come under fire.
But there's more to these highly-publicised institutional collapses than meets the eye, according to Subramanian Rangan, Associate Professor of Strategy and Management at INSEAD.
The Pursuit of Happyness Part 2 of 2 Part 2 of the amazing rags-to-riches story of the formerly homeless, now millionaire entrepreneur, Christopher Gardner, on which the movie 'The Pursuit of Happyness' is based.
Part 2 of the amazing rags-to-riches story of the formerly homeless, now millionaire entrepreneur, Christopher Gardner, on which the movie 'The Pursuit of Happyness' is based.
Fluensee - iPhone English to Hindi Translator
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The essence of industrial design engineering (IDE) is designing and improving products which are used daily and intensively, at home or at work. The faculty is committed to study, innovate and improve the development of durable products and their services for people, on the basis of the balanced interests of users, industry, society and the environment. The faculty pursues this mission through a multidisciplinary approach that integrates human aspects - i.e. ergonomics, market, organisation and
Sallie Francis Heckman letter to Catharine A. Ballard, July 31, 1859
Miss Heckman writes a newsy letter about mutual acquaintances.,Transcripts provided by previous owner. Catharine (Kate) Ballard became Catharine (Kate) Garman when she married George Garman in October, 1864.
Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama
This is a color photograph of the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) In addition to salt water bathing in the blue waters of Mobile Bay "right in its front yard," Grand Hotel also maintains a large fresh water pool with under-water lighting. The hotel's 18-hole golf course, only a few hundred yards away, is one of the South's best.
Jasmine Hill, Montgomery, Alabama 2
This image is a color photograph of Jasmine Hill, located near Montgomery, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Exact copy of what remains of the oldest Greek Temple to Hera, situated at Olympia.
Methodist Church and Kappa Sigma Hall, Auburn, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of Gay Street in Auburn, Ala., showing the Auburn United Methodist Church and Kappa Sigma Hall in 1924. This is a small postcard cut from a larger postcard.
Internet Scout Project
Newton's Apple, the award-winning national science program for kids, has a companion Web site with lots of good lesson plans and activities. The Science Try Its page contains hands-on science activities from the past six seasons of shows, including such things as making a barometer and a hovercraft. Each Try It includes a description, illustration, and explanation of the science behind the result. Teachers, parents, and kids will love how easy it is to conduct experiments that can be completed w
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Beem Letter, December 1863 (page 3)
gone in, and perhaps a number of others will yet
go in. None of Co. "H" have reenlisted, nor do I think
any will. They all know that I do not propose to
stay in the service, but whether my example
has any influence on them or not is more than
I can tell. I am neither trying to persuade them
to go in, nor saying anything to keep them from it,
but leave them to decide for themselves. I think those
who reenlist for another three years are entitled
to get praise, bu
Beem Letter, December 1863 (page 2)
the head ache when I get up in the morning.
I have no doubt you are eating a good turkey
dinner about this time. At least I hope so, and
may you have a good appetite to eat some of the
choice dressing and bosom of the turkey. Next Christ=
mas, my dear, I will be with you, and will you
have a turkey dinner for me?
I think I remember what I did, and where
I was at, this day two years ago. I was in Romney,
boarding at Mrs. Bowles', and had a nice turkey,
Old Union Wagon (page 3)
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Beem Letter, October 1861 (page 3)
killed several hundred of the enemy and
took 13 prisoners-- Providence is certainly
on our side, or we would not come off so
Now, my dear Hala, you must excuse this
hastily written letter. I have written several
letters to-day and am getting tired. I am very
thankful that I have come out as safely as I have.
It is true I have been in some danger, but
I never felt like being afraid in the least. I am
in a good cause and intend to do my duty.
Union Position Near the Centre—Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863
Officers mounted on horses watch the battle taking place in the field in front of them. A group of soldiers marches towards the battle. Artillerymen are loading and firing cannons. A crop is in the field in the distance. In the field next to it men are lying on the ground. In the lower left corner a man is being carried on a stretcher.
Quickstep of the Eleventh Indiana Volunteers (page 1)
Cover illustration: Portrait of Col. Dan Macauly.,Composed for the piano
Monday 22nd August 
Fanny Chamberlain is sick and the doctor believes her illness is due to overindulgence in grief. The paper reported that state authorities in Indianapolis have seized 21 boxes of arms sent there for the use of the Sons of Liberty, a disloyal organization that wants to overthrow the government. Marie says they are becoming very outspoken in their treason.,Monday 22nd August 
Clear and more
pleasant. We washed. Cecile went
up to see Fanny Chamberlain she is
sick, the Doctor