008 Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Sculpture
Museum Director Philippe de Montebello provides the historical context behind these medieval sculpted heads, recalling their importance as icons and symbols of power.
friday gallery talk: Larry Bird, Senior Curator at National Museum of American History, on James Ros Larry Bird, Senior Curator at NMAH, Division of American Politics and Reform on James Rosenquist
Larry Bird, Senior Curator at NMAH, Division of American Politics and Reform on James Rosenquist
Cub Reporters Cover USC Obama Rally
Cub reporters Tate Johnson, Isaac Marziali and Brandon Yung filmed their interviews with attendees at the "Moving America Forward" rally, featuring President Barack Obama, held on USC's University Park campus Oct. 22, 2010. All three cub reporters are fifth-graders from South Pasadena. Read the story: http://uscnews.usc.edu/university/obamas_visit_through_fifth-grade_eyes.html
Accounting at the London School of Economics: Opportunity Lost?
Given the aims of the founders of the London School of Economics, it is not surprising that accounting should have been taught at the School from soon after its establishment. An early focus on teaching practical accounting, with professional practitioners as teachers, was gradually supplanted by approaches informed by the economics of decision-making in conditions of scarce resources. By the 1930s, the Department of Business Administration provided an intellectual basis for thinking about finan
Class 18 - Classic Business & Marketing Strategies
Discussion of a variety of classic business strategies including market leader, follower, economy, early adopter market, high growth market, declining or recessionary market, etc.
HOW NOT TO DO CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS: PREDICTIVE FAILURE AND CONSTRUCTION FLAWS IN GEERT HOFSTEDEā
This paper considers Hofstedeās claim that his national cultural ādimension scoresā and related rankings of countries have predictive power by examining a āvalidatingā case study he has used in a number of publications to ādemonstrateā that capability. When tested against cross-sectional and longitudinal empirical evidence the case study is shown to have neither explanatory nor predictive power. A further unpacking of the case study demonstrates methodological flaws in its construc
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
"Change, growth, and new learning" - there's a cultural shift in America, says Sara lawrence-lightfoot. This Friday, Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50. Sara lawrence-lightfoot is the first African American woman in the history of Harvard to have an endowed professorship named in her honor. She's been on the faculty for 37 years, and her career as a scholar has won her the prestigious M