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
The Economics of the Recession
In a major and wide ranging speech George Osborne will ask why Britain's economy was not better prepared for the looming recession, and will outline what steps should now be taken.
21M.775 Hip Hop (MIT)
This class explores the political and aesthetic foundations of hip hop. Students trace the musical, corporeal, visual, spoken word, and literary manifestations of hip hop over its 30 year presence in the American cultural imagery. Students also investigate specific black cultural practices that have given rise to its various idioms. Students create material culture related to each thematic section of the course. Scheduled work in performance studio helps students understand how hip hop is create
The Political Economy of the Cold War
At its heart the Cold War was a competition between two economic systems. Despite having in common a "military-industrial complex", they were profoundly different in the degree of freedom they offered their citizens, the living standards they were able to achieve and the pace of technological innovation they could sustain. In this first lecture, Niall Ferguson compares and contrasts the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War and asks how far the outcome of the Cold War was economical
IDS336 Session 8 Spring 2011
IDS336 Jazz in the Modern Era Session Eight 03/08/11 Chet Hanley
President John Adams
This clip shows what John Adams's life was like during the beginning of the US. He was vice president under George Washington for the two terms that he served. When Washington stepped down, Adams ran for and won the presidency. The start of political parties. Four minute video.
Staying Safe Online (21/10/2010)
LSE IT Services is pleased to present a series of evenings (19, 20 and 21 October) to help promote awareness of information security issues that are relevant to every person that uses the Internet. With the increasing use of computers and information technology in our everyday lives, the number of threats that people face on the Internet everyday has also increased. This series is set to show what some of those threats are, how you can protect yourselves and what other people are doing to protec
Likes, Dislikes, and Days of the Week
Increase your conversation power by learning how to express likes and dislikes using the verb "gustar," days of the week, and hobby vocabulary.
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker. As the CEO of MIT-inspired WiTricity, Eric Giler has a plan to beam electric power through the air to wirelessly power your laptop or recharge your car. You may never plug in again. Run time 10:13.
Great Lakes Energy's Arbor Day Celebration
Watch Great Lakes Energy's vegetation management staff help 80 third graders from Shelby, MI, plant four trees on Arbor Day 2009. Kids can learn about the importance of trees to the environment and how to avoid power lines when they plant trees from this video.
Verbs Video describes what verbs are. Video is inĀ Power Point format.Ā Video gives good definition and examples. Ā Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand.Ā Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students.Ā
Video describes what verbs are. Video is inĀ Power Point format.Ā Video gives good definition and examples. Ā Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand.Ā Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students.Ā
The Verb Song
This Power Point presentation is a song telling about different kinds of verbs. It takes extra time to explain action verbs, helping verbs, and linking verbs, with examples of each kind of verb.