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.
"Introduction to Music Composition, Fall 2009"
" Through a progressive series of composition projects, students investigate the sonic organization of musical works and performances, focusing on fundamental questions of unity and variety. Aesthetic issues are considered in the pragmatic context of the instructions that composers provide to achieve a desired musical result, whether these instructions are notated in prose, as graphic images, or in symbolic notation. No formal training is required; this version of the class is a general elective
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.
You Didn’t Consent to be the State’s Victim
Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Mother of hostage makes 11th hour plea
The mother of one of the Japanese captives makes a final appeal to Islamic State hostage takers as ransom deadline looms. Julie Noce reports.
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Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Fashion goes to the dogs
Sept. 26 - Puppy fashion takes center stage at Buenos Aires' most exclusive fashion event. Sharon Reich reports.
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