The case for shareholder wealth
Alan Shipman of The Open University Economics Department recalls the origins and optimistic expectations of the shareholder value ‘revolution’, inspired by economic ideas of profit-maximisation and a political turn against profligate management.
Global Tobacco Control
Provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policy makers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regu
Leading Across Boundaries
“This is a strange and paradoxical time,” says moderator Peter Senge, in which people live “more and more in each other’s backyard”-- interdependent globally but also fragmented by economics and politics. Senge believes “working across boundaries is the defining challenge” of our era.
Leadership and Management- Academic Development Group as a resource
Ian Woodruff and Rod McCrohan presentation on The 1:1:1 Delivery model as trialled in the Leadership and Management program BUSM 3120. Date:15.12.2010
Where Do We Grow From Here?
This package of resources and lesson plans was developed to support social studies and science teachers in integrating these topics within the regular curriculum. Government, policy and planning, economics, geography, and a myriad of environmental issues are encompassed with the Smart Growth concept, and Smart Growth provides a rich source of topics for classroom investigations. Our goal is to facilitate the involvement of teachers and students in authentic government and environmental issues. T
Epidemiological Thinking For Non-Specialists, Fall 2007
Introduction to methods and problems in research and applications where quantitative data is analyzed to reconstruct possible pathways of development of behaviors and diseases. Special attention given to social inequalities, changes over the life course, heterogeneous pathways, and controversies with implications for policy and practice. Case studies and course projects are shaped to accommodate students with interests in fields related to health, gerontology, education, psychology, sociology, a
Action Research for Educational, Professional, and Personal Change, Fall 2007
This course covers techniques for and critical thinking about the evaluation of changes in educational practices and policies in schools, organizations, and informal contexts. Topics include quantitative and qualitative methods for design and analysis, participatory design of practices and policies, institutional learning, the wider reception or discounting of evaluations, and selected case studies, including those arising from semester-long student projects.
9.00P Introduction to Psychology (MIT)
A first course in psychology: how we think, see, feel, learn, talk, act, grow, fear, like, love, hate, lust, and interact. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. Largely experimental and social psychology, with relevant ideas from biology, philosophy, linguistics, economics, anthropology, and the arts.
Donna Callejon, CBO, GlobalGiving - IMPACT
September 1 - In collaboration with the Arthur M.Blank Family Foundation Speaker Series IMPACT presents Donna Callejon, Chief Business Officer, GlobalGiving. As CBO, Donna oversees activities designed to ensure that the GlobalGiving marketplace is valuable to players of all sizes, and that the website(s) we develop provide individual and institutional donors with a great experience. This includes development of corporate and other strategic partnerships, relationship management for major donor
Crisis in the Gulf Pathways to Future of Energy
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Held at St. Petersburg College on Saturday October 2, 2010 Speakers include: Dan Lashof -- Climate Center Director, National Resources Defense Council Dr. David A. Cartes -- Director, Institute for Energy Systems, Economics and Sustainability (IESES), Florida State University Barry Moline -- Executive Director, Florida Municipal Electric Association Dale Brill -- President, Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation Panel Discussion
Bioinformatics & Operational Research
Bioinformatics & Operational Research - Joerg Fliege and Andrew Collins Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
17.871 Political Science Laboratory (MIT)
This course introduces students to the conduct of political research using quantitative methodologies. The methods are examined in the context of specific political research activities like public opinion surveys, voting behavior, Congressional behavior, comparisons of political processes in different countries, and the evaluation of public policies. Students participate in joint class projects and conduct individual projects.
14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory (MIT)
Game Theory is a misnomer for Multiperson Decision Theory, the analysis of situations in which payoffs to agents depend on the behavior of other agents. It involves the analysis of conflict, cooperation, and (tacit) communication. Game theory has applications in several fields, such as economics, politics, law, biology, and computer science. In this course, I will introduce the basic tools of game theoretic analysis. In the process, I will outline some of the many applications of game theory, pr
Lecture 38 - International Economics
ECO 155: Principles of Macroeconomics - Lecture Videos - Lecture 38 - International Economics - Missouri State University > COMPLETE COURSES > ECO 155: Principles of Macroeconomics > Lecture Videos > Lecture 38 - International Economics
2 Book reviews The comments below all relate to the same book, Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech, and have been made by pupils at Churchill Community School, North Somerset – the ‘Churchill Chatterboxes’. A captivating yet far-fetched book, I feel this would suit most younger readers but older readers would want something more demanding. (Margaret) I think Ruby Holler is a very moving book, especially wh 20.109 Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering (MIT) 11.233 Crafting Research Questions and Qualitative Methodology (MIT) Beef Quality - Research Results Work Group Lifestock (Austria)
This course introduces experimental biochemical and molecular techniques from a quantitative engineering perspective. Rigorous quantitative data collection, statistical analysis, and conceptual understanding of instrumentation design and application form the underpinnings of this course. The four discovery based modules include DNA Engineering, Protein Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Biomaterials Engineering. Additional information is available on the course Wiki (hosted on OpenWetWare.) T
This course covers approaches to research and evaluation in the planning field, for those preparing to write 1st-year doctoral and other research papers. Topics include narrowing down research interests, using quantitative and qualitative techniques complementarily, and interviewing and other fieldwork challenges. The course uses a seminar-type format in which readings, class discussions, and assignments are built around (1) generic themes that run across the research interests and paper topics
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The comments below all relate to the same book, Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech, and have been made by pupils at Churchill Community School, North Somerset – the ‘Churchill Chatterboxes’.
A captivating yet far-fetched book, I feel this would suit most younger readers but older readers would want something more demanding. (Margaret)
I think Ruby Holler is a very moving book, especially wh
20.109 Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering (MIT)
11.233 Crafting Research Questions and Qualitative Methodology (MIT)
Beef Quality - Research Results Work Group Lifestock (Austria)