Afghanistan's media battleground
Six years ago television was banned in Afghanistan and its single national radio station was Taliban-run.
Tale of Two Cities
When the Explore team visited New Orleans, more than a year had passed since Hurricane Katrina. Yet many of the low-lying areas of the city had still not recovered, and thousands of people were still waiting for signs of leadership and hope. "New Orleans is a tale of two cities," observed journalist Clancy DuBos of the Gambit Weekly
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
A snapshot overview of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories of: • Biology • Medical Physiology and Therepeutics • Medicine • Midwifery • Neuroscience and Biochemistry • Nursing • Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation • Veterinary Medicine and Science This video was filmed by members of staff and Charlie Conway, one of our student
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
Financial Reform in China
In the 6th of an annual series of lectures, Howard Davies reviews the development of the Chinese financial system over the last year. He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of the Chinese banking regulator since 2003 and has observed the dramatic changes in Chinese banks at first hand. The Chinese system has been remarkably insulated from the crisis. What does that mean for the future? Will China turn its back on free-market financial reform? Howard Davies is director of LSE. P
Overview of Duke Ellington
'Duke Ellington was known as one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music' (Duke Ellington, Wikipedia, 2009)This is a short documentary about Ellington's leadership style with contributions from Ben Webster and Alice Babs.
Lead and manage people
This learning object encompasses the competency involved in the leadership and management of teams, where the manager has a key role in motivating others to achieve objectives.
Marcus Garvey: The Lion of Liberation
A Jamaican by birth, Marcus Garvey's leadership and vision of a better life for African-Americans rallied many against racial injustice. Garvey was ahead of his time, and was one of the earliest to speak out against racial injustice. This video reenacts some of the speeches and talks given by Garvey and give some biographical information.
This is a brief video welcome for our technology leadership forum group members. Enjoy.
Federalists and Democratic-Republicans
This video is accompanied by text. "With the two-party system of government in its founding stages in the United States, a continent away events were taking place that would further the evolution of the Federalist and the Democratic-Republican parties. The people of France were taking their cues from the American Revolution and rebelling against the authoritarian leadership of King Louis XVI. As war ensued between France and Great Britain in 1793, conflict arose in America as the Federalists and
Brave New World
In this video explores Aldous Huxley's classic work of science-fiction, Brave New World. Brave New World is a dystopic vision
of a nightmare future in which worker drones are engineered from birth to perform slave labour for a world dictatorship. Even more
frighteningly, the workers have even been engineered to love their
servitude. Most frightening of all, Huxley's own family background and
experience might show that Brave New World is not so completely
Burg Rötteln, Germany
2009 BB&T Leadership Challenge at Wildacres
McColl School of Business graduate students at the annual leadership challenge weekend: exercising minds and bodies through a discussion of the philosophies of capitalism and an outdoor physical challenge with our friends from Santiago, Chile.
The HP Phenomenon: Innovation & Business Transformation
[Recorded December 7, 2009] Hewlett-Packard HP is now (Dec 2009) the largest high-tech company on the globe, with its roots and headquarters in Silicon Valley. However, HP has not always garnered the same attention from authors, historians and the media as given to other technology companies. So, what is it that drove the success of this large and profitable company? The book, The HP Phenomenon, describes how it came to be that HP never really a computing company got to this leadership posi
Candidates@Google: Kamala Harris
In December 2003, Kamala Harris was elected as the first woman District Attorney in San Francisco's history, and as the first African American woman and South Asian American woman in California to hold the office. She was overwhelmingly reelected to a second term in November 2007. As San Francisco DA, Harris - who has been a prosecutor for nearly twenty years - has focused intensively on fighting violent crime. She has increased conviction rates for serious and violent offenses, expanded servic
Omicron Delta Kappa: Award-Winning Chapter
SUNY Oswego's Omicron Delta Kappa student leadership honor society received the Region II SUNY Association of Council Members and College Trustees Student Initiative Award for community service and its the "Take the Lead" program. President Michelle Hamann explains.
Using Creative Leadership - Frank Ricks (LRK Architecture)
Frank Ricks, Founder of LRK Architecture, discusses design and creating value for clients while using creative leadership to increase the firm from seven to a hundred and sixty employees.
Ten Enduring Success Factors for High Technology Entrepreneurship - Tom Byers (STVP)
Stanford University professor, Tom Byers, discusses ten enduring success factors of high-technology entrepreneurship, including planning, teamwork, venture financing, leadership, cash flow, market positioning, partnerships, and identifying business opportunities.
1.3 Stages of development As a result of the consultation and decision-making process, it was decided, as a primary objective, to undertake a systematic survey of the site in order to uncover and understand the industrial archaeology of
Aberdulais Falls. This involved removing tons of rubbish, infill and vegetation, and examining in detail the archaeological remains discovered. During this process, no evidence from the sixteenth-century copper smelting works was uncovered, and it is assumed that this lies beneat
As a result of the consultation and decision-making process, it was decided, as a primary objective, to undertake a systematic survey of the site in order to uncover and understand the industrial archaeology of Aberdulais Falls. This involved removing tons of rubbish, infill and vegetation, and examining in detail the archaeological remains discovered.
During this process, no evidence from the sixteenth-century copper smelting works was uncovered, and it is assumed that this lies beneat