The Way David Macaulay Works: Finding Ideas, Making Books and Visualizing Our World
This presentation feels akin to a new Disney ride: During your tour inside David Macaulay’s imagination, prepare to soar over Rome’s great monuments, raft within the human body’s circulatory system, and dismantle and rebuild the Empire State Building.

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You may have met complex numbers before, but not had experience in manipulating them. This unit gives an accessible introduction to complex numbers, which are very important in science and technology, as well as mathematics. The unit includes definitions, concepts and techniques which will be very helpful and interesting to a wide variety of people with a reasonable background in algebra and trigonometry.
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Closing the gap between strategy and execution: The strategy loop in action
In the third of a three part podcast series Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, talks about how to put the notion of a strategy loop into practice in an organisation

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Diane Morgan, Director of Career Services, talks about the department and what it can offer to London Business School students.

Challenges for charitable investors
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Challenges for measuring performance
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Developing Enterprise Leaders
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Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two, Professor Julian Franks
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GLS 2010 panel highlights 3: The future of work
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Colonial Chocolate
Journeyman cook Jim Gay explains that Americans' love of chocolate dates back to the beginning.
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