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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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In this video explores Aldous Huxley's classic work of science-fiction, Brave New World. Brave New World is a dystopic vision
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frighteningly, the workers have even been engineered to love their
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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3.3 Outputs

The principal outputs of a doctor's surgery are cured patients; the outputs of a nuclear reprocessing plant include reprocessed fuel and nuclear waste. Many transformation processes produce both goods and services. For example, a restaurant provides a service, but also produces goods such as food and drinks.

Transformation processes may result in some undesirable outputs (such as nuclear waste in the example above) as well as the goods and services they are designed to deliver. An impor
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The Civil Rights Movement in the USA
In recent years historians of the civil rights movement have moved their focus away from the charismatic leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr. to explore the role played by “ordinary...

History as written and presented by current historians. Visit thehistoryfaculty.com for free downloads and more information.

Reasons for the Labour Landslide of 1945
Reasons for the Labour Landslide of 1945: Explanations given by Conservative Party in aftermath of election; Longer-term trends in society; Wartime politics; Composition of the electorate. Dr....

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5.1 Domain, specification and design modelling
Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some understanding of software development, you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to real-world problems. You will develop core skills in object-oriented analysis and design, allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose, reusable and amenable to change.
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