Franklin D. Roosevelt
At the time America was going through its worst economic crisis, Franklin Delano Roosevelt seemed to offer a natural talent for leadership. This film shows how that charismatic quality appealed so much when America lacked direction and vitality. The film also traces the steps Roosevelt took to create a larger federal bureaucracy than had ever existed. Henry Fonda narrates.
The purpose of this course is to deliver better understanding about the marketing of food and agricultural products. Both theories and empirical examples of the marketing will be provided to give insights about the food marketing. In order to take this course, basic microeconomic theories on demand as well as supply and market structure are required.
Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 2/5
1945 - 1947 The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Union's client states be procommunist. Impoverished after the war, Great Britain opts out as a world power. The U.S. assumes the mantle of world leadership.
The Art of Science Advice to Policy Makers: Lessons from the U.S. National Academies
In this installment of the Bloomberg Leadership Series, Dr. Fineberg shares the personal experiences and professional insights that have informed his leadership style and his approach to formulating sound and persuasive policy recommendations.
Leadership in a changing world: turning dreams into action
Innovation, imagination and education: key themes at INSEAD's first Leadership Summit in the Middle East, held recently in Abu Dhabi.
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
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
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
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