The Tariff of 1828
This video is accompanied by text. "Andrew Jackson was elected as President of the United States because the American people saw him as the “everyman.” His leadership during the Battle of New Orleans in 1819 gave him the respect of wealthy businessmen, and his simple roots resonated with those who were struggling to carve their own niche. However, his popularity did not ensure that he would avoid scandal and resentment during his presidency.
Jackson’s supporters, angry over John Quin
Leadership and Teams
This module aims to provide experiential practice and theoretical analysis of leadership in teams and team dynamics.
Financial Services on Aisle Nine: Wal-Mart Gives Banks a Run for Their Money
Despite being pilloried by the public lately, a banker's lot can't be all that bad. At least, that's what Wal-Mart executives must be thinking. Over recent months, there has been a flurry of announcements from the world's largest retailer about the expanding array of banking products sold at its U.S. stores. Company officials insist that their main aim is to reach the "unbanked" and "underbanked" with the type of low-cost services that cemented Wal-Mart's reputation as a retail giant. So do trad
Executive Business Simulation - Standard Executive Presentation 8
Main aim: To provide experience in running a company & an opportunity to build on and use business skills Objectives: Strategic Analysis make key decisions & manage outcomes pitfalls successes teambuilding & communication leadership skills planned & unplanned events
Aart de Geus Gives Hart Center Inaugural Lecture
Aart de Geus (¹85), co-founder, chairman and CEO of Synopsis Inc. gave the innaugural lecture at SMU's celebration of the grand opening of the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership on Oct. 13, 2010. The Center is part of the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.
Brown at 10
Gordon Brown's three years at No.10 were the most turbulent of any premiership in the postwar history of Downing Street. In Brown at 10, Anthony Seldon tells for the first time the full, compelling story of the astonishing end of Gordon Brown's tenure, and with it the demise of the New Labour project. This will be a frank, authentic and penetrating account of a remarkable political era by one of Britain's foremost political and social commentators.
Sustainability Enterprise: the future for business
This lecture will consider the future for business and discuss the role of social enterprises, the future of universities and the links between them. Sara Parkin is a founder-director and trustee of Forum for the Future. Her latest book is The Positive Deviant: sustainability leadership in a perverse world.
Musharraf on the need to change U.S. public opinion about South Asia
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
Object-Oriented Software Design - Review of Java (cont')
This practical forms part of the "Review of Java (cont')" topic in the Object-Oriented Software Design module.
A case study in efficiency wages: Economics of the New Lanark establishment Under Robert Owen’s ma
The purpose of these notes is to show how labour economics can be used to analyse and understand real economic episodes and events. The case study in question is Robert Owen’s management of the New Lanark Cotton Mills in the 19th century. 30-page Word document including graphs and tables, created to support Labour economics teaching at the University of Dundee.
Empirical and policy aspects of labour supply
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. Looks at international, gender and tricky issues in econometric estimation. Twenty-four slides, with references given on the first slide.
Estimating the changing extent of gender discrimination
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. 24 slides (with references on the first slide) look at the gender pay gap.
Empirical and policy aspects of demand for labour
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. References are given on the first slide.
Transportation Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally and Walking the Talk
Why do so many sustainable transportation programs turn out, like the Alice in the Wonderland parable to lead us down unexpected paths? Fred Salvucci observes that true sustainable transport requires making more than short-term fixes. A sustainable transportation program is built upon the pyramid of three “E”s: equit
Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation - IMPACT
September 22 - IMPACT presents Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation. William (Bill) Nuti is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCR Corporation, a global technology company with 22,400 employees and 2008 revenue of approximately $5.32 billion. Under Nuti's leadership, NCR is transforming itself into, as one reporter recently called it, "a self-service giant," leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and c
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
Sheppard Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award, named in honor of the former Dean of the Darden School, recognizes students for outstanding non-academic service to the School. The C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award recognizes students for exceptional service of a non-academic nature to Darden or the U
Walt Shill, Managing Director, Management Consulting - North America, Accenture
Walt Shill (MBA '86), Managing Director for Accenture's North American Management Consulting Practice, speaks in the Abbott Center Auditorium on October 5, 2010 as part of the Darden Leadership Speaker Series. His presentation,"The Impact of a Volitile World on Management Consulting", was also sponsored by the Consulting Club at Darden.
The History of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
Visit our Web site: http://www.ciachef.edu For more than six decades, The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education - and truly changed the way the world looks at food. Learn how the CIA has inspired excellence throughout the food world by leading the way: in the education of students, in the elevation of the culinary profession, through the innovation of thought leadership, and through collaborations on critical food and in
Can we predict leadership effectiveness?
Dr Mary Jacobsen talks about her research into the key characteristics of effective leaders and the instrument she has developed with Ashridges help to predict a persons leadership effectiveness.