Organisational patterns for e-learning centres
In this paper we explore the notion of using organisational patterns in educational design for the development of e-learning centres. We are using patterns to discuss some of the key aspects concerning the implementation of an e-learning centre within an institution, with an emphasis on the purposes and pedagogical principles that will help to successfully support such an initiative. The research approach which informed our pattern development work includes use of a qualitative survey of a set o
Coordinate work teams
Coordinate work teams including leadership, work teams, staff profiles, performance appraisals, supporting staff, meetings
Legg Mason's Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Lecture on September 29th
Dean Yash Gupta of The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School speaks at the Legg Mason's Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Lecture on September 29th
Manage remuneration and employee benefits
This Unit focuses upon developing the skills required to make strategic decisions and recommendations that may affect an organisation's entire remuneration and benefits. It is assumed that you will already possess skills in the HR functions of recruitment and selection, performance management and industrial relations, and have knowledge of labour economics. It is not recommended that you undertake this Unit as a first Unit in the Diploma.
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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