Sir Richard Branson: Talking Management
For this year's Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture, Karl Moore talks with Sir Richard Branson in front of a full house of more than 800 McGill students, faculty, and alumni.
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Climate leadership and business sustainability
We are creating a massive ecological debt by borrowing from the future at a rate that is completely incompatible and unsustainable. We need a new form of capitalism, one where we value the environment, business as usual is therefore not an option. Just what is climate leadership, how can it be implemented and what lessons can we learn from the financial dimension of sustainablity? Dr Stephen Peake explains.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Getting Started: 07 The History panel
Track changes to a file as they happen using the History panel. Use the Snapshot button to save the current state of a project and record changes.
Technological change, employment and wages
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. Looks at how technological change affects the demand for labour. Twenty-four slides, with references given on the first slide.
Economics explains discrimination in the labour market
Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the ‘glass ceiling’ ageism, racism, etc. This unit will help you look at this problem with a new perspective: through economics. You will learn how economists have tried to understand what drives this distortion of the labour market and why women and the ethnic minorities seem to suffer the most.
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
What Makes a Leader a Leader?
Students will read about the qualities of being a leader and answer case study problems by using the Leadership Course by Empowering Technologies on their handheld.
Newly discovered frog may be facing last dance
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Fourteen new species of "dancing" frog have been discovered in India, raising both hopes and fears for the amphibians' survival in the wild. The frog has been named for its ostentatious mating dance but scientists fear that continuing human encroachment into its habitat will soon render it extinct. Rob Muir reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories li
Episode Seventeen: March 2008 (enhanced with images)
Slip out of your frockcoat - sexual escapades on the Grand Tour.
18 - "War So Terrible": Why the Union Won and the Confederacy Lost at Home and Abroad
This lecture probes the reasons for confederate defeat and union victory. Professor Blight begins with an elucidation of the loss-of-will thesis, which suggests that it was a lack of conviction on the home front that assured confederate defeat, before offering another of other popular explanations for northern victory: industrial capacity, political leadership, military leadership, international diplomacy, a pre-existing political culture, and emancipation. Blight warns, however, that we cannot
Fluorescence Bioimaging in Translational Research
BIOS095-10222010 - Fall 2007 Lectures - Fluorescence Bioimaging in Translational Research - Lehigh University > Public Courses > Bio Science in the 21st Century > Fall 2007 Lectures > Fluorescence Bioimaging in Translational Research
Dog Behaviors Modified
Maltese dogs named Maggie and Molly cause trouble around the retirement home. A dog owner must take a leadership role. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 03:30
Networking is vital for successful managers
INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour Herminia Ibarra says managers who neglect to build their networks risk failing or remaining stuck in middle management. "What you know is who you know," she says.
Putting leaders on the couch
When INSEAD Professor Manfred Kets de Vries coaches leadership teams, he effectively puts them on the couch – treating them not so much as rational actors but as emotional ones.
A clinical professor of leadership development, Kets de Vries says “the autocratic leadership style doesn’t work so well any more in a knowledge society.”
Blueprint for a new international financial order
Politicians have acted decisively to restore confidence and liquidity in the banking sector through the injection of capital and guarantees on interbank loans. The UK, continental EU countries, the US and Switzerland, have injected new capital into their home banks, increasing capital ratios.
Political leaders are now calling an international conference for a new international financial order to discuss the creation of a supranational supervisory body, Bretton Woods II.
Global Latinas. Emerging Multinationals from Latin America
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Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 3/5
1945 - 1947 The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Unions 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.