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.
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Martin Luther King Day Celebration - José Huizar, Princeton University Trustee: "Keynote Address"
The theme of this year's program is immigration, a hotly debated topic today that is relevant to King given his concern for humanity. The keynote address will be delivered by José Huizar, a Princeton trustee and graduate alumnus who is the first Latino immigrant to serve as a member of the Los Angeles City Council. The event will include the presentation of awards to essay, poster and video contest winners in grades 4 through 12 from area schools, who submitted entries reflecting their views o
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
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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.
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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.
Author(s): Christine Greenhalgh

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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.
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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.
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1.964 Design for Sustainability (MIT)
The course considers the growing popularity of sustainability and its implications for the practice of engineering, particularly for the built environment. Two particular methodologies are featured: life cycle assessment (LCA) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The fundamentals of each approach will be presented. Specific topics covered include water and wastewater management, energy use, material selection, and construction.
Author(s): Adams, Eric,Connor, Jerome,Ochsendorf, John,Nicoli

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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
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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
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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
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The Odyssey ( KCLS Book Trailer Contest Entry)
This video is a trailer book review of the Odyssey of Homer.  This was used as an entry for the KCLS Video Book Review Contest on the The Odyssey by Homer.

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Flash Burnout, young adult novel by L.K. Madigan, book trailer
This video, narrated by a teenage boy, begins with the sentence "Welcome to high school, the most vicious jungle known to man."  This is a one-minute book trailer created by three high school students - Jennifer Gessel, Baleigh Janusik and Katrina Ruppel - for the book by L.K. Madigan, Flash Burnout.  It was a finalist in the American Library Association Young Adult Library Services Division's 2010 Morris/Nonfiction Book Trailer contest.  Film
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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.
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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.”

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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.

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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.
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Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 4/5
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.
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