The end of private equity?
In a new podcast, Robin Buchanan, President, London Business School discusses the shape of private equity when it emerges from the current crisis and how promising the future for private equity firms is.
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Public Bailout of Bank’s Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap bank’s seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global ‘credit crunch’ is affecting Labour’s popularity with the electorate.
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Professional service firms: from experts to advisors
Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategic and International Management tells B2B and Professional Service firms that if they want to be a winner in the current climate they need to move away from being experts towards being a client's adviser
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What is Black History Month Part 4 of 4
This is the last part of the series and talks about the origins of Black History Month and Carter G. Woodson. (1:11)
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3.2 Using mental images
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
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Termodinámica Aplicada
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
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Opportunities in emerging markets in the downturn
Terry Rhodes, Co-Founder of CelTel, looks at the interesting and new opportunities which might be overlooked during this downturn
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Battle of Gettysburg: occupation & burning of Carlisle Barracks
Dr. Dick Sommers, Army Heritage and Education Center senior historian, discusses Confederate Lt. Gen. Richard Ewell's occupation of Carlisle Barracks and why Maj. Gen. Stuart decided to burn the post.
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Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
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The Quest for the Sacred Lemonade
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Listen: Vanderbilt professor studies image of dog in Jewish history
A new book that explores the cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews from ancient to contemporary times has been co-edited by Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, assistant professor of Jewish studies and law at Vanderbilt.
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The downturn is an opportunity for company transformation
Don Sull, Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management explains how downturns open a window of opportunity and provide the rationale for difficult decisions that might be considered too extreme in normal circumstances
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30. Italian Tradition? Maybe Not! (That’s Amore!)
Let’s talk about those traditions and customs that all over the world are believed to be Italian, but that in reality are virtually unknown in Italy. – For example, while in Italy, try ordering a cappuccino at the end of a meal, or ask the waiter for chicken with pasta, and most likely you will [...]
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Car bomb kills three south of Iraq's Kirkuk
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 5 - Three people are killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Iraqi city Kirkuk. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inter
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Mrs J. C. Henslee with her Auburn Plan poultry house in Cullman County, Alabama
Caption: "Auburn Plan poultry house, Mrs. J. C. Henslee, owner. Cullman Co." April 26, 1927.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
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5.5 Energy budgeting – the benefits of hibernation and torpor
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
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hygiëne aan het zwembad: in het Frans algemene richtlijnen begrijpen
Op het einde van deze les kun je algemene richtlijnen betreffende de hygiëne aan een zwembad correct uitschrijven.
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