When management collapses
When you compare the 2008 banking crisis with the Enron debacle or even with the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal in 1984, some surprisingly clear parallels emerge, says Freek Vermeulen, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management
Technologies in Sport Symposium - Session 4
Emerging technologies for performance enhancement, Cathy is a Professor at the School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast. Having obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, she went on to take up a post-doc at the Sports Science Faculty, Marseille, France. It was here that she first encountered virtual reality. In a project funded by Adidas she was the first person to use this technology to simulate and understand the perception of curved free-kicks in soccer. Since joining QUB
Technologies in Sport Symposium - Session 3
Technologies of the body, Gregor was a research scientist at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, for 16 years before, in 2008, becoming an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary’s, Program in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. Currently, he is also a part-time Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa in Canada. In addition, Gregor is a Distinguished Scholar in the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University, USA and Ad
Soar with Confidence
This is a free textbook offered by BookBoon.'Soar with Confidence will help you gain a greater understanding of what confidence is and how it might show up in your life, as well as how it might present itself in other people’s lives. This book explores the topic of confidence to get clear as to what it is and provides tools, techniques and strategies to help boost your confidence levels. By starting to build a strong foundation and understand of what confidence is and how it presents in your l
Leadership: Nature or Nurture
Some of the world's most effective leaders have also been the greatest destroyers of life, societies and wealth. And yet another person with similar leadership qualities – high energy, intelligence, charisma, charm – guides an organization through conflict or catastrophe to success and becomes an admired icon of "doing it right." What role do education, mentorship and life experience play in an admired leader's development? We explore this question with local leaders such as John Yokoyama, o
China on Film: An Introduction | BFI
China on Film: An Introduction | BFI Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Watch the China on Film collection on the BFI Player: http://bit.ly/1xlCHnk China on Film – a collection of rare films documenting life and landscape in China and Hong Kong in the first half of the 20th century is now available on BFI Player. BFI curator Edward Anderson, director Xie Fei (Black Snow) and journalist Peng Wenlan explore the collection’s astounding revelations. Follow us on Twitter: https://twit
The Impossible Bridge
This three minute video shows the challenges of building an enormous bridge. It explains the benefits of several types of bridges and the weaknesses. The students could watch most of the video and make their own choices before the final answer is given.
Leadership from a Chinese Perspective
Thunderbird School of Global Management alumnus Donny Huang talks March 15, 2012, at the Developing Leaders for Global Roles Summit. http://www.thunderbird.edu/globalmindset
Los misterios de la Luna (The History Channel) - parte 3 de 3
Durante miles de años, la humanidad ha encontrado consuelo con su presencia. Ha sido un faro para los viajeros nocturnos, un reloj para los agricultores y una guía para los marineros en el mar. Para algunas culturas, ha sido incluso un dios. Es el único cuerpo cósmico que ha sido visitado por seres humanos. A distancia, la luminosidad de la Luna nos ha fascinado desde el principio de los tiempos. Además, un examen más cercano a este faro en la oscuridad
Selective Breeding in Turkeys
The story of the heritage turkey. Discusses selective breeding and the effect on turkey characteristics.
Transnational History and Japan (audio) Sheldon Garon, titulaire de la chaire Nissan d’Histoire et d’études sur l’Asie orientale de l’Université de Princeton, étudie le Japon moderne et contemporain, s’intéressant aux relations entre l’État et la société, aux liens entre la culture et les comportements économiques de la population, et situant le Japon dans une histoire ...
Sheldon Garon, titulaire de la chaire Nissan d’Histoire et d’études sur l’Asie orientale de l’Université de Princeton, étudie le Japon moderne et contemporain, s’intéressant aux relations entre l’État et la société, aux liens entre la culture et les comportements économiques de la population, et situant le Japon dans une histoire ...
Readers Theater 5
Biography of Harry S. Truman
By 1944, Harry S. Truman was chosen as Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s new vice presidential candidate. However, Truman only served a short time as VP because FDR died not long after his reelection. Though Truman had the presidency forced upon him, he led his country through trying times that included the end of WWII and the expansion of communism. In this video, from WatchMojo.com, learn more about the life and accomplishments of Harry S. Truman. (5:51)
Issues in Survey Research Design
Leads participants through the process of designing their own survey. Examines the major decisions faced by a health researcher who wants to design and implement a survey. Explores the potential sources of bias associated with alternative approaches to sample design, respondent recruitment, data collection methods (interviews in-person or by telephone, computer assisted interviews, or mail surveys) instrument design, and field administration. Participants prepare a defensible proposal for a surv
Your skin covers and protects your body. Your skin can also detect heat and cold. If you put one of your fingers in the flame of a candle, your brain would gather this information and send a message to your muscles to move your finger out of the flame. This is because the brain receives a signal that the flame is extremely hot and in turn the brain tells your body you are in pain and that you should move your finger.
This is an example of how well seahorses can camouflage themselves and blend in with their surroundings.
Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community Symposium (Session 1) USC Fisher Museum of Art
"Looking Back." February 11, 2012. Join exhibition Curator Tim Wride as he moderates a panel comprised of former members of LACPS to contextualize its importance as a cultural and community phenomenon. USC Fisher Museum of Art
Skin Cancer Prevention Screenings
Elon's Wellness Office offered free skin cancer screenings on April 4-5, 2012. Hear what doctors and patients said about the event.
Finding a Hero for Kajal
Students at Athens Academy, along with Be the Match, sponsored a bone marrow drive on UGA's campus as an effort to find a match for classmate Kajal Patel, a 6th grader who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening immune disorder.
Charter Lecture 2012
UGA Charter Lecture with Lee Lynd -- Spring 2012 The Spring 2012 Charter Lecture was presented at the University of Georgia Chapel on March 29, 2012, by Lee R. Lynd. Dr. Lynd is the Queneau Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth College and leads the Global Sustainable Bioenergy Project. In his lecture, titled "The Sustainable Resource Transition," Dr. Lynd predicts a third social revolution to follow the Agricultural Revolution and the Industrial Revolution that he described as t