What performance indicators become prevalent in a recession?
Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses what the most common performance indicators are during a downturn, including the 'soft' indicators such as enjoying your job
How should executives prepare for the upturn?
Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses why executives can not ignore the fundamentals of leadership when preparing for the upturn
Did the crisis kill innovation?
Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategic and International Management, explains that innovation, not cost cutting, is the key to surviving the crisis
Episode 62: Please Explain: Islamic Banking
Prof Abdullah Saeed explains the concepts, history and modern-day practice of banking and finance according to Islamic law. With host Jacky Angus.
Quantities can be smaller than one (such as 0.5 kg) or take values between whole numbers (such as a height of 1.65 metres). Numbers smaller than one are expressed as decimals or as fractions. Decimals are often easier to work with (especially when using a calculator). Decimals are explained in this section, and fractions following that (Section 1.7).
Decimals can be indicated on the number line in between whole numbers. 0.5 and 1.65 are indicated on the figure below.
Sir John Egan GLS 2010 interview
Sir John Egan (MSc01), Chairman, Severn Trent plc, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Modis Landcover of Asia
New NASA satellite-generated land cover maps are providing scientists with a detailed picture of the distribution of Earths ecosystems and land use Scientists can better determine how vegetation is distributed and land is being used around the world with new NASA satellite-generated land-cover maps. These new maps, based on a global digital database of land cover types Earth images that is updated every 16 days, will help scientists better understand the Earths climate and carbon budget and clim
AIRS Volumetric Cloud Data (Fly Out)
This visualization shows Aqua-AIRS simulated volumetric cloud data for September 13, 1999. The data was created using the Finite Volume Community Climate Model (FVCCM). Temperature and cloud data sets were match rendered for cross dissolves in post production. This visualization was created as a part of the Aqua prelaunch package.
Images of Earth and Space II
This videotape tours the Solar System and outer space using scientific visualizations from Goddard Space Flight Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the HPCC Earth and Space Sciences Project. At the Sun, simulations investigate processes that create magnetic field and release energetic particles. Earth science begins with the Pacific Ocean, studying the 1997-98 El Nino and Cyclone Susan. Crossing the globe, visualizations trace North Americas East Coast and ocean currents in the North Atlantic
The route of France
At the end of this chapter you will be able to follow a report of a sport event on the radio.
: How to Draw Word Balloons & Movement for Cartoon Animals
Learn how to draw word balloons and animal movement for cartoon animals and anthropomorphized animals with expert cartoon drawing tips. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:22)
NATO prepares for Afghan handover
July 16 - International forces say the security situation in southern Afghanistan's Nad Ali is calm enough for power transfer as soon as next year. Jessica Gray reports.
Sharp quills did the bidding of the even sharper intellects of the Revolution's founding mothers. Listen to the words of Mercy Otis Warren and Abigail Adams, voiced by Abigail Schumann.
Students are introduced to our planet's structure and its dynamic system of natural forces through an examination of the natural hazards of earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, floods and tornados, as well as avalanches, fires, hurricanes and thunderstorms. They see how these natural events become disasters when they impact people, and how engineers help to make people safe from them. Students begin by learning about the structure of the Earth; they create clay models showing the Earth'
Everthing you need to know about the 5 senses
As per usual the BBC have put together another excellent website about the human senses, what they do and how they work. Below are some great activities from the site which can be accessed here.
Are your eyes being tricked by your brain? Do you know what a supertaste
Break-up of News Corp wouldn't create value
July 18 - With the drop in News Corp's share price, it appears the company is now fairly valued and there would be little extra value created in selling off parts of the business.
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