"Submergence," a novel
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Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Even if you’re not [...]
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #2 - Relaxing in the Evening with Mexican Spanish
“Since you’ve moved to Mexico to study Mexican Spanish, you’ve worked non-stop! The only time you have to yourself is when you go home in the evening, and this is the perfect time to study Mexican Spanish. Work, study and no time to relax…how unfair is that! But you’ve figured out a way to do [...]
Stroke Order: How to Write Chinese Characters : How to Write Large Numbers in Chinese
Learn to write Chinese characters today! Master Chinese calligraphy. These numbers, such as a hundred, thousand, ten thousand, are shown written slowly. Audio is in English
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Space Terms and Definitions
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Authors@Google: Tina Rosenberg
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Converting Fractions into Percentages
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Managing your own career in today's labour market Promise based management: Execution and promise based management The Chinese economy Simple rules and management teams First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two Professor Helene Rey Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part four, Professor Elroy Dimson First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part one Andrew Scott
Isabel Fernandez, Assistant Professor of Strategic and International Management, talks about her research examining how changes in today's labour market have radically altered the way that careers are managed.
In part one of a series of three podcasts on promise based management, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, talks about execution and how it presents many challenges for organisations.
Linda Yueh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, talks about the state of the Chinese Economy and the problems China's steady rise presents for other developing countries.
In the final in his three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with the Stanford University Professor about what makes good management teams
Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, proposes that financial structures and policy must change to avoid the emergence of more bubbles
Professor Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management, comments that high economic growth does not guarantee attractive stock investments
Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, explains how this downturn differs from previous recessions, and suggests how it may develop in 2009
Promise based management: Execution and promise based management The Chinese economy Simple rules and management teams First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two Professor Helene Rey Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part four, Professor Elroy Dimson First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part one Andrew Scott
The Chinese economy Simple rules and management teams First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two Professor Helene Rey Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part four, Professor Elroy Dimson First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part one Andrew Scott