'Shrinking' the economy
 In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession.

Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China.

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Buying Time - Premier League managers and the sack
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Applying a variety of business management theories and models, academics from Nottingham University Business School, Loughborough, Sheffield and UWE in Bristol, try to get to the bottom of the issue.

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Literature Review in Primary Science and ICT
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The restless Universe
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Afghan election: Kandahar conundrum
Afghanistan's ultra-rich and ultra poor exist cheek-by-jowl in Kandahar, home to the family of President Hamid Karzai. Masako Iijima reports 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 international news. For over 160 years, Reute
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'Shrinking' the economy
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