Meet China’s top executives
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Will multinationals from the emerging world take over?
Today's emerging markets are also "emerging" as big businesses on a global stage. What explains their success and how serious of a threat are they to dominant multinationals in the West?


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Stop talking, start listening. Can tweaking your approach help clinch the deal?


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Combatting diabetes: Some things money can’t buy
Faced with a deadly and expensive diabetes epidemic, Gulf states are looking at innovative business marketing techniques to promote healthy behaviour and keep a cap on spiralling health costs.


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Aplicaciones en Psicología del Desarrollo
Aplicaciones en Psicología del Desarrollo es un curso de integración, de nivel avanzado, del área de Psicología del Desarrollo colegiada por la Academia de Vinculación, instancia que dará seguimiento a todos los procesos que se realicen.
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9 Unit questions

Unit Question A

Foxes eat rabbits and rabbits eat dandelions. Predict what will happen if rabbit numbers are severely reduced (e.g. by disease). How confident are you about your predictions?

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Wayne Hemingway receives an honorary degree
Design legend Wayne Hemingway, best-known for co-founding international fashion label Red or Dead has received an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
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1.1.1 When do we use key skills?

Key skills underpin almost everything we do. In the following table, there are some examples of when we use key skills as part of our studies or in other areas of our lives. As you read through the list, think about how confident you are in each of the key skills.

Click on 'View document' below for a printable version of Table 1 that you can fill in.

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2.2 Central and local government
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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Multiplication: Groups and Arrays
JC and his father decide to arrange flower pots in the garden. To do this, JC's father explains that they need to form an array using groups. (First 6 1/2 min. illustrates grouping to multiply.) Last 5 minutes of video shows a pattern for using smaller multiplication tables to form larger multiplication tables. (This segment more appropriate with advanced multiplication.) 11:28
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Op het einde van deze les kun je inhoudsvragen beantwoorden over een interview over honden die door de brandweer worden ingezet.
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Research methodologies for evaluating enterprise education: a tale of a study.
This paper reports on the experience of the researchers in designing and applying a research approach for evaluating a project using a longitudinal design
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Exercise - Write a Sorting Function - Khan Academy
Challenge to write a Python function that can sort a list in place. (02:12)
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Basic implementation of insertion sort algorithm. (08:36)
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6.1 Influences on the law-making process

In Part E I will discuss the influence of pressure groups in the rule-making process and assess the role that citizens can have in influencing the laws Parliament makes.

As you have seen already, most Acts of Parliament are the outcome of the policy decisions taken by Government and the actual policies pursued will depend upon the political goals of that Government. Most Acts result from Government Bills sponsored by the relevant Minister. Education legislation, for example, will be int
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4.13.1 Democratic accountability

The main criticism of delegated legislation is that it takes law making away from the democratically elected House of Commons. Instead, power to make law is given to unelected civil servants and experts working under the supervision of a Government minister.

Japanese First-Grader
Japan has one of the most successful school systems in the world. It is also one of the most demanding school systems. In this video from Wide Angle, Ken Higashiguchi, a first-grader in a Japanese school, started preschool when he was only one year old. In the video, Ken is experiencing his second day of first grade. He has no problem reading the words of the school song with all of the other children. Ken’s teachers and parents have high expectations for him to be independent and to work
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