22.214.171.124 Interquartile range for the SIRDS data
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Alcoa, McKinsey Heads on Job Creation
Mar. 1 - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa Klaus Kleinfeld says the company's growth projects will support an environment in which jobs are created.
Ford to bring 'SYNC' to Europe
Appearing at the CeBIT technology fair in Hannover Germany, Ford CEO Alan Mulally announces that the company's voice-controlled communications and infotainment system will launch in Europe in 2012.
Bidder sure of Nan Shan approval
Consortium member bidding for AIG's Taiwan life insurer, Nan Shan, confident of regulator approval; Ruentex Development's shareholders approve $2.2 billion deal.
Pakistani minister shot dead
Christian Pakistani Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti, who had called for changes to the country's controversial blasphemy law, has been shot dead in Islamabad.
The sweatshop on your conscience: How consumers and marketers are more responsible than they’d lik
Lower consumer prices and higher profit margins take the spotlight off poor working conditions in cheap labour markets. Changing those practices is as much a responsibility of the marketer and consumer as it is of the supplier. INSEAD professor N.Craig Smith explains how and why responsible consumerism matters.
Keeping spirits up in a downturn
Grace Segran reports from London on the current state of the spirits industry.
Putting social innovation and entrepreneurship on the business agenda
John Elkington's work advising businesses on sustainable strategies has earned him numerous accolades including the Dean of Corporate Social Responsibility by BusinessWeek in 2004. Here, he discusses social innovation and entrepreneurship and its potential to become an increasing part of companies' agendas.
Carbon leakage: EU cap-and-trade rules could do more harm than good
Despite its good intentions, the next phase of EU emissions trading scheme (to be implemented in 2013) could end up doing more harm than good, both to the global environment and to European industries that must comply with the rules, says David Drake, a PhD candidate in Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD.
2012 Orientation Slideshow Session 7
Slideshow of pictures taken during the Orientation and Registration session on July 30, 2012.
Regional Night: Chile
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform July 14, 2012. http://www.thunderbird.edu
TALAT Lecture 2105.01: Case Study on Pressure Vessels
This lecture helps to create an understanding of how material properties, costs of materials and of their fabrication, required product life, and product liability interact in different ways depending on the product. Some knowledge of fabricating processes and the significance of such factors as fatigue, fracture toughness and environmental performance on material selection is assumed.
GS-10: Guided edit mode
Learn how to use the Guided Edit mode. Guided Edit walks you through some basic editing tasks as well as some of the neat features in Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Who Wears These Shoes?: Group Activity--Building Comprehension by Making Inferences (Virtual Tour)
Students build skills essential to reading comprehension by inferring who wore a given pair of shoes and providing evidence to support their ideas.This is a great resource to help enhance literacy instruction in the classroom. (1:11)
The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence in Third and Fourth Grade (Virtual Tour)
The Daily Five is described and how each component is used in the classroom. Selecting Good Fit books are discussed. Students use word collectors to record new words and use them in their writing. This is a great resource to help enhance and to expand literacy instruction in the classroom. (2:03)
UK data lurches towards crisis levels
Aug. 1 - UK gloom deepens as the latest manufacturing PMI numbers fall far more than expected and approach crisis levels. Markit Chief Economist Chris Williamson gives us the lowdown.
Pesticides and Herbicides: A Growing Concern (Webinar)
By: Chrom Solutions This webinar describes using suppressed ion chromatography--mass spectrometry (IC-MS/MS) for glyphosate (a widely used broad-spectrum herbicide) analysis with the result that required reporting limits can be achieved without time-consuming derivatization. In addition, a validated extraction method for weathered toxaphene (banned since 1990) and its degradation products in fish tissues using Accelerated Solvent Extraction is also discussed. Speakers: Diana Burdette (US EPA R4
Super Yoga Plans- Solving One-Step Equations - Khan Academy
Sal solves one-step equations to see how many sessions can be attended in a yoga program. (07:40)
Summer 2012 Commencement
Graduates from all colleges collect their diplomas during the Summer 2012 Commencement ceremony.
Department Head Invitation - Computer Science 50th anniversary at Purdue University
Come join the celebration of 50 years of computer science at Purdue University. October 5, 2012