Why women mean business
Business leaders ignore gender issues at their peril. That's the view of CEO of gender consultancy 20-First and INSEAD alumna Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. In a new book, 'Why Women Mean Business', Wittenberg-Cox and her co-author Alison Maitland say organisations that become savvy about 'womenomics' will win in the war for the best talent and leadership and the war for customers.
On the Branding Edge
Branding expert Ken Cato is the man that some major companies turn to for help with overhauling their branding. His clients include Taiwans BenQ, Germanys Siemens, Australias Commonwealth Bank and most recently, Dubai World Central, the worlds largest planned airport. He believes that building iconic brands require companies to dare to be different and have a clear idea of their corporate identity.
Understanding the Greenhouse Efftect
This educational video explains the greenhouse effect. It describes the process how the earth’s atmosphere captures the sun’s heat to maintains the earth’s temperature. However, the emission of green house gases from industries and cars have thickened our atmosphere and therefore earth’s atmosphere captures more heat than required, resulting in global warming. This effect is known as the green house effect. There is no sound in the video.
Global Warming 101
A three minute review of the causes of global warming. Good images and graphics. Shows evidence of warming in terms of temperatures and ice melting shown. Run time 03:03.
Sodium, an informative introduction
This video provides a few interesting reactions using sodium. The scientists narrate the video well, explaining the reaction as it is happening. By the end of the video, students will have a good understanding of sodium, its properties, and uses.
Just Dance Kids - Kung Fu Fighting (Wii Rip)
Just Dance Kids - Kung Fu Fighting (Wii ISO Rip) (02:12)
Beginner - Shall we swap Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!
Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!
"The Prospects for Transatlantic Relations at the Beginning of the President’s Second Term"
A talk by Sir David Manning, British Ambassador to the United States. Cosponsored by the CIS Norman Wait Harris Fund, the Harris School Center for Policy Practice, the Nicholson Center for British Studies and the British Consulate General in Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
2012 OSU-Cascades Distinguished Students
The Distinguished Student award is one of the top honors given at OSU-Cascades. Recipients are selected by members of the faculty. The award recognizes a student from within each degree area in the current graduating class for outstanding achievement in academics and contribution to their field.
Dr. Alice and Miss A
Dr Alice tries to cure Miss A by giving her things that begin with /a/.
Microbes and Human Diseases
How microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the globe, are examined here. Students learn about current efforts to track infectious diseases and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.
Open Classroom 2/22/12 #1 Introduction by Chris Bosso
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 4/25/12: Future of Food, Educating the next Generation Lectures: Didi Emmons - Founding Chef, Haley House Bakery Café and Founder, Take Back the Kitchen Russ Eckel - Chair, Green Peabody Dave Madan - Founder & Executive Director, TheMove Kim Szeto - Farm to School Coordinator, Boston Public Schools The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public
Graduation Day December 19, 2013: A Salute to Student-Athletes
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Part 2 round table discussion
The Complexity of Global Change 2009 round table discussion.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk: Why It's Important to Pinch Pennies on the Road to Riches
Superpreneur seems like a better label for Elon Musk. At 38, he has already been a co-founder of PayPal, which sold for $1.5 billion, and SpaceX, which aims to commercialize the launching of payloads into orbit. He is also an initial investor in electric-car pioneer Tesla Motors and solar energy company SolarCity, which sells and services solar energy equipment. In the second half of a two-part interview, arranged by Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs, he tells Knowledge@Wharton the story of his e
Images of the Earth
Structure: Three credits. Three lecture hours per week (45 total hours). This is an introduction to the new, rapidly evolving, and interdisciplinary field of Earth System Science. This course emphasizes the ideas of Earth as a planet within the solar system; the interactions among the components of the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere; and global changes. Studying Earth as a system is accomplished by the analysis of remote sensing data. Images acquired by airborne and spaceborn
President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
The Empathic Civilization
At this event Jeremy Rifkin will talk about his latest book The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis. His book is a sweeping new interpretation of the history of civilization, that looks at the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development-and is likely to determine our fate as a species.
It's time that politicians had performance-related bonuses
During the financial crisis, politicians across the spectrum have assailed bankers’ bonuses. In a similar way, politicians should now use the sovereign-debt crisis as an opportunity to re-examine their own pay. The collapse of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the European Social Model, is not caused by inappropriate bonuses, but by a lack of bonuses.