The restaurant industry : business cycles, strategic financial practices, economic indicators, and f "This study supports the view that the cyclical fluctuations of the growth of the restaurant industry can be projected by measuring and a
This PhD thesis on the restaurant industry by Jeong-Gil Choi was submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1999. Continuing from previous studies, it developed business cycle models for the restaurant industry and examined financial practices of the high and low performing firms in the US between 1970 and 1998.
"This study supports the view that the cyclical fluctuations of the growth of the restaurant industry can be projected by measuring and a
Podcast 4: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on compensation
At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange explores some of the key issues around compensation in the banking sector
CLPR Spring 2012 Speaker Series: I'm Neither Here nor There
CLPR Spring 2012 Speaker Series: I'm Neither Here nor There I'm Neither Here nor There Mexicans' Quotidian Struggles with Migration and Poverty Patricia Zavella Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies University of California, Santa Cruz Date: April 19, 2012 Time: 4:00 PM -- 5:30 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: Patricia Zavella's new book describes how poor and working-class Mexican Americans and migrants to California's central coast struggle
1.76 Aquatic Chemistry (MIT)
This course details the quantitative treatment of chemical processes in aquatic systems such as lakes, oceans, rivers, estuaries, groundwaters, and wastewaters. It includes a brief review of chemical thermodynamics that is followed by discussion of acid-base, precipitation-dissolution, coordination, and reduction-oxidation reactions. Emphasis is on equilibrium calculations as a tool for understanding the variables that govern the chemical composition of aquatic systems and the fate of inorganic
“The Consequences of the Escalation of War in Afghanistan” (video)
A talk by political scientist Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar in the Carnegie Endowment's South Asia Program. His research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the International Security Assistance Force, the steps required to achieve a viable government in Kabul, and the conditions necess
Tom McCall and Oregon's Environmental Legacy
Oregon Governor Tom McCall's pioneering fight to clean up the state's waterways and to control development in the late 1960s still resonates today. At the Nov. 11 Corvallis Science Pub, Oregon State historian Bill Robbins will discuss the significance of McCall's leadership. Robbins will also show McCall's famous documentary, Pollution in Paradise, which aired on KGW-TV in 1962. The Science Pub presentation begins at 6 p.m. in the Old World Deli located at 341 SW Second St. in Corvallis. It i
How to Study for an English Exam
An instructor gives lots of tips and advice on how to study for an English exam. Some tips she offers are to designate specific blocks of time for studying, allowing plenty of time before the test to absorb the information efficiently and review previous exams, papers and books to study for an English exam.
Brain Evolution And Information Explosion – Sanjoy Sanyal
This information explosion has got me thinking. When we want a particular piece of information, we have to search for hours. When we do not want something, we are flooded with millions of them. So I decided to show a link between the human brain and the current information explosion, that has led the information overload. This Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience in the Caribbean Part of this PPTX is based on the work of Professor Rudolph Hanka of University of
Irish Traditional Dance Music by The Tribes Celtic Band
The Tribes Band is from Co. Galway, Ireland. Left to right, and round the back again. They are playing a selection of 3 Irish Traditional Dance Jigs at the Senior Ceilidh Band Contest in 2007.
The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?
Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. The global crisis of capitalism that exploded in the Fall of 2008 is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It is rooted in the volatility of interdependent global financial markets resulting from deregulation
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
5 Little Ducks Sing-a-long
This is a cute version of 5 Little Ducks. The words appear at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted as each word is sung. This is a good teaching resource for beginning subtraction and/or word recognition. Young learners will enjoy singing along with this video (1:33).
UW|360 June 2014 - UW Access Program
The UW Access Program enables students 60 years and older to learn and thrive. uwtv.org/uw360
How to Teach Children to Read : Favorite Children's Authors
Learn about popular authors for children's books from a professional librarian, Debbie Noah, in this children's video. Parents, this video is a great tool to use to help you choose great books that your children will love.
1-11 Little Story Maker App for iOS Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs" John Mearsheimer: "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World" Techniques for Studying Materials: Raman Spectroscopy
'The only story book maker of its kind.Little Story Maker offers a magical way to enjoy your personal pictures and stories with your child.The little ones will love to hear stories with pictures of people and places they are familiar with. Older kids, will love the stories and the ability to easily create stories all on their own. WHY PARENTS AND TEACHERS LOVE IT- Creating your own story with Little Story Maker is as simple as a click- Click to add a new story- Give the story a name- A
Ahmed Kathrada is a contemporary of Nelson Mandela's and was a co-accused in the Rivonia Trial which sentenced Mr. Mandela and the others to life imprisonment. "Memoirs" chronicles his life as a political activist. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
A talk by John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Program on International Security. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
This set of animations provides understanding of Raman Spectroscopy, rule of mutual exclusion, spectral resolution and the interactions of light with a molecule. From TLP: Raman Spectroscopy
Little Story Maker App for iOS
Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs"
John Mearsheimer: "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World"
Techniques for Studying Materials: Raman Spectroscopy