Doing business in Japan
Historically, Japanese firms have not been prominent players in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. In industries where this is the normal route for expansion, this reticence has been holding its firms back. Determined not to be upstaged by countries like India, China and Korea in breathing new life into its companies, Japan is instigating global mergers in sectors as diverse as brewing, sheet glass, and banking. Dr George Olcott has been studying the issues and cultural differences behind th
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3.071 Amorphous Materials (MIT)
This course discusses the fundamental material science behind amorphous solids, or non-crystalline materials. It covers formation of amorphous solids; amorphous structures and their electrical and optical properties; and characterization methods and technical applications.
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This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
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Bernard Swynghedauw talks about the microbial biodiversity. He first defines it, then he highlights the changes which affect it, related to the human activities. He also brings us data regarding the consequences on the climate change of those microbial dynamics.


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The local newspaper is a source of reference here, or your local library. Alternatively, most schools and colleges nowadays have evening or daytime courses that are open to adult learners. Many of them will have an advice point, so that you can telephone or drop in to discuss what you are looking for. Many will have an open-learning centre where self-assessment tests and open-learning materials are available.


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The lecture forms part of Leeds Business School's free public guest lecture series and took place on Tuesday 1 April in the Rose Bowl. A renowned financial and business journalist and published author, Hugh has been the Chief Economics Correspondent for the BBC News since 2009. He has worked in TV and radio since 1983 for some of the UK's leading broadcasters including Channel 4, ITN and Sky. Paul Houghton, a Principal Lecturer in Leeds Metropolitan's Faculty of Business and Law, who has organi
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CMS.633 Digital Humanities (MIT)
This course examines the theory and practice of using computational methods in the emerging field of digital humanities. It develops an understanding of key digital humanities concepts, such as data representation, digital archives, information visualization, and user interaction through the study of contemporary research, in conjunction with working on real-world projects for scholarly, educational, and public needs. Students create prototypes, write design papers, and conduct user studies.
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The Economist's Emma Duncan and author Sydney Padua explore the story of 19th century data geek, Ada Lovelace, who presaged the power of computers by writing one of the first programs. And have we entered a new geological epoch? Tim Cross discusses the evidence. Kenneth Cukier hosts
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The Pride of Arizona hosts the University of Arizona 2014 Band Day. 37 high school bands from across Arizona join the party and show off their musical marching skills in Arizona Stadium.
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U.S. Navy Commander Reid Wiseman was a flight engineer on Expedition 41 which launched from Kazakhstan on May 28, 2014, onboard Soyuz 39. After more than five months in space, Wiseman returned to Earth on November 9, 2014. While aboard the space station, Wiseman conducted in two spacewalks. During the first spacewalk, Wiseman and ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst permanently stowed a failed cooling pump module and installed the Mobile Transport Relay Assembly that provides power to the Mobile Tran
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In lesson 4 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say you don't understand something. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Different team structures have different advantages and disadvantages. A structure may fit a particular task in one organisation better than another. On the next page, Table 1 sets out the strengths and weaknesses of different team structures.

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How journalism faces a second wave of disruption from technology and changing audience behaviour
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Get an introduction to the AIR for Android publishing options in Flash Professional CS5.5. Learn how to debug an AIR for Android application on a mobile device via a USB port.
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In part 1 of 2 of The Berenstain Bears On the Job, the cubs learn about different kinds of jobs that adults have. They talk to a beekeeper, police officer, and plumber. This is a great resource to help bring literary characters to life in the elementary classroom. (6:10)
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Speaker(s): President Richard Fisher, Prof. Jean-Pierre Zigrand | Have we done enough to avoid a new severe financial crisis? There are fundamental issues surrounding money creation, increased private debts and underestimated endogenous risks. Can the financial system operate in a way that better supports the real economy and encourages sustained growth? Are we missing essential institutions in Europe and globally? This conference aims at creating dialogue between practitioners and academics on
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Anne Pearl Avery oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama, 5/31/2011.
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A Healthy School Lunch and the Edible School Year
You can lead students to nutritious food, but can you make them bite? The answer to that increasingly relevant question is yes, if you get creative.  At Saint Paul Public Schools, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the director of nutrition and commercial services for the school district is sharing her personal passion for fresh, healthy food with students. From Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, school menus are being redone with health in mind, even as budgets shrink and parents tighten their wallets. Man
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