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4 How do organisations become market leaders?

Drucker (1992) wrote:

The five most important questions you will ever ask about your organization [are]:

  • What is our business?

  • Who is our customer?

  • What does our customer consider value?

  • What have been our results?

  • What is our plan?

Can you answer these questions for your own organisation? I don't expect you to know all the answers now. Try to think about them
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3.19 Key ethical issues for CAM practitioners: professional etiquette and whistleblowing

In the past, professional bodies cautioned their members against disparaging other members of the same profession in front of a user. In the UK many codes of ethics still discuss professional etiquette from the perspective of safeguarding the interests of the practitioner rather than the user. Sensitivity is required when treating a user who is dissatisfied with a previous practitioner, but this should not prevent a practitioner being critical of someone else's obviously unacceptable treatmen
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2.5.1 Highly unsaturated fatty acids

As we saw in Section 1, ‘medical’ approaches to some psychological conditions have focused on biochemistry and the use of corresponding drug treatments. Very little research of this kind has been applied to dyslexia. However, emerging evidence suggests that there may be a biochemical contribution involving abnormal metabolism of highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA) – essential substances that play a key role in brain development and the maintenance of normal brain function. In f
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1.5.4 References

CSR Europe (undated) ‘Disability: facts and figures’ [online], Brussels, CSR Europe, www.csreurope.org/csrinfo/csrdisability/DisabilityFactsandfigures/ (Accessed 14 August 2007).

National Disability Team (2000–2005) ‘Statistics – On Course’, Chelmsford, National Disability Team, (Accessed 14 August 2007).


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11.945 Katrina Practicum (MIT)
In the wake of Katrina the entire gulf coast is embroiled in a struggle over what constitutes "appropriate" rebuilding and redevelopment efforts. This practicum will engage students in a set of work groups designed to assist local community based institutions and people in shaping the policy and practices that will guide the redevelopment and rebuilding efforts in the city of New Orleans.
Author(s): McDowell, Ceasar,Thompson, J. Phillip,Carmin, JoAn

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Learning outcomes

By the end of this free course you will know how to:

  • Obtener información de las imágenes mientras se hace un visionado parcial y sin sonido

  • Predecir vocabulario (‘lluvia de palabras’)

  • Mirar y escuchar con un objetivo general en mente; captar ideas globales

  • Mirar el reportaje con detenimiento prestando especial atención al vocabulario

  • Distinguir la información implícita de la explícita.


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2.2 Positive feedback and change

Simple positive feedback loops are easily illustrated since they are the mechanism through which anything changes rapidly. Take for example the explosion of water hyacinth when introduced into new environments:

Water hyacinth is a floating plant that has spread from South America to waterways around the world. It can cover the water so completely that it obstructs the movement of boats. Imagine a lake that is 10
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Introduction to Moralities of Everyday Life
Professor Paul Bloom offers a preview of his upcoming Coursera class "Moralities of Everyday Life." In this introductory lecture, Professor Bloom outlines some of the major issues in moral psychology that course participants will explore throughout the six week class. The course launches January 20, 2014.
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4.3 Monitoring progress

This stage is about keeping track of your progress. How confident are you that you are achieving the standards of communication required for your work? How can you check how well you are doing?

Monitoring progress in communication skills involves knowing how to:

  • make judgements about the quality of information that you use from various sources;

  • synthesise information; and

  • communicate information in a form that s
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Stephen E. Wisecarver
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how people with psychological disorders have been treated throughout the ages Discuss […]

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{Suresh 220 ) : Vocabulary
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3.22 Extract 3 References

Beauchamp, T. and Childress, J. (1994) Principles of Biomedical Ethics (4th edition), Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Cant, S. and Sharma, U. (eds) (1996) Complementary and Alternative Medicines: Knowledge in Practice, London, Free Association Books Ltd.

Department of Health (2001) The Expert Patient: A New Approach to Chronic Disease Management for the 21 st Century, London, DoH.

Ernst, E. (1996) ‘The ethics of complementary medicine’, Journal o
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Introduction

This Unit looks at the work of William Beveridge in reforming the field of social welfare after World War II. Particular attention is paid to the attitude towards women and immigrants to the United Kingdom.

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Understanding Health and Social Care (K100) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this Author(s): The Open University

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Dover Street and Piccadilly, Mayfair, London. Elisabeth Frink sculpture "Horse and Rider" from south east. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2015.
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This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
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Space to Ground: Back to Earth: 3/13/15
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us.
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Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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Ad-blocking software has reached the mainstream and is going mobile, and handheld robots begin to marry what both man and machine do well
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Hi, my name is Altergyan and today we have a slow Hindi lesson where I will read part of a wikipedia.org article to you slowly in Hindi.  This will give […]

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