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2.2 What is a ‘company’?

In Part A, we will start by examining some of the basic concepts which will underpin your understanding of the course. We will begin by examining what you think a company is (you do not need to have previous legal knowledge for this).

Activity 1: What does ‘company’ mean?


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2007.09.28-Frontiers of New Media Symposium: Panel on Space
The Communication and History Departments of the University of Utah present a symposium that explores the ways in which ?wired? media technologies?including telegraph, radio, television, film, and the internet?have taken shape at least partly in response
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Education, Childhood & Youth qualifications. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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2.3.5 Projective plane

The final surface that can be obtained by identifying edges of a rectangle is even more complicated. Again it cannot be constructed in three dimensions, so is not a surface in space and is hard to visualise. This time we identify both pairs of opposite edges of the rectangle in opposite directions, as indicated by the arrowheads in
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#374: Not merely emotion: Reclaiming "passion" as a driver of human behavior

Philosopher of the emotions Prof Louis Charland argues that we need to reinstate the notion of "passion" in our understanding of human behaviour. Now little mentioned outside of the arts and self-help domains, passion has deep historical roots and may have important contemporary use as a lens through which to view certain psychiatric conditions
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#366: Beyond the caring boss: The powerful management style of Servant Leadership

Management researcher Prof Robert C. Liden explains the organizational leadership approach of Servant Leadership, in which managers commit to exemplary treatment of employees, who in turn respond with excellent treatment of customers -- thus boosting customer loyalty, and raising corporate culture and performance. Liden argues that the empirica
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Professor Carlos Ruiz on "Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford". In 1908 C.W. Jenkin was appointed to the first chair of Engineering Science in Oxford University. He followed in the tradition, established by Hooke, to emphasise the practical application of research to the design of machines and structures. Thanks to his foresight, solid mechanics in Oxford has a strong scientific basis, combining theoretical formulation and exact experimental work to provide an
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تجربة انتشار غاز البروم

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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This Unit is designed to take you on a journey of understanding. You will be introduced to a variety of thinking skills and ways of extending and developing your thinking. You will begin by looking at why thinking skills are important in education, and what kinds of skills are valued. You will then move on to some practical strategies and ideas for further activities and reading.


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Liberia clinics close for fear of Ebola.
Many health centres in Liberia are closing, as medical personnel are refusing to come into work as they're afraid of being infected with Ebola. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internatio
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4.4 Representing sound

Sound, such as speech or music, is an analogue physical quantity that varies with time, and so the ideas you have already met in Section 2.5 about converting analogue weights to digital form are relevant here too. In particular, samples of the sound will have to be taken, and each sample will have to be quantised to the nearest binary code in the digital representation.

It's important to appreciate that sound such as speech or music varies rapidly with time, and so samples of it will ha
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • perceive the enormity of the events under discussion

  • recognise the kinds of ideas and incidents which may have prompted them

  • demonstrate an awareness of the historical arguments surrounding the Holocaust

  • demonstrate an awareness of the relationship between the Holocaust and the war.


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Combating air pollution
What’s in the air you breathe and how do you know it’s safe? Pollution control is vital since nobody has a choice when it comes to inhaling the air around them. This album introduces the scientific processes behind air monitoring and air quality management. The five video tracks explore the nature of pollution arising from different forms of transport, and look at how data is interpreted and how pollutants can be minimised. To complete the album, Senior Lecturer Rod Barratt explains the cho
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Debenhams, (former Lewis's) Stafford Street, Hanley, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire. <br> Man of Fire by David Wynne, 1964, made from anodised aluminium. Photographed by James O. Davies, 2015.
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This free course provided an introduction to studying Engineering. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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The Kamikaze Pilots - Learn of the Japanese suicide pilots called Kamikaze pilots whom had caused serious damage to US Vessels. (05:07)
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2.4 Summary

  • While social scientists think about crime analytically, most of the time individuals think about crime in terms of narratives or stories. Narratives which describe and explain their lives.

  • Societies also construct narratives about themselves. The dominant common-sense story about the crime problem in the contemporary UK is that a long wave of rising crime has created a society that is frightened, that feels both individual safety and the wi
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Introduction

Nature Matters considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. A reading by Andrew Light reflects on four key debates in environmental ethics regarding the way in which nature is valued, and prompts the question on how such debates might inform environmental responsibility.

Section 2 examines the formal processes involved in developing accountability in the context of sustainable development. The persuasiveness of t
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5.1 How did we get here?

We began this course by posing the question: what is a crime? Shouldn't we be finishing with a clear and unambiguous answer to this? Well we are sorry to disappoint you, if that is what you were expecting, but it doesn't look to us as if there is a simple, unambiguous answer. At the very least, according to Sections 1 and 2 of this chapter, there are: legal and normative definitions of crime; recorded and unrecorded crimes; the crimes we fear and the crimes that fascinate us; and stories of c
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