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5.5.1 Coercive pressures

Coercive pressures come from the social sanctions that can be applied if we do not act in socially legitimate ways. The law is one source of coercive pressure, but so too is the knowledge that you will get promoted only if you act in ways which fit accepted ways of doing things in your organisation.


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Digital Nepal
Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, so just how has it managed to develop a wireless network and promote innovation? This collection explores how Nepal has developed its digital technological infrastructure, how it is still developing from a complex political background and gives a sense of how different cultures around the world relate to digital technology. The videos look at the country's recent history, with particular focus on education, health, language and the economy. Th
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Heat Transfer
This video explains heat transfer and how it affects our everyday life. It describes three different types of heat transfer—conduction, convection, and radiation—and provides examples of where they occur around us by using a thermal camera.  (5:54)
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You can't keep a pig from his mud
The video maker dug a hole to plant a tree, then filled it with heavy logs.  Apparently, the pig "Porky" moved the logs to get to the muddy water in the hole.  Home video from Atascosa County, Texas, with some words on screen. 0:58.
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3.6 Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias can be useful reference texts to use to start your research. There are some available online, such as:

WikipediaA freely available collaborative encyclopedia.

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Teacher Tipster-Cool Containers for Storage and Games
Mr. Smith shows teachers how to creatively use containers for storage and materials in the classroom. He recycles by using cupcake containers, gum containers, chip containers, etc. Good idea! (3:41)
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5.2 The value of the text

We now turn to a critical assessment of the poem as a poem; the question is, is it a ‘good’ poem? To that we should add ‘of its kind’. As we saw, we must judge it as a lyric poem – it would be inappropriate to think of it in the same terms as, say, an epic, because the conventions that govern the epic's form (its subject matter, purposes and formal elements) are very different. It is always important to understand what kind of text you are dealing with no
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Careers and employability
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3 What is poetry?

We can possibly best define what poetry is by saying what it isn't. For one thing, poetry, unlike prose, cannot be paraphrased. If you could sum it up succinctly in any other fashion you wouldn't write the poem. One can talk about the theme of a poem, for instance, but it's the poem itself which conveys the ultimate effect. A poem is the best possible expression of what the poet wants to say. Some might say that the form and content of art, in this case poetry, is untranslatable.

Let's
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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Phenacetin
Andrew Hall compares the sounds of bells to the frequencies of chemicals captured by a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer. http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/csct/2016/a-chemical-chorus/
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Introduction

This course investigates certain philosophical questions concerning the nature of emotions.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 3 study in Arts and Humanities.


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1.6.2 Metamorphic recrystallisation

To consider metamorphic recrystallisation at its simplest, let's begin by imagining a sedimentary rock composed entirely of quartz grains – a quartz sandstone. Sandstone is a sedimentary rock and so has a fragmental texture (see Figure 7b). When it is subjected to high temperature and high pressure n
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Getting Started: 02 Sharing your ideas
Create portfolios, add multimedia elements, and convert files to FLV for playback. Add permissions to PDFs and portfolios.
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3.1 Using diagrams from course materials or other sources

So far in this course we have been looking at how you can improve your understanding of other people's texts and diagrams. I have shown you some study techniques that you can use to ‘translate’ text into diagrams and diagrams into meaningful text. However, this discussion has been focused on what you can do for yourself. At some point, you'll have to produce assignments that require, or will be enhanced by, the use of diagrams. One of the first decisions you'll face is whether to use an e
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7.3 Running the models forward

What happens when the models are run forward? It depends upon the models used and the scenarios they are asked to run. It seems almost certain, however, that there will be increases in the global mean surface temperature, to the order of +1.5 to +4.5 °C (– possibly more, according to some models and scenarios.

These changes are predicted to be associated with increases in sea level, changes to weather conditions (e.g. more regular and violent winter storms in the UK) and changes to t
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RES.11-001 CITE Reports (MIT)
Created in 2012 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) is the first-ever program dedicated to developing methods for product evaluation in global development. CITE produces technology evaluations that provide evidence for data-driven decision-making by development workers, donors, manufacturers, suppliers, and consumers themselves. In addition, CITE evaluations lead to significant developing insights, helping us better understan
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4.10 Men and women communicating differently?

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Reread the summary and quotations from Tannen's and Gray's work on the previous screen, and then make notes in answer to the followi
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The earths crust is constantly in motion. Sections of the crust, called plates, push against each other due to forces from the molten interior of the earth. The areas where these plates collide often have increased volcanic and earthquake activity. These images show the locations of the plates and their boundaries in the earths crust. Convergent boundaries are areas where two plates are pushing against each other and one plate may be subducting under another. Divergent boundaries have two plates
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International Management
How should you address the President of a French Company? Should you reward workers in Turkey by giving them envelopes full of money? Why are so many good international managers coming out of Eastern Europe? Few enterprises nowadays remain untouched by global influences. Few managers can expect to go through their professional lives without the need to interact with people from other cultures; as a result it has become essential to understand the culture and social and economic institutions of
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The International Symposium on the Future of Sport in Small Nations was held on the 21st November 2012. This talk is the introduction to the symposium, by Steve Jackson and Mike Sam, followed by the keynote address by Professor Barry Houlihan, exploring comparative sport policy analysis.
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