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11c. Economic Policy
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Until the 20th century the country abided by the laissez-faire policy, which required a free market with little intervention from government. With the Great Depression came Keynesian economics, or the opposite belief that the government should manage the economy. Today, United States economic policy lies somewhere in between åÑ government should regulate and sometimes manage, but should allow a free market whenever possible. Political and business leaders disagree on how much control is enough.

Subject:
Management
Political Science
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Provider:
Independence Hall Association
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American Government
Date Added:
12/05/2014
5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Marketing Project Management
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 Marketing and project management should always go hand in hand. If you are thinking of different ways to market your products and services, you also need to find methods to improve your marketing project management. Here are simple ways to help improve your marketing project management. 

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Management
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Ana-Maria Sanders
Date Added:
02/25/2020
Agricultural Business Model
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Students will learn about agricultural business operation and management. Topics will include accounting, finance, economics, business organization, marketing, and sales. Students will learn about agricultural business operation and management. Topics will include accounting, finance, economics, business organization, marketing, and sales.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Management
Forestry and Agriculture
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Full Course
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Provider:
Butte County Office of Education
Provider Set:
CTE Online
Date Added:
07/15/2013
BA 101A: Business Foundations
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BA 101A is the first in a two-course sequence. Introduces the various fields and activities of both established and entrepreneurial businesses. Develops professional skills needed to be successful in modern business and engages in critical reflection around skill sets and career opportunities.

Beginning Fall 2018, the dept. adopted Lumen Learning's Intro to Business Waymaker module (https://lumenlearning.com/courses-intro-business/) integrated with Moodle, the campus learning management system.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
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Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 101B - Business Analytics
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Second course in a two-course sequence. Introduces and applies technical skills around beginning and managing a small business, including spreadsheets and the use of charts and graphs. Includes reflection and discussion of the application of concepts to a real-world example. Requires teamwork and collaboration to be exercised in completing a group project. Covers application of financial, legal, and administrative procedures in running a business.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Represent business models in spreadsheets including preparation of charts and graphs. Apply key business activities and the primary concepts and terms associated with these activities. Manage a business interacting with the external environment (through a simulation) and describe how this interaction impacts both business and the external environment. Implement the financial, legal, and administrative procedures involved in starting new business ventures. Identify ethical issues facing businesses. Effectively collaborate with team members and communicate professionally.

Subject:
Management
Measurement and Data
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 206 - Principles of Management
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The key decision-making role of managers in modern organizations. Includes the study of organizations, management styles, and selected administrative problems. An overview of the processes involved in managing a business, including business planning, organizing, controlling, staffing and leading. Covers various theories of management with emphasis on managing a business in the local, national or international marketplace.

Subject:
Management
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 224 - Human Resource Management
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This course explores the basics of human resource management including selection and hiring, performance appraisal, compensation, staff planning and job analysis. This course also addresses current HR issues such as job search in a difficult economy, discrimination and harassment, workplace violence and on-the-job drug abuse.

Course Outcomes:
1. Upon completion of the course, students will have working knowledge of the role and human resources in the management of a business organization.
2. Students will understand the basic functions of human resource management and how the HR department interacts with the organization and with the individual employee.

Subject:
Management
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 260 - Small Business Management
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This course focuses on the entrepreneurial phases associated with start-up and management of small business. This course will teach future entrepreneurs and managers to recognize opportunities and to use effective entrepreneurial and small business management practices.

Course Outcomes:
1. List and discuss the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
2. Analyze new business opportunities that exist in the marketplace.
3. Evaluate the feasibility of pursuing an opportunity that you’ve recognized.
4. Develop a business plan that includes both conceptual and technical components.
5. Identify and discuss obstacles to entrepreneurial success.
6. Identify the resources and financing necessary to start an entrepreneurial venture.
7. Discuss organizational characteristics and best management practices for start-up companies.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 291 - Business Process Management
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The course helps you identify information-bearing events, assess and improve process efficiency, learn to model and analyze business processes, recognize probabilistic components of business processes, and understand the interactions between human behavior and process design. Hands-on, case-based course work allows you to practice some of the principles addressed. You will demonstrate the ability to utilize business computer applications.
Course Outcomes:

Conceptualize business operations as processes.
1. Model simple business processes in terms of the actors and activity sequences involved, the data flowing through those sequences and the dependencies between data and business activities.
2. Recognize probabilistic components of business processes and assign distributions to these components.
3. Characterize business processes in terms of their key operations characteristics; e.g.,productivity, efficiency, service quality, sustainability, time and costs associated with waiting, material volume and service/product customization.
4. Formulate improvements to observed processes and estimate the effects of these improvements with the help of simulation.
5. Identify the role of information systems in business processes; e.g., recognize and specify where information technology can be applied; recognize the role of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
6. Recognize the interdependence of business processes within and across organizational boundaries.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
Basic Introduction to Health System
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Here you can find web lectures discussing different aspects of health systems thinking.The first lecture is about the WHO health system building blocks, outlining this theoretical framework compromising of Leadership/Governance, Health workforce, Medical technologies, Financing, Information and Service delivery.The second lecture gives a historical background to the development and thinking aboiut health systems, outlining the different approaches over the past decades.The third lecture is on health financing and how this can be organised.The web lectures can be used seperately or as a package. You will also find pdf-files with the correponding powerpoint presentations

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Management
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Mats Målqvist
Date Added:
05/22/2018
Beyond Lean: Simulation in Practice, Second Edition
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Lean thinking, as well as associated processes and tools, have involved into a ubiquitous perspective for improving systems particularly in the manufacturing arena. With application experience has come an understanding of the boundaries of lean capabilities and the benefits of getting beyond these boundaries to further improve performance. Discrete event simulation is recognized as one beyond-the-boundaries of lean technique. Thus, the fundamental goal of this text is to show how discrete event simulation can be used in addition to lean thinking to achieve greater benefits in system improvement than with lean alone. Realizing this goal requires learning the problems that simulation solves as well as the methods required to solve them. The problems that simulation solves are captured in a collection of case studies. These studies serve as metaphors for industrial problems that are commonly addressed using lean and simulation.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Grand Valley State University
Author:
Charles Standridge
Date Added:
01/01/2013
Blended Best Practices: Teaching Logic with Coding (3-5)
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This resource was created by Brandon Horst in collaboration with Tina Williams as part of the 2019-20 ESU-NDE Digital Age Pedagogy Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Unit Plans promoting BlendEd Learning Best Practices. This Unit Plan is designed for Upper Primary Integrated Technology (3-5).

Subject:
Computer Science
Finance
Management
Marketing
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
Measurement and Data
Numbers and Operations
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Simulation
Unit of Study
Author:
Tina Williams
Date Added:
06/06/2020
Business Ethics: What we can learn from the Chinese
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Confucian values of trustworthiness, self-criticism, and dignity can provide resources for Westerners doing business in China. Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, interviews Stephan Rothlin, general secretary of the Center for International Business Ethics in Beijing.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Business Ethics in China and the U.S.
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Liu Baocheng, executive director of the Center for International Business Ethics, talks with Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics about the developing regulatory regime in China. Liu argues that the priority for China right now is to bring products up to safety and standards. They also discuss different cultural attitudes toward gifts and bribes.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Business Organisations and their Environments: Culture
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We know that culture guides the way people behave in society as a whole. But culture also plays a key role in organisations, which have their own unique set of values, beliefs and ways of doing business. This unit explores the concepts of national and org

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Date Added:
05/11/2009
Business Statistics
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Introductory survey of quantitative methods (QM), or the application of statistics in the workplace. Examines techniques for gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data in any number of fieldsĺÎĺ from anthropology to hedge fund management.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
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Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
11/10/2011
Business and Human Rights
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A discussion of the UN's "Protect-Respect-Remedy Framework" for companies and governments addressing human rights issues.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
CTE Agribusiness & Food Products and Processes: Dairy Barn
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and agriculture sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
Date Added:
07/26/2012
CTE Agribusiness & Food Products and Processes: Greenhouse Management
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and agriculture sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Management
Geometry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
Date Added:
07/26/2012
Café Antonio in Los Baños, Laguna
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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Café Antonio in Los Baños, Laguna

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MR. JABEZ FLORES
Owner, Café Antonio in Los Baños, Laguna

Part of the 100 MASTER VOICES series
an EMERGING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH (EIDR) Project
of the University of the Philippines Open University
under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Case Study
Author:
MR. JABEZ FLORES
Date Added:
11/30/2017
Campaigns and Organisations
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If you've ever been involved in campaigning for change, you probably know that getting the desired result is much harder than it seems. Moreover, the decision to campaign on a particular issue can expose tensions and cracks within an organisation itself.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Date Added:
07/30/2008
Collaborative Consultation and Larger Systems, Fall 2007
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How do individuals and families interface with larger systems, and how do therapists intervene collaboratively? How do larger systems structure the lives of individuals and families? Relationally-trained practitioners are attempting to answer these questions through collaborative and interdisciplinary, team-focused projects in mental health, education, the law, and business, among other fields. Similarly, scholars and researchers are developing specific culturally responsive models: outreach family therapy, collaborative health care, multi-systemic school interventions, social-justice-oriented and spiritual approaches, organizational coaching, and consulting, among others. This course explores these developments and aims at developing a clinical and consulting knowledge that contributes to families, organizations, and communities within a collaborative and social-justice-oriented vision.

Subject:
Management
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Syllabus
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
Ed.D
Gonzalo Bacigalupe
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Concepts of Corporate Social Responsibility in China
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Liu Baocheng, executive director of the Center for International Business Ethics, talks with Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, about what businesses owe to the larger community. In China, Liu explains, businesses think about the Three P's: Responsibility for People, Planet, and Profit.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Corporate Communication (Business 210)
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The introduction of Business Communication for Success, the textbook used throughout this course, notes that Ň[E]ffective communication takes preparation, practice, and persistence. There are many ways to learn communication skills; the school of experience, or Ôhard knocks,Ő is one of them. But in the business environment, a ÔknockŐ (or lesson learned) may come at the expense of your credibility through a blown presentation to a client.Ó Effective communication skills are a prerequisite for succeeding in business. Communication tools and activities connect people within and beyond the organization in order to establish the businessŐs place in the corporate community and the social community, and as a result, that communication needs to be consistent, effective, and customized for the business to prosper. Business Communication for Success provides theories and practical information that represent the heart of this course, while additional resources are included to expand or pose alternatives to the approaches chosen in the textbook. You will receive maximum benefits from this course if you complete the readings first and then use the additional resources to fill in the blanks and/or reconsider the topics in the textbook.

Subject:
Communication
Management
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
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Reading
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Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
11/10/2011
Corruption in China
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Liu Baocheng, executive director of the Center for International Business Ethics, talks with Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, to discuss the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and cultural differences in understanding about corruption. Gift exchange has always been regarded as a virtue in China, but the two distinguish between gift giving and quid pro quo corruption.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Remix
Could I be an Entrepreneur?
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Could I be an Entrepreneur? Is a lesson for students to identify characterisitcs of an entrepreneur. Then complete self assessments to identify personal characteristics that match those of entrepreneurs.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Marketing
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Author:
Tennille Allison
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Creating Value within the Nonprofit Sector
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This course introduces managers and other professionals working in the nonprofit sector to Value Based Management. The course attempts to establish a common framework for how nonprofit's and non-governmental organizations can apply Value Based Management in such areas as Strategic Planning, Resource Development, Leadership, and Performance Measurement. Course Level: Intermediate - A good understanding of business concepts is useful for fully understanding this course. A review of other Short Courses is also recommended since this course covers topics that may be covered in greater deal in another short course. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Accounting
Finance
Management
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Creating an Ethical Organization
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Businesses are increasingly making explicit their commitment to dealing with ethical concerns. This unit explores the business case for an ethical approach to human resources management and examines whether a more 'human-centred' approach can bring dividends, and how an ethical approach fits within an organisation's strategy.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Date Added:
09/11/2007
Developing a Code of Ethics for Doing Business in China
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Can a Western company take its existing ethics code to China? Yes, but... Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, interviews Stephan Rothlin, general secretary of the Center for International Business Ethics in Beijing.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice
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This Book Will Be Helpful to:

Managers-
This book is aimed primarily at those who are responsible for implementing accessibility at an organizational level. These people tend to be managers, but may also be accessibility specialists, whose role it is to oversee the implementation of accessibility strategies and awareness throughout an organization.

Web Developers-
Web developers may also wish to read this book to expand their understanding of the organizational aspects of implementing accessibility, extending their role as an IT accessibility specialist, often being the person who leads the implementation of accessibility culture in an organization.

Everyone Else-
While managers and web developers are the primary audience for this book, anyone who has an interest in the aspects of implementing accessibility culture in an organization will find this book informative.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Ryerson University
Author:
Greg Gay
Date Added:
11/06/2018
Doing Business in China: Cultural and Legal Issues
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Jim O'Toole, senior business ethics fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, explores doing business in China and the United States, with guest Leslie Yuen, CEO, Globalized Training. Major challenges for Chinese companies in the U.S. and vice versa, include understanding the local culture and playing by the rules. In terms of ethics, the U.S. has hundreds of years of business experience, while businesses in China really only started booming in the late 70's, adding to the learning and maturity "curve." With increased globalization, there will be more collaboration between China and the U.S. in the future. Yuen offers advice for U.S. businesses establishing themselves in China and examples of companies currently developing their businesses in both countries. He reviews criteria for success.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Doing Business in China: Exploring Securities Fraud
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Jim O'Toole, senior fellow in business ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, interviews Carson Block, research director, Muddywaters, (a company whose name is taken from Chinese proverb - "Muddy waters make it easy to catch fish.") Block handles fraudulent companies and investigations, and his business focuses primarily on Chinese companies doing business in the U.S. His business model - not without controversy- is to short sell company stock for businesses on the brink. The company's reports and research are released to the public. Many companies, including those in China, can appear too good to be true, and they often are. On the other hand, investors need to take responsibility for their investments.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
E Markeitng
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The goal of this article is to describe specific aspects regarding the use of e-marketing tools as a factor influencing the perception of the image of a higher education institution among its target groups. The article draws on primary data acquired through surveying respondents with the use of a questionnaire. More specifically, the analysis is based on 400 responses given by students at the Faculty of management - University of Prešov in Prešov. The crux of the article consists in examining the opinions of the respondents, concentrating on selected website elements such as design, clarity, content quality, inclusion of social elements and on selected e-marketing tools such as a Blog, Microsite, Q&A / FAQ portal, E-mail newsletter, Wiki, Online publications / eBooks, Live chat, and Mobile application. The research results have shown that there is a significant correlation between the perception of the overall image of the faculty and the evaluation of individual elements of the faculty website. The hypothesis that there is a significant correlation between the students’ attitude towards the necessity to use new e-marketing tools and the expressed evaluation of the faculty's image has not been confirmed.

Subject:
Management
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Assessment
Author:
RAJENDER KUMAR
Date Added:
12/04/2018
EQ vs IQ
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This piece discusses the differences between EQ and IQ - discussing the research available, what signs people with a high EQ have, and does an IQ score dictate success in life.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Lina Amin
Date Added:
12/17/2018
Einstein Project
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The “Einstein Project” is a framework that is designed to help you find a solution to an everyday problem that makes you passionate in your thinking and designing. This project is designed to make you think outside of the box as active learners and create solutions in uncommon ways, forget about failing or succeeding and take chances.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Graphic Arts
Visual Arts
Management
Marketing
Agriculture
Electronic Technology
Graphic Design
Manufacturing
Welding
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Student Guide
Author:
Dan Moyer
Date Added:
09/25/2018
Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective
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This book contains eight chapters. Chapter Two briefly describes the technology that makes electronic commerce possible, while Chapter Three introduces the topic of Web strategy. The major functions of marketing are described in the next five chapters: Promotion (Chapter Four); Promotion and Purchase (Chapter Five); Distribution (Chapter Six); Service (Chapter Seven); and Pricing (Chapter Eight). The final chapter takes a broader, societal perspective and discusses the influence of electronic commerce on society.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
George M. Zinkhan
Leyland F. Pitt
Pierre Berthon
Richard T. Watson
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Entrepreneurship
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This resource provides description on entrepreneurship development, and elucidates on the strategies of Small Business Management in the 21st Century.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
David Cadden
Quinnipiac University Sandra L. Lueder
Date Added:
08/27/2019
Erasmus+ KA2 “F.A.S.T.E.S.T.” - Digital Storytelling for Entrepreneurship in VET agroindustrial schools
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Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project called "Food & Agroindustrial Schools Toward Entrepreneurship by Storytelling & digital Technology" (Project No. 2015-1-IT01-KA202-004608), about developing entrepreneurship in VET agrifood students through digital storytelling techniques

Aim of the project is to develop in VET teachers functional skills to integrate systematically in the curricula entrepreneurship education to develop active citizenship and employability, supporting person-centered and experiential learning, through the creation of OER of “Digital storytelling “.

Context: the project aims to involve multi-disciplinary teams of teachers, as “agents of change”, and students, as a new generation of potential entrepreneurs but also as workers with an “entrepreneurial approach”, of VET schools of secondary level of IT, PT, RO and BG, similar among themselves because of the lack of a systematic training-for-trainers in relation to entrepreneurship, with consequences of absence of entrepreneurship as a field of learning in the regular curricula. The focus is on schools and companies related to the agro-industrial sector, in all countries, that needs an injection of new businesses to emerge from a state of heightened shortage of skilled professionals and young people in working cohorts.

Activities and methodology: creation of 1) action-research that prefigures: terms of educational value of storytelling for the development of an entrepreneurial mind-set; didactical sustainability of practices of digital manipulation in the development of educational programs for the development of entrepreneurial skills; new skills required by teachers for the effective use of the methodology to support the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills; 2) multilingual hypervideos (pupil-led experimentations); 3) Training Programmes for the blended use of hypervideos revised by teachers (teacher-led experimentations); 4) Methodological guidelines for the effective use of digital storytelling for learning entrepreneurial skills in school context – systematization of experimentations for their release as OERs.

Number and profile of participants: they will be directly involved in the project activities: 12 teachers/school principals – in interdisciplinary teams and transnational learning/teaching/training activities; 12 ICT experts and 16 representatives of business sector for O1; 40 teachers in 8 focus groups for O1; min. 8 entrepreneurs of FDMP sector for O2; 160 students for O2 and other 160 students for O3; at least 160 “local participants” in the 4 multiplier events.

In terms of expected results, the use of hypervideos as OERs will allow direct knowledge of the related production chain; their creation will enable a “learning by doing”, with a direct experience of the entrepreneurial skills necessary for the realization of a complex project (experimental meta-learning). It is expected an increase of the dialogue between schools and businesses, able to prevent, in the long term, any gap in the professional knowledge necessary to the efforts of innovation required in an evolving industrial sector.

Impacts for VET: spread / enhance different learning styles (innovative teaching); expand the provision of curricular training; increase motivation among the “digital generation”; open to contributions from experts in the business sector; create a more fluid and productive dialogue between formal and informal knowledge – take informal knowledge and transform it into digital resources. Benefits: the VET system will increase its attractiveness, expand its training offer and modernize its teaching approaches, reduce cases of ESL, qualify its staff members (refer to either digital and entrepreneurial skills), root further in the territory by consolidating relations with the socio-economic context.

Impacts for learners: increase of entrepreneurial skills applied in life and school paths; increase of motivation for further education; stimulus to entrepreneurship as a realistic professional opportunity after school; increase of digital skills through the “generative” choice to produce Learning Objects (benefits: spread of technical-scientific culture and reducing of digital divide).

Impacts for business/FDMP sector: connecting with local educational institutions and new generations of workers (role of “virtual business angel”); reflection on entrepreneurial mind-set skills on a personal and a corporate level; study of the potential of digital storytelling to tell / sell a company, for information, marketing or training purposes. Benefits: increased level of entrepreneurship / entrepreneurial spirit in FDMP.

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http://www.cisita.parma.it/cisita/progetti-internazionali/progetto-erasmus-ka2-fastest/
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Intellectual Output 1: Research Action about the current state of exploitation of storytelling and digital storytelling for didactic purposes in the participating EU countries (Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Portugal)

Intellectual Output 2: Creation of 8 hypervideos about stories of success and interviews to local entrepreneurs from the agroindustrial sector (Tomato industry, cheese industry, meat industry, bakery industry, wine industry). Videos are made by made by students at school with teachers' supervision and guidance about gaining knowledge and meaning out of the experience. Videos are then turned into hypervideos by students themselves, adding further hypermedia contents from the web about entrepreneurship and /or sector-related information

Intellectual Output 3: Exploitation and testing of the hypervideos as didactic and teaching tools on students who did not take part in the video-making experience. Elaboration of 4 teaching programs (one for each of the 4 participating countries Italy, Bulgaria, Romania and Portugal) about entrepreneurship using hypervideos to create a blended learning experience

Intellectual Output 4: Methodological guidelines for future users or makers of new hypervideos. How to use the project's Output for educational purposes and how to make brand new hypervides from scratch. Technical guide about how to deal with a videomaking & editing process.

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Visual Arts
Management
Career and Technical Education
Agriculture
Education
Educational Technology
Nutrition
Cultural Geography
Economics
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Cisita Parma scarl
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Essay: The future of corporate governance
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The current corporate governance models of today’s organizations are unfit for organizations of the future, and even today. What does this mean for directors and the management? Let’s have a look into the future, divided into long-term, middle-term, and short-term future lenses.

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Applied Science
Computer Science
Information Science
Business and Communication
Communication
Finance
Management
Electronic Technology
Higher Education
Special Education
Law
General Law
Social Science
Economics
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Henri Jacobs
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02/06/2019
Event Management Case Study: Cultivating Stakeholders for Special Events
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Cultivating stakeholders is a critical part of event management. This application activity covers the following four-stage process for involving stakeholders in an event: identification of stakeholders, classifying stakeholders, assessing stakeholders, and maintaining stakeholders. A case study is provided for students to apply to cultivating stakeholders in an industry example.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
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Iowa State University
Author:
Eric Olson
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03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: Market Segmentation of Festival Attendees of an International Festival
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In the market segmentation of festival attendees’ application activity, students will review a mini-lecture material related to market segmentation, target marketing, and event positioning. Students will then apply the concepts of marketing segmentation, target marketing, and event positioning by analyzing data collected from an international music festival to establish the target market of the international music festival.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
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Iowa State University
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Eric Olson
Olson Eric
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03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of Aspen Music Festival and School
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Risk management is a critical part of event management. This worksheet covers definitions of the key aspects of risk management and the steps taken by event management in creating a risk management plan. A case study is provided for students to apply the risk management process in an industry example.

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Business and Communication
Management
Marketing
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Iowa State University
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Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Olson Eric
Park Heeyle
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03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of International Front Runners
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Sponsorship management is activities that an event organization engages in to secure support from sponsors and manage the interests of sponsors at the event. The organizer and sponsor are jointly interested in successfully operating events for their mutual benefit. This section provides an overview of sponsorship management for events. The differences between sponsorship and advertising were compared for their strengths and weaknesses. The sponsorship management of a social event was discussed from the prospective from the perspective of organizers and sponsors. A case study on an LGBT+ event provided a case problem for how to construct a social media sponsorship package.

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Business and Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
Public Relations
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Lesson
Lesson Plan
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Iowa State University
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Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Olson Eric
Park Heeyle
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03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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Volunteer management is an integral part of any event that relies on volunteer contributions. Managing volunteers for events is related to three related domains: events, human resources, and volunteering. Each of the domains is discussed for its relation to volunteer management in the context of a sporting event. The practice of managing volunteers is considered in terms of its phases. A real-life case is provided so that students can apply their understandings of volunteer management in resolving the case problems.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Management
Public Relations
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Activity/Lab
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Iowa State University
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Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
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03/17/2020
Event Management Case Study: The Case of a Wedding
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Financial management helps an event planning operation to achieve a profitable future in the competitive business environment. Astute financial management involves securing, allocating and controlling financial resources held by the operation. Good budgeting practices ensure a successful outcome of an event that meets financial objectives. A real-life case study is provided for students to apply financial management principles.

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Business and Communication
Finance
Management
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
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Lesson Plan
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Iowa State University
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Eric Olson
Heeyle Park
Olson Eric
Park Heeyle
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03/17/2020
Evidence Based Management Library Guide
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An online library guide created for BUS1036FS Evidence Based Management (EBM). Contains presentations which will help students find a book in UCT Libraries, find a specific journal article in UCT Libraries, find a journal article in UCT Libraries, access library resources off campus, find newspaper articles in UCT Libraries, access databases at UCT Libraries. Image by stevelyon shared under a CC BYNCSA 2.0 license.

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Business and Communication
Management
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Reading
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University of Cape Town
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Lara Skelly
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02/16/2011
Evidence-Based Practice In Management And Consulting
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This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and skills of evidence-based practice. The course is directly relevant to students who would like to improve the quality and outcome of their decision-making.

Managers and consultants are required to take action based on their decisions, and such decisions may have profound impacts on employees, customers and clients, the organization and society more widely. But how good are such decisions? How can we ensure that managers and consultants get hold of, accurately interpret and make use of the best available evidence in their decision-making?

This course will help students develop the practical skills managers and consultants need to bring evidence-based approaches to their organization. In the process of developing these skills you will also find out a lot about management research.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
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Open Learning Initiative
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01/01/2015
Experiential Exercise to Examine Universal Design/Ability Privilege
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This exercise allows students to explore how people with site-impairment “read” documents and digital media using screen readers. It provides students with a sample memorandum to review for communications effectiveness. Then, by using a freely downloadable screen reader (and/or an enabled text-to-talk feature) and an embedded accessibility checker, students will evaluate the accessibility of the sample memo. With an altered appreciation of audience (now aware of sight-impairment disability), students will revise the memo using universal design principles and best practices for creating accessible documents. Using those experiences, students will be guided to reflect upon other disabilities and accommodations in the workplace. Finally, students will explore ability privileges and create a plan to identify, monitor and control blind spots.

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Business and Communication
Communication
Management
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Author:
Paul Szwed
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01/03/2020
Exploring Business
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The author's goals in writing Exploring Business were simple: (1) introduce students to business in an exciting way and (2) provide faculty with a fully developed teaching package that allows them to do the former. Toward those ends, the following features are included in this text:1- Integrated (Optional) Nike Case Study: A Nike case study is available for instructors who wish to introduce students to business using an exciting and integrated case. Through an in-depth study of a real company, students learn about the functional areas of business and how these areas fit together. Studying a dynamic organization on a real-time basis allows students to discover the challenges that it faces, and exposes them to critical issues affecting the business, such as globalization, ethics and social responsibility, product innovation, diversity, supply chain management, and e-business.2- A Progressive (Optional) Business Plan: Having students develop a business plan in the course introduces students to the excitement and challenges of starting a business and helps them discover how the functional areas of business interact. This textbook package includes an optionalintegrated business plan project modeled after one refined by the author and her teaching team over the past ten years.3- AACSB Emphasis: The text provides end-of-chapter questions, problems, and cases that ask students to do more than regurgitate information. Most require students to gather information, assess a situation, think about it critically, and reach a conclusion. Each chapter presents ten Questions and Problems as well as five cases on areas of skill and knowledge endorsed by AACSB: Learning on the Web, Career Opportunities, The Ethics Angle, Team-Building Skills, and The Global View. More than 70% of end-of-chapter items help students build skills in areas designated as critical by AACSB, including analytical skills, ethical awareness and reasoning abilities, multicultural understanding and globalization, use of information technology, and communications and team oriented skills. Each AACSB inspired exercise is identified by an AACSB tag and a note indicating the relevant skill area.4- Author-Written Instructor Manual (IM): For the past eleven years, Karen Collins has been developing, coordinating and teaching (to over 3,500 students) an Introduction to Business course. Sections of the course have been taught by a mix of permanent faculty, graduate students, and adjuncts.

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Business and Communication
Finance
Management
Material Type:
Case Study
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University of Minnesota
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University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Author:
Karen Collins
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01/01/2012
Financial Management for Small Businesses: Financial Statements & Present Value Models
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This book is for those whose financial management focus is on small businesses. For you, we adapt the traditional financial management themes emphasized in corporate financial management courses to meet the needs of small businesses.

Many financial managers of small businesses come from farms or agribusinesses. Others are interested in working for or starting businesses in the food or retail sectors. In most cases, these businesses aren’t organized as C-corporations impacting things like taxes, depreciation, and legal requirements around compiling and reporting financial data. They are rarely publicly traded which creates unique constraints to raising debt and equity capital and calculating required risk-adjusted returns.

These financial managers are interested in solving specific problems they face in family or small businesses. They want to know how to apply the tools they are learning—coordinated financial statement analysis, present value analysis, management of cash flow, measuring their opportunity costs, etc.—to the problems they face at home. As we started to work on the actual problems faced by these managers, it quickly became clear that corporate finance tools don’t exactly fit the small businesses they come from. Further, in attempting to tackle the problems they bring, we learned that finding and/or constructing the data needed for financial management is another skill set often overlooked and in need of development. In the end, after investing a lot of time, we found that—without adaptation—corporate finance theory as traditionally taught doesn’t meet the knowledge needs and application skills of financial managers of small businesses. We wrote this book to be a catalyst that enables students and managers of small businesses to learn the tools and skill sets that will help them make sound financial management decisions.

Subject:
Finance
Management
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Michigan State University
Author:
J Roy Black
Lindon Robison
Steven Hanson
Date Added:
11/13/2019
Finding Trustworthy Partners in China
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Advice for companies on picking partners to do business with in China. Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, interviews Stephan Rothlin, general secretary of the Center for International Business Ethics in Beijing

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Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
A Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Case Study
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Randall Gausman, former CFO of Rae Systems, talks with Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, about the steps he took when he became aware of FCPA violations in a joint venture with China.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
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Entrepreneurship is the cornerstone of any modern economy - everyday, entrepreneurs around the world are starting their own business. This free online course from The E-Learning Network (TELNET) examines how entrepreneurs can surmount obstacles and also examines how business ideas can be developed and habits an entrepreneur must adopt to be a success. Upon completion of this course you will develop an understanding of obstacles entrepreneurs face and how to overcome them. You will gain a good knowledge of the development process and the planning process involved in the launch of a new product. You will have a good understanding of the business ecosystem and a knowledge of successful entrepreneurial habits. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about entrepreneurship or who may be thinking about starting their own business.

Subject:
Management
Economics
Material Type:
Module
Author:
ROI Africa E-Learning Network
Date Added:
08/09/2017
The GenWe Classroom
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This is a teacher guide for operating a GenWe classroom. From the very beginning to the launch of the program, these resources will help teachers and students build the ideal learning environment to improve social competence. What is the GenWe Classroom? It is an elective course for middle and high school students designed to help them learn how to interact and cooperate and use technology responsibly. The class is managed by the students and teachers collaboratively. The structure of the class allows the students to make decisions based on evaluating the input from peers, near-peers, and adults. In order for normal social situations to occur, the students need to be allowed to manage themselves, including their learning. Ideally the GenWe Classroom will include a budget. Students will be responsible for planning the learning materials they will need for the semester.

Subject:
Information Science
Communication
Management
Social Science
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Author:
Katherine Bandy
Date Added:
06/23/2019
Geospatial Technology Project Management
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In GEOG 871, we'll take a critical look at geospatial project management. Project management is a broad discipline that encompasses technical methods such as system design and analysis and also interpersonal factors that affect professional relationships. Project management is also a discipline that has matured outside of, but can be incorporated into, geospatial technology. By the end of this course, you'll have devised a project plan from a scenario built upon a real-life project involving the city of Metropolis geodatabase. We'll work through each of the components in an organized and logical manner and will incorporate constructive peer review to help everyone achieve the best product possible.

Subject:
Finance
Management
Physical Geography
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (http
Penn State University
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Author:
Pat Kennelly
Date Added:
10/07/2019
Global Business Ethics: China and US Issues
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In this interview with Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Liu Baocheng, executive director, Center for International Business Ethics, Beijing, China, discusses the ethical and global challenges of Americans doing business in China, and vice versa.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
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Global Business Ethics Videos
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05/28/2015
Global Business Ethics: China and US Political Challenges
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Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, and Liu Baocheng, executive director, Center for International Business Ethics, Beijing, China, discuss the ethical and global challenges for Americans doing business in China, and vice versa. The political challenges facing the US and China are specifically addressed.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Global Business Ethics: Chinese Values
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In this interview with Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Liu Baocheng, executive director, Center for International Business Ethics, Beijing, China, discusses the ethical and global challenges for Americans doing business in China, and vice versa. The influence of Chinese values on business is explored here.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
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Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Global Business Ethics: Pharmaceuticals in China
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In this interview, Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, and Liu Baocheng, executive director, Center for International Business Ethics, Beijing, China, discuss the ethical and global challenges for Americans doing business in China, and vice versa. In this video, the issue of pharmaceuticals in China is specifically addressed.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Provider Set:
Global Business Ethics Videos
Date Added:
05/28/2015
Global Spin Corporate Learning Tool
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This is a free, online tool aiming to improve the competiveness of European Academic Spin-Offs and Start-ups by supporting them to effectively deal with the challenges faced when internationalising their businesses and to improve their global talent management. The programme is divided into three units, containing ten pillars each one, completed by a forth section of Success and Failure Cases about “Commercialization of new products and services abroad” and “Attracting and recruiting international high-qualified human capital”.  Authors are the seven project partners:CCS Digital Education (Greece)University of Patras (Greece)Advancis Business Services, Lda. (Portugal)Vaasa University of Applied Sciences Finland)Promimpresa srl (Italy)Inova Consultancy (United Kindom)Fundación General Universidad de Granada Empresa (Spain)

Subject:
Accounting
Communication
Finance
Management
Marketing
Public Relations
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Carmen Osuna
Date Added:
03/05/2019
Green Logistics Manager training - greenlogisticsmanager.eu
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Training material developed within the greenlogisticsmanager.eu Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships VET project.

“Training Green Logistics Managers to Avoid the Environmental Effects of Logistics” is a project offering an online training course in the form of interactive Open Educational Resources (iOERs).

These iOERs partially cover the whole competence map for a greenlogistics manager profile and are built according to EQF level 3-4 . Their description is reflected in each learning outcomes of the material. More info about the project and the competence map is avalaible on the main web site http://www.greenlogisticsmanager.eu

Subject:
Environmental Science
Management
Material Type:
Full Course
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greenlogisticsmanager.eu Partnership
Date Added:
09/15/2019
HUMAN RESOURCE OUTSOURCING
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Learning Outcomes:To learn about HR Outsourcing FirmsFunctions of HR Outsourcing FirmsDifference between Human Resource Outsourcers (HRO) & Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)Advantages & Disadvantages of HRO

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Management
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NEERJA ANAND
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08/28/2019
HUMAN RESOURCE OUTSOURCING
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Learning Outcomes:To learn about HR Outsourcing FirmsFunctions of HR Outsourcing FirmsDifference between Human Resource Outsourcers (HRO) & Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)Advantages & Disadvantages of HRO

Subject:
Management
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Module
Author:
NEERJA ANAND
Date Added:
08/28/2019
Handbook on Transnational Entrepreneurship and Effective Internationalisation Strategies for Spin Offs
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Global Spin is a corporate learning programme aiming to improve the competiveness of European Academic Spin-Offs and Start-ups by supporting them to effectively deal with the challenges faced when internationalising their businesses. The programme is divided into three units, containing ten pillars each one, completed by a forth section of Success and Failure Cases about “Commercialization of new products and services abroad” and “Attracting and recruiting international high-qualified human capital”.

The training programme has been developed in the framework of the Global-Spin Project: Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin Offs, with the support of the European Union and the Erasmus+ Programme. The course’s contents are based on the knowledge, the experience and the researches carried out by the consortium, which is composed of Higher Education Foundation, two Universities and four companies specialized in consultancy, training and research. To know more about the project and the consortium’s partners, visit the website: https://globalspin.eu/ and the GLOBAL-SPIN - Transnational Entrepreneurs Forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1970586499822258/

Authors are the seven project partners:

CCS Digital Education (Greece)
University of Patras (Greece)
Advancis Business Services, Lda. (Portugal)
Vaasa University of Applied Sciences Finland)
Promimpresa srl (Italy)
Inova Consultancy (United Kindom)
Fundación General Universidad de Granada Empresa (Spain)

Subject:
Management
Marketing
Public Relations
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Carmen Osuna
Date Added:
03/12/2019
Homeland Security: Safeguarding the U.S. Against Domestic Catastrophic Destruction
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What is homeland security and why do we need it? What was unique about the 9/11 attacks that prompted the largest reorganization of the Federal government since the end of World War II? What is the difference between homeland security and national security? Why is critical infrastructure protection so critical? Why is emergency management an essential mission area within homeland security? What is the relationship between homeland security and DoD, National Guard, FBI, and State and Local law enforcement? Explore these questions and the events that made homeland security what it is today. Find out why homeland security is an unprecedented historical challenge requiring an unprecedented government response. Review the homeland security mission areas and understand not only what is being done but also why. Discover “who’s who and what do they do” within the Department of Homeland Security and the greater Homeland Security Enterprise. This book provides the most comprehensive overview and most concise resource for understanding homeland security today. Within these pages you will find insight to the most pressing challenges of the 21st century confronting the nation, your community, and you.

Subject:
Management
Criminal Justice
U.S. History
Law
Political Science
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Textbook
Author:
Tina Bynum
Date Added:
06/17/2019
Human Resource Management
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Human resource or manpower planning is of great important in the general development and growth of organizations. Thus personnel and Human resources experts, managers and practitioners have now made it known to management that adequate attention be given to it with a view to ensuring better use of other resources especially capital. Organisations have also realized that with increasing competition and complexity in business, more time should be devoted to effective human resources planning to achieve desired goals. Furthermore organisations have known that not only is the overall cost of human resources high , that human element is complex, unpredictable and sometimes difficult to develop or change unlike capital that is relatively easier to acquire, manager or control.

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Business and Communication
Management
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Full Course
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WikiEducator
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02/16/2011
Human Resource Management
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Human Resource Management teaches HRM strategies and theories that any manager—not just those in HR—needs to know about recruiting, selecting, training, and compensating people.

Most students will be managing people at some point in their careers and not necessarily in a human resource management capacity. As businesses cut back, they may outsource HR duties to outside vendors. Or, in smaller businesses, the HR department is sometimes small or non-existent, and managers from other departments have to perform their own HRM. Therefore, teaching HRM from the perspective of a general manager, in addition to an HR manager, provides more relevance to students' careers and will give them a competitive advantage in the workplace.

This text also provides practical applications of theory relevant to today's workplace. You won't find discussions about “posting vacancies on a job board” or “sending memos.” In the real world, HRM leverages technology in every aspect of the job—from online training modules to technology for better managing flex-time workers and telecommuters.

Consider how most companies have gone “paperless” with pay stubs by using software. While such technology has made HRM easier, it has also created a new set of challenges. For example, how does a manager actually implement a new pay system? Therefore, it's important for students to understand what kinds of platforms exist in today's workplace to enhance their effectiveness as future managers.

The conversational style of Human Resource Management engages students, while the academic rigor of its content provides them with the tools that any manager needs—whether they work in HR or a different department. PLUS it offers an array of supplements that gives them practice creating real HR documents and role-playing real HR scenarios. Add value to your students' education, enhance the relevance of your curriculum, and make your students more employable by adopting this book for your HRM class. Read it now online today!

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Business and Communication
Management
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Textbook
Provider:
University of Minnesota
Provider Set:
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Date Added:
01/01/2011
Human Resource Management (Business 301)
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You know the basics of managing human capital from your Principles of Management course, but this course will introduce you to more advanced topics in the field. You will learn that identifying the best employees begins with identifying the firmŐs needs and carrying out a proper recruitment and selection process. Training, development, and performance evaluations can then shape the selected employee into an ideal firm resource. Finally, adequate and incentivizing compensation can keep those resources with the firm. This course will cover all these topics and more.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
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Activity/Lab
Full Course
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Syllabus
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
11/10/2011
Identifying Fraudulent Companies in China
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Carson Block, research director of Muddywaters, talks with Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics about ethical issues such as fraud, conflicts of interest, executive pay, and cozy relations with auditors and how these problems manifest in China.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
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Global Business Ethics Videos
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05/28/2015
Importance of Human Resource
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An organization can't exist without great Human Resources. The important aspect of the Human Resources Management (HRM) group incorporates selecting individuals, preparing them, appraisal examinations, rousing representatives just as working environment correspondence, working environment well-being, and significantly more. The gainful impacts of these capacities are talked about here:

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Management
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
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05/04/2020
Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology
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Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology V1.2 is intended for use in undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Management Information Systems and Information Technology.Version 1.2 of John's book retains the same structure and theory of version 1.1, but refreshes key statistics, examples, and brings case material up to date (vital when covering firms that move as fast as Facebook, Google, and Netflix). Adopting version 1.2 guarantees your students will have the most current text on the market, drawing real and applicable lessons from material that will keep your class offerings current and accessible.One of BusinessWeek’s "Professors of the Year", John Gallaugher of Boston College, brings you a brand new Management Information Systems textbook that teaches students how he or she will experience IS from a Managers perspective first hand through interesting coverage and bleeding-edge cases.Get involved with John's community by visiting and subscribing to his blog, The Week In Geek, where courseware, technology and strategy intersect and joining his Ning IT Community site where you can get more resources to teach Information Systems.Shockingly, at a time when technology regularly appears on the cover of every major business publication, students find IS among the least appealing of management disciplines.The teaching approach in Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology V 1.2 can change this. The text offers a proven approach that has garnered student praise, increased IS enrollment, and engaged students to think deeper and more practically about the space where business and technology meet. Every topic is related to specific business examples, so students gain an immediate appreciation of its importance. Rather than lead with technical topics, the book starts with strategic thinking, focusing on big-picture issues that have confounded experts but will engage students. And while chapters introduce concepts, cases on approachable, exciting firms across industries further challenge students to apply what they've learned, asking questions like:Why was NetFlix able to repel Blockbuster and WalMart? How did Harrah's Casino's become twice as profitable as comparably-sized Caesar's, enabling the former to acquire the latter? How does Spain's fashion giant Zara, a firm that shuns the sort of offshore manufacturing used by every other popular clothing chain, offer cheap fashions that fly off the shelves, all while achieving growth rates and profit margins that put Gap to shame? Why do technology markets often evolve into winner-take-all or winner take-most scenarios? And how can managers compete when these dynamics are present? Why is Google more profitable than Disney? How much is Facebook really worthThe Information Systems course and discipline have never seemed more relevant, more interesting, and more exciting. Gallaugher's textbook can help teachers make students understand why.

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Business and Communication
Management
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University of Minnesota
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John Gallaugher
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01/01/2011
Innovation, Markets and Industrial Change
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How does a firm emerge as"leader of the pack'? Why do most of the small firms so common in the early years of new industries disappear? This unit looks at how and why change occurs through the industry life cycle, at the role of innovation and at how production costs, demand and technology interact to shape industrial structure.

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Management
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The Open University
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02/16/2011
Integrated Safety, Health and Environmental Management: An Introduction
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Life is full of risk. In this unit"risk' describes the probability and consequences of harm or, at worst, disaster. Risk management involves many stakeholders and integrated management systems help to ensure that safety, quality, environmental and business risks are all managed correctly. This unit also looks at emergency preparedness, that is, the management of emergencies and disasters.

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Management
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The Open University
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Introducing a Framework For Strategy
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If you're currently engaged in strategic decision-making, or will be in the future, this unit will stimulate your imagination and inform your judgement. An understanding of the frameworks of strategy and an ability to use them imaginatively will help your organisation survive in the longer-term and perform its role more effectively.

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Business and Communication
Management
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The Open University
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03/23/2012
An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism
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This textbook introduces readers to the idea of cooperation and mutualism. Cooperatives and mutuals are participatory organizations in which members participate in control and governance, receive economic benefits through patronage refunds or net income, and become owners through equity. These mutual-benefit organizations exist alongside non-profit organizations and investor-benefit organizations through the global economy.

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Management
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University of Minnesota
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Michael Boland
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01/01/2017
Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences Economics
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Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences is an introduction to microeconomic fundamentals with a focus on the applications of economics to energy and environmental markets. We will introduce the economic method of analysis to the environmental and resource questions facing society. We will learn about the market forces, supply and demand and how they are formed from two concepts of law of Diminishing Returns and Diminishing Marginal Utility. We extend our knowledge by exploring factors such as market dynamics and market equilibrium, government intervention and market power. At the end we will apply these concepts to real life examples and address Climate Change and Carbon Policy, Resource Scarcity and Energy Security, and Changes in the Electricity Business.

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Business and Communication
Finance
Management
Economics
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Farid Tayari
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10/07/2019
Introduction to Social Contract
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This unit aims at introducing you to Social Contract, as an organization and its guiding principles. The aim is to give an adequate overview of the vision, mission, approach, and process of Social Contract. The learning outcomes for this unit are:At the end of this unit, Associates will be able to understand the ecosystem in which Social Contract operates in as well as their place/where they fit in, in the ecosystem.Associates will be able to understand the history and the “why” of  Social Contract.Associates will be able to understand the residency trajectory before them and the expectations for their work.Associates will understand the attitudes that will be helpful in their work.

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Management
Social Work
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Fabiola Kabera
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10/12/2018
Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation: A Handbook for Journalism Education and Training
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This new publication by UNESCO is a timely resource and highly topical subject for all those who practice or teach journalism in this Digital Age. UNESCO's new handbook is an essential addition to teaching syllabi for all journalism educators, as well as practising journalists and editors who are interested in information, how we share it and how we use it. It is mission critical that those who practice journalism understand and report on the new threats to trusted information. Political parties, health professionals, business people, scientists, election monitors and others will also find the handbook useful in navigating the information disorder. Written by experts in the fight against disinformation, this handbook explores the very nature of journalism - with modules on why trust matters; thinking critically about how digital technology and social platforms are conduits of the information disorder; fighting back against disinformation and misinformation through media and information literacy; fact-checking 101; social media verification and combating online abuse. The seven individual modules are available online to download that enables readers to develop their own course relevant to their media environment.
This handbook is also useful for the library and information science professionals, students, and LIS educators for understanding the different dimensions of fake news and disinformation.

Table of Contents
Module One | Truth, Trust and Journalism: Why it Matters | by Cherilyn Ireton
Module Two | Thinking about "Information Disorder": Formats of Misinformation, Disinformation and Mal-Information | by Claire Wardle & Hossein Derakshan
Module Three | News Industry Transformation: Digital Technology, Social Platforms and the Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation |by Julie Posetti
Module Four | Combatting Disinformation and Misinformation Through Media and Information Literacy (MIL) | by Magda Abu-Fadil
Module Five | Fact-Checking 101 | by Alexios Mantzarlis
Module Six | Social Media Verification: Assessing Sources and Visual Content | by Tom Trewinnard and Fergus Bell
Module Seven | Combatting Online Abuse: When Journalists and Their Sources are Targeted | by Julie Posetti

Additional Resources: https://en.unesco.org/fightfakenews

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Information Science
Business and Communication
Communication
Journalism
Management
Career and Technical Education
Education
Educational Technology
Higher Education
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UNESCO
Author:
Alexios Mantzarlis
Cherilyn Ireton
Claire Wardle
Fergus Bell
Hossein Derakshan
Julie Posetti
Magda Abu-Fadil
Tom Trewinnard
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01/01/2018
KIT DIDÁTICO ViVa:  VIVENDO NAS VÁRZEAS DO ALTO SOLIMÕES.
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O kit didático ViVa - Vivendo nas Várzeas do Alto Solimões está organizado sob a forma de sequência didática e tem como objetivo facilitar a aprendizagem reflexiva e crítica dos discentes no que tange ao cotidiano de agricultores familiares, que vivem em ambientes de várzea. O material baseia-se nas concepções epistemológicas e pedagógicas defendidas por Edgar Morin e Paulo Freire, que primam pela contextualização do conhecimento, logo esse material didático foi construído a partir do cotidiano dos agroecossistemas familiares de várzea do Alto Solimões. No entanto, o mesmo pode ser utilizado por professores de outras regiões que desejam construir com seus discentes novos saberes, ou como modelo de replicação teórica-metodológica para confecção de novos materiais, contextualizados às características de cada lugar. O kit didático ViVa é composto por: a) Este Guia de Orientações ao professor; b) Uma Cartilha; c) Um Jogo de Tabuleiro com instruções; e d) Um CD com os itens acima disponíveis em mídia. O kit didático foi formulado para se trabalhar a temática “Gestão de Agroecossistemas Familiares” em sala de aula, no entanto, por ser a Agricultura Familiar um tema transversal, o kit pode ser trabalhado de forma inter e transdisciplinar por professores de distintas áreas de formação. A cartilha apresenta em seu arcabouço conteúdos, como: Agroecossistemas Familiares; Várzeas; Pulso das Águas/Ciclo Hidrológico; Cultivos Agrícolas; Extrativismo Vegetal; Extrativismo Animal; Criação Animal; Instrumentos, Organização, Processos e Estratégias de Trabalho; Unidades de medida locais; Comercialização Agrícola; e Conservação. A cartilha faz uso de ilustrações pertinentes aos conteúdos abordados, que foram feitas a partir de fotografias dos agroecossistemas, permitindo uma aproximação maior entre teoria e prática. Quanto ao jogo didático, ele apresenta em seu tabuleiro as cinco principais atividades agrícolas realizadas nos agroecossistemas de várzea do Alto Solimões, bem como a influência do pulso das águas ou ciclo hidrológico na dinâmica de trabalho dos agricultores familiares. Além disso, o jogo também estabelece a possibilidade de eventos bons ou ruins aos jogadores, correlacionando esses eventos aos que acontecem nos agroecossistemas de várzea.

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Information Science
Business and Communication
Management
Agriculture
Education
Forestry and Agriculture
Economics
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Adiny Heimy Muller Cordeiro
Ayrton Luiz Urizzi Martins
Lúcia Helena Pinheiro Martins
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10/22/2018
Knowledge Technologies in Context
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This unit explores knowledge technologies, that is, software systems that can represent, interpret, formalize or interrogate phenomena and create models of how the world works. It demonstrates how a well designed system can have positive effects on the work 'ecosystem', potentially allowing more time for people to concentrate on their strengths. Emphasizing core concepts of representation, interpretation and situated use in context, this unit will help masters students and those involved in specifying and designing software for business understand how such systems can help manage knowledge as well as providing a framework for evaluating claims made by technology vendors and researchers.

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Business and Communication
Management
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The Open University
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09/11/2007
Leadership for Engineers
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Many of today’s global challenges require tech-driven solutions — climate change, the growth of the world population, cyber security, the increasing demand for scarce resources, digitalization, the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. With this in mind, it is no surprise that one fourth of the CEOs of the world’s 100 largest corporations have an engineering degree.

Solving these global problems requires leaders who, in the first place, are comfortable with technology, models and quantitative analyses — Leaders who see systems instead of isolated problems. However, simply understanding technology is not enough. Successful leaders today must have both the ideas and the know-how to put these ideas into action by working collaboratively with others, winning their hearts and minds.

We need leaders who know how to seize opportunities in a networked world, and can mobilize people and other stakeholders for large-scale change. Leaders who lead fulfilling lives and who are able to move themselves and others from the ‘me’ to the ‘we’. Leaders who are long-term oriented and who deliver economic profit, while also making positive contributions to society and the environment. We call these leaders ‘sustainable leaders’.

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Engineering
Management
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Full Course
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Delft University of Technology
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Delft University OpenCourseWare
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Prof.mr.dr. J.A. de Bruijn
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08/09/2018
Management
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Management BUS 131. Management principles including communications, motivation and group dynamics are the focus of the course. In this course students will explore problem solving strategies for effective planning, cost control and overall organization in a management environment.

This online course syllabus contains all relevant information about this course: its objectives and outcomes, important dates, the grading criteria, the texts and other materials of instruction, and of weekly topics, outcomes, assignments, grading policy, expectations, communication methods, tips for success and due dates. Consider this syllabus as a road map for the course. Course content by Nasreen Latif, course added to OER Commons by Victoria Vidal.

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Business and Communication
Management
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Victoria Vidal
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12/10/2019
Management Communication
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Communication is the heart of business. Short emails, complex reports, private chats, impassioned pitches, formal presentations, and team meetings move information and ideas around an organization, define strategy, and drive decisions. Business communication is concise, direct, clear, and compelling.

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Communication
Management
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Textbook
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Andy Spackman
Crickett Willardsen
Julie Haupt
Karmel Newell
Kurt Sandholtz
Lisa Thomas
Liz Dixon
Mariana Richardson
Melissa Wallentine
Sue Bergin
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06/28/2019
Management Information Systems (Business 206)
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Management Information Systems (MIS) is a formal discipline within business education that bridges the gap between computer science and the well-known business disciplines of finance, marketing, and management.

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Computer Science
Information Science
Business and Communication
Finance
Management
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The Saylor Foundation
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11/10/2011
Management Leadership (Business 401)
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This course will begin with an introduction that will help further the distinction between leadership and management, and then you will be introduced to major theories and models of leadership and of leadership development from a variety of perspectives. Next, you will be introduced to the process of decision-making in a variety of leadership settings. You will then study the processes of leading independently, or without direct authority. The final unit will focus on managing groups and teams. You may not be a leader after concluding this course, but you certainly will have a better understanding of the qualities of leadership. Perhaps you will discover there is a leader right at your fingertips.

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Management
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Full Course
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The Saylor Foundation
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11/10/2011
Management: Leading Wisely
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Leading Wisely, speakers share powerful insights about leaders across a wide range of fields and domains who inspire great results from their teams. Great management in a turbulent global economy has never been so important. Relevant areas of interest, study and coursework include: 

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Management
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TED
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Cary Cooper
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01/06/2017
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Introduction to the management process and the four basic management functions. Students will also be able to differentiate between managing and leading in an organization.

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Business and Communication
Management
Education
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Jan Osborn
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08/08/2019
Managerial Accounting (Business 105)
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Almost all management decisions deal with the same key issues: cost, price, and profit. This course will examine this sort of decision-making, identifying the tools and methods managers use to make the best-informed decisions possible. We will begin with an introduction to the terms that will be referenced in the later units. We will then discuss the various methods and theories that managers deploy when tracking costs and profits. The final section will explain how managers report the overall performance of a firm or department for internal use. Upon completion of this course, students will be better prepared to make informed decisions within a firm.

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Business and Communication
Accounting
Management
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The Saylor Foundation
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08/28/2013
Managerial Business Communication
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This area of study will focus on the application of business communication skills through a variety of informal and formal experiences. The performance-based course will emphasize effective written, interpersonal, and team building skills. Technology will be used to create and deliver presentations, to extend problem-solving situations, and to practice critical thinking and decision-making. Business ethical, cross-cultural, and international issues associated with communications are explored and analyzed. Research strategies such as a job interview, research paper, or a final project will culminate this course.

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Management
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Full Course
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Northern Essex Community College
Author:
Sharon McDermot
Date Added:
05/14/2019