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Researching, with feelings

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Updated 19 Nov 2014
Caroline Clarke has co-edited a new collection on the link between research and feelings - but why is the relationship important?

The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain - Competing in the EU

The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain - Competing in the EU Creative commons image Credit: Raw Pixel Images | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Oct 2014
Dr Richard Blundel introduces the latest survey findings of the Quarterly Survey, focusing on small and medium-sized businesses competing...

Investment: can you predict the risks?

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Investment: can you predict the risks? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2011
Every investment has its own risks, but how can you assess and minimise them? Rail chief Nicola Shaw discusses tools and methods

Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology

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Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jul 2011
Mike Lynch uses an example from the legal system to explain how to spot the technology that can change your business.

Awarding golden globules for research?

Awarding golden globules for research? Creative commons image Credit: by popculturegeek under CC-BY licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Mar 2011
Should anyone get awards for cutting back on research and development when times get tough?

Cilla Snowball on research during a downturn

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Cilla Snowball on research during a downturn Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Feb 2011
"Research is essential, whether you're in a downturn or an upswing"

Michael Rake on intuition vs planning

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Michael Rake on intuition vs planning Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Feb 2011
"Low probability, high impact events are the ones you have to react to"

Understanding the market

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Understanding the market Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 May 2010
Theo Paphitis adapted La Senza to local demands. Devendra Kodwani says McDonalds illustrates why this makes sense.

Getting marketing right

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Getting marketing right Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 May 2010
Theo Paphitis expects start-ups to invest in building a market, while Fiona Ellis-Chadwick says an audit can help getting marketing right.