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The Great Fall: Business impact

The Great Fall: Business impact Creative commons image Credit: Schmidt under CC-BY-SA-3.0-de license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2014
What was the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall on business in Europe?   

Oxfam: Challenges for a complex charity

Oxfam: Challenges for a complex charity Creative commons image Credit: Oxfam at the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Sep 2013
Oxfam is a large and complex charity to manage. We ask some questions about the challenges it faces to remain successful in a competitive...

From Beirut to Manhattan

From Beirut to Manhattan Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Sep 2013
Culture affects business and management around the world, and business models may need to change to succeed. Here we explore the differences...

The challenges of managing in a global economy

The challenges of managing in a global economy Copyrighted image Credit: Michael Brown | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 02 Sep 2013
International trade has exploded over the last 30 years. Are managers ready for the challenges of working in different business environments?

Mobile Africa

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Mobile Africa Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Updated 13 Feb 2013
Michael Joseph, Managing Director of Mobile Money at Vodafone, discusses how mobile phone technology is contributing to major developments in...

Visible Trade: A UK trade data visualisation tool

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Visible Trade: A UK trade data visualisation tool Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Shipping containers © Videowokart | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jun 2011
Delve into 20 years’ worth of UK export and import data to discover some surprising stories about the UK’s trade relations with the rest of the...

Investing in the Company of Strangers and their ability

Investing in the Company of Strangers and their ability Copyright free image Credit: US government
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Feb 2011
Humans aren't designed to cope with strangers or the unexpected. Does the CIA have a lesson for business in how they might be able to cope with the...

Evan Davis on... American capitalism

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Evan Davis on... American capitalism Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2009
Isn't pizza an Italian invention? After The Bottom Line looked at pizza, Evan Davis wonders how it joined hamburgers and cappuccino as successes...

Innovation in the NHS: a game of two halves

Innovation in the NHS: a game of two halves Creative commons image Credit: Stuart Bryant under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Mar 2008
Initiatives designed to promote efficiency sometimes reduce effectiveness. How can the NHS keep the balance?