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OpenLearn Live: 4th December 2015

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Dec 2015
How do you celebrate Ramadan in space? How do teams decide to take big risks? Then more free learning through the day.

Supreme Streets: An Adventure Into Employee-Ownership

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Supreme Streets: An Adventure Into Employee-Ownership
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2015
So we have all heard of John Lewis, but did you know it is employee-owned? And what does this actually mean? Follow Supreme Streets' journey...

How India reacted to Sundar Pichai's new role at Google - and what will he do?

How India reacted to Sundar Pichai's new role at Google - and what will he do? Creative commons image Maurizio Pesce under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2015
Indian-born Sundar Pichai has been appointed CEO at Google. How did India react to the news? Like anything, with jokes and Wikipedia edit wars.

What is ROWE - and does it deliver results?

What is ROWE - and does it deliver results? Copyright free image Copyright free: Cal-America
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Aug 2015
ROWE - where employees are judged on what they do, rather than where they are, remains popular with some organisations. But does it deliver results?

7 times people have surprised themselves by accomplishing great things

7 times people have surprised themselves by accomplishing great things Copyrighted image Copyright: Les Cunliffe | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2015
Sometimes discovering what you're capable of can surprise you. Get inspiration from these seven talented people who were pleasantly surprised by...

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 Raw Pixel Images | Dreamstime.com under Creative-Commons license
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...

The challenge of being a manager and a leader

The challenge of being a manager and a leader Creative commons image Alex Proimos under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Aug 2014
Slashing his own salary in order to give his minimum-wage employees a raise has divided public opinion on one American university president. Is...

Camelford case study

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Camelford case study Creative commons image Roger A Smith under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 19 Sep 2013
How did clear thought help during the water contamination disaster at Camelford?

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