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  • What is The Bottom Line? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    What is The Bottom Line?

    By Evan Davis

    The Bottom Line is the business conversation programme where the people at the top share their insight into what...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Mar 2018

  • What is The Bottom Line?

    What is The Bottom Line? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Mar 2018
    The Bottom Line is the business conversation programme where the people at the top share their insight into what really matters. Presenter, Evan Davies,...
  • The impact of Jacob Zuma on the ANC and South Africa Creative commons image Icon Russian President kremlin.ru under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    The impact of Jacob Zuma on the ANC and South Africa

    By Professor Cheryl Hendricks

    South Africa struggles with a leader who knows he must relinquish office, but refuses to go. The misery of such a...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Feb 2018

  • The impact of Jacob Zuma on the ANC and South Africa

    The impact of Jacob Zuma on the ANC and South Africa Creative commons image Icon Russian President kremlin.ru under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2018
    South Africa struggles with a leader who knows he must relinquish office, but refuses to go. The misery of such a situation is tarnishing his party and his...
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    05 Oct 2017

  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Oct 2017
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
  • The Bottom Line Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Bottom Line

    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    5 mins

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    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2017

  • The Bottom Line

    The Bottom Line Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Oct 2017
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
  • Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility Creative commons image Icon henrikjon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    30 Aug 2017

  • Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility

    Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility Creative commons image Icon henrikjon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2017
    What is happening with Northern Ireland's border and Brexit - and where are the negotiations going?
  • The many forms of workplace bullying Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Rodw

    The many forms of workplace bullying

    By Frances McGregor

    Workplace bullying can take many forms - and can sometimes be hard to spot. Frances McGregor tells you all you need...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • The many forms of workplace bullying

    The many forms of workplace bullying Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Rodw
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Workplace bullying can take many forms - and can sometimes be hard to spot. Frances McGregor tells you all you need to know.
  • Can science make you a better leader? Creative commons image Icon Pedro Ribeiro Simões under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can science make you a better leader?

    By Professor Amanda Shantz, Professor Katie Bailey

    We're going through a period where trust in leadership is at an all time low. Does science have any advice for those...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2017

  • Can science make you a better leader?

    Can science make you a better leader? Creative commons image Icon Pedro Ribeiro Simões under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2017
    We're going through a period where trust in leadership is at an all time low. Does science have any advice for those who would be out in front?
  • Relationships at work

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    There remains serious controversy over whether one should form relationships at work. Peter Bloom explains.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2017

  • Relationships at work

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2017
    There remains serious controversy over whether one should form relationships at work. Peter Bloom explains.
  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    16 Feb 2017

  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 16 Feb 2017
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    Thinking about strategy generates many controversial questions. This free course,...
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    This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the...

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    This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in...