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Management and the unconscious mind

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Management and the unconscious mind Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Nov 2013
How can the unconscious mind influence management styles? Is rational thinking a pre-requisite for good ideas? The human brain is an incredibly...

Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition

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Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 18 Nov 2013
What’s the difference between formal and informal greetings in French? How do people in Paris discuss their daily routines?...

Rundblick: beginners' German second edition

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Rundblick: beginners' German second edition Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 06 Nov 2013
How do you discuss the weather or make a hotel reservation in German? ...

Evolution of human rights

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Evolution of human rights Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Oct 2013
What are the differences between individual and minority rights? How did the League of Nations and United Nations attempt to address the topic of...

Critical Reflection

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Critical Reflection Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Feb 2013
Is management a personal or collaborative process? What outside factors affect managers on a day-to-day basis? ...

Life in Law

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Life in Law Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 30 Aug 2012
How are our laws made? What is it like to be a criminal defence lawyer during a murder trial? What are the challenges faced by family lawyers or...

Enduring Love

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Enduring Love Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2012
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 13 Jan 2012
With ever-increasing divorce rates and relationship break-ups, how do some couples manage to stay together for years, sometimes forever? In this...

At a loss

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At a loss Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 11 Nov 2011
In the UK, on average, 17 babies die every day. Six of those babies will have been born alive and lived for a short time. 11 will have died before...

Legal conversations

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Legal conversations Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 28 Oct 2011
How should health professionals make clinical decisions? How much involvement should the patient have? Is it against the law to do research on...

Greek Heroes in Popular Culture Through Time

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Greek Heroes in Popular Culture Through Time Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 10 Oct 2011
What does ‘2001: a Space Odyssey’ have to do with Odysseus? How does Brad Pitt's Achilles in 'Troy' match up to Homer's original hero? And is...

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Online market research

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Online market research Copyrighted image Credit: Copyrighted Image. Used with permission
Masters level Duration 20 mins Updated 26 Apr 2013
How has the arrival of the internet changed the nature of marketing research? Can doing market research with online participants be as effective as...

Marxism and Marketing

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Marxism and Marketing Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2013
What can Marxism teach us about marketing? Is Communist thinking relevant when applied to a modern drink’s marketing strategy? The successful sale...

Understanding Globalisation

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Understanding Globalisation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 12 Dec 2012
What do we mean when we say globalisation? Does the growth of globalisation hinder or benefit mankind? It’s a common assumption that countries...

Andante: beginners' Italian

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Andante: beginners' Italian Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2012
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 31 May 2012
Do you want to learn the basics in Italian? The audio tracks in this collection are devised for learning simple Italian, including expressions for...

Management: Perspectives and Practice

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Management: Perspectives and Practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2012
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 22 Feb 2012
HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Project Management are all key functions of an organisation. These short audio perspectives give an insight...

Repatriation and returning remains

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Repatriation and returning remains Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2012
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Feb 2012
19th Century philosopher Jeremy Bentham allowed his body to be put on public display after he passed on but would you allow your body to be...

The Romantics

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The Romantics Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Intermediate level Duration 35 mins Updated 05 Oct 2011
How did Romantic writers address questions of identity? How did their experiences influence the way they expressed themselves? The Romantic period...

The problem with crime

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The problem with crime Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 14 Jul 2011
This unit looks at the issues of order and disorder. Can the way these issues are represented change your view of a city? Taking Glasgow as an...

The technology of crime control

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The technology of crime control Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 14 Jul 2011
How big an impact does CCTV have on your life? This unit provides the opportunity to listen to an argument surrounding the purpose, efficacy and...

Does prison work?

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Does prison work? Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 14 Jul 2011
Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This unit allows you to listen to a discussion surrounding the purpose efficacy and regulation of...