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Past success and short termism trump foresight and wisdom

Past success and short termism trump foresight and wisdom Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2009
Even if they'd seen the recession coming, Devendra Kodwani asks whether businesses would have behaved differently?

Planning for the upturn

Planning for the upturn Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Mar 2009
Janette Rutterford talks about the difficulties companies face in planning for the upturn

Curry and convenience: taking the heat out of busy lives

Curry and convenience: taking the heat out of busy lives Copyrighted image Credit: Joseph Gough | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Mar 2009
Has Britain become a nation content to survive on food chosen for convenience?

What are employees owed?

What are employees owed? Copyrighted image Credit: Alan Mather | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2009
Instead of reducing the workforce in times of difficulty, Anja Schaefer asks whether there are more ethical alternatives

Valuing brand assets

Valuing brand assets Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2009
Peter Walton explores the complexities of putting a value on a brand

Do public works work? Using government spending to beat a recession

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Do public works work? Using government spending to beat a recession Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2009
James Caan and an expert panel discuss government plans for public works projects - can we dig our way out of recession?

Evan Davis on... commercial property

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Evan Davis on... commercial property Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Feb 2009
Evan Davis asks if you spot a bubble in the making by keeping an eye on the prices of commercial property.

How to succeed at negotiations

How to succeed at negotiations Copyrighted image Credit: Andrzej Tokarski | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Feb 2009
Jane Henry has some suggestions for successful negotiation techniques.

Making decisions in an uncertain world

Making decisions in an uncertain world Creative commons image Credit: marfis75 under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2009
Sometimes making the right choice in business can be difficult. Jane Henry explores approaches different approaches.

How do you cut costs in a recession?

How do you cut costs in a recession? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2009
Some suggestions from Peter Walton on how to cut costs in a recession