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  • The Bottom Line - Decision making and stress Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiterimages

    The Bottom Line - Decision making and stress

    By The OpenLearn team

    Stress can be paralysing, but it can be beneficial, too. Evan Davis' guests reveal how they deal with good and bad...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2012

  • The Bottom Line - Decision making and stress

    The Bottom Line - Decision making and stress Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiterimages
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Mar 2012
    Stress can be paralysing, but it can be beneficial, too. Evan Davis' guests reveal how they deal with good and bad stress, as well as tough decisions they...
  • OU on the BBC: Business Nightmares Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    OU on the BBC: Business Nightmares

    By The OpenLearn team

    Evan Davis presents a 3-part series on the inside story of business decisions that didn't always pay off: Doomed...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 May 2011

  • OU on the BBC: Business Nightmares

    OU on the BBC: Business Nightmares Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 May 2011
    Evan Davis presents a 3-part series on the inside story of business decisions that didn't always pay off: Doomed Designs, Marketing Mess-Ups, and Disastrous...
  • Michael Rake on intuition vs planning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Feb 2011

  • Michael Rake on intuition vs planning

    Michael Rake on intuition vs planning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Feb 2011
    "Low probability, high impact events are the ones you have to react to"
  • Rita Clifton on intuition versus planning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Rita Clifton on intuition versus planning

    By Rita Clifton

    "You've got to be able to back up your decisions - you can't just say 'because I said so'"

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Feb 2011

  • Rita Clifton on intuition versus planning

    Rita Clifton on intuition versus planning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Feb 2011
    "You've got to be able to back up your decisions - you can't just say 'because I said so'"
  • The QUANGO Question Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime

    The QUANGO Question

    By Professor Malcolm Prowle

    Malcolm Prowle asks if there's as much room to cut QUANGOS as some politicians might hope.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Nov 2009

  • The QUANGO Question

    The QUANGO Question Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2009
    Malcolm Prowle asks if there's as much room to cut QUANGOS as some politicians might hope.
  • The ethical philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    The ethical philosopher

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Derek Matravers explains how a grounding in philosophy can only be a partial guide to ethical decisions.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jul 2009

  • The ethical philosopher

    The ethical philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jul 2009
    Derek Matravers explains how a grounding in philosophy can only be a partial guide to ethical decisions.
  • Evan Davis on... instinct or analysis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Evan Davis on... instinct or analysis

    By Evan Davis

    The Bottom Line considers whether the way your company is structured may be a key influence on how you take decisions.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2009

  • Evan Davis on... instinct or analysis

    Evan Davis on... instinct or analysis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2009
    The Bottom Line considers whether the way your company is structured may be a key influence on how you take decisions.
  • Making decisions in an uncertain world Creative commons image Icon marfis75 under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Making decisions in an uncertain world

    By Dr Jane Henry

    Sometimes making the right choice in business can be difficult. Jane Henry explores different approaches.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2009

  • Making decisions in an uncertain world

    Making decisions in an uncertain world Creative commons image Icon marfis75 under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2009
    Sometimes making the right choice in business can be difficult. Jane Henry explores different approaches.
  • Beating stress in the City jobs: A Trader’s experiments with psychological reorientation in trading Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Mrbhughes | Dreamstime.com
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2008

  • Beating stress in the City jobs: A Trader’s experiments with psychological reorientation in trading

    Beating stress in the City jobs: A Trader’s experiments with psychological reorientation in trading Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Mrbhughes | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Sep 2008
    Darren Agombar was surprised at how psychology helped reduce his stress levels, as he explains
  • Lord Puttnam Installation Ceremony 2007

    Lord David Puttnam of Queensgate was installed in 2007 as the Chancellor of The Open University. Although perhaps best known as a film director, he has also...

    By The iTunes U team

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 May 2008

  • Lord Puttnam Installation Ceremony 2007

    Lord Puttnam Installation Ceremony 2007 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2008
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 21 May 2008
    Lord David Puttnam of Queensgate was installed in 2007 as the Chancellor of The...

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  • Making decisions

    Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions really frustrate you? This free course will help you understand...

    Learn: Making decisions more

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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    11 Feb 2016

  • Making decisions

    Making decisions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 11 Feb 2016
    Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Are you interested in what shapes the lives we lead and the decisions we make?...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences

    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Graduates who understand the commercial and economic environment and who are also...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Business

    Diploma of Higher Education in Business Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take...

    Foundation Degree in Business

    Foundation Degree in Business Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take...

    BA (Honours) Business Studies

    BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s...

    BA (Honours) Combined Social Sciences

    BA (Honours) Combined Social Sciences Creative commons image Icon Glenn Halog under CC-BY-NC 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    What causes riots? Is commercialisation eroding childhood? Does poverty lead to...

    Digital forensics

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 05 Dec 2017 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...

    Young children's play and creativity

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    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module focuses on understanding play and creativity in early childhood from...

    Science and society

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This interdisciplinary science module extends the scientific understanding and...
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