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Giving up the daily bread

Two years ago, the shop where I bought the crusty multi-seeded bread I enjoyed so much, must have changed baker as the loaves had suddenly become doughy and lost all appeal. I spent a few weeks casting around the area … Continue reading

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Operations Management?

Now that I’ve completed the Introduction to Operations Management (OM) course, I wanted to share a few things I learned and give you a flavour of what it’s all about.OM principles are not exclusively applied to factory production lines — the … Continue reading

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Organizational Analysis

I’ve written here before about the learning opportunities offered by MOOCS (Massively Open Online Courses) and I wanted to tell you about another excellent course from Stanford University, delivered via the Coursera platform. This one is titled Organizational Analysis, written … Continue reading

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An open request to online course organisers

I’ve written before about the opportunities offered by MOOCs (massively open online courses) and how they threaten to disrupt and transform the education sector. The number of subjects available keeps growing, the quality of the material continues to improve and … Continue reading

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Like Bruce said: “99 channels and nothing on”

Back in the 1960s, the UK was home to its first two (monochrome) TV channels: BBC and (regional) ITV, which were joined by BBC2 in 1964. BBC1’s test card, accompanied by light music,was replaced by children’s programmes each weekday afternoon … Continue reading

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The census conundrum

Now is the time for anybody who objects to the census to stand up and be counted.

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