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The Wanninkhof Case

Recently the Spanish public TV chain RTVE broadcasted a miniseries about the so called “Wanninkhof Case. " Rocio Waninkhof was the daughter who was reported missing one day in 1999. The mother .
(July 03, 2008)
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How Search Engines Work By Real Life Algorithms

There is a lot of litter on the street, and the weird thing is that those things that do not belong there (litter, etc) is what catches your eye first. The search-engines seem to have adopted this ..
(July 03, 2008)
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Company Profiles Adidas

In the 2007 Annual report, Herbert Hainer the CEO of Adidas discusses some of the issues of the previous year (2007). One of the issues is about the integration of Reebok. Two years ago, Adidas ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Productivity Profiles The Judge

"I'll be the judge of that, " is an expression which is not proprietary to the official judge. Like everybody can opinion about the economy without having a career in economics, everybody can be and ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Productivity Profiles The Financial Guru

When there is more fear in the market, (private) investors are more in search for opinions about what they should do. The financial Guru may offer “help. " A Financial Guru is producer of ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Productivity Profiles The Lawyer

People are productive in many ways. There are a few - what I would call archetype productive - roles that are generic and performed by anyone without having the archetypical background. Think, for ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Partners and Suppliers in the Oil and Gas Services Sector Part .

9. Prosafe ASA (Norway) Prosafe operates globally and has about 340 employees. The company is headquartered in Larnaca, Cyprus and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with ticker code PRS. ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Partners and Suppliers in the Oil and Gas Services Sector Part .

There are 16 companies in this (sub) sector, most of them of Norwegian origin, two from the Netherlands and three from Britain, two from France and one from Italy. These companies have been selected ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Language and Emigration to Spain

When immigrating to Spain, You will often end up in one of the “Autonomous communities. " Much of these have their own language. In fact currently central government is in effort to protect ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Malagas West Coast

The capital of the Malaga province is also called Malaga. It's a coastal city in the centered in the south of the province, which makes that there are two coasts on either site of it. Both are very ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Malagas East Coast

The capital of the province Malaga is also called Malaga. It's a coastal city in the center of the province, which makes that there are two coasts on either site of it. Both are very different, even ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Gender Distribution in Organizations

"Gender bilingual organizations" is a find of Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. She wrote a new book, “Because, like every author, I thought there was a book screaming to be written. " (1) The book ..
(July 15, 2008)
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The Whole Financial Crisis Caused by a Single Man?

I read somewhere that the crisis on the financial markets was partly due to a change in a law signed by President Clinton. The (previous law) Glass-Steagall Act prohibited a bank from offering ..
(July 16, 2008)
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Wanted Whistleblower

Recently I wrote a column about the whistleblower for a Dutch management site. I had seen some Dutch news presenting a case where the whistleblower was marginized where at the same time the ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Dividend Policy A Long Term Investment

Recently, a few companies have found a savings opportunity: dividend payments. “We can save 150 million if we skip this year's dividend. " Is one of the messages in the newspaper. The dividend .
(July 20, 2008)
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Inflation A Sign of Weakness?

I'm buying cafe and newspapers regularly so I know what they are priced at. I also know that many companies are against the dogmatic price rising at the first of January. Price changes are often ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Strategic Thinking

Those who follow the situation on the stock exchange may have noticed that a lot of strategists are quoted on their vision. When there is trouble people recur to their strategic plans; why was it? ..
(July 20, 2008)
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The Main Pitfall of an Engineering Culture

During a crisis, communication is more important than anything else. It is a simple rule that management tends to forget. During a crisis and the way it get solves tells much about the culture of the .
(July 21, 2008)
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Psychological Profile of a Murderer

Ismael Gil is a psychologist and someone who has assessed astrology to model a profile of a murderer. In his book he is not so much interested in the motive of the murderer. This would be the field ..
(July 22, 2008)
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Returning Expats Why Do They Have Such a Hard Time?

How often is it that the travel-metaphor is used to support change management. In this case of the expatriate, returning home, the metaphor and the reality are about the same; change. Expatriates ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Business Architecture of Hospitals Part 12

Organizational policies in the healthcare sector are a difficult area to manage. The reason is that these policies have a generic character but should serve a specific application. Policies are the ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Business Architecture of Hospitals Part 14

The mock-up for business architecture plays a complete different role as the traditional and real mock-up for the architect. The architect of a hospital will talk and communicate with all the ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Business Architecture of Hospitals Part 15

Once the organizational mock-up is designed - this is some how a re-engineering of the organization - the next step is to increase the performance of the organization. Business architecture - as said .
(July 23, 2008)
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How to Avoid Organizational Stress

"Why Pinocchio wants to become a boy, " is a book written by Herlinde Wynants. She is an internist working for the Antwerp University Hospital. Over her career she has examined the causes of stress ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Business Architecture of Hospitals Part 11

This part is the core of any business architecture. . . It is the part of the architecture that deals with the constructions that are used in the human resources domain. On the other hand this is ..
(July 23, 2008)
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