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Geoffrey Burn has spent the last 25 years as the chief executive officer of publishing companies in Britain, Germany, the US, and Canada, and is currently the Director of Stanford University Press. In addition, he has consulted for a variety of commercial and non-profit organizations on strategy and organizational development. He has a particular interest in educating young publishers, and has served over the years as the founding program director and a faculty member for academic and professional publishing courses at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Canada, and as a faculty member and curriculum advisor on the Stanford ...
In most English-speaking countries, the PhD is the highest degree one can earn (although in some countries like the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth nations higher doctorates are awarded). The PhD or equivalent has become a requirement for a career as a university professor or researcher in most fields . The academic level of degrees known as doctorates of philosophy varies according to the country and time period.
Center on the Global Legal Profession | Indiana University Maurer ...
The common refrain when the issue of outsourcing is raised is job loss.  This is an understandable concern, particularly in the current job market in the US.  But there is much more at issue in the phenomenon of outsourcing, and a more comprehensive and nuanced story emerged from a panel discussion on legal process outsourcing (LPO) that I moderated last week at the International Legal Ethics Conference , hosted by the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession . The panel was comprised of presentations on three academic projects and comments by an LPO industry expert.   The academic projects were presented by David Wilkins , ... market research, surveys and trends
Mass Communication Theory: An Introduction (First Edition ...
Denis McQuail pres a brisk, elegantly organized, and comprehensive overview of the ways in which mass communication has been viewed by social scientists and by practitioners. The wealth of thinking in the field; the enormous range of issues studied and questions raised; the proliferation of schools, approaches and tendencies: McQuail marshalls this welter of material into a clear, easy to follow textbook for students at all levels of communication studies.   He reviews:   ways in which the the mass media have been defined   theories of their function and purpose   views of the organizational structures and processes of mass media   market research, surveys and trends


Gates of Vienna: Interview With Starling David Hunter, PhD
At the siege of Vienna in 1683 Islam seemed poised to overrun Christian Europe. We are in a new phase of a very old war.   by Dymphna For any of our readers not familiar with the blog, The Business of America is Business , you are in for a pleasant surprise should you decide to visit. Like the experience of potato chips, you won’t be able to stop at just one page. For those who already know Starling David Hunter, I hope this interview with him enhances your understanding of what he is doing and why. At present, Starling teaches at the American University in Dubai, in the UAE. But his path there was a circuitous one. He ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The Corcoran Snared Frank Gehry, One of the World's Hottest Architects, to Design a New Building. He Created a Curvaceous Showpiece That Has Inspired Shock and Awe. Can the Corcoran Make It Happen? By Larry Van Dyne    Published Monday, December 01, 2003 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, an architectural gem that dates from the late 19th century, stands just steps from the White House, so it was a convenient and august setting for a government-sponsored event celebrating the arts. The occasion, in the fall of 1998, was a luncheon honoring recipients of the National Medal of the Arts. The Corcoran's atrium--a ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The plaintiffs, the Coalition for Mercury-Free Drugs ("Mercury-Free"), and several named individuals who are also the principal officers of Mercury-Free, bring this action against the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") in their official capacities, alleging injuries arising from the defendants' approval of the use of Thimerosal, a mercury-based chemical compound used in pharmaceutical products, such as vaccines, to prevent the growth of bacteria or fungi. See Complaint ("Compl.") ¶¶ 3-7, 83-100. Currently before the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
SIIM Research Grant Provides Continuing Opportunities For Inaugural Recipient ...
Wyatt M. Tellis, PhD, an informaticist and research scientist at the University of California San Francisco, is still reaping the benefits of the SIIM research grant he was awarded in 2003. Tellis was awarded the society's first research grant, "Improving ED and Radiology Interdepartmental Communications Through the Application of Mobile Computing Technologies." This grant funded his dissertation project to explore the use of PDAs to deliver radiology devices at the point of care. When someone is admitted to the ER and the physician needs results right away, the radiologist can enter "wet reads" ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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She received her PhD in Organizational Theory and. Behavior from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002. Her research interests include ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NIDA - About NIDA - Organization - DESPR - Prevention Research ...
Dr. Robertson has been the Chief of the Prevention Research Branch (PRB) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse since 1998. In that capacity she has broadened the focus of the prevention research portfolio to include a developmental perspective that ranges from early childhood through adulthood. In addition, prevention intervention contexts such as the family, media, and existing service delivery systems have been targeted for growth. High priority areas for continued portfolio development include the in integration of HIV prevention into standard prevention paradigms, basic trans-disciplinary prevention research, efficacy, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PhD Organizational Behavior Courses: Stanford GSB
This course focuses on the analysis of current theoretical developments in organizational ecology, including the emergence of categories and forms, structure and change in the niche, resource partitioning, and organizational change. This course covers research and theory on the origins and function of social norms. Topics include the estimation of public opinion, the function of norms as ideals and standards of judgment, and the impact of norms on collective and individual behavior. In addition to acquainting students with the various forms and functions of social norms the course will provide students with experience in ...
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Looking for programs or study options to fulfill math, statistics and economics prerequisites ahead of applying to grad school? I'm planning ahead for applying to a doctoral program in business and want to keep options open that would require stronger math background than I have. I'm aware of the predoctoral program at NYU and am looking for other ways to fulfill this kind of coursework. I would consider non-degree as well as degree options. The ideal programs would be like the post-bacs that are designed for people applying to medical school who didn't take required classes in college. Can you be more specific ...
Google Answers: Consumer Psychology PhD Programs in the U.S.
I am looking for a list of Ph.D. programs in Consumer Psychology, for the United States only. I am only interested in formal Ph.D. programs, such as 1) a Marketing Ph.D. program that offers a formal degree in Consumer Psychology, 2) a Psychology program that offers this degree, or 3) an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary formal Ph.D. program. I am also interested in marketing or psychology programs that offer formal "concentrations" or "emphases" in Consumer Psychology (that is, there might be a formal Ph.D. from a psychology program, with a concentration or major in consumer psychology.) Whatever it is called, there must be ...