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Tödliche Hilfe =: Fatal Assistance

Haitian-born director and former Minister of Culture Raoul Peck's newest film is an indictment of Western aid to Haiti. After the massive earthquake that struck in January 2010, killing an estimated 250,000 and leaving 1.2 million homeless, a flood of aid and agencies arrived at Haiti's door. Some had an agenda to help, others had an agenda to protect their own assets and interests. Three years later, what state has this aid left the Haitian people in? Peck's powerful and thoroughly investigative film shows all the levels at which aid, NGOs and political ploys have left Haiti in turmoil. He unveils the true face of international aid as a failure full of organizational ineptitude, broken promises and hidden agendas. This must-see film paints a vivid picture that the "aid" of foreign p [...]
2013; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)

Rebuilding America [electronic resource]: Meeting of the Minds

Are American manufacturing jobs gone forever? How does an economy that doesn't produce material goods create value? Will the phrase "Made in the U.S.A." carry any meaning for future generations? Broadcast from Carnegie Mellon University in the heart of steel country, this CNBC program addresses one of the toughest and most emotional issues Americans face today. Expert panelists include Bill Ford, executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company; Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE; Leo W. Gerard, international president of United Steelworkers; and John Engler, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Malaysia: The Global Hub

Malaysia is the world’s leading hub for Islamic finance. It began in the 1960s with the creation of the Pilgrims Fund, an organization set up to make pilgrimages to Mecca more affordable. Today, the Malaysian sovereign pension fund – the second largest in Asia – invests more than $3 billion in Sukuks, or Islamic bonds. Interviewees include former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad, Bursa Malaysia CEO Dato’ Tajuddin Atan, CIMB Islamic CEO Badlisyah Abdul Ghani, and Khazanah Nasional CEO Mohd Izani Ghani.
2017; 2012

Washington Under the Influence

Some people claim that political power and influence can be bought. Others feel that business is often unjustly criticized. ABC News correspondent Jeff Greenfield leads a discussion on where the power really lies. In a hypothetical scenario, Mr. Greenfield follows the trail of lobbyists, press leaks, and PAC money as a corporation faces Senate hearings following allegations that its popular product causes injury.
2018; 1993

Products on Trial

George Fletcher, Columbia University Beekman Professor of Law, leads panelists as they probe the issues surrounding product liability. The hypothetical scenario involves a corporation as it comes to terms with whether or not to proceed with the development of a new contraceptive drug for men. The key issue that emerges: Does the threat of product liability litigation ultimately protect consumers, raise prices, or stifle innovation?
2018; 1993

Soap Opera

He revamped Granada. Put the fizz back into Coca-Cola. Now charismatic, Irish business guru Sir Gerry Robinson turns his attentions to smaller, family-run operations. The first company in crisis is County Linen laundry.
2017; 2004

Governor Jack Markell: Hiring More People With Disabilities Is Good for the Bottom Line (8/2/13)

A new report from the National Governor's Association says states should do more to employ the 54 million Americans living with a disability, among whom only 20 percent are currently employed or looking for a job. Judy Woodruff interviews Delaware Governor Jack Markell about his push to boost accessibility to the labor market.
2017; 2013

Decision-Making and Teamwork

Management expert William G. Ouchi talks about the challenge of creating an environment that values teamwork, which is critical if decisions are to be reached by consensus.
2015; 2011

Textiles: Birth of an American Industry

This documentary traces the history of America’s textile industry from its origins in the British Industrial Revolution to today’s technologically advanced manufacturing processes. Milestones in industrial development include Samuel Slater’s first textile mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; the industrial community of Lowell, Massachusetts; the industry’s post-Civil War shift to the rural Piedmont region in the South; and exploitative labor practices that led to union organization. Remaining competitive in a globalized economy will be a challenge in the 21st century.
2017; 1997

Changing Tides: The Future of Shipping

Nearly everything you use, buy, or consume made its way to you by sea. Shipping accounts for 90 percent of all trade movement. It literally keeps the global economy afloat. In this special program, we take a rare glimpse into an industry that remains largely under the radar.
2017; 2015

March of the Machines: The AI Revolution

This show asks, how will the AI revolution change the world? Part 1 features Jeremy Kahn, Bloomberg Tech Reporter, Mike McDonough, Global Chief Economist at Bloomberg Intelligence, and Gideon Mann, Head of Data Science at Bloomberg. Part 2 features Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots". Part 3 examines how AI could soon be changing healthcare.
2017; 2016

Financial Decisions 3: The Manufacturer

This program profiles Blakeway boss Stephen Maynard and how he is fighting for profits in the highly competitive world of printed circuit board manufacturing. Using dramatized scenarios, the program considers profit, working capital, investment appraisal, business decisions, financial strategy, and social responsibility.
2017; 2010

Meetings, Bloody Meetings: Managing Yourself Classics

Featuring John Cleese, the first video of a two-part series provides tips for conducting effective meetings.
2016; 2012

Why Generic Drugs Don’t Necessarily Mean Lower Prices (12/23/13)

NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the surprising disparity in pricing for generic drugs. Generics, generally thought to be less expensive, can actually vary widely in price from pharmacy to pharmacy, causing some to skip medications altogether.
2017; 2013

Harry Potter J.K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, creator of Harry Potter, is the best-selling fiction writer of all time. The first author to become a billionaire from her work, her imaginative tales of a boy wizard have generated the most popular and profitable series of books and movies ever produced, and caused hundreds of millions of kids to rediscover reading in an age of texting and Twitter. From her working-class roots in rural England, she endured poverty, her mother’s untimely death, a broken marriage, and single motherhood, until the entire Harry Potter saga struck her one day like a bolt from the blue. After writing the first book in a café while on welfare and being turned down by twelve publishers, Rowling would create a franchise that rewrote the rules of how children’s books are marketed. Through seve [...]
2017; 2011

Dupont Dynasty

DuPonts have influenced affairs of state since the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson. This documentary traces their accomplishments over two hundred years, beginning with Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours’ immigration to America. Highlights include: Eleuthere Irenee’s construction of a gunpowder business in Delaware’s Brandywine region; Lammot’s expansion into dynamite production; Pierre Samuel’s diversification into other chemical products; and the corporation’s contribution to both world wars. Despite internal tensions over the course of its history, Du Pont is now the world’s largest chemical company, with 94,000 employees globally.
2017; 2001

The Art of Behavioral Interviewing

Research shows behavioural interviewing is five times more successful in choosing the right candidate for a job over more traditional interviewing techniques. Psychologist Peter Quarry explains behavioural interviewing and gives many examples of how to do it in a real situation.
2017; 2008

FDIC's Sheila Bair: Bank Bailouts Were "Not a Good Idea" (11/13/09)

In an interview with Paul Solman, FDIC chairwoman Sheila Bair discusses lessons learned from the financial crisis and looks back on the federal bailout of institutions deemed "too big to fail," saying, "In retrospect, I think it was not a good idea."
2017; 2009

An American Nightmare: Human Trafficking—Dan Rather Reports

Hundreds of foreign workers claim an American company lured them here with promises of good jobs and even U.S. citizenship. It's now become one of the largest human trafficking cases in modern U.S. History. Also, a Castle Doctrine update.
2016; 2011

Informal Networks and Lateral Relationships

Management expert John Kotter talks about the growing importance of informal networks, which he says are often made up of lateral relationships.
2015; 2011