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How Sweet It Was: Labor and Change in Hershey, PA—Dan Rather Reports

Milton Hershey built a chocolate empire in the middle of Pennsylvania. It was also a worker's utopia. But modern corporate America has changed everything in Chocolate Town.
Online
2016; 2012
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LinkedIn Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman, the entrepreneur who created LinkedIn, is also the embodiment of it. As the most connected man in Silicon Valley, Hoffman has leveraged his own vast web of personal and professional connections to get in on the ground floor on most of the hot tech companies of the past decade, including Facebook, Zynga, Flickr, and Digg. Last year’s LinkedIn IPO made Hoffman a billionaire, and now he’s busier than ever, holding down two full-time jobs – Executive Chairman at LinkedIn, where he oversees the exponential growth of a site that is adding two new members every second, and Partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Greylock.
Online
2017; 2012
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Mark Cuban

You may know him as the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, but in reality, Mark Cuban is the biggest maverick. He co-founded Broadcast.com, and then became a billionaire by selling at the peak of the dot-com boom. Learn what makes Cuban tick as we explore the career of this brash entrepreneur.
Online
2017; 2012
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Wealth Management Vice Presidents—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a Wealth Management Vice President? In this Career Q&A video interview, Doug DeLong talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in wealth management. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2017
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One-to-One Training

The Management Essentials series explains good managerial skills. This video introduces the techniques of one-to-one training; it is important formanagers to have the skills necessary to teach employees.
Online
2016; 2014
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Battles in the Boardroom

Elizabeth Warren, Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard University, leads panelists in a discussion of the conflicts and responsibilities of corporate boards. The hypothetical scenario presents a fictitious board with a series of predicaments: a new executive who seeks millions in compensation; a founder and CEO, on the verge of retiring, who wants to push through a product that might destroy the company; and a proposal to cut costs that means moving jobs overseas.
Online
2018; 1993
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Everyone Can Exercise Leadership

Management expert William G. Ouchi observes that, in powerful organizations, all employees feel they can exercise leadership and bring their ideas forward for consideration. Interpersonal relationships become extremely important in these kinds of organizations.
Online
2015; 2011
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Government Rules and Regulations

Management expert William G. Ouchi talks about the impact of government rules and regulations on business.
Online
2015; 2011
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Radio One

Cathy Hughes overcame teen motherhood, Jim Crow laws, and massive amounts of debt to turn Radio One into the largest black-owned media corporation.
Online
2017
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Inside Lego

LEGO, the company known by kids and parents alike for its colorful building bricks, is hugely successful. Over the last four years, it has enjoyed double digit growth. Just ten years ago, the company was losing nearly a million dollars a day. Bloomberg traveled to the company’s headquarters in Denmark to get a glimpse into LEGO’s history, its production, its fans, the LEGO family billionaires, and the young boss who rebuilt one of the world’s most loved toy companies.
Online
2017; 2014
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Virgin Group Richard Branson

Before the current crop of internet-driven twenty-something billionaires, there was Richard Branson. The hippie entrepreneur built a branding empire around the 60s values of adventure and fun. From Virgin Records to Virgin Airlines to Virgin Galactic, he took the power and possibilities of branding to new heights. In the process, he reinvented the role of the entrepreneur, becoming his own best pitchman and turning himself into a living symbol of the Virgin brand. Along the way, Branson brought adventure back into venture capitalism, literally, risking his life as he tried to set sailing and ballooning records around the world. The free publicity turned Virgin into a household name, and an entrepreneurial colossus. Over 300 products and services currently carry the Virgin name. Today [...]
Online
2017; 2011
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Leadership and Management: Introduction and Case Study

How does a leader differ from a manager? This program looks at the qualities required for leadership. It differentiates among management styles, discussing autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire, paternalistic, and theory x and y managers. An employee has a tense confrontation with the boss on the shop floor.
Online
2016; 2012
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Richard Branson: Budding Entrepreneur

Richard Branson, British entrepreneur and Chairman of the Virgin Group of Companies, talks about an early childhood incident that perhaps started him on the road to entrepreneurial success.
Online
2015; 2011
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Franchising

In recent decades, franchising has become a popular and highly successful business model for many enterprises. Some of the world’s best-known brands have become household names through extensive international franchising. This film looks at various aspects of franchising, including: how the franchising business model works, attributes of a successful franchise business operator, and benefits to franchisors and franchisees. A range of business operators and other industry professionals give first-hand perspectives on a broad range of features and considerations of franchise operations. Interviewees: Brian Smart (British Franchise Association), Roy Seaman (Franchise Development Services), Julie Taylor (Cartridge World), Dave Wilson (Snap-on Tools), Jonathan Williams (SHOKK Energie), an [...]
Online
2017; 2013
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Difficult Conversations

Informing employees that their work is not good enough, that they cannot have the pay rise they asked for, or that they have been denied promotion are situations that managers sometimes face. Dealing with difficult conversations is a leadership skill that can be learned. This videowill help managers deal with deliveringbad news to employees.
Online
2016; 2014
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Western Electric Hawthorne Studies: Results and Conclusions

Author and management expert Kenneth H. Blanchard talks about the results of the Western Electric Hawthorne studies. Based on interviews with the workers after the experiments had been concluded, it was apparent that the productivity of the workers had gone up during the study because their loyalty to the company had increased. The increase in loyalty came about because the workers felt the company was taking a greater interest in them and cared more about them.
Online
2015; 2011
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6 Ways to Prevent Sloppy Work

A substandard worker can significantly impact the workplace. He or she can become a poor role model for new hires, make team members resentful as they take on more work, and generate customer service complaints. In this video, Eve Ash and Peter Quarry consider why some team members deliver substandard work and offer six guidelines for managing and improving work performance.
Online
2017; 2008
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Agnelli

A compelling and insightful portrait of one of the most charismatic figures of modern history, Agnelli chronicles the dramatic and colorful life of Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, the world-renowned head of Fiat Automobiles. Divided into five parts, the 102-minute documentary covers Agnelli’s eccentric childhood and emergence as a glamorous international playboy during the 1950s and ‘60s; the dark and turbulent “Years of Lead” in Turin, which tested the mogul’s determination to act as a stabilizing force in the politically chaotic decade of the 1970s; the revitalization and prosperity of Fiat in the 1980s; and a string of emotional and physical challenges that crippled Agnelli prior to his death in 2003. The film features archival video footage and photographs, interviews with [...]
Online
2018; 2017
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Environmental Practices at Work: Manufacturing

Environmental sustainability is about designing and implementing practices and processes within a workplace that do not waste or exhaust natural resources or cause ecological damage. This program focuses on environmental sustainability in the manufacturing and light industry, where technology and innovation have contributed significantly to greater efficiency in both resource use and productivity. Areas covered include identifying resources and environmental issues, compliance with regulations and improving resource efficiency. Award-winning Melbourne-based printing company, Vega Press, is an excellent case study and a range of its initiatives are examined. Further expert comment is offered by an industry trainer from Kangan Institute’s Center for Competitive Operations.
Online
2017; 2013
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Tastefully Simple

Losing her husband and two brothers, Jill Strahan turned Tastefully Simple into a $100+ million dollar company.
Online
2017