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Target: Inside the Bullseye
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
This CNBC documentary examines the unique strategy that has enabled Target to avoid the problems facing many of its competitors. It traces the company’s 100-year history, discusses Target’s current prosperity, and shows how the company became a low-budget retailer. The DVD offers commentary from CEO Gregg Stei...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
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Why Reform Global Finance? Stresses and Imbalances
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(Films Media Group, 2005), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
In this program, Hazel Henderson, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr of the United Nations Human Development Report, IMF chief economist Kenneth Rogoff, and author John Perkins examine the need for global finance reform. They consider such issues as the harm globalization has brought to impoverished nations, the use of grants ins...
(Films Media Group, 2005), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
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Working in Socially Diverse Environments in the Hospitality Industry
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 16 mins, 16 page(s)
Exploring the concept of diversity, this program emphasizes the benefits of respecting differences. It explains primary and secondary differences, defines the four subcultures of a work environment, and discusses such potential issues as bullying or unfair dismissal that can arise in a diverse workplace. The DVD a...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 16 mins, 16 page(s)
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The World’s Greatest Moneymaker: Warren Buffett
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(Films Media Group), 49 page(s)
Introducing Warren Buffet’s maxims and deceptively simple business strategies, this program examines the high and low points of his career. The DVD offers commentary from Buffet and from individuals who know him well.
(Films Media Group), 49 page(s)
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As Seen on TV: The Rise of the Infomercial
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
This documentary offers a behind-the-scenes exploration of the tactics used by infomercial makers and shows how, despite a troubled economy, the infomercial industry continues to grow. It examines the psychology behind successful and unsuccessful sales pitches and features commentary from such industry professiona...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
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Behind the Scenes: Hospitality/Hotels
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
This program explores what happens behind the scenes at hotels, examining the variety of individuals who make a person’s hotel stay comfortable and pleasant. It discusses the doorman and bellhop, looks at the check-in desk, considers linen storage, and visits the business office.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
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Brazil: Urban Planning Challenges
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
This program explores the innovative urban planning, engineering, and conservation work in Curitiba, Brazil. The DVD looks at Curitiba’s fully modernized public transportation and recycling systems, considers its “Citizenship Street” zoning pattern that reduces high-volume traffic, and examines an oil collec...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
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Breaking the Wall of Misleading National Indicators: How Economics Can Measure Real Progress
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
Advocating a revision of the current economic system in light of the global economic crisis, this program with Stewart Wallis explores the systematic problem of economies faced with growing inequality and instability. Wallis explains his views regarding the need to reframe the economy with social justice, environm...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
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The Bubble Decade: America’s Economy After 2000
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(Films Media Group), 45 page(s)
This documentary explores the three economic bubbles that defined the first ten years of the 21st century: the tech bubble, the housing boom and real estate bubble, and the credit fiasco. The DVD offers a panel discussion among experts.
(Films Media Group), 45 page(s)
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Cappuccino Trail: The Global Economy in a Cup
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This DVD explains that while a 150-pound bag of coffee might earn a farmer $50, the street value of the same bag is around $20,000. It examines the roles of commodity traders and analysts and profiles a company dedicated to paying fair prices to farmers.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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