“Strategy and Innovation” – Black Sea Summer University

Black Sea Summer University is now accepting applications for the 2012 Summer Edition, a 10 day program that will challenge your assumptions, disrupt your ordinary ways of seeing business, and introduce you to new and unexpected ways of thinking.

Taught by a combination of leading scholars from such universities like Harvard and MIT and top executives with… Continuare...

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Training Course for Youth

“Inclusion of economically threatened young people through volunteering”  Venue: Leskovac, Serbia: 04 – 12 May 2012

1. Purpose of the training & Profile of participants:

International training “Inclusion of economically threatened young people through volunteering” is intended for in total 30 young men and women from Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece who face social and economic exclusion due to unemploymen

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How Twitter Makes the Internet More Local

Last year marked the 15th anniversary of “Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace,” a manifesto by the poet and political activist John Perry Barlow that presented a vision ofcyberspace as being “both everywhere and nowhere,” outside the control of the governments of “the industrial world.” Today, many consider online social media as having ushered in the “global village” prophesied by… Continuare...

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The Weekly Wrap – April 6, 2012

The mysterious psychology of price: The well-established wisdom is that consumers respond to psychological price points — offer your product at $9.99, and shoppers are far more likely to buy it than at just a penny more, or $10. So it has been with gasoline: In 2008 Continuare...

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Cleaning Up in Moscow

MOSCOW – If you want to talk about trigger moments, you could do worse than the night of December 4. As the polls closed in Russia’s parliamentary elections that Sunday, the Kremlin’s polling firm FOM posted an exit poll on its website that gave United Russia, the Continuare...

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Israel’s Resilient Democracy

At 64, Israel is older than more than half of the democracies in the world. The Jewish state, moreover, belongs to a tiny group of countries — the United States, Britain, and Canada among them — never to have suffered intervals of non-democratic governance. Since Continuare...

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