CL - Thông tin của Lãnh sự quán Hoa Kỳ (131)

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  • Authors: Yamamura, Eiji (2009-07)

    This paper explores how and the extent to which social capital has as effect on the damage resulting from natural disasters. It also examines whether the experience of a natural disaster individual and collective protection againts future disasters. There are three major finding. (1) Social capital reduces the damage caused by natural disasters. (2) The risk of a natural disasters. (3) Income is an important factor for reducing damage, but hardly influences it when the scale of a disaster is small
  • Authors: Cosper, Amy C (2010-12)

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the effect economic conditions in 2010 will have on business, economic forecasting, and what trends will shape 2011
  • Authors: Guillermo, D’Andrea; Gwen, Morrison (2010-12)

    Sure, you‟ve crafted detailed marketing plans for your products in those fast-growing emerging economies, but do you know how consumers will respond in the store aisles? If you don‟t, you‟re vulnerable to competitors, particularly local ones, who know how emerging market shoppers think, what they need, what they crave, and how they buy
  • Authors: Bernstein, Ann (2011-01)

    Companies operating in more competitive markets are now responsible for most of what can be described as world prosperity. This is especially true in the wealthiest countries, but is also increasingly the case in those parts of the world where wealth remains rare and recent. The business contribution to economic progress arises from the „combination of opportunities and pressures‟ that a competitive market economy generates. Ensuring that markets are really competitive and that new and small companies can enter them easily are key components of maximizing the benefits of market economies
  • Authors: Kaser, Dick (2010-12)

    The author, Vice President of Content at Information Today, Inc., acknowledges that ebooks have become an increasingly important element in a library. He discusses libraries‟ digital collection strategies and challenges of ebooks and mobile reading devices adoption on library workflows
  • Authors: Chudnov, Daniel (2011-02)

    The author, an information technology specialist at the Library of Congress' Office of Strategic Initiatives, discusses the popularity of electronic book readers (e-readers) and examines how libraries could offer new technologies and reliable resources in a time of much tighter budgets
  • Authors: Breeding, Marshall (2010-09)

    The author, a director for Innovative Technologies and Research for the Vanderbilt University Libraries, discusses ways by which libraries can increase the use of their services and resources using online social networks.
  • Authors: Finnie, Scott (2010-10)

    In this article the author offers his perspective regarding the five information technology (IT) business trends for 2011
  • Authors: Lehr, William; Feamster, Nick; Zegura, Ellen (2011-03)

    How big can the information superhighway get before it starts to buckle while more and more people jump online every day? Four network experts discuss the future of life online and internet engineering as the system at a challenging pace.
  • Authors: Scott, Daniel; Becken, Susanne (2010-04)

    This introductory paper discusses tourism’s role in relation to climate change mitigation and adaptation, at a time when climate change is at the forefront of many political discussions. The development of tourism research in response to climate change in the past 25 years is outlined and limitations are identified. The paper also argues that while growing engagement with the challenge of climate change is evident across the tourism interests in the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen is noted and discussed. Questions are raised around the willingness and ability of both the tourism industry and tourists to significantly reduce global emissions. The papes brought togethe...
  • Authors: Lendel, Iryna (2010-08)

    In what ways do research universities interact with regional economies? The answer to this central question can be found in a framework of the interaction of university products and necessary factors for technology-based economic development. The framework of the interaction of university products makes it impossible to separately assess the impact of unersities obn their regional economies. The National Science Foundation’s ranking of top research universities and retrospective data on academic R&D expenditures are used ib regression models to measure universities’ long-tem effect over the phases of the latest business cycle. The pattern of statistical significance and the signs of t...
  • Authors: Rheingold, Howard (2010-09)

    The author, a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, discusses social media literacy wherein users of social networking sites combine their technical skills with such factors as encoding, decoding, and community
  • Authors: Reda, Mary M. (2010-09)

    The author, an associate professor of English at the City University of New York‟ College of Staten Island, explores factors that could lead students to sit quietly in classrooms and how to create more-effective learning conditions for all students
  • Authors: Coleman, Rhoda; Goldenberg, Claude (2011-02)

    The authors examine appropriate teaching methods for teachers to use in literacy development programs de “Technologies for Teaching: Strategies and Pitfalls”.
  • Authors: Meloni, Julie (2010-11)

    The author, a researcher at INKE Research Group of University of Victoria, Britissh Columbia, discusses problems that exist in web-based instruction and offers technological sources that could provide solutions
  • Authors: Tarasovic, Janet (2011-01)

    Creating memorable prose requires a skill that writers often neglect : attention to the style of our sentences, one at a times, and to their cumulative effect. […] we’ll look at – or listen to – the sound effects that can make our sentences pop. Here, Mike Sager keeps the reader moving through a familiar scene that could have been ho-hum (italics added) : The Fallbrook Midget Chiefs are fanned out across the field on a sunny autumn day in southern California, two dozen eighth – graders in helmets and bulbous pads.
  • Authors: Keller, Josh (2011-01)

    The author, an editorial staff of The Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses the use of mobile communication systems by college students in the United States and its impact on higher education.
  • Authors: Gelb, Leslie H. (2009-11)

    The author, President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, examines America’s role in the modern era -- one in which no great power predominates world politics (as was the case historically). The article examines one view on how power is distributed in the 21st century and how U.S. leaders can effectively use their power.
  • Authors: Media, Vision (2011-05)

    In an article for the quarterly journal Vision titled “What Shall We Eat and Drink ?” publisher and international relations scholar David Hulme discusses the global issues of world hunger and water security. Slicing through the Gordian Knot of current events and politics , Hulme explores the complex factors relating to food shortages and the building water crisis.