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SpaceWeather News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids. Site contains a Glossary and a Space Weather tutorial. Many links to other useful internet sites. From EdNA Online on October 1, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Astra This is the site of one of the largest conglomeration business group in Indonesia which has good management for both its business and its employees . It diversified into the manufacture and distribution of automobiles, heavy equipment and components in the late 1960s. It currently has six business divisions: Automotive, Financial Services, Heavy Equipment, Agribusiness, Information Technology, and Infrastructure. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 1, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


The One-Drop Rule Arrives in the Postbellum Lower South Short lecture/presentation suitable as supplemental reading for a course on the history of U.S. racialism. This essay presents three topics. "Florida and Georgia" shows two societies in transition. At mid-century, Florida was still in the process of adopting an endogamous color line. By Reconstruction, one was firmly in place and moving towards invisible Blackness. Similarly, the color line in Tidewater Georgia hardened between 1860 and 1880, but had not yet become a one-drop rule. "Louisiana" describes a post-war struggle between the old aristocracy, who strove unsuccessfully to preserve thei From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 1, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Forum focusing on consulting services This is a short article about how today's China market is demanding management change. I think this article pretty helpful for foreigners to get the outline regarding how is China's market for management changes recently. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 1, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Jakarta Post This is a website of an English newspaper in Jakarta. Readers can browse this url for getting information regarding the business condition in Indonesia. Since Indonesia is one of developing countries in the world, most of articles in this URL are discussing about corporate changes or management changes in Indonesia. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 1, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


Cultural Quiz This quiz is an opportunity for you to assess your cross-cultural experience and skills. Three questions each are being asked for six of the US' most relevant business partners' cultures, namely China, France, Germany, India, Japan, and Spain. The questions cover the areas of negotiation practices, presentation styles, and levels of formality From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 30, 2005 at 11:57 p.m..


Negotiation Quiz Twenty questions cover all aspects of the negotiation process, from proper preparation to relationship building, from information gathering to bargaining, and from decision-making to agreement and closure, each related to a country that is one of the U.S.' most relevant business partners. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 30, 2005 at 11:57 p.m..


Waves:An interactive Tutorial This is a set of interactive tutorials designed to teach the fundamentals of wave dynamics. It starts with very simple wave properties and ends with an examination of nonlinear wave behavior. The emphasis here is on the properties of waves which are difficult to illustrate in a static textbook figure. The tutorial may be used in conjunction with a text or as a stand alone introduction to waves. The pages were created by scripting the Physlets (Java Applets) from Wolfgang Christian's group at Davidson College. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 30, 2005 at 11:57 p.m..


Free powerpoint templates Free educational powerpoint templates for download. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 30, 2005 at 11:57 p.m..


Candlelight Stories - Pirates Learn about who the pirates were, how they operated and the types of ships and weapons they used. The focus here is pirates of the Caribbean in the 1700s. The site has been created for readers aged 13 upwards. Available on the site also are podcasts of the first 8 chapters of Pirate Jack by Alessandro Cima. Check also Sea Pirates, an interactive game where you take command of your ship and sail the seas in search of a pirate fortune. From EdNA Online on September 30, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Stain Detective Sponsored by Tide, the Stain Detective is a creative interactive site that offers easy ways to find the right solution to removing stains. From EdNA Online on September 30, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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