November 2007 Archives

Innovation Book List on Amazon

M.C.Turrell has posted a list of books on corporate innovation on Amazon.com.  It is a great resource.

Corporate Innovation Books

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Online relationship

The fate of online relationships is hilariously ridiculed on The ONIONOnline Couple Never Chats Anymore

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The New York Times is doing interesting things with online content and blogs.  In an article in a blog called Freakonomics, Stephen Dunbar interviews Jamie Gladfelter, an online economics teacher for a number of colleges across the country.  The article is An Online Economics Professor Reveals All, and in it Jamie explains how he got hired as an online professor and how he prepares for classes.  He even describes how he keeps himself motivated while working for himself, entirely virtually. Here is his national footprint:

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 China's Next Miracle?  Chinese banks have been barred from doing business in the US for 15 years.  Now some of the large banks in China know how to manage risk and because of the huge capital requirements in a growth economy should be able to operate in the United States.  Chinese banks will likely start in the US by serving corporate clients. At the same time Chinese banks begin to operate in the US, they should allow foreign banks to take a larger stake in Chinese domestic financial institutions.

 China's Next Miracle?  Chinese banks have been barred from doing business in the US for 15 years.  Now some of the large banks in China know how to manage risk and because of the huge capital requirements in a growth economy should be able to operate in the United States.  Chinese banks will likely start in the US by serving corporate clients. At the same time Chinese banks begin to operate in the US, they should allow foreign banks to take a larger stake in Chinese domestic financial institutions.

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