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How to Build a Model of a Roman Road

n our study of Ancient Rome this week, Josh and Megan really enjoyed learning how to build a model of a Roman road. Brianna was in charge of the salt dough map, so I let Josh and Megan do the road model themselves. To build a road, first the Ancie

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Progressive Commercialization of Airline Governance Culture :: <P><EM>Progressive Commercialization of Airline Governance Culture</EM> analyzes the transition of the airline sector from the not-for-profit nation-bound public utility model towards a profit-oriented globalized industry. It illustrates how legal, political, historical and cultural factors have shaped the corporate governance in the airline sector, and describes how these factors influence economic decisions and perfor...

Servitization, IT-ization and Innovation Models :: <P>This book looks at two-stage industrial cluster theory and new innovation models in view of IT-ization and servitization of products. The formation of industrial clusters such as export processing zones and special economic zones has been the preferred mechanism for developing countries to boost their industrial development and export performance for the last several decades. Existing literature related to Development Economics ...

Technological Change and Network Effects in Growth Regimes :: <P>In this new volume it is argued that network effects are much more common than usually assumed, and that they have a profound impact on many aspects of economic systems, especially technological change and economic growth. The analysis and modelling of this interrelationship is the central focus of this book.</P> <P>While there exists a vast body of literature on economic growth, the theories put forward so far have h...

Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan :: <P>The middle-class nuclear family model has long dominated discourses on family in Japan. Yet there have always been multiple configurations of family and kinship, which, in the context of significant socio-economic and demographic shifts since the 1990s, have become increasingly visible in public discourse. This book explores the meanings and practices of "family" in Japan, and brings together research by scholars of literature, g...

Redefining Business Models :: <P>The world has moved on in the advanced economies where credit based financial systems coupled with malleable accounting systems disconnect capitalization and wealth accumulation from GDP trajectories and financial surplus. This, the book argues, is the product of economic, financial and cultural imperatives that privilege and encourage financial leverage for wealth accumulation.</P> <P>This text re-works business models for a financialized world and...

South, Central and West CSU, in partnership with HCD Economics Ltd andOxford Health NHS Foundation Trust were commissioned by NHS England in October 2014 to develop a Strategic Modelling Tool to help plan and improve the commissioning and delivery of Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services. The scope for the model is across health, education, third sector, and local authority services.