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Ducker’s shoeshop records go to Bodleian...
Oxford, 20 March --Archives from Ducker & Son, the long-established shoeshop in the Turl, are to be transferred to the Bodleian according to an article in today’s Financial Times.
Oxford MPhil: “Five ways to make sure women are heard”
Washington DC, 8 March -- There are five ways to guarantee women can speak up and speak out, according to Oxford MPhil and former director of Policy Planning for the US State Department, Anne-Marie Slaughter. Slaughter writes in the UK’s Financial Times today to help male leaders “make sure everyone is heard.”
Valuation in corporate M&A and private equity
29 Mar 7pm-9:30pm Paris 8e -- “How valuation applies to corporate M&A and private equity”. Part of the Oxford Chicago Valuation Programme, a partnership between Said Business School and Chicago Booth.
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Not just for SBS and Templeton College graduates, the Oxford Business Alumni network welcomes all Oxford alumni with a passion for business. Check the Paris Chapter section in the Regional Groups pages of the OBA website to register your interest and keep informed about upcoming events: www.oxfordbusinessalumni.org.
Oxford comma sways Maine labour dispute
Maine, 16 March -- The lack of a comma in a series of nouns in a Maine (US) labour contract proved the key element in an overtime pay dispute, reports the Guardian newspaper.
Saïd attends World Government Summit
Dubai, 14 March -- A delegation from Saïd Business School attended the World Government Summit, an annual event held in Dubai that brings together leaders from government, business and education to discuss solutions to world scale problems, with a strong focus on technology and innvovation.