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Bribery of Leaders in Muslim Countries and Haliburton

January 29, 2009

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All Things Considered, January 26, 2009 · Halliburton Corp. has announced it will pay out more than $560 million to the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a probe into bribery and bid-rigging in contracts around the world with leaders in Nigeria, Egypt, Indonesia, etc. Investigative journalist Lowell Bergman talks about […]

Rashad Hussain to be Deputy Associate Counsel to President Obama

January 28, 2009

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  President has named Rashad Hussain to be Deputy Associate Counsel to the President. Mr. Hussain recently served as a Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to that, he was as a Law Clerk to Damon J. Keith on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Earlier in his career, […]

Adobe Announces the 2009 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

January 26, 2009

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Get Recognized for Your Work on an International Stage The 2009 Adobe Design Achievement Awards give higher education students from around the world the shortcut to brilliance to propel their careers in the future. Enter in 12 categories in 3 media areas endorsed by the industry. Cash prizes will be awarded during the Icograda World […]

Leading@Google: Authentic Leadership

January 26, 2009

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True North shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders—with some surprising results. In this important book, acclaimed former Medtronic CEO Bill George and coauthor Peter Sims share the wisdom of these […]

Islamic Management Lecture Series now available on DVD

January 25, 2009

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Professor Rafik Beekun, University of Nevada This past week, in joint cooperation with the Shura Council of Southern California and Dr. Muzammil Siddiqui,  we  just completed and launched an “Islamic Management Series”  lectures on DVD covering 10 lectures based on the training workshops which I have conducted globally with Islamic for profit and not for […]

KAUST scholarships for graduate studies in Saudi Arabia

January 22, 2009

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Saudi Arabia is setting up a New Research and Science University at Rabegh (90 Kms from Jeddah) which is unique of its kind as it has the highest grant (Endowment Fund) in the world after Harvard Business School.   It will be called KAUST (www.kaust.edu.sa) and it will offer only Masters and PhD degrees to […]

Obama at National Cathedral: Muslims referred to positively

January 21, 2009

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This is a great sermon. Listen to what she says about Muslims.