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Sykes, Amanda

Overview
Works: 23 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 656 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies  Short films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Instructional films  History  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amanda Sykes
Emotional intelligence in the classroom( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolescents have both the cognitive and the emotional capacity to deepen their emotional intelligence, and for that reason secondary schools are being viewed as an ideal setting in which to teach and promote EI. In this program, Dr. Karen Hansen, coordinator of the EI and Education Research Unit of Swinburne University, compares and contrasts definitions and models of EI. In addition, she suggests practical ways in which educators can promote and nurture EI through a variety of classroom activities and by rearranging the physical classroom environment
Evaluating business performance : case studies in small business( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How well is your business running? Evaluating Business Performance helps us to answer this question and make decisions that will improve future performance. In this program, the owners of three businesses talk frankly about profitability, liquidity, efficiency and stability. Key concepts are explained to gain an understanding of the accounting processes required to evaluate the business performance
Upselling products and services in tourism and hospitality( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National learning and development manager for STA Travel in Australia, Sue Minchin, and the director of the Tourism Research Unit for Monash University explain products and services in the tourism and hospitality markets and the value of upselling to enhance the markets
Plunge by Kerry James Marshall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He doesn't think he can swim anymore. She collects the feathers to build the wings that he may fly. But first he has to take the plunge
The Information age( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at life in the information age focusing on different online services, their benefits and drawbacks talking to experts and ICT users along the way
Developments in the food industry : science, technology, and the environment by Amanda Sykes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the impact of technology on food production and the development of new and emerging foods including genetically modified food, selective breeding, functional foods, novel foods and the environmental concerns associated with these developments and their packaging
Global Food Equity by Amanda Sykes( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the complexities of availability and distribution to the most basic, glaring reasons why some people have more to eat than others, this program explores very difficult issues involving food and hunger around the world. It addresses several factors that contribute to global food imbalances and shows how both individuals and organizations can help alleviate this human problem. Viewers will hear from leading health experts at Oxfam and the International Red Cross as they discuss why food inequality occurs and what's being done to address the growing crisis. Including rarely discussed facts on agricultural production, obesity, and malnutrition, this is an ideal resource for studies in global health, economics, and geography. Viewable/printable educational materials are available online"--Container label
Managing databases( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every second of every day, a vast amount of raw information - or data - is created, uploaded, exchanged and traded around the world. For this raw data to become useful information, it needs to be structured in meaningful ways. In this program we examine the central strategies for managing databases so that it can be sorted, searched, analysed and moved effectively and efficiently. Clearly explaining DBMSs such as Oracle, DB2, Microsoft Access, MySQL, 4th Dimension and FileMaker Pro, this is a program that directly explains the power of good management and leading strategies to achieve maximum results."--Container
The world on your plate, mate! : multicultural influences on the Australian diet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at how the Australian eating pattern has evolved over the years, becoming one of the most sophisticated and varied in the world. It looks at Australia's rich multicultural history and dietary influences, and the range of ingredients and food from different cultures available within Australia
Water : Australia as an international case study( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the tap in your own home to the mighty Amazon River, humans often use water without really thinking where it has come from or where it is going to. Such a precious resource is often taken for granted and this program looks at how we use and dispose of water in our homes, in industry and on the land. The conservation and regulation of water is a topic that is evolving daily and is not restricted by political boundaries. From individuals to national and international governments, the natural resource of water is something we all must help manage"--Container
Playing your part : diversity in the workplace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: In workplaces, as in any other part of society, people are diverse. They come from different cultures; they have different belief systems, values and religions. There is diversity in interpersonal styles, mental ability, sexual orientation, physical characteristics and capabilities, and thinking and learning styles. This presenter-led production examines diversity in the workplace using various dramatized scenarios. The five chapters focus on the scope of diversity, responding sensitively, knowing the guidelines, communicating appropriately and building on diversity. This is an excellent resource for anyone examining the nature of diversity within the workplace and ways for all personnel within an organization to effectively work with it."--Disc 2:"Daily life in just about any workplace involves regular interaction with colleagues through different forms of communication. Developing effective workplace relationships is essential for an organisation's productivity, for positive staff morale and for individual job satisfaction. This dramatised production investigates the different working relationships between seven members of staff. It is an engaging and entertaining portrayal of life in an office and explores a number of aspects of workplace relationships. The three chapters focus on developing effective workplace relationships, contributing to workplace activities and dealing effectively with issues, problems and conflict. This is an ideal resource for anyone examining the nature of workplaces and the importance of effective relationships within them." -- container
Evaluating business performance : small business case studies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How well is your business running? Evaluating Business Performance helps us to answer this question and make decisions that will improve future performance. In this program, the owners of three businesses talk frankly about profitability, liquidity, efficiency and stability. Key concepts are explained to gain an understanding of the accounting processes required to evaluate the business performance
Playing your part 2 : workplace relationships( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Daily life in just about any workplace involves regular interaction with colleagues through different forms of communication. Developing effective workplace relationships is essential for an organisation's productivity, for positive staff morale and for individual job satisfaction. This dramatised production investigates the different working relationships between seven members of staff. It is an engaging and entertaining portrayal of life in an office and explores a number of aspects of workplace relationships. The three chapters focus on developing effective workplace relationships, contributing to workplace activities and dealing effectively with issues, problems and conflict. This is an ideal resource for anyone examining the nature of workplaces and the importance of effective relationships within them." -- Container
Playing your part 1 : diversity in the workplace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In workplaces, as in any other part of society, people are diverse. They come from different cultures; they have different belief systems, values and religions. There is diversity in interpersonal styles, mental ability, sexual orientation, physical characteristics and capabilities, and thinking and learning styles. This presenter-led production examines diversity in the workplace using various dramatized scenarios. The five chapters focus on the scope of diversity, responding sensitively, knowing the guidelines, communicating appropriately and building on diversity. This is an excellent resource for anyone examining the nature of diversity within the workplace and ways for all personnel within an organization to effectively work with it
Diversity in the workplace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In workplaces, as in any other part of society, people are diverse. They come from different cultures, and may have different belief systems, values, and religions. There is also diversity in interpersonal styles, mental ability, sexual orientation, age, and ways of thinking and learning. Using dramatized scenarios, this program shows how a wide range of personnel can work together successfully. Topics covered include the scope of diversity, responding sensitively, knowing the guidelines, communicating appropriately, and building on diversity
Australian international business : a case study( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Globalisation has resulted in increased competition for Australian businesses and sometimes this is seen as a negative. But whether a business decides to stay local or branch out internationally can be the deciding factor in it's survival. There are numerous Australian businesses that are sucessfully competing in international markets and one of the best is Intrepid Travel. In this program we introduce the concept of transnational and multinational corporations and then look specificially at Intrepid Travel's niche beginnings and growth, their global moves, evidence of sucess ad whaat's in store for the businesses future. Along the way we hear from the co-founders of the business, director Geoff Manchester and chief executive officer Darrell Wade. This is an exciting, practical and information packed insight into Australian business at the international level
Workplace Relationships : Playing Your Part( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daily life at just about any job site involves regular contact with colleagues. Having effective staff-member interaction is essential for an organization's productivity and morale, and for individual job satisfaction. Using dramatized scenarios, this program investigates the workplace relationships among seven coworkers who are collaborating on a new system of customer service management. Topics covered include the role of communication in getting along with others, contributing to activities such as projects and meetings, and dealing effectively with conflict
Playing your part : VEA Group( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is an ideal resource for anyone examining the nature of diversity in the workplace and the importance of effective relationships within
VCA School of film and television : 2002. Graduate Productions. Program C by Victorian College of the Arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The world on your plate, mate! : multicultural influences on the Australian diet( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Australian's have never had more styles of food to choose from. Taking students on a cultural voyage around the world, this tasty program explores African, Middle Eastern, European, Asian and South American cooking. It looks at Australia's rich multicultural history and dietary influences, and the range of ingredients and food from different cultures available within Australia This is an in-depth look at how the Australian eating pattern has evolved over the years, becoming one of the most sophisticated and varied in the world."--VEA website
 
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English (54)