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Gambling motivations and superstitious beliefs: a cross-cultural study with casino customers

The expansion of legalized commercial gaming in Macau has motivated stakeholders to explore opportunities in other Asian countries. However, there is a lack of research focusing on casino customers in these markets. 196 more words

International Gambling Studies

Why do most Chinese save so much?

Hung Huang, one of China’s four Opras, and the CEO of China Interactive Media Group, the host of China’s TV talk show Crossing Over… 430 more words


Outward immigration

During the Nazi period in Germany, there were many writers who emigrated to get away from Hitler; but there were many who didn’t, and just withdrew into themselves. 488 more words

Intercultural Communication

Au pair woes

I’m not sure how to feel these days. My host father came in to talk with me yesterday. He told me that later this week he has to stay home for the day and while he’s home he’d like to go over the chores with me. 297 more words

Au Pair

Riikka Harikkala-Laihinen

You’re hot and you’re cold: The difficulty of recognising emotions

On the blog we have discussed emotions from various viewpoints. We have shown how emotions influence many things within organisations. 622 more words

Emotional Intelligence & Competence

How to satisfy your cravings and look good at the same time.

Sometimes you just have a craving for something. Without reason.

Today was such a day. Actually, I had been craving ‘boterkoek’ for a few days now, but just didn’t get to make it. 539 more words

Living In The US

To the End of the Land

This novel by David Grossman is an amazing work of art.  The story of a relationship between three friends and the families they build is explored against the backdrop of a walk through the land of Israel.   304 more words