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Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is the second stage of the five-stage model of group development. [See stages of group development.]

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Storm, Hans Otto

Alan M. Wald.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Information and Communication Technologies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 905 words.

Storm, Hans Otto (29 July 1895–11 December 1941), writer and radio telegraph engineer, was born in Bloomington, California, the son of Joachim Otto Storm, a bank teller, and Marie Rehwoldt....

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The Jazz Singer

Krin Gabbard.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 6694 words.

Although it was not the first film in which actors talked or made noise, The Jazz Singer radically hastened the end of silent cinema. Soon after it opened in 1927, theaters all over the...

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Douglas Sirk

Will Scheibel.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 12088 words.

The reputation of German director Douglas Sirk (1897–1987) rests on Hollywood films he made in the mid- to late 1950s that have since been canonized among the quintessential examples of...

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Ang Lee

Kin-Yan Szeto.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 11446 words.

Having garnered international acclaim for his work, the Taiwan-born Academy Award–winning director Ang Lee has found artistic and commercial success on both sides of the Pacific. The...

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Mary Pickford

Christel Schmidt.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 9938 words.

Mary Pickford (b. 1892–d. 1979) was Hollywood’s first great movie star and one of silent film’s most influential figures. She was a film actress, producer, scenario writer, and cofounder of...

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