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Blankenburg am Harz

(äm härts), or

Bad Blankenburg

(bät`), city (1994 pop. 18,680), Saxony-Anhalt, E central Germany. It is a spa located at the northern foot of the Harz Mts. and is also known for its tree and seed nurseries, ironworks, and stone quarries. During his residence in Blankenburg (1837–45), the educator Friedrich Froebel founded the first kindergarten.
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(Blankenburg am Harz), a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Magdeburg district (Bezirk), on the north slope of the Harz. Population, 19,600 (1967). Blankenburg is a balneological health resort (with a mud-therapy clinic) and tourist center. Industry consists of cast-iron production, machine-building (for transport, sanitary equipment, gas appliances, and so on), and woodworking.

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The literature shows that large, publicly owned newspapers tend to be profit-driven businesses, with an interest in economic gains while limiting newsroom budgets (Blankenburg & Ozanich, 1993; Lacy & Blanchard, 2003).
A large stream of research in International Entrepreneurship (IE) focuses on the importance of network relations for the successful foreign expansion of small and medium enterprises, or SMEs (e.g., Chetty and Blankenburg Holm 2000; McDougall and Oviatt 2000; Young et al.
More conciliatory overtones can be found in Harcourt and Omar Hamouda (1988), and, more recently, in Lavoie (2010) and Arena and Blankenburg (2013).
Bad Blankenburg, Germany, November 05, 2011 --( The company manufactures drive pulleys, bend pulleys and link pulleys as well as special products for, amongst others, steel refining and the food industry.
Following the annexation of the Kingdom of Hanover by the Prussians in 1866, much of that armoury was sold off to a Hildesheim dealer by weight, but important parts of it, including the Memorial Art Gallery's armour, were taken by the Dukes of Brunswick to decorate their residence at Schloss Blankenburg in the Hartz, eventually to be transferred to Schloss Marienburg in 1945 to avoid its capture by invading Soviet troops.
Blankenburg, Eriksson, and Johansson (1996) describe commitment among partners having a mutual understanding of how to coordinate exchange activities as a willingness to invest in the relationship; and also to extend cooperation, by including other activities.
Blankenburg (Harz): Stiftung Kloster Michaelstein; Dossel: Janos Stekovics, c2004.
Dan Blankenburg, manager of legislative affairs at National Federation of Independent Businesses in Washington, D.C., said, "We never really believed that the tax code was the motivation for the charitable giving."
1993; Blankenburg and Bruinsma 1994; Haverland 1998; Bakker and Van Waarden 1999.
Johanson and Mattsson, 1990; Christensen and Lindmark, 1993; Sharma and Keller, 1993; Blankenburg, 1995; Ghauri and Holstius, 1996).