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    The Business with George Lee Saturday 30 November 2013

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    A weekly look at the world of business and finance with George Lee.
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    The ESB Strike

    it is looking increasingly possible that the country could be plunged into darkness in two weeks time following yesterdays decision by the ESB Unions to serve a formal notice of strike action. Danny McCoy of IBEC, Michael Doherty from NUI Maynooth, and Fionán O'Sullivan, of IFG Pensions discuss.
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    Murdoch's World

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is a man who arouses very strong opinions from all quarters. With holdings on six continents, 55,000 employees, and even a former Prime Minister among his board members, he has never been far from controversy. We're joined by David Folkenflik, author of a new book "Murdoch's World."
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    Caroline Keeling

    This week, Caroline Keeling, Chief Executive of Keelings, was awarded Image Magazine Business Woman of the Year 2013. Her family-owned fruit business based in North County Dublin has a turnover of €300m and over 2,000 workers. She joins us in studio.
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    A Question of Confidence?

    Confidence, we are so often told, is the key to achieving what you want in this world. But Tomas Chamarro-Premuzic, a Professor of Business Psychology at University College London, disagrees. In fact, he argues, confidence often amounts to dangerous self-delusion. He joins us from London.
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    Making Money From Musicals.

    With Christmas fast approaching, it won't be long before people will find themselves tucked up on the couch - with a box of chocolates and a duvet - to watch the Sound of Music or some other seasonal musical. Musicals have been making a comeback - and not just on the television. Liam Geraghty popped on his dancing shoes to find out more

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: One Short Day
      Composer: Stephen Schwartz
      Performer(s): Kristin Chenoweth And Idina Menzel
      Performer(s): Kristin Chenoweth And Idina Menzel
      Duration: 0:00:30
    • Title: There's No Business Like Show Business
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 0:02:44

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