Six Cyclists Colombians Six Colombian cyclists will participate in the fourth and last valid World Cup in Denmark track, qualifying to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, reported Monday the Colombian cycling Federation. The six selected are Carlos Alzate, Juan Pablo Forero, Juan Esteban Arango, Arles Castro, Jairo Perez and Diana Garcia, who will represent Colombia in the competition which will be held between 15 February and 17 February next in Ballerup, Denmark. According to the Federation, the runners will seek in Denmark earn points to ensure their presence at the World Championship of the sport that will take place next April in Manchester (England), in addition to winning the right to go to Beijing. The Colombian delegation moves to Valencia (Spain), on February 5 in order to prepare until February 14, day in which its members will travel to Copenhagen, capital of Denmark, to face the tests that will be held at the Ballerup Super Arena velodrome. Colombia will compete in Denmark in the testing by teams, points, scratch and madison, in males, while Garcia will run in the test of pure speed, 500 meters with stopped heading and keirin. In the scratch race, around 25 cyclists competing among themselves, knowing the number of turns of the activity. The madison is a variation of test score in which participates with teams of two runners and which relay driving will occur with fellow arm in the meantime. The former world champion and champion Pan American, Colombian Maria Luisa Calle, not travel to Denmark, since it focuses on what will be his presence on the track during the cycling World Cup in Manchester.
Management Society Management of the Knowledge: Context and antecedents. Diverse authors between whom they are Peter Drucker, Alvin Toffler, Robert Reich; they speak of the sprouting of a new type of economy or society. Drucker denominates Society of the Knowledge. This one is distinguished of the previous ones because in her the knowledge plays a role essential. This author he maintains, that the new economy the knowledge not only is another resource besides the traditional factors of production (earth, work and capital), but the unique valid resource in the present. Its argument is that the fact that the knowledge has become the resource instead of to be only a resource, it is what causes that the new society is unique in their class. For Toffler (1990), it maintains like Drucker, that the knowledge is the source of the power of more high quality and the key for the change that will occur in the power. Its opinion is that the knowledge left of being an element more of the power of the money and the power of the muscular force, to become his essence, and is why anywhere in the world the battle is made more arduous control the knowledge and mass media. Toffler considers that the knowledge is the new substitute of the other resources. An endless ones of investigations, agrees in affirming that the future it will belong to the people who own the knowledge they create and it permanently. In a society of the knowledge, the worker is the most important assets, in the definition of worker with knowledge includes a person who knows how to assign knowledge to productive uses. Also they consider that the international competition will be defined according to the advantage, as far as knowledge one talks about, that a nation generates in the future....