Harvard Business School hosts its first academic conference on bringing sustainability into the corporate world.
Professor Lawrence Summers tells finance students at Harvard Business School that it will be up to them to reform the financial system from within.
To gain some understanding of why the Boston Red Sox succeeded so well, the Gazette spoke to Jeffrey T. Polzer, the Harvard Business School UPS Foundation Professor of Human Resource Management, about aspects of team chemistry that separate champions from cellar dwellers in sports and business.
Harvard Business School researchers find that to motivate workers more effectively, present higher pay as a gift.
Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse talks about how the entertainment industry is relentlessly pursuing success through what she calls a blockbuster strategy.
Marketing strategy consultant and Harvard Divinity School alumna Dorie Clark offers advice on how to re-imagine your life by changing your perception of who you are, or what she calls “your personal brand.”
Harvard Professors Eric Mazur and Gary King, together with postdoctoral fellow Brian Lukoff, took an idea about how to change classroom teaching and created a company based on it. When the company sold last spring, it didn’t even own a stapler.
Harvard Business School Professor Teresa Amabile compares much of work life to running on a treadmill. People try to keep up with the demands of meetings, email, interruptions, deadlines, all while trying to be more productive and creative, she says, yet on many days they seem to make no progress at all, especially in creative endeavors. Amabile suggests the answer is to do less.
HBS Professor Joseph Badaracco trains students for the complexities of the business world by examining great works of literature.
At an event at Harvard Business School (HBS) that was three parts analysis and one part rally, participants tried to chart a new path forward for the sluggish U.S. economy — a move that may require a new definition of “competitiveness.”
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This week, Harvard Business School celebrated 50 years of women in its M.B.A. program with a summit that drew hundreds of the School’s female graduates to campus. But as a new alumni survey demonstrates — and as speakers like “Lean In” author Sheryl Sandberg acknowledged — women still have a long way to go to in the working world.
The manager of iconic Manchester United, the recent topic of a Harvard Business School case that examined his famous career and the keys to his effective brand of leadership, visited Harvard this fall to engage with HBS students in the classroom.
The session “Paper or Plastic: Re-Inventing Shelf Life in the Supermarket Landscape” looked at how architects — with their skills in three-dimensional conceptualization — can address a host of design challenges, including ones that might sit on shelves in the local supermarket.
Gary Knell, CEO of NPR, described the station’s efforts toward a multimedia future in a talk at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism.
Harvard Business School students gathered Tuesday evening to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first class of female M.B.A.s. But as Barnard College President Debora Spar reminded the group, women at the top of the ladder still face hurdles — including their impossible demands on themselves.
Former HUD Secretary Mel Martinez called for innovative solutions to the nation’s housing crisis and proposed less government, more private-sector initiative, and clarity on Dodd-Frank financial reforms.
Students from across Harvard’s Schools gathered at the Innovation Lab Sept. 28-30 for the StartUp Scramble, a mad-dash affair designed to take their business ideas from concept to pitch in just 48 hours.
“It’s important we focus on the future, not the past,” warned Richard Gingras, head of news products for Google. “We can’t reverse time.” Gingras came to the Nieman Journalism Lab Friday not as doomsayer from Silicon Valley to predict the demise of the news business, but rather to foresee a bright future.
Harvard Business School just sent all 900 first-year M.B.A. students into the field to solve real-world problems in emerging markets from Buenos Aires to Mumbai, in the most ambitious element of an experimental new course. HBS, pioneer of the celebrated case-study method, is working to craft a business education model for the 21st century.
Sponsored by the Harvard Club of Boston and the Harvard Alumni Association, “Networking NOW: The Learn-How-to-Network Event” was a multifaceted event, underscoring how business networking is a skill that can be learned, practiced, honed, and perfected.