Harvard Business School will soon have a new home for executive education with the dedication Monday of Tata Hall.
The annual “Giving Thanks” open house was an opportunity for members of the Harvard community to write notes of gratitude to fellow staff members and provide support for community programs.
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.
HBS Professor Josh Lerner evaluates the investor’s view of the much-anticipated Twitter IPO.
Harvard Business School researchers find that to motivate workers more effectively, present higher pay as a gift.
New studies co-authored by Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino find that, contrary to decades of accepted wisdom, cheating feels good.
A panel of faculty led a discussion about academic integrity with an audience of undergraduates, staffers, administrators, and other faculty members. This session was the first in a series of community-wide discussions on the topic.
Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse talks about how the entertainment industry is relentlessly pursuing success through what she calls a blockbuster strategy.
In recent years, Harvard has been strengthening its presence around the world, supporting international research, offering study-abroad opportunities, and opening offices in India, China, Mexico, Brazil, and other countries.
Almost 700 Harvard-affiliated athletes sponsored by Harvard Public Affairs & Communications and the Harvard Business School were among the 1,800 runners in the annual Brian J. Honan 5K Road Race on Sunday. The race benefits the Brian J. Honan Charitable Fund.
Harvard’s facility managers are working to improve energy systems and performance in their buildings. Their efforts, which include installing better equipment, are focused on ensuring that buildings operate as efficiently as possible.
The Harvard Campaign will help support growing advancements in interdisciplinary collaboration and integrated knowledge across the University.
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.
The family of the late William F. Connell, M.B.A. ’63, has donated an additional $10 million to Harvard Business School (HBS) to establish the Margot and William F. Connell Family MBA Program Innovation Fund.
At the recent Harvard IT Summit, Anne Margulies, vice president and University chief information officer, mentioned how Harvard had been at the forefront of information technology since its inception, even to the point of naming the burgeoning field.
Snapshots of Harvard’s 2013 Commencement, a day marked by sunshine and warmth as well as rituals, honors, and good wishes.
The first cohort from Harvard’s innovative doctorate of education leadership degree program leaves campus headed for a range of education jobs and armed with new skills to help transform the field.
Four members of the Harvard Business School M.B.A. Class of 2013 have been named winners of the School’s prestigious Dean’s Award.
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.”
Judges on Thursday gave an innovative Harvard group $30,000 and the grand prize in the inaugural Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge.
The essentials of good teaching and learning took the stage at the second annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference.
The Blavatnik Family Foundation, headed by Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, has donated $50 million to Harvard University. The gift will launch a major initiative to expedite the development of basic science discoveries into new breakthrough therapies for patients and cures for disease. The gift underpins Harvard’s growing commitment to creating an entrepreneurial culture in the life sciences.
The Harvard community mourned the loss of Krystle Campbell, daughter of longtime HBS dining staffer Patty Campbell and sister of Cabot House dining services worker Billy Campbell, in the marathon bombings.
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 Maha Kumbh Mela, India’s massive gathering of Hindu pilgrims, ended in March. But for Harvard researchers across disciplines, the festival and the tent city it spawned continue to yield lessons in everything from big data to urban planning.
Harvard University announced the selection of eight finalist teams in the inaugural Deans’ Health and Life Sciences Challenge on April 4.
Harvard University today announced the selection of 10 teams of finalists in the inaugural Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge.
Harvard Center Shanghai provides programming support, local expertise, and meeting space for Harvard researchers, students, and alumni in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
In “Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the Plan,” Francesca Gino, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, explores a range of fascinating subjects, including how emotions influence decisions and the often-thorny matter of understanding the perspectives of others. Blending social science and real-world examples, Gino’s book also highlights the science of gratitude.
Opening a weeklong visit to Asia, Harvard President Drew Faust on Monday called knowledge “the most important currency of the 21st century,” highlighting faculty research, student engagement, and online learning as central to Harvard’s global strategy.
A crowd of more than 100 teachers, school leaders, children, parents, Allston-Brighton residents, and Harvard University officials recently gathered at the Harvard Business School to encourage support for the Gardner Pilot Academy (GPA) and honor Lisa Moellman, the recipient of the second annual Gardner Champion Award.
A new project at Harvard’s Pakistan Innovation Network brings professors and their research to students, activists, and entrepreneurs across South Asia via video conferencing, making possible connections that could spark social change.
The Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest religious gathering, spawns a city of millions virtually overnight — and with it, a thriving ecosystem of commerce large-scale and small. Harvard Business School researchers traveled to India to search for the festival’s unlikely lessons in infrastructure, governance, and informal networks.
Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Emeritus Francis J. Aguilar, an authority on strategic planning and general management who also made his mark on generations of students as a gifted and caring teacher, died on Feb. 17.
Attendance at the recent Harvard Start-Up Career Fair was up 65 percent from last year, indicating to Scott LaChapelle, assistant director of technology platforms and new employer development at the Office of Career Services, that the event resonated for both students and potential employers.
Republicans must accept a broader definition of their party, finding a way to embrace young voters, women, African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and environmentalists, if they are to avoid repeating the losses of the 2012 election, panelists at an Institute of Politics forum said.
Every 12 years, the Kumbh Mela, a centuries-old Hindu pilgrimage, temporarily transforms an empty floodplain in India into one of the biggest cities in the world. This month, an interdisciplinary team of Harvard professors, students, and researchers set out to map the gathering for the first time.
An exhibit and companion website developed by Harvard Business School’s Baker Library shines light on the early days of trade between China and the United States.
An undergraduate suggests that, when it comes to innovation, there is no place better than Harvard to start work on an important initiative, since the University combines entrepreneurship, leadership, and knowledge-sharing into a coherent whole.
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.
Advancing America’s economic competitiveness should be a top priority for elected leaders, Harvard Business School professors Michael E. Porter and Jan W. Rivkin told a group of new members of Congress attending a weeklong Harvard Kennedy School crash course on the policy issues they’ll face in Washington.
The Dean’s Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge aims to harness the University’s entrepreneurial spirit to help promote and sustain the arts.
Kathleen McCartney, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Gerald S. Lesser Professor in Early Childhood Development, will become the next president of Smith College next year.
Thirteen deans from Schools across Harvard today announced $150,000 in new entrepreneurship challenges, expanding Harvard support for student innovation and cross-School collaborations with broad social and cultural impact.
Leah Rosovsky, executive administrative dean at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences, will become Harvard University’s vice president for strategy and programs, President Drew Faust announced today.
Author and educator Doug Lemov told a packed audience Thursday in the Harvard Graduate School of Education that specific, concrete techniques, readily learned, can help to transform good teachers into great ones.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators and staff gathered this week to thank co-workers and colleagues for their professionalism and thoughtfulness — and to reach out to those less fortunate in the community.