Harvard Business School’s John A. Davis, who chairs the Families in Business program, talks about the struggles that companies like New England grocery chain Market Basket face when family members are at the helm.
Rakesh Khurana became dean of Harvard College on July 1. On his first official day on the job, he reflected on the College’s power to transform undergraduates, and as a result to change society for the better.
Memorial Church has gained another dimension of resonance with the installation of a new bell.
Harvard Business School’s disruptive innovation guru Clayton Christensen uses crowdsourcing to accelerate the evolution of his latest theory on corporate investment decisions.
At Class Day ceremonies, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg urged graduates to confront hard truths and address wrongs they find in the world.
The Class of 1959 Chapel at Harvard Business School has served as a peaceful space of solitude and introspection since its completion in 1992.
Volunteers from the Harvard community joined together on April 25 to make the 12th annual Boston Shines a success. With 75 pairs of hands, they did just that.
The Bertarelli Foundation of Switzerland, co-chaired by Ernesto Bertarelli, M.B.A. ’93, has established the Bertarelli Foundation Health and Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Fund with a gift to Harvard Business School.
Harvard President Drew Faust convened a panel of top female leaders in media, business, and government to talk about the evolving role of women, and the challenges as well as opportunities facing women today.
In addition to conducting research and teaching about climate, energy, and the environment, Harvard faculty members also serve as expert advisers to policymakers, putting their science to work to improve laws and regulations and to foster understanding between the worlds of government and academics.
A new report by Harvard crisis-management and criminal-justice experts, and former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, considers the factors that led to the successes and failures of last year’s emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings and manhunt.
Two Harvard College students deliver pizza (with some STEM education baked in) to Cambridge middle school kids.
A classic Harvard Business School case about the Apple creation myth gets a Japanese manga-style comic-book reboot.
Harvard Business School has announced the launch of HBX, a digital learning initiative aimed at broadening the School’s reach and deepening its impact. In HBX, the School has created an innovative platform to support the delivery of distinctive online business-focused offerings.
Harvard University has announced 18 student-led teams as finalists in three deans’ innovation competitions focused on cultural entrepreneurship, health and life sciences, and design.
Harvard Business School brings together top leaders in academia, government, and business to consider and address the nation’s transportation and infrastructure shortcomings, which have led to a lag in global competitiveness.
A new research paper from Harvard Business School says food shoppers who bring their own bags are more likely than those who use disposables to buy healthy organic goods, but also treats like ice cream and chips.
Nobel laureate, psychologist, and best-selling author Daniel Kahneman joined Harvard University Professor Cass Sunstein at Harvard Business School for a wide-ranging discussion on behavioral science.
Harvard experts convened to discuss the big issues and parties at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Students at Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School host the first University-wide conference on LGBTQ issues.
In recent years, Harvard has seen a 30 percent increase in the number of graduate students taking courses in allied Schools.
Once a risky and bold idea, Harvard Business School’s overseas FIELD program now is a foundational and transformative piece of the M.B.A. curriculum for students and faculty.
Rakesh Khurana, the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, will become dean of Harvard College on July 1. In a question-and-answer session, he discussed how his career and tenure as House co-master helped prepare him for the tasks ahead.
Three Harvard scholars offered their thoughts on what it means to lead a good life in today’s complex world in advance of a London talk sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association.
Rakesh Khurana, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, has been named the new dean of Harvard College.
Harvard crisis-management expert Herman “Dutch” Leonard talks about the challenges facing N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and retailer Target after recent damaging news revelations.
A Harvard Business School working paper analysis looks at what matters for Major League Baseball teams trying to cash in on their Japanese star players.
Harvard experts say a closely watched case now before the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., over the Federal Communications Commission’s authority to regulate online access could have game-changing implications for how consumers and businesses experience the Internet.
The Women’s Student Association at HBS finds some effective new ambassadors to negotiate gender issues on campus — men.
Harvard Business School dedicates new core building for executive education.
From a “Bad Basketball” fantasy league to software that helps partygoers communicate with DJs, students at Harvard’s introductory computer science course created a wide array of programs on display during the annual fair.
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.