Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse talks about how the entertainment industry is relentlessly pursuing success through what she calls a blockbuster strategy.
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.
English soccer champions Manchester United made a brief stop at Harvard University as part of their U.S. pre-season tour, during which they’ll face several Major League Soccer teams including the Massachusetts-based New England Revolution. Sir Alex Ferguson led the star-studded squad through Harvard Yard, stopping at the statue of John Harvard for a photograph. Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, Park Ji-Sung and Rio Ferdinand were among the crowd.
Members of Manchester United Football Club visited Harvard to conduct a soccer clinic with local youth from the Boston neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton, and to play tourist in Harvard Yard with Harvard President Drew Faust.