Cycling's got problems, and Derek Bouchard-Hall wants to solve them. The sport is still coming to terms with its dirty past and rampant doping. Riders are still testing positive for PEDs. And like a ghost, Lance Armstrong, sports' persona non grata, continues to be a dark presence. Show More Summary
By Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting Practice, London Business School The other day I was buttonholed by one of my strategy colleagues on the topic of Uber. Uber’s recent fundraising puts a value of $50bn on the business, three times higher than a year ago and making it the fastest ever [...]
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. NPR had a nice profile of an evaluation of whether teaching girls in Zambia Harvard Business School’s negotiation tools can help them navigate the many challenges to staying in school. In clinical trials … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
UCLA’s Anderson School of Management has a culture that hurts the hiring and promotion of women through both institutional and “unconscious bias,” according to a new report commissioned by the graduate business school. The Korn Ferry consulting firm’s report being released Thursday urges changes...
Two months after his wife died of cancer, Garth Saloner, dean of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business (GSB), started a romantic relationship with a professor who also worked at the school, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. That...Show More Summary
Love triangle with a faculty member and her estranged husband edition.
By Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School The latest manifestation of the close relationship that Britain is building with China is the announcement that the Chinese central bank plans to issue short-term debt in London, the first time that it’s doing so outside of China. The choice of the [...]
The Stanford Graduate School of Business comes out on top of the Princeton Review’s ranking of the business schools that offer students the best career prospects. Stanford has held the top slot the last four years we’ve reported on the list. In its just-released book, The Best 295 Business Schools, [...]
TED Talk speaker, author, and former business school professor Srikumar Rao once said, “If you have an ongoing relationship with a person, think of everything positive about that person that you possibly can and enter your interaction from that space.” Today, let’s set aside the […]
Most start-ups fail. Two recent articles, one by Forbes one by Fortune, cited a 90% failure rate of start-ups. And top Harvard Business School lecturer, Shikhar Ghosh, confirms that 75% of U.S. venture-backed firms don't even return investors' capital. In search of understanding best practices for start-ups, I recently spoke with [...]
Courts, businesses, schools and legislatures grapple with transitioning reality.
A rising number of students are electing to stay in Africa to invest in solutions for its future. This has created a demand for business school education; the need is growing exponentially and already outstripping supply. The post What Young Africans Want From Business Education Programs appeared first on The Good Men Project.
As fodder for future business school case studies, the leadership succession saga at Twitter would seem to have it all. The former CEO who, reports say, is returning to the helm of a struggling company. The dilemma of how he could possibly run Twitter again while remaining CEO of another company. The fact that he is said to […]
One year after launching Preserve, Blake Lively has decided to shut it down. It will close on October 9th; Blake has put the site up for sale. RELATED: Blake Lively wants to go to Harvard Business School. She explained her decision. We have an incredible team of people who do beautiful work, but we launched […]
After making it to the final round of six, a group of business school classmates on Saturday took home the $1 million Hult Prize, beating more than 20,000 applicants in an attempt to present a real-world solution to this problem: How can early childhood education be improved for 10...
Surveys show that CEOs and political leaders are among the least-trusted people on earth. New research claims business schools could improve that with new leadership training paradigms, but there’s too much money at stake to change…
It's generally a faux pas to openly associate an ethnic or racial group with a particular job. But according to economists William Kerr of Harvard Business School and Martin Mandroff of the Swedish Competition Authority, there may actually...Show More Summary
London Business School is regularly ranked as Europe's foremost institution for business and management education, and comes high up in any rankings for the best MBA providers in the world. We asked some of the school's academics what...Show More Summary
That far too much of the world’s corporate leadership is driven by moral midgets who have been educated far beyond their capacities for good judgment should be obvious after observing the events of the past week.The financial industry-led economic collapse of 2008 should have taught us this lesson