I’m completely jealous of one of my two best friends, who was a teen mom, and had her son at age 17. I met her in university when her son was a toddler. Her son has just graduated four years of a hard-ass business school and has landed his first “adult” job. Show More Summary
If you want to know what's wrong with the French economy, the findings of this survey say it all. Out of 59 countries surveyed by the Swiss business school, IMD, France has the most negative attitude among business executives both to globalisation and the need for economic and social reform. Basically, the French have got [...]
Waste Management is offering its customers a streamlined route to pursuing Underwriters Laboratories Environment zero waste validation. Many businesses, schools and communities across North America want to achieve zero waste, but “vague...Show More Summary
At Columbia Business School Sunday, New York Times Co. President and CEO Mark Thompson spoke to new MBAs about “conventional wisdom and all the apparently excellent advice that flows from it.” Take my industry. The movies are finished. … Read more
In a speech to Columbia business school graduates, the CEO of the New York Times described the company's role in media disruption.
By Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics at London Business School; co-founder, Now-Casting Economics and CEPR Research Director, Adair Turner, Member of the UK Financial Policy Committee; Senior Research Fellow, Institute for New...Show More Summary
Harvard Business School grad Angela Newman left a high-paying consulting career to launch her own line of high-tech women's undergarments. Below, she shares five tips that any start-up CEO can learn from. When Angela Newman was getting an MBA at Harvard in 1994, creating a line of undergarments couldn't have been further from her mind. Show More Summary
"Culture eats strategy over breakfast," said Peter Drucker, and it is only when you fully understand what this means, that you'll lead a successful company.
Too much faith.
Last year I wrote about innovation having attended an Open University Business School event on the topic, and recently I’ve just been to another one all about leadership. Here’s a quick summary of 6 questions and answers that came out of the session: 1. What do we mean by leadership? Professor Jean Hartley took everyone through the [...]
DeVry University Earns Accreditation of its Business and Accounting Degree Programs by the ACBSP DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Board of Commissioners has granted DeVry University initial accreditation of its business and accounting degree programs. Show More Summary
BySerenity: Benjamin Graham was an economist and professional investor who taught Warren Buffett, Irving Kahn, Walter J. Schloss and other famous investors at Columbia Business School. Buffett, who credits Graham with grounding him with...Show More Summary
Ford's world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co. It's had a turnaround that will be taught in business schools for decades to come. It has had 15 straight profitable quarters since the dark days of the economic...Show More Summary
Sure, there are surveys about the best companies to work for but how about the best workplace on the planet? Harvard Business Review’s issue this month revealed research conducted by Rob Goffee of London Business School and Gareth Jones...Show More Summary
I recently sat down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in his office at Columbia Business School. Three years ago, Goldman Sachs was sued for allegedly creating securities that were backed by investments hand-picked by a client who was betting against those securities. Show More Summary
I recently sat down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in his office at Columbia Business School. In this clip, Stiglitz discusses why he worries about poverty in America. Have a look. (A transcript follows.) Joseph Stiglitz:...Show More Summary
Last month, I sat down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in his office at Columbia Business School. Stiglitz has well-known criticisms about the country's high rate of wealth inequality. I asked him what three things he'd do to fix the problem. Show More Summary
By Terry Burnham A note from Paul Solman: Former Goldman Sachs trader, biotech entrepreneur, money manager and economics professor at Harvard's Business School and Kennedy School of Government (where he taught me microeconomics), Terry...Show More Summary
By AllAboutAlpha.com: D.J. Johnstone, a professor at the University of Sydney Business School in Sydney, Australia, is re-working the capital asset pricing model in accordance with probability theory. I wrote recently about one recent essay of his, on the "Bayesian understanding" of probability theory. Show More Summary
Yet another study has been done looking at why projects fail. This one, from Sydney consultancy Caravel Group and Melbourne Business School says that major project governance Teams are dysfunctional, lack the skills and experience to govern major projects, exhibit poor corporate behaviour, are conflict-ridden and rarely have their performance measured or reviewed. More »