Categories: Quickies Children don’t ruin careers, husbands do – “A new study of Harvard Business School graduates…shows that high-achieving women are not meeting the career goals they set for themselves in their... (Read more...)
My colleague, Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans have just published an important piece over on the Harvard Business School blog called “Understanding the New Power” that gives us a great high level analysis of how collaborative economy is operating in the social good sector. … Read More
Consider seeking out restaurants with open kitchens for a better chance at a good meal. A group of researchers at Harvard Business School and University College London set out to determine if a cook's food improves in quality when they can see the faces of their prospective customers. Show More Summary
While at Harvard Business School, a professor told investment bank CEO Peter J Solomon: ‘If you want to do something for society go to Wall Street, make a lot of money. And you’ll do more for society using that money that you make on...Show More Summary
Erika Hall is an assistant professor in the Organization & Management department at Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta. Despite the fact that the word “Negro” has been widely considered offensive for decades, the term remained in our country’s official vocabulary for a surprisingly long time. Only last year did the Census stop listing […]
The Lubin Business School at Pace University has announced that it will now offer a master’s degree in social media and mobile marketing. This program is slated to begin in January of 2015, and is big news for those who want to work in marketing. Up until now, there has not been a program specifically […]
Kip Tindell, CEO of The Container Store, has a trick for taking care of customers and shareholders at the same time. And you won't learn it in business school.
Is Duke’s Fuqua School of Business the best business school in the country? According to BusinessWeek, which has jumped on the ranking of MBA programs bandwagon, yes. Obviously, many of you are going to have thoughts about this as well...Show More Summary
Bloomberg Businessweek, The Complete 2014 Business School Rankings (methodology: 45% employer reputation; 45% student reputation; 10% faculty research): Duke Pennsylvania Chicago Stanford Columbia Yale Northwestern Harvard Michigan Carnegie...Show More Summary
According to a new report, Harvard has more billionaire alums than any other MBA program.
Harvard Business School has produced 64 billionaire alumni, the most by far of any graduate business school in the world, according to a new report from Wealth-X. There is a massive gap between Harvard and even the next highest ranked business school, Stanford University, which has 23 billionaire MBA alumni. Show More Summary
If you've decided that an MBA is worth it, here's where you should be applying. (Hint: the best program may surprise you.)
We're constantly told that anyone — especially women — who want to reach the top tiers of business has to land the most glamorous gigs as soon as possible. Sally Blount, the dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, recently said as much in a Fast Company blog post. Show More Summary
1. Stop thinking doing a good job is the most important thing Hard work isn't all it's cracked up to be. Performance is only loosely tied to who succeeds: Via Stanford business school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer's book Power: The data shows that performance doesn't matter that much for what happens to most people in most organizations. Show More Summary
Harvard Business School is looking for a Search Enrichment Architect in Cambridge, MA. According to the post, “We are looking for a ‘search artist’ — an innovator, strong communicator, and rock-solid technical lead with a record of working with developers as well as domain-experts to provide a world-class search service for HBS. Show More Summary
The New York Times recently looked at the risks and rewards of paternity leave. Wharton professor Stew Friedman created a work-life intergration project at the business school. Friendman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "Leading the Life You Want."
Last week, I attended the Travelport Ignite conference which was put on with Duke’s Fuqua business school. There was no... Read More
Post by The Stir Bloggers. Fall is glorious... the crisp air, the colorful leaves, apples, pumpkins... but it’s also crazy busy! School activities are ramping up (how many soccer games can we fit into one weekend, really?), yard chores...Show More Summary
GMAT percentiles slip to the point where U.S. business schools want separate percentiles for a American applicants who are as good as they ever were but getting outclassed in the quantitative section by Indian and Chinese test-taker...
michaeljung/Shutterstock "The germ of an idea for a breakthrough in technology doesn't come out of a business school curriculum. It comes out of a laboratory or a math lecture or a physics tutorial." So said British billionaire, venture...Show More Summary