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How to Tell If You’re a Jerk at Work

Following up on my previous post, Are You a Jerk at Work?: Wall Street Journal, How to Tell if You’re a Jerk at Work, by Daniel Ames (Columbia Business School) & Abbie Wazlawek (Columbia Business School): Self-awareness is crucial in the workplace. It can also be dauntingly hard to get....

The Emerging Markets Housing Bubble

Co-authored by Alessandro Rebucci, assistant professor of economics at The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. In some parts of the emerging world, housing markets have grown well ahead of income in recent years according to the IMF Global Housing Watch. Show More Summary

Write-Offs: 2.26.15

Bond crisis coming; Herbalife's "come back"; "Is Business School Gutting the Economy?"; Edible coffee cups; Llamas; Owls.

Culinary Institute of America Launches Business School for Food Entrepreneurs

Faculty members include celebrity chefs, business professors from Stanford, and artists. The Culinary Institute of America is opening a business school just for food entrepreneurs. According to a press release, it's called The Food Business...Show More Summary

The Bold Plan to Send 24 Business School Graduates to Mars to Die on TV

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: From more than 202,000 applicants, the Mars One project has chosen 100 people who have made it to the next round... (Read more...)

Farmers to 40 coffee far exceeds “fair trade”

This coffee isn’t just good; it’s fair. Farmers to 40, a nonprofit business launched in October 2013 through a social enterprise program at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, directs up to 40 percent of the retail proceeds back to the farmers themselves, an initiative that far exceeds most “fair trade” practices.

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If you didn't believe that business school offers much in the way of practical value, a new series of papers will only make you believe in academic negotiating advice even less: in school you are advised that making a range offer, such...Show More Summary

Networking Secrets You Won't Learn in Business School

I've always been a huge proponent of meeting new people, making connections, and then following up - but in the most personal and least sleazy way possible. So I recently sent a client a bag of cat poop coffee. Wait - what?! Yep, you...Show More Summary

Watch Out for the Kitty Death Ray in the Friday Open Thread

Hello, boys and girls, the hip and square, the free and incarcerated, those who went to Harvard Business School and those who didn't. Welcome to a very special edition of the Friday open thread, where I pretend that things are special for no reason and you play along/humor me. Read more...

Sam Hinkie Got the Sixers GM Job by Showing a PowerPoint of the James Harden Trade

The Stanford Business School grad had quite the pitch for Philadelphia. The post Sam Hinkie Got the Sixers GM Job by Showing a PowerPoint of the James Harden Trade appeared first on SLAMonline.

Liaoning college grad makes 50 million RMB per year in sheep business

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 29-year-old man from Liaoning province turned down a scholarship to attend business school in the US so that he could start a sheep-farming business in Anhui, where he now makes upward 50 million RMB per year. [ more › ]

The Digital Transformation of Business Schools: The Dean’s To Do List

The Digital Transformation of Business Schools: The Dean’s To Do List February 10, 2015 In an earlier Best Thinkers essay, I talked about how all business functions – not just customer focused areas like marketing and sales – are being transformed by social and digital technologies. Show More Summary

The Leadership Power That Comes From Inexperience

Oracle's Liz Wiseman literally wrote the book on why being a rookie can be the best thing for a company. Here's her advice. In 1989, Liz Wiseman took her first job out of business school at a mid-size startup called Oracle. With no previous...Show More Summary

'Act Like a Leader' is a pragmatic guide for managers

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Ten years ago, Herminia Ibarra was "dragged kicking and screaming" into a job as chair of her department at Insead, the international graduate business school. A year into the new role, she was frustrated, exhausted and fed up with the way it was draining the time she used to spend writing...

Harvard Business School Considers Moving Into The 21st Century

It's losing ground to Stanford and MIT when it comes to educating its students re: tech, and that cannot stand.

Here's what it's like to attend Apple's secret university (AAPL)

Geniuses aren't born, they're made. That's the premise behind Apple's internal training school, Apple University. It's a business school more elite than Harvard or Yale. Its dean, Joel Podolny, has worked at both universities. But there's no mention of Apple University on Apple's website. Show More Summary

Welcome to year 11 of people worrying about a tech bubble

It's time to kick off another round of worrying about the tech bubble. According to the New York Times, there was a "sense of foreboding" hanging over a panel discussion about venture capital at Harvard Business School on Sunday. Adam Valkin at General Catalyst warned, " My own view is we still have one, two or three very good years ahead. Show More Summary

Sydney's Weirdest New Building Was Inspired By Skin Folds And Paper Bags

Gehry took inspiration from the design of tree houses for the new business school building, and believes that the finished work has “many branches of thought, some robust and some ephemeral and delicate”. The building was also inspired by skin folks and ruffled clothing, with the finished product looking like a modern paper bag. More »      

Here's how a university misled The Princeton Review for 3 years to improve its college ranking

The Princeton Review announced Monday that it had stripped the University of Missouri-Kansas City from its 2014 ranking of 25 best college and business school entrepreneurial programs for grad and undergrads. This is the first time the...Show More Summary

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Fibbing For Rankings: The University of Missouri at Kansas City …

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Fibbing For Rankings: The University of Missouri at Kansas City gave the Princeton Review false information designed to inflate the rankings of its business school, which was under pressure from its major donor to keep the ratings up, according to an outside audit released Friday. The audit — by PricewaterhouseCoopers — […]

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