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The 15 business schools where MBAs earn the highest salaries after graduation

Business school is expensive — especially at a top-notch school. At the 20 best business schools in U.S. News & World Report's most recent ranking, you'll shell out at least $100,000 to earn your MBA. At Harvard Business School or The...Show More Summary

Three Harvard experts explain how economics can shape precision medicines

(Harvard Business School) Many public and private efforts focus on research in precision medicine. Scientific initiatives alone, however, will not deliver such medicines without strong incentives.

Johnson Publishing Pitch Gets Standing Ovation From Harvard Business Students

The course is titled "Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship." And per a great item this week by Journal-isms editor Richard Prince, a recent session of the Harvard Business School track is going to be hard to top. The guest was Linda Johnson Rice, chairman emeritus of Johnson Publishing Co., which puts out Ebony and, until...

Why You Should Buy a Business (and How to Do It)

Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff, professors at Harvard Business School, spell out an overlooked career path: buying a business and running it as CEO. Purchasing a small company lets you become your own boss and reap financial rewards without the risks of founding a start-up. Show More Summary

"He was quite gutsy and pretty much blew the class away with an incredible performance."

"I remember thinking after watching him, 'I am definitely flunking this class if this is where the bar is set!'"He was Steve Bannon, called on on the first day of class at Harvard Business School in 1983, when he looked like this:"He was gregarious. Show More Summary

Vanguard, Trian, And The Problem With 'Passive' Index Funds

Researchers and analysts are increasingly concerned that managers in companies with a large number of passive fund investors can too easily operate outside the scrutiny of engaged shareholders. Two Harvard Business School case studies delve into the issue.

Trump order: Fewer flags in the HBS classroom?

By Emad Nadim, Harvard Business School, Class of 2018 and Contributor at The Harbus Harvard reacts to the implications of President Trump's Immigration Policies President Donald Trump on Friday 27th January signed an executive order limiting foreign nationals' admission into America. Show More Summary

World Politics: From Downing Street to Harvard

By Pippa Lamb, Harvard Business School, Class of 2018 & Editor-in-Chief Harbus At the end of President Trump's first week in the White House, Editor-in-Chief Pippa Lamb caught up with the Baroness Tessa Jowell of Brixton DBE, formerShow More Summary

A Harvard professor on the five questions to ask when facing tough decisions

Joseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School and the author of numerous books on leadership, decision-making and responsibility. In an interview with Tom Fox, Badaracco discussed some of the central themes of his most recent book, "Managing in the Gray: Five Timeless Questions for Resolving Your Toughest […]

Leadership Insights From The Patriots: Why The Kraft/Belichick Duo Works So Well

The Cleveland Browns foundered under head coach Bill Belichick’s leadership. The New England Patriots have flourished under it. What accounts for the difference, and what are the leadership lessons? A Harvard Business School professor explains.

This tiny house vacation startup walked away from $500,000 on 'Shark Tank' — and doesn't regret it

A Harvard Business School graduate took a risky dig at billionaire venture capitalist Chris Sacca on a recent episode of "Shark Tank" — and it almost paid off. College friends Jon Staff and Pete Davis recently appeared on the show to...Show More Summary

AI and the importance of trust and respect

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

GUEST: We are hardwired for judgment. Our paths up from the primordial soup have imbued in us the spirit of quick conclusions, especially when it comes to one another. As Harvard Business School psychologist Amy Cuddy puts it, we size each other up along two key questions: Can I respect this person? Can I trust this […]

How Do We Make Jazz More Viable? Harvard Business School Takes Up The Case

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The dilemma here is how do you get young people at any age to start being interested in jazz? There is some research that says that people imprint on music in their romantic years, the time that they're dating. That would be high school through college, more or less. Jazz is losing generations of young […]

What prosecutors have to prove in order for you to be charged with a financial crime

Eugene Soltes is a professor at Harvard Business School as well as the author of "Why They Do It", which focuses on white-collar crime. He spent seven years speaking with some of the biggest white-collar criminals in history. Here he...Show More Summary

How Tough Mudder grew from a Harvard Business School case study to a global TV show

Tough Mudder is making its first steps towards becoming a fully fledged lifestyle and media company. For the uninitiated, Tough Mudder is an 10 to 12 mile endurance race in which participants have to overcome a number of obstacles that...Show More Summary

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On the last day of the course that I teach at Harvard Business School, I typically start by telling my students what I observed among my own business school classmates after we graduated. Just like every other school, our reunions every five years provided a series of fascinating snapshots. Show More Summary

Meet the 35-year-old who went from a kitchen-table startup to becoming a major tech CEO

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — Demet Mutlu launched her e-commerce company from her kitchen table as a student at Harvard Business School while studying for an MBA and is now the CEO of the largest employers in e-commerce in Turkey. Mutlu dropped...Show More Summary

A Harvard business professor explains a legal form of 'insider trading' in America

Eugene Soltes is a professor at Harvard Business School as well as the author of "Why They Do It", which focuses on white-collar crime. He spent seven years speaking with some of the biggest white-collar criminals in history. Here he...Show More Summary

Voices from the January-February 2017 Issue

Roger Martin of Rotman School of Management, Paul Zak of Claremont Graduate University, Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and HBR Editor-in-Chief Adi Ignatius respectively discuss customer loyalty, the neuroscience of trust, entrepreneurship in Africa, the source of innovation, and the new, hefty magazine. Show More Summary

An HBS alum explains why he walked away from what seemed like a dream job on Wall Street

Andres Engel started out following a pretty linear career path. The University of Miami finance and accounting double major went from working for Morgan Stanley on Wall Street to earning his MBA at the Harvard Business School, as heShow More Summary

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