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HBS Election Poll: 85% of HBS Votes For Clinton, Stark Contrast Against National Mood, More Socially Liberal and Optimistic, Mixed on Wealth Redistribution

By Jeremy Au and Rafael Riveria, Harvard Business School, Class of '17 & Harbus Contributing Writer As the United States debates on who to choose as the next President, the students of Harvard Business School (HBS) have a clear favorite: Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

Competing Against Luck: Restructuring Higher Education

Wall Street Journal, The Customer Is Always Right (reviewing Clayton M. Christensen (Harvard Business School), Competing Against Luck (2016)): Every large company is consumed by the question of innovation. How to organize for it, how to execute it and how to deliver its benefits to customers. The attributes of big...

3 Critical Mistakes Businesses Make With Their Digital Content Strategies

Harvard Business School Professor Bharat Anand offers a new view of digital strategy that shifts the focus from "produce the best content" to "create the best connections."

How to answer the only essay question on the Harvard Business School application

Harvard Business School (HBS) is often pegged as one of the toughest business school's to get into. That may not be welcome information for applicants to the class of 2019 currently hoping to receive acceptance letters. But at least this year, the only HBS admissions essay, one of the mandatory application components, seems pretty straightforward. Show More Summary

An Idea For Harvard Professor Porter—-Let’s Try Capitalism, Again!

This morning I heard famous Harvard Business School (HBS) professor Michael Porter on bubble vision. He was lamenting the lack of a national economic policy and saying that on the margin he'd give the nod to Hillary Clinton's approach...Show More Summary

Seven Years Inside The Minds Of Four Dozen Corporate Criminals

Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes spent more than seven years interviewing nearly 50 white-collar criminals in pursuit of the answer to one question: Why do they do it?

What this Harvard innovation guru thinks can protect companies from disruption

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen has written for years about why companies and industries fail. But in a new book released Tuesday, the veteran innovation guru writes about how companies can succeed -- or grow new products and services. Show More Summary

Could Uber's Malaysian Rival be the Next Billion Dollar Company?

GrabTaxi is a product of Harvard Business School and is giving Uber a run for their money in the South Asian market.

To Win Loyal Customers, You Need to Master 'Jobs Theory'

In the new book 'Competing Against Luck,' Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen argues that innovative companies' products must help customers achieve progress toward one of their objectives.

Clayton Christensen On What He Got Wrong About Disruptive Innovation

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, 64, is best known for his 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma, which introduced the concept of “disruptive innovation.” His new book, Competing Against Luck, introduces the “Jobs to Be Done” theory, a way for companies to stave off competition from disruptive products and services.

The biggest economic myths from the debate

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The presidential debate failed to tackle key economic issues head-on, according to Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter.

Non-Sequiturs: 09.27.16

Game theory and the battle over the Supreme Court. [Harvard Business Review] No punishment for Professor Reynolds from the University of Tennessee Law School over questionable Tweets. [Knoxville News Sentinel] The blame game over Donald Trump's bad debate performance. Show More Summary

The Impact Economy, Enlightened by Data

Impact investing is becoming mainstream, inspiring classes at top business schools like Wharton and Harvard this fall. Social impact investments connect private sector investors with solutions for social challenges. Often positionedShow More Summary

Dear Obama, How Does A 60% Increase In NYC Homelessness Constitute A Recovery?

Last week, we wrote a post entitled "Harvard Crushes The "Obama Recovery" Farce With 9 Simple Charts" in which we reviewed a report from Harvard Business School on the true health of the U.S. economy. Given the title, it's probably not...Show More Summary

How a 17-Year Old With a Paperboy Story Impressed a Harvard Business School Professor

Deep Patel, while still a teenager, provides some great business insights and principles in his first book that can help every aspiring entrepreneur improve their probability of success.

Executive Search: Finding the Needle in the Haystack: An interview with Jim Searing, HBS '79; Founder, Lochlin Partners

By Charanaya Kannan, Harvard Business School, Class of '17 & Harbus Contributing Writer "It is like looking for a needle in a haystack" describes Jim Searing with a mild chuckle, when asked to describe the executive search business.Show More Summary

An Interview with Henry Ellenbogen: The Man who Taught Mutual Funds how to Invest

By Lee Sun, Harvard Business School Class of '17 & Harbus Contributing Writer The allure of Silicon Valley has grown in the eyes of HBS graduates since the Financial Crisis, and it is not surprising that more and more HBS'ers are leaving school to join start-ups. Show More Summary

7 Point Political Gridlock FIX

I, too, am dismayed at the nearly incalculable loss of American development due to political gridlock! Michael Porter, Harvard Business School Professor and Economist reports, "the political system & the political rhetoric is the problem...Show More Summary

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