Stanford's Graduate School of Business is the most selective MBA program in the world, accepting only 7% of the people who apply. Harvard accepts 12%. It's ranked 1st by US News and Business Insider, and 2nd by the Financial Times. Located...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
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
These 22 teens were awarded $100,000 each to quit school and start a business. Two years ago, Paypal founder and libertarian futurist Peter Thiel declared higher education "a bubble" and decided to give 20 bright young things $100,000 each to quit college and start a company instead. 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
Students from Harvard Business School recently launched their startups as part of Harvard's "startup bootcamp" program for first-year students. The Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development 3 program is a 10-week crash course in building a company from scratch with a limited budget, and on a tight deadline. Show More Summary
In 2003, Harvard Business School Press published professor Michael Watkins’ book, The First 90 Days, described on the book jacket as “Critical success strategies for new leaders at all levels”. Ten years later, the book has become the go-to guide for professionals transitioning into new leadership positions, and is being updated and expanded in a new 10th [...]
Everyone talks about the importance of "body language," but few people understand how much of an impact it actually has--not just in the way others perceive us, but in terms of how we actually perform. Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy gave a great presentation at TED last summer about this. Show More Summary
Here are three facts about Harvard Business School (HBS) that I bet you didn't know. (1) One quarter of HBS alumni over 50 years...
Harvard Business School is one of the most exclusive institutions in the world: only 13 percent of applicants were admitted last year, and it's US News' top-ranked business school. An MBA from Harvard is the path to the corner office and a six-figure salary right out of school, and also a place where entrepreneurs are born. Show More Summary
By Amity Shlaes. As [Sheryl] Sandberg laboriously notes [in her bestseller "Lean In"], Harvard Business School, which already famously focused on teamwork and consensus, has lately emphasized teamwork even more. It’s hard to imagineShow More Summary
An interview with the controversial leader and one of his prominent supporters, Harvard Business School's Michael Porter.
Wall Street Journal op-ed: Corporate-Tax Reform Without Tears, by Robert C. Pozen (Harvard Business School & Brookings Institution): Economists have long recognized the damaging effects of the high U.S. corporate tax—at 35%, the rate is the highest in the industrialized world. Over the past few years, politicians in both parties...
Fellow Chicagoan / Clevelander Mark H. McCormack was once my mentor and the most powerful man in sports. He invented the Sports Marketing industry over a handshake with Arnold Palmer… just a few miles from where I was born in Cleveland, OH a billion dollar empire was formed. In 1984 he literally wrote the book on why not to get an [...]
Since I found out I’d been admitted to HBS in R1, others have asked me how I did it, how I got in. Usually, I say I hit refresh on my application status every 3 seconds until it changed to “admitted”. I hesitate to answer seriously because...Show More Summary
Editor’s note: David Teten is a partner with ff Venture Capital and founder and chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York.. Lots of venture capitalists claim to add value to the companies in which they invest. Show More Summary
ByRochelle Jenks: Clayton Christenson, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, is the father of the phrase "disruptive innovation." Disruptive innovation is "a process by which a product or service takes root...Show More Summary
J. Mark Ramseyer (Harvard Law School) & Eric B. Rasmusen (Indiana University, Kelley School of Business), Can the Treasury Exempt Its Own Companies from Tax? The $45 Billion GM NOL Carryforward: To discourage firms from buying and selling tax deductions, § 382 limits the ability of one firm to use...
Award-winning Harvard Professor Deepak Malhotra covers 15 important tips for getting what you want. Check out How to Negotiate Your Job Offer from Harvard Business School Professor Deepak Malhotra [video] on Primer.
Alison Wagonfeld, executive director of Harvard Business School's California Research Center for more than a decade, has left academia behind to get closer to Silicon Valley's startup world. Wagonfeld told me in an interview excerpted...Show More Summary