You may not need a degree to start a great company, but many founders have degrees — advanced degrees — from top business schools. One such school producing tech startup founders is Harvard Business School — some of the most successful...Show More Summary
In a recent post on the Harvard Business School website, Columbia University professor Rita Gunther McGrath pointed out the fallacies in many business’ methods of cutting costs. Companies can learn a lot about management from McGrath’s fascinating points. Substituting talent and honesty for the bottom line: why it doesn’t work McGrath took issue with a [...]
Every year for the last four years, Fred Wilson has been kind enough to come up from NYC and join my Harvard Business School class. It is always entertaining, enlightening and fun. As always, I asked the 80 students in...
On February 3, 2014, Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, spoke with Cass Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor in Spangler Auditorium at Harvard Business School.
Walter Friedman, director of the Business History Initiative at Harvard Business School, on the pioneers of market prediction.
There has been quite a buzz about being a woman in business school, thanks to the New York Times' article about Harvard Business School and its policies regarding gender equity. While I can't comment firsthand about the culture at HBS,...Show More Summary
Last week, I appeared at a Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce panel on behalf of LEAP. We were there as Miami's culinary entrepreneurs, speaking to other women who have or are looking to start their own business. There I was, soulfulShow More Summary
When Harvard Business School graduates, Cheryl Han and Elenor Mak made the decision to launch a new online clothing program; very few could expect just how big their project would be. The endeavor is called Keaton Row and the startup was developed specifically for busy professional women who are looking to take their style efforts to new heights. Show More Summary
Harvard is looking for a Semantic Information Infrastructure Technical Lead in Cambridge, MA. According to the post, “The Knowledge and Library Services (KLS) group at Harvard Business School (HBS) is looking for a highly motivated and experienced...Show More Summary
Chamath Palihapitiya, the founder of a venture capital fund, told the elite entrepreneurs of Harvard Business School that they were at a disadvantage when it came to attracting capital.
We're happy to present this article from our partners at Yahoo Shine. On Monday night, Nitin Nohria, dean of the Harvard Business School (HBS), stood in the packed ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco and said, "I'm sorry," to a crowd gathered to honor more than 100 Harvard alumnae by the HBS Association of Northern California. Show More Summary
Sometimes you just have to kick it old school. We talk a lot about networking and landing a job but not enough emphasis goes into cover letters. Thanks to our friends at the Harvard Business Review, there are a few pointers to keep in mind. Show More Summary
Dustin Moskovitz thought he might go to business school. Or graduate school. Maybe he would work in technology. Mostly he just wanted to graduate. It was early 2004 and Moskovitz was in his second year at Harvard, majoring in economics and living with roommates Chris Hughes, Billy Olson and Mark Zuckerberg. Show More Summary
In a rather remarkable admission, the dean of the Harvard Business School apologized for the way the school has treated female students and teachers over its 50-year-old history and promised to remedy the problem. According to Poets & Quants, Business School Dean Nitin Nohria was speaking at a gala titled “50 Years of Women at […]
Benjamin G. Edelman, a Harvard Business School professor, has raised pointed questions in an article about an Internet advertising company, prompting a plunge in its stock price. He himself, though, is now a subject of controversy, reports Mark Scott for The New York Times.
Benjamin Edelman, a Harvard Business School professor whose blog post set off a plunge in a company’s share price, has declined to identify the client that paid him to write it.
By Don Dion: Who's Cool Now? Warren Buffett has a rising young executive on his Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) team, the 29-year-old Tracy Britt Cool. Buffett hired Cool in 2009, just out of Harvard Business School, to look after a commercial real estate finance operation he had just purchased. Show More Summary
Nitin Nohria feels bad about the male-dominated culture at his school. Now five months after a New York Times expose on the subject, he's making a pledge to change it. The leader of one of the country's top business schools issued an apology to its female graduates. Show More Summary
Nitin Nohria is sorry. The dean of the Harvard Business School apologized Monday to the women, who, he knows, felt “disrespected, left out, and unloved by the school.” “I’m sorry on behalf of the Business School,” he told an audience of 600 at an alumni gala. “The school owed you... More »