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Did the writer go too far when she had shirts made that said "Didn't go to HBS. Also didn't lose my shit over FOUR dollars"? When Ben Edelman, a Harvard Business School professor, wrote a Chinese restaurant an angry letter over a $4Show More Summary
Ran Duan, manager of the Baldwin Bar inside the Sichuan Garden, a mom and pop Chinese restaurant, recently discovered what happens when you overcharge a Harvard Business School professor by $4. Ben Edelman, an associate professor at Harvard, ordered from the local restaurant. Upon delivery, he found that the prices of items on the website...
December 11, 2014 Posted by Jay Livingston Sometimes, somebody gets the apology thing right. (See this previous post on how not to apologize.Ben Edelman is the Harvard Business School professor whose e-mail exchanges about being overcharged $4 for Chinese food went viral. Show More Summary
Over a groupon voucher. Just as leopards cannot change their spots, petulant Harvard Business School professors can't stop themselves from being unbearable and irrational. Just mere hours after professor cranky pants a.k.a Ben Edelman...Show More Summary
Y esterday, Harvard Business School professor Benjamin Edelman's heated emails to a Chinese restaurant in the Boston area in which he complained of being overcharged and threatened to notify state authorities went viral. Today, he'sShow More Summary
A group of first year Harvard Business School students have raised over $5,000 for a local food bank after one of their professors gained notoriety on the internet this week for a series of tense emails with a Chinese restaurant over...Show More Summary
BuzzFeed legal editor Chris Geidner is not Harvard Business School professor Benjamin Edelman, the world’s most famous customer of Sichuan Garden in Woburn, Massachusetts. But as far as many people on social media are concerned, he’s the same guy. @chrisgeidner Mr. Show More Summary
A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with...
The tale of the Harvard Business School professor who flipped out because he’d been overcharged $4 by a Chinese restaurant took an ugly turn Wednesday night. The Boston Globe’s free Boston.com site, which first reported the story, posted a follow-up claiming that Ben Edelman had sent a racist email to the restaurant owner — and then replaced the follow-up with an […]
Harvard Business School Professor Is Sorry for Overreacting to a $4 Chinese-Food-Order Discrepancy (Daily Intel, earlier) “Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Having reflected on my...Show More Summary
JOURNALISM: “Earlier tonight, Boston.com published a piece suggesting Harvard Business School Professor Ben Edelman sent an email with racist overtones to Sichuan Garden. We cannot verify that Edelman, in fact, sent the email. We have taken the story down.”
Remember that Harvard Business School jackass we talked about last night who was spending his time and the school’s resources to harass a small business owner. The story gets better and better- after getting a negative reaction from the entire world, he posted an apology on his web page and then emailed an apology to [Read more...]
The saga of the Harvard Business School professor who was overcharged $4 by a Chinese restaurant. Be sure to read the comments. [HT: Althouse}
The Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order has apologized. Associate professor Benjamin Edelman posted a message on his personal website saying that his lengthy emails with Sichuan Garden's management were "out of line" and that he has...
A Harvard Business School professor and attorney made legal threats against a local Chinese restaurant over a possible $4 overcharge, at one point insisting he be given "treble damages" of $12 and saying that outdated prices on the store's website were actionable fraud. Show More Summary
Professor Ben Edelman apologizes after his email chain went viral. Yesterday, an email chain sent by Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman chronicled the educator's escalating blow-up over a $4 discrepancy between a printed menu price and what he was charged. Show More Summary
Ben Edelman, the Harvard Business School professor who played hardball with a Chinese restaurant who overcharged him, has posted an apology on his website: Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Read the rest
Earlier today, we told you about the Harvard Business School professor who engaged in a lengthy back and forth with the owner of a couple of Boston-area restaurants over the issue of a $4 overcharge. Apparently the Internet didn’t side with the prof, who is now apologizing. “Having reflected on my interaction with [the restaurant owner], including what I … [More]
Harvard Business School associate professor Ben Edelman has apologized to Sichuan Garden Chinese restaurant and Ran Duan following a tense series of emails between the two parties went viral this week. Here is Edelman's statement, via his personal website: Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Show More Summary