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The Daddy Wars: The Work/Family Problem We SHOULD Be Talking About

A major study making the rounds has kicked off another round of circa 1990s "mommy wars," a loathsome frame for a problem that affects us all, no matter what year it is. A Harvard Business School study, using data from 24 countries including...Show More Summary

New Wine, New Bottle

"Old wine in a new bottle" was my perspective as I flew east early this year to participate in the first Harvard Business School executive education session on "Shared Value." I thought it was a new way of describing corporate social responsibility or corporate philanthropy -- both have been around for a while. Show More Summary

Paid Leave This Week: It's Easy to Be a Working Mom (If You're Rich)

Working mothers can stop feeling guilty. New research from Harvard Business School shows that daughters of working mothers tend to

The Rock Band That Went to Harvard Business School

Linkin Park weathered the disrupted music industry by building an "innovation company" that invests in tech companies and creates marketing campaigns for clients like Microsoft and Square.

The tragedy of small expectations (and the trap of false dreams)

Ask a hundred students at Harvard Business School if they expect to be up for a good job when they graduate, and all of them will say "yes." Ask a bright ten-year old girl if she expects to have a...        

Highly Educated Yet Experiencing Discontent

London Business School is perhaps the world's most competitive MBA program in the world, with recent acceptance rates lower than even Harvard, Wharton or Stanford. We're trained in logic, math, competition and strategy. Like my classmates at LBS, after graduation, I went on to a high-stress job in finance. Show More Summary

Two Harvard students were sick of their dirty apartments, so they built a company that will do your chores for you

Marcela Sapone and Jessica Beck met at Harvard Business School, fresh out of stints in the finance world. "I was working really long hours and coming back to an apartment that was a total mess," Sapone tells Business Insider. Beck and Sapone knew how grueling working crazy hours could be, and what kind of toll it could take. Show More Summary

Harvard Professor Bill George Says 'Flex Hours' Are Critical

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Harvard Business School professor and author Bill George talks with Nancy Redd about how “flex hours” are now a big draw for today’s employees. Watch the video here. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Harvard professor: 'Twitter is rapidly becoming the BlackBerry of social media' (TWTR, XOM, GS)

Just a day after Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo was stepping down, a Harvard Business School professor said the company needs a "clean sweep" to prevent a total downfall. Bill George, a Harvard professor who was formerly the...Show More Summary

Looking to Improve Your Business Strategy? Try 'How I Did It'

Summary: You know, for a school that started off as a divinity school and transformed into a major power in the world of business, Harvard University never ceases to amaze me. They even set the stage for one of the best moments in Black history: the movie The Great Debaters. Show More Summary

What's Wade studying at Harvard? Here's what

So what exactly is Dwyane Wade studying during his four-day program at the Harvard Business School? Wade has temporarily stepped aside from his analyst role on ABC's coverage of the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden...Show More Summary

The Transparency Revolution In Corporate Reporting

Harvard Business School professor George Serafeim discusses the success of efforts in having companies report data on social and environmental initiatives.

U.S. Should Ditch ‘Outdated’ Oil Export Ban -Harvard Business School

The United States must lift an "outdated" ban on oil exports to take full economic and geopolitical advantage of its hydraulic fracturing boom, according to a Harvard Business School study released on Wednesday. The post U.S. Should Ditch ‘Outdated’ Oil Export Ban -Harvard Business School appeared first on gCaptain.

Study reveals that contacting a ton of investors won't get you more money — but it will get you more meetings

Raising capital for your startup can sometimes feel like more of an art than a science. But a new study — conducted by secure file-sharing company DocSend and Harvard Business School professor Tom Eisenmann —suggests that it might be good to listen to the hard numbers when preparing your pitch. Show More Summary

Ask The Headhunter: Should you get an MBA at age 51? Or at any age?

Students walk on campus at Harvard Business School. Photo by Brent Lewin/Bloomberg Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past...Show More Summary

3 Career Lessons You Should Steal From Harvard Business School Grads

Harvard Business School has a bit of a history of churning out world business leaders. Despite this, plenty of people still wonder, “What exactly do you learn in business school?” and “Is it worth it?” With their track record of success, the answer to the latter question is probably yes. Show More Summary

The Harvard IKB School of Engineering

The good people of Dusseldorf, Germany, and specifically the IKB Bank, which specializes in loans to small and medium-size businesses, has kindly endowed Harvard University's engineering school with a gift of $400m. Harvard President Faust announced the endowment on June 3, the most generous in the University's history. Show More Summary

7 Intangible Lessons From My First Year at Harvard Business School

There is much debate on the value of the MBA and the future of management education. Even two of the best minds at Harvard Business School, Prof. Michael Porter and Prof. Clay Christensen disagree on this (see NYT article "Business School...Show More Summary

21 Most Memorable Lessons From Harvard's B-School Class of 2015

What is the one course lesson you will remember throughout your career? Here's how the Harvard Business School Class of 2015 responded to that question.

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