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Column: What’s wrong with the Harvard Business School and American business

Students walk on campus at the Harvard Business School. File photo by Brent Lewin/Bloomberg Editor’s note: Professor emeritus Bruce Scott was a pioneer at the Harvard Business School, where he insisted that management training had to...Show More Summary

You're not alone in feeling alone

Feel like everyone else has more friends than you do? You're not alone— but merely believing this is true could affect your happiness. A new study from the University of British Columbia, Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School...Show More Summary

Study: US government its own worst enemy

A new analysis by the Harvard Business School outlines why U.S. voters are so frustrated with their political leaders — there is a lack of genuine competition between Republicans and … Click to Continue »

Study: US government its own worst enemy

A new analysis by the Harvard Business School says there is a lack of genuine competition between Republicans and Democrats, which has enabled the gridlock frustrating many U.S. voters. The … Click to Continue »

Shocker! Shervin Pishevar has suddenly realized he can't be interviewed by me on stage at Harvard after all

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

A few weeks ago, I got an invitation from Harvard Business School to interview the keynote speakers on stage at its annual Tech Conference. It was a flattering invitation: The conference has attracted amazing speakers over the years, and by interviewing them I’d be following in the footsteps of many of my esteemed journalistic colleagues. And yet...

Basic Competence Can Be a Strategy

Raffaella Sadun, a professor at Harvard Business School, explains why seemingly common-sensical management practices are so hard to implement. After surveying thousands of organizations across the world, she found that only 6% of firms qualified as highly well-managed — and that managers mistakenly assumed they were all above average. Show More Summary

5 management myths that may surprise you, according to a top Harvard Business School exec

When it comes to what makes a successful manager, there are certain misconceptions that are now widely accepted. So what’s myth and what’s reality? Patrick Mullane, executive director of Harvard Business School’s online learning initiative HBX, debunks management myths for CNBC Make It. Here are five that may surprise you: Myth No. 1: Managers spend most of...

How the U.S. Navy is Responding to Climate Change

Forest Reinhardt and Michael Toffel, Harvard Business School professors, talk about how a giant, global enterprise that operates and owns assets at sea level is fighting climate change—and adapting to it. They discuss what the private sector can learn from the U.S. Show More Summary

HARVARD B-SCHOOL: 50% of Grades Are Based on Classroom Participation - Should You Do More of That?

Here's an interesting business school item to compare to the business world - at Harvard Business School, it's common for 50% of someone's grade to linked to the frequency and quality of their class participation. That creates a dynamic in...

What it takes to thrive at Tesla during a production ramp-up, according to the man who launched the Model S

Tesla faces perhaps its biggest challenge yet: Producing hundreds of thousands of its mass-market Model 3 sedan. Hokuto Ueda, a Harvard Business School grad who oversaw the launch of the Tesla Model S and the Gigafactory, says thereShow More Summary

Buying Services That Save Time Could Make You Happier

If you scrub your own toilets and fold your own clothes, and you've just never found a way to enjoy it, this study's for you. Researchers at Harvard Business School and the University of British Columbia report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that buying services to...

'Dude, there's no way that's gonna happen': What it's like at Tesla when a new car is about to hit the streets

Hokuto Ueda, a Harvard Business School grad and former launch manager for the Tesla Model S and the Gigafactory, describes what it's like launching a new vehicle at Tesla. He says "the atmosphere is definitely intense" at Tesla as engineers...Show More Summary

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Spending money on saving time make you happier: Study

2 months agoHealth : Bel Marra Health

Throughout our lives, we have been told that money does not buy happiness. However, a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business school think otherwise. For most of our lives, the accumulation...Show More Summary

McNay Director Richard Aste is the recipient of the Harvard Business School Club of San Antonio Scholarship

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

McNay director Richard Aste recently returned from Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he attended Harvard Business School?s Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management course, an opportunity made possible by a scholarship from the Harvard Business School Club of San Antonio (HBS Club of San Antonio). Show More Summary

Using money to buy time linked to increased happiness

(University of British Columbia) New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can't buy happiness. The study, led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School, suggests that using money to buy free time -- such as paying to delegate household chores like cleaning and cooking -- is linked to greater life satisfaction.

Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

This week, David Gamage (Indiana) reviews a new draft article by Regina Herzlinger (Harvard Business School) and Barak D. Richman (Duke Law), Evaluating Changes to the Income Tax Code to Create Consumer-Driven Health Insurance Competition. The intersections between taxation and health policy have become increasingly important to political debates in...

Getting Personal with Michael Horn in Indy

By Doug Martin “In 15 years from now, half of US universities may be in bankruptcy. In the end I’m excited to see that happen. So pray for Harvard Business School if you wouldn’t mind.” Clayton Christensen (2013) “ Thank God for Clayton...Show More Summary

MIB: Duff McDonald on the Failings of Elite Institutions

This week, we speak with Duff McDonald, journalist and author of several critically acclaimed books, including The Golden Passport about issues with Harvard Business School, and The Firm about the influential (and havoc wreaking) McKinsey & Co. Show More Summary

MIB: Duff McDonald on HBS & McKinsey

This week, we speak with Duff McDonald, is a journalist and author of several critically acclaimed books, including The Golden Passport about issues with Harvard Business School, and The Firm about the influential (and havoc wreaking) McKinsey & Co. Show More Summary

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