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The 31 most successful Harvard Business School graduates of all time

If you want to be an executive, billionaire, or US president, it's a good idea to go to Harvard Business School. Harvard offered the world's first master's in business administration program, and the Harvard MBA has since been a hallmark of the elite, with George W. Show More Summary

Study: Daughters of Working Mothers Earn More

A recently published Harvard Business School survey found that not only were daughters of working women more likely to be employed themselves, but they were also more likely to earn more. Sons of working mothers actually tended to become more attentive fathers, spending 7.5 hours a week more with their children and 25 minutes more on chores.

Is the 1 Percent That Different From the Rest of Us? 

Last year, Harvard Business School asked 55,000 people what they thought CEOs were earning compared to blue-collar workers. The median American guessed 30-to-1, a far cry from the actual estimate of 354-to-1. Myles Little, an associate photo editor at Time, sees a lot of photography related to wealth inequality. Show More Summary

Harvard Business School Report Promotes Oudated Energy Vision

There has been so much good news about business embracing renewable energy that I almost didn't give it a second thought when a Harvard Business School report called "America's Unconventional Energy Opportunity" landed on my desk. Subtitled...Show More Summary

If You Bring Reusable Bags To The Grocery Store, You Might Buy More Junk Food

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Bringing your own bags to the supermarket? According to a new study, that's probably not as good for your diet as it is for the environment.  The study, which was conducted by researchers from Harvard Business School and Duke University's...Show More Summary

Here's why Harvard Business School is lightyears ahead of the tech industry when it comes to gender equality

When I announced I was going to Harvard Business School last Spring, one of the common reactions was, “wow, the old boy’s club?” or “so.. you’re trying to find a place more sexist than tech?” I think this was particularly prevalent because of an article that came out at the time. Show More Summary

A New Study Says Grocery Shoppers Buy More Junk Food If They Bring Their Own Bags

Just a normal day at the store. People who grocery shop with their own reusable bags are doing the environment a solid, but, oddly, maybe not their waistlines. Researchers at Duke and Harvard business schools studied 2 million tripsShow More Summary

Olympic Figure Skater Sasha Cohen Is Engaged And Showing Off Her Gorgeous Bling!

An Olympic medal isn't the only bling Sasha Cohen is sporting these days! On Monday evening, the pro figure skater announced her engagement to Tom May, a graduate of Harvard's prestigious business school. The two originally met at a Harvard party last year and went on their first date in October. [ Related: Gymnast Nastia Is Engaged! [...]

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 months 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.

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