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DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE. Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleg…

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE. Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years. If only someone had tried to warn them.

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleges will b…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years. Wow. If only someone, somewhere, had provided some sort of warning.

10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of peaberry coffee, grab a seat by the fire, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Gospel According to Michael Porter: Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter has influenced generations of MBAs and world-famous value investors. Show More Summary

The CFO of Goldman Sachs keeps talking about becoming the Google of Wall Street (GS)

Goldman Sachs is on a mission to become the Google of Wall Street. A case study on Goldman Sachs' digital strategy was presented as part of an executive MBA class at Harvard Business School last week. The study details the tension that...Show More Summary

Everyday People Who Led Momentous Change

Nancy Koehn, a Harvard Business School historian, tells the life stories of three influential leaders: the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, the pacifist Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and the ecologist Rachel Carson. They all overcame personal challenges to achieve and inspire social change. Show More Summary

Waiting periods reduce deaths from guns, study suggests

(Phys.org)—A trio of researchers with Harvard Business School has found evidence that they claim shows gun deaths decline when states enact waiting period laws. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Michael Luca, Deepak Malhotra and Christopher Poliquin describe their study and discuss their results.

So, You Want to Join a Startup

Jeff Bussgang, a venture capitalist who teaches entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, knows from personal experience and having funded many startups that there’s more than one way into that world. You don’t have to have a technical background. Show More Summary

What Trump could learn from polar explorer Ernest Shackleton

When Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn started writing her new book, "Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times," she had little idea how timely it might be. She started writing it more than 10 years ago, and had wanted it published earlier, but its release this month -- nearly a year into Donald Trump's […]

Forbes Top Influencers: Instagram ‘It’ Girl Chiara Ferragni On Building A Fashion Empire

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

There can't be a much better endorsement for a fashion blogger-turned-influencer looking to be taken seriously as a business person than a Harvard Business School case study looking into the success of her website.

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 months 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

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