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Stanford Over Harvard: Not A Moral Failure, But Rational Economics

Scratch the surface of most business career decisions and you will find classical economic forces at play.

HP Furthers Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion With Its Latest LGBTQ-Focused Initiative

HP has long been committed to making the company as diverse and inclusive as possible. The team recently discovered a Harvard Business Review study which stated that one-third of LGBTQ employees hide their personal lives in the workplace. One in 10 LGBTQ employees have even left a workplace because it was unwelcoming. With that in...

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

Upcoming talks here and there

I'm giving a dataviz talk in San Ramon, CA on Thursday Nov 9. Go here to register. Then next Monday (Nov 13, 11 am), I will be in Boston at Harvard Business Review, giving a "live whiteboard session" on...

Remote Workers Often Feel Snubbed by Co-workers, So Here Are 5 Ways to Make Them Feel More Connected

When you’re not coming into the office every day, it can be tough not to feel left out. According to a recent study by Harvard Business Review, which surveyed more than 1,100 employees, 52 percent of workers said they work from home sometimes. And while remote work can be a great option for many employees and companies, it...

Bias, not behavior, holding women back - CNET

4 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

A new study from the Harvard Business Review finds men and women approach work the same way. So, bias is what's holding women back.

2017’s Top-Performing CEO on Getting Product Right

Pablo Isla, the CEO of Inditex, is No. 1 on Harvard Business Review’s list of “The Best-Performing CEOs in the World 2017.” He opens up about his management style and reflects on his tenure leading the Spanish clothing and accessories giant, whose brands include Zara, Massimo Dutti, and Pull&Bear. Show More Summary

Sara Tyson

Sara Tyson is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Ontaio, Canada, whose illustration clients include the Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, Harvard Business Review, The Globe & Mail, Road & Track, Penguin Group, McGraw-Hill Ryerson and Harcourt Publishers, among others. Tyson works in a highly Read More...

Study debunks myth that women behave differently at work than men

Harvard Business Review yesterday released the results of a study which determined women don’t behave differently than men at work. Despite the fact that they’re clearly treated differently, promoted less, and work for lower wages – the obvious biological differences between men and women aren’t the problem. 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

(—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.

Has Hiring Discrimination Against Black Americans Declined?

According to the scholars over at the Harvard Business Review, despite what most American's may think, over the past 25 years, not much has changed when it comes to hiring discrimination for black Americans. Shocked? You're not alone. It's safe to say that most people would have expected there......

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 […]

A former surgeon general says loneliness is making people worse at their jobs

Vivek Murthy doesn't mince words when it comes to the issue of loneliness. "The world is suffering from an epidemic of loneliness," Murthy, the former surgeon general wrote recently in Harvard Business Review. "If we cannot rebuild strong,...Show More Summary

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