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
A fascinating article in today’s Daily Alert from the Harvard Business Review describes how our dependence on automation can erode cognitive ability to respond to emergencies. In “The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the Unlikely but...Show More Summary
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
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 »
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 »
Brookings Symposium on Business Tax Reform: Alan Auerbach (UC-Berkeley), Demystifying the Destination-Based Cash Flow Tax Martin Feldstein (Harvard), Options for Corporate Tax Reform, 2017 Gita Gopinath (Harvard), A Macro Perspective on Border Taxes James Hines (Michigan), Business Tax Burdens and Tax Reform The U.S. corporate tax rate is one of...
Traditional stock market analysts have never known what to make of Tesla. As a recent article in the Harvard Business Review notes, forecasts for Tesla stock [NASDAQ: TSLA] continue to be all over the map — there are roughly the same number of buy, hold, and sell ratings out there. Show More Summary
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...
Jeff Immelt spent 16 years as the CEO of General Electric, and he reflected on his tenure a couple weeks after stepping down with a recent retrospective in the Harvard Business Review. "Every time we drove a big change, I treated it as if it were life or death," he wrote. Show More Summary
Jeff Immelt was CEO of GE for 16 years He turned to Silicon Valley for advice on keeping GE relevant and competitive In an essay published by the Harvard Business Review, he credits much of his inspiration to a 2011 article by Marc Andreessen,...Show More Summary
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Harvard Business Review: Do Lawyers Make Better CEOs Than MBAs?, by M. Todd Henderson (Chicago): We were interested in how lawyer CEOs might influence firm decision making more broadly — and whether they differ from CEOs without a law degree. I collaborated with Irena Hutton, Danling Jiang, and Matt Pierson...
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
By DAVID INTROCASO In mid-July 3 Quarks Daily posted an essay written by Umair Haque, a London-based consultant and frequent contributor to the online Harvard Business Review, that argued “the American experiment is at an end.” This is because unlike every other rich country the US lacks, Haque stated, essential moral universals defined as “sophisticated,
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...
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
Is America encouraging the wrong type of entrepreneurship? Yes, argue Robert Litan and Ian Hathaway, two economists, in a recent article in the Harvard Business Review.
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...
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
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...