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CODING IS THE NEW BUSINESS LITERACY

The Harbus | Posted 07.16.2016 | Technology
The Harbus

By Andrea Coravos, Harvard Business School Class of 2017 & Harbus Contributing Writer Dispelling the myth that "business leaders don't need to be te...

How MBA Programs Drive Inequality

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Shareholder-value ideology provides a cover for destructive behavior that tends to heighten inequality in our society.

Good Health is Good for Business

Farsh Askari | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Farsh Askari

Not surprisingly, much of the conversation around health care has been focused on expenditures. Perhaps therein lies the problem.

We behave a lot more badly than we remember

The Conversation US | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

Guess who topped even Mother Teresa? The people who completed the survey, with a score of 87 percent. Apparently, most of the respondents thought they were better than Mother Teresa in regards to their likelihood of getting into heaven.

Twelve Life Tips for New Marketing College Grads

Lin Humphrey | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Lin Humphrey

As I said goodbye to this year's excited graduates, I thought back to all the advice I'd given and been given at one time or another. Thinking of less...

Insights after a year at Harvard Business School

Aaron Stolear | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Aaron Stolear

Almost one year ago, we moved from Houston to start a masters at Harvard Business School. After completing half of the MBA, I thought it was time to reflect on my learnings so far. Here are some of my favorite takeaways from each class of the first year.

The 6% Realtor Price Gouging That HBS Students Are Trying to Reduce

Competitive Realtor | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Competitive Realtor

Every time a city dweller buys or leases a new home, they pay a realtor a handsome fee. Realtors generally receive a six-percent cut of home sales and an eight-percent cut of rentals.

3 Unexpected Ways Good Posture Can Change Your Mood

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Technology's pervasive presence in our lives may come with its perks, but according to Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy, "we spend a lot more tim...

A Path Less Traveled: HBS Graduate Runs for Mayor of Baltimore

The Harbus | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
The Harbus

According to Harvard Business School's recruiting statistics, the most sought out industries by HBS graduates are financial services and consulting, together consistently drawing in over half of the school's graduating classes.

'Negotiating the Impossible': An Interview With Deepak Malhotra

Phil Simon | Posted 04.06.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

There's a reason that Getting to Yes has sold untold copies: Negotiation is an essential skill and many people aren't terribly adept at it.

An Arab and Israeli Student Conference at Harvard Aims to Explore Peaceful Solutions through Business

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 03.31.2016 | College
Malik Siraj Akbar

The Middle East has witnessed tremendous unrest and tension in the recent years and the young business students at Harvard, who are organizing Sunday's conference, are very aware of the challenges of bringing people together.

Flint Water Crisis: Failure of an MBA

The Harbus | Posted 03.24.2016 | College
The Harbus

Written by Terrance Rogers, Harvard Business School, Class of 2017 "Educating Leaders Who Make a Difference in the World" - Harvard Business School M...

Robert Eccles, Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School, considers Actions to Achieve Inclusive Capitalism

Inclusive Capitalism | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Inclusive Capitalism

There are no silver bullets for achieving inclusive capitalism. However, integrated reporting can play a major role in bringing it about if it achieve...

The Future of Entertainment: Peter Chernin on Navigating a Career in a Changing Media Landscape

The Harbus | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
The Harbus

Written by Ching-Ching Chen, Harvard Business School, Class of 2017 Peter Chernin, one of the most powerful media executives in the world, has had a ...

Hey Future Media Mogul, Don't Quit Your Day Job Just Yet

Ira Israel | Posted 03.09.2016 | Media
Ira Israel

"Capital is different from money. Money is used simply to purchase goods and services for consumption. Capital is more durable and is used to generate...

America's Back Door

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The Harvard Gazette has released a series of articles on inequality in America. They describe Harvard University scholars’ efforts across a range of disciplines to identify and understand this nation-defining and dividing concern and possible solutions.

Trailblazing Women: Jenny Tooth OBE, CEO, UK British Angels Association

Anne Ravanona | Posted 02.20.2016 | Business
Anne Ravanona

"Women are starting to come through in financial services, especially in more entrepreneurial areas like fintech, but there is also more to do to enable more women to get into leading positions on boards."

Harvard Startup Looks to Disrupt Employer Wellness Market

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 02.12.2016 | Business
Marquis Cabrera

Recently, I asked Founder and CEO of Gain Life, Sean G. Eldridge, to tell me how he plans to disrupt the employer wellness market. Sean is a health be...

How Finding a Fun Little Bug Can Avert Disaster

Aran Khanna | Posted 01.12.2016 | Technology
Aran Khanna

This story is just a real world reminder of how, thanks to the huge benefits of reusing code, almost none of the software we use exists in a vacuum, and so a bug in a silly video game can actually lead to a serious exploit in a sensitive government system.

Finally, More Women Are Going To Business School

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business

More women are going to business school and, if you care about how few females make it to the upper echelons of corporate America, that’s not terrib...

How Big Is Your...

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 10.23.2015 | Technology
Vanessa Van Edwards

How big is your screen? Did you know that the size of your electronic device changes your confidence? Today's crazy science fact has to do with the size of your electronic device... yes, really!

How Thin Political Markets Undermine Democracy: An Interview With Harvard B-School's Karthik Ramanna

FIXCapitalism | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
FIXCapitalism

With his forthcoming book - Political Standards - Harvard Business School's Karthik Ramanna develops the notion of "thin political markets" to describe a key problem facing technical rule-making in corporate accounting and beyond.

Social Entrepreneurship Enters the Mainstream

FOMIN | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
FOMIN

While there is little doubt that social enterprises offer huge potential as sustainable drivers of development, growth, and job creation, as with other new and emerging sectors, social enterprises are highly dependent on their environment.

Ten Years After, Before You Begin

Andrew Frishman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Education
Andrew Frishman

As a nation, it behooves us to consider how we prioritize various learning experiences. As millions of high school students leap through the hoops and hurdles of the next 9 months of the school year, we must look beyond short-term gains in specific skills and knowledge toward their longer term needs and desires.

Royalty Capital: A New Solution to an Old Problem

Raja Bobbili | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Raja Bobbili

Entrepreneurs looking for capital to fund their businesses issue equity or raise debt. In a number of cases, neither is satisfactory. In some cases, royalty capital is a better option to both investors and entrepreneurs.