Tag Archives: creativity

(Business) Design: Fad or Fact?

Oct-26-2011 by

Currently a Professor at Case Western University’s Weatherhead School of Management, Richard Buchanan is one of the world’s leading design theorists. Former head of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, Buchanan joined Weatherhead’s faculty in 2008. He is also co-editor of Design Issues, a premier design journal published by MIT Press. Buchanan defines design simply, [...]

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Disrupting Innovation: Going Beyond the Buzz-Word of the Day

Why does design theory matter, what we can learn from it, and how we can practice it? I had the opportunity to speak to Tom Hulme (HBS ‘07), Design Director at IDEO London, on the topic of design and its integration with business, which enabled me to conclude that the concept of innovation is currently [...]

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Reflecting on a Case

The article is geared towards RCs and discusses my techniques for learning from the case method. For RCs, this is the first month of experiencing the case method of instruction. There has been a great deal of emphasis placed on preparing the case. This makes sense because without an adequate grasp of the situation and [...]

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HBS Green Living Is Hiring

Apply now for the chance to share your passion for sustainability with your fellow students while demonstrating and building your own creative leadership abilities. The HBS Green Living Program, a peer-to-peer education program that promotes sustainable living among the student body, is hiring new student Representatives. Through campaigns and outreach events, Reps aim to reduce [...]

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Green Living is Hiring

Take this opportunity to share your passion for sustainable living with your fellow students and to show your creativity and leadership. The HBS Green Living Program, a peer-to-peer education program that promotes sustainable living among the student body, is hiring. Through campaigns and outreach events, Representatives aim to reduce fellow students’ energy and water consumption [...]

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YES–Now is the Best Time to Start a Business

Why Now is the Best Time to Start a Business (in the market and right out of HBS) The current economic environment has sparked worry and confusion as students have begun to struggle with summer and full-time recruiting. Despite the fact that the Dow teeters above 7,000, and we are in the midst of the [...]

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Summer Stories -Maureen Fan, Pixar

Sep-02-2008 by

Both my left and right brain giggled with anticipation as I pushed through Pixar’s glass doors and flew over the rainbow into a world where dreams really do come true – where fish speak, toys have insecurities, and robots fall in love. My left and right brain constantly war with each other. At Stanford, the [...]

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Men of Vision

At Cyberposium last weekend I had the pleasure of speaking with two very different men who both have very distinctive visions of the future. Ray Kurzweil is a futurist, inventor, entrepreneur and author who successfully predicted many of the trends of the last thirty years and has calculated that there is a good chance man [...]

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How to pick-up someone (literally!)

Finding creative solutions to business issues within a team setting can sometimes be challenging. In a business world where original ideas are rare, ways to find inspiration – when none seems available – is a critical skill. Managers are constantly asked to perform both creatively and strategically, as well as to collaboratively work in teams [...]

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LGDBC Kicks Off “Week in Luxury” with a Bang

Gucci Group’s Robert PoletThe Luxury Goods and Design Business Club’s “Week in Luxury” began Monday with Gucci’s Robert Polet. Polet, whose visit coincided with his daughter’s 19th birthday (she is currently a Harvard undergrad), was appointed to his current role as president, CEO and chairman of the Management Board of Gucci Group in July 2004. [...]

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