Tag Archives: faculty

Prof. Howard Stevenson’s Five-Year Plan

Feb-20-2013 by

One of the best things about this school is the quality of speakers that we have access to. Immelt, Dimon and Dalio come and go to vast crowds. On Tuesday, the Entrepreneurship Club gave us a talk with Professor Howard Stevenson, the father of entrepreneurship at HBS, talking about his approach to entrepreneurship and to […]

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Prof. Clay Christensen Reflects on Past and Future Endeavors

Nov-14-2012 by
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This year marks Professor Clay Christensen’s 20th anniversary as a member of the HBS faculty. In those 20 years, Professor Christensen has forged a formidable legacy. He founded the consulting firm Innosight, the hedge fund Rose Park, and has authored nine books. Christensen has also applied his research to many diverse fields through the Innosight […]

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Professor Alvin Roth Wins Nobel for FIELD 2 Algorithm*

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* Note: Professor Roth’s market design theory, which has practical applications for matching algorithms and was used for FIELD 2 emerging market location matching, was actually what won him the Nobel.  Harvard Business School professor Alvin Roth was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences last week for his research in market design. The […]

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Community Values Issues Prompt Changes to RC Curriculum, Disciplinary Process

In April, the HBS community was shaken by two separate community values infractions that raised broader questions about the student culture at HBS and the appropriate role the administration should play in shaping and guiding that culture.

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Sexual Assault at HBS Spurs Dialogue on Student Culture

The HBS community began a sobering process of self-reflection on Thursday when all 10 RC sections convened for mandatory lunches in the wake of a sexual assault incident that raised questions about the broader culture at Harvard Business School. “We’re devoted to creating the conditions where people can thrive, so when we heard about this […]

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Understanding FiMSim with Professor Alan McCormack

The Harbus sat down with Professor Alan McCormack to answer your burning questions about the Financial Market Simulator (FiMSim). This conversation has been edited for length and clarity by the author. How did FiMSim become part of the FIELD curriculum? What was the development process like? Professor Josh Coval has had FiMSim in his EC […]

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The Harvard i-Lab enables the Next Generation of Innovation

Scribbled across one of the whiteboard columns in the previous home of the WGBH-TV are the words once spoken by Ken Olsen, co-founder of Digital Equipment Corporation — “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” These words as well as many other well-known erroneous predictions are written throughout the walls […]

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Faculty Soccer Team 1 – EC Men’s Soccer Team 0

Oct-13-2011 by

Last Monday, Harvard’s Ohiri Field was host to the HBS Faculty-EC student soccer classic.  Looking to build on a quarterfinal finish in last fall’s Yale cup and a second place finish in group play in the Texas MBA Soccer Tournament last winter, the HBS EC Soccer team entered this fall with high expectations for the […]

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Happy Holidays!

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Happy Holidays from the staff at the Harbus!

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Khanna to Helm South Asia Initiative And Launch Significant Interfaculty Initiatives of Relevance to Contemporary South Asia

In his new role as director, Tarun Khanna will work to advance Harvard’s research and educational mission within the field of South Asian studies, working with faculty colleagues on the institute steering committee, and reaching across the faculties of the University. The South Asia Initiative welcomed Tarun Khanna, the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard […]

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