To those of you who received an invitation to interview at HBS yesterday, congratulations! All of the hard work you put into your application (and into all the other amazing things you’ve done up until this point…) has paid off. Now it’s time to finish up strong and ace the interview. All current HBS students [...]
First, like all things at HBS, know that this is a competitive event. There are winners and losers. There are teams. There are rules, regulations, penalties. There is media buzz. There will be mistakes made, trades, roster cuts, and star performances from the players you least expected. The season will have its ups and downs [...]
Venture Capital Goes xPerimental: Is the dot-com bubble repeating itself, or are we finally on the plateau of productivity?
The xFund Targets Students with Experimental FundingSpeak with any member of the staff of HBS’s Entrepreneurial Management Department, and he or she will describe a time when venture capitalists were like barbarians at the HBS gates. They would snatch HBS and Harvard students from campus either through funding Harvard startups at huge valuations, or by [...]
Our Responsibility to Occupy Harvard By Ben Beachy and Jason Rowe (HKS) Since the Occupy movement entered the gates of Harvard Yard, too much discussion has focused on the gates themselves, not the responsibility of those of us who study behind them. One of the gates—Dexter Gate—bears the following inscription: “Enter to grow in wisdom. [...]
Scholar was key figure in the human aspects of management and the study of family businesses BOSTON, April 25, 2011—Renato Tagiuri, Professor of Social Sciences in Business Administration, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School (HBS) and a renowned expert on interpersonal relations and the human aspects of management as well as a pioneer in the field [...]
In the spirit of Earth Day, let me be the messenger of some pretty shocking environmental news that is surely relevant to each and every one of us….. Climate: Last year, the heat waves across Eastern Europe and Russia were unprecedented – the highest summer temperatures ever recorded in the last 500 years. An anomaly? [...]
The Harvard Graduate Council is thrilled to announce that Harvard will be initiating a pilot program to establish University-wide student groups. The concept was born out of student frustration that student groups, based at one particular Harvard school, felt limited by their lack of access to the broader Harvard community. This issue was brought to [...]
Do you ever wonder what happens to the food left over in Spangler Dining Hall? The morning of Saturday, March 26 a group of people from across the Harvard community took an hour-long bus ride up north to visit Brickends Farm in Hamilton, MA to find out. The tour was sponsored by Harvard FMO Recycling [...]
Consumers are demanding a slimmer set of higher quality content delivered through a narrower choice set. The second takeaway was that the transition to the public cloud, despite short-term hurdles, is inevitable.
Meet Blake! I am not going to tell you how long it took for me to get this interview from Blake. I don’t want to confirm any stereotypes about people who quote a Nicholas Cage movie as their answer to “words to live by.” But, Blake is a friend of the HARBUS (see February 2010 [...]