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Harvard b-school professor focuses on black MBAs

2/17/2017

Steve Rogers, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, is working to increase the diversity of the case studies produced by the school to highlight more black MBA graduates who have started businesses. Rogers has written 14 such case studies after estimating that only 1% of Harvard's nearly 10,000 case studies focused on black entrepreneurs.

Trump has chance to help climate, economy

1/24/2017

President Donald Trump can help the US economy and the environment simultaneously by boosting the transition to low-carbon energy, writes Andrew King, a professor of business administration at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business, and Michael Toffel, a professor of environmental management at Harvard Business School. Trump should maintain US climate change commitments, stand by the Clean Power Plan and support efforts to develop next-generation energy technology, King and Toffel write.

Why traditional MBA programs will always have a place

1/11/2017

Despite the rise of online and two-year programs, the traditional MBA will always have a place, Patrick Mullane, executive director at Harvard Business School's HBX, writes in this commentary. Full-time, in-person programs allow students to explore and pivot toward new areas of business and make valuable connections, he writes.

Why traditional MBA programs will always have a place

1/6/2017

Despite the rise of online and two-year programs, the traditional MBA will always have a place, Patrick Mullane, executive director at Harvard Business School's HBX, asserts in this commentary. Full-time, in-person programs allow students to explore and pivot toward new areas of business and make valuable connections, he writes.

5 ways for local advertisers to generate buzz

12/23/2016

Some local businesses focus on price promotions in their advertising rather than attempting to develop a brand, says Thales Teixeira of Harvard Business School. Here's a look at how several local businesses have developed memorable adds relying on local celebrities, clever mascots and jokes that resonate in the community.

5 ways for local advertisers to generate buzz

12/23/2016

Some local businesses focus on price promotions in their advertising rather than attempting to develop a brand, says Thales Teixeira of Harvard Business School. Here's a look at how several local businesses have developed memorable ads relying on local celebrities, clever mascots and jokes that resonate in the community.

Commentary: A look at how white-collar criminals think

12/15/2016

White-collar criminals, many of them high-profile executives, seem to forgo rational consideration of a crime's pros and cons, writes Eugene Soltes, an associate professor at Harvard Business School. Their illegal activity instead tends to occur under pressure or as a gut reaction, he writes.

Harvard tops Bloomberg b-school rankings

12/9/2016

Bloomberg's ranking of the best business schools has put Harvard Business School on top, followed by Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, which topped the list in 2014. Some schools saw their rankings drop, including the UCLA Anderson School of Management, while others rose, such as Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

What should MBA students consider in a program?

12/9/2016

When considering whether to attend a business school in the US or Europe, students should consider several things, including the length of the program and how much global exposure it offers, former Harvard Business School admissions officer Chioma Isiadinso suggests in this commentary. She also advises students to consider the opportunities offered by the location of the school.

Harvard tops Bloomberg b-school rankings

12/2/2016

Bloomberg's ranking of the best business schools has put Harvard Business School on top, followed by Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, which topped the list in 2014. Some schools saw their rankings drop, including the UCLA Anderson School of Management, while others rose, such as Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.