WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON

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    Initiatives & Projects

    • Business & Environment

      The Business and Environment Initiative seeks to deepen business leaders' understanding of today’s environmental challenges and to assist them in developing effective solutions.

    • Entrepreneurship

      The Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship supports Harvard Business School's mission to "educate leaders who make a difference in the world" by infusing this leadership perspective with an entrepreneurial point of view.

    • Global

      The Global Initiative builds on a legacy of global engagement by supporting the HBS community of faculty, students, and alumni in their work, encouraging a global outlook in research, study, and practice.

    • Forum for Growth and Innovation

      The Forum for Growth and Innovation is designed to discover, develop and disseminate robust, accessible theory in the areas of innovation and general management, in order to create a tighter link between research and practice in general management.

    • Health Care

      The Health Care Initiative serves as a gateway for health care research, educational programs, and collaboration across all sectors of the health care industry.

    • Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness

      The Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness studies competition and its implications for company strategy; the competitiveness of nations, regions and cities; and solutions to social problems.

    • Leadership

      The Leadership Initiative undertakes cutting-edge research and course development projects about leadership and leadership development, both within HBS and through collaborations with other organizations.

    • Public Education Leadership Project (PELP)

      Faculty members from Harvard Business School and Harvard Graduate School of Education launched the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) to create and disseminate knowledge about how to manage urban school districts.

    • Social Enterprise

      The Social Enterprise Initiative at HBS applies innovative business practices and managerial disciplines to drive sustained, high-impact social change.

    • U.S. Competitiveness

      The U.S. Competitiveness Project is a research-led effort to understand and improve the competitiveness of the United States. The project is committed to identifying practical steps that business leaders can take to strengthen the U.S. economy.

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    From Our Blogs

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    Aspira Networks Charging Merchants for Traffic That's Otherwise Free
    Benjamin Edelman

    Aspira Networks reconfigures ISPs' networks so that if a user makes a purchase from a targeted merchant's site, the merchant has to pay Aspira an affiliate commission -- even though Aspira did nothing

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    Tonight We're Going to Party Like It's 1999
    Tom Eisenmann

    (originally published on March 27, 2011 on theLaunching Tech Venturescourse blog)Are we in a new bubble, asSteve Blankrecently wrote, or do current high valuations for early- and

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    How Corporate Venture Capital Helps Firms Explore New Territory
    Josh Lerner

    A good idea faces so many obstacles en route to market today that it's a wonder we have any innovative...

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    Faculty Positions

    Harvard Business School seeks candidates in all fields for full time positions. Candidates with outstanding records in PhD or DBA programs are encouraged to apply.

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    Faculty in the News

    A Scholarly Crowd Explores Crowdsourcing
    Re: Karim Lakhani, Feng Zhu and Rory McDonald
    HBS Working Knowledge, 31 Jul 2014

    Grocery Chain Workers Want Their CEO Back
    Re: John Davis
    NPR: All Things Considered, 31 Jul 2014

    How 4 Successful Entrepreneurs Came Back After Startup Failure
    Re: Shikhar Ghosh
    Fast Company, 31 Jul 2014

    Teaching The Deal
    Re: Kevin Mohan
    HBS Working Knowledge, 30 Jul 2014

    When Workplace Jerks Get Promoted
    Re: Nancy Koehn
    NPR: On Point, 30 Jul 2014

    Family-Run Businesses, Like Market Basket, Face Unique Challenges
    Re: John Davis
    WBUR, 30 Jul 2014

    Were OkCupid’s and Facebook’s Experiments Unethical?
    By: Michael Luca
    HBR Blogs, 30 Jul 2014

    Successful Innovation Leaders 'Make Their Organizations Ready And Willing To Perform'
    Re: Linda Hill
    Forbes, 29 Jul 2014

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    Seminars & Conferences

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    The Case Method

    Introduced by HBS faculty to business education in 1925, the case method is a powerful interactive learning process that puts students in the shoes of a leader faced with a real-world management issue and challenges them to propose and justify a resolution.
    Today, HBS remains an authority on teaching by the case method. The School is also the world’s leading case-writing institution, with HBS faculty members contributing hundreds of new cases to the management curriculum a year via the School’s unique case development and writing process.  

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