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  • organizational change and adaptation
  • entrepreneurship
  • emerging markets
  • business model
  • health care and treatment
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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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    My Emails with Sichuan Garden
    Benjamin Edelman

    Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Having reflected on my interaction with Ran, including what I said and how I said it, it's clear that I was very

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    CNBC Video - Does CEO Leadership Matter? Yes!
    Bill George

    Full clip of this morning's CNBC Squawk Box discussion, "Does CEO Leadership Matter?":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPr6aWUedn0. My answer? A resounding YES! Look forward to your feedback.

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    Failing Better
    Tom Eisenmann

    I recently kicked off a research project on entrepreneurial failure that I hope will result — in a year or so — in a book to be titledFalse Start. In tandem, with my colleague Shikhar Ghosh, who

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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

    Rebrand Stage Fright to Overcome It
    Re: Alison Wood Brooks
    Scientific American, 18 Dec 2014

    Why the Gender-Pay Gap Is Largest for the Highest-Paying Jobs
    Re: Robin Ely
    Atlantic, 17 Dec 2014

    Neuroscience Marketing: Is the Product Worth the Price?
    Re: Uma Karmarkar
    HBS Working Knowledge, 17 Dec 2014

    Getting schooled
    Re: Allen Grossman, Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin
    Harvard Gazette, 17 Dec 2014

    Deceiving with the truth
    Re: Francesca Gino and Michael Norton
    Harvard Gazette, 17 Dec 2014

    H-1B work visa full of uncertainties for immigrants
    Re: William Kerr
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 16 Dec 2014

    The Power of Market Creation
    By: Derek Van Bever and Clayton Christensen
    Foreign Affairs, 16 Dec 2014

    The Future of Green China
    Re: William Kirby
    Harvard Business School, 16 Dec 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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