Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2010 (Revised October 2010)

HBS Class of 2009: All Talk As They Prepare to Walk?

by Rakesh Khurana, Nitin Nohria and Dalia Rahman


Max Anderson, HBS Class of 2009, founded the MBA Oath Initiative. The oath was a voluntary pledge "to create value responsibly and ethically." Anderson and a team of students and faculty worked to launch the first MBA Oath Ceremony conducted on campus during Harvard graduation week.

Keywords: Business Education; Higher Education; Values and Beliefs; Leadership; Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact; Social Issues; Value Creation; Education Industry; Massachusetts;


Khurana, Rakesh, Nitin Nohria, and Dalia Rahman. "HBS Class of 2009: All Talk As They Prepare to Walk?" Harvard Business School Case 411-024, September 2010. (Revised October 2010.)