News & Highlights

  • November 2016
  • School News

New Regional Offices Broaden HBS’s Intellectual Reach

HBS broadens its intellectual footprint, enabling the School to understand management issues in growing economies with the opening of four regional offices - Dubai, Mexico City, Singapore, Tel Aviv - within the past year.
  • December 2016
  • Alumni News

Inside the Bestseller List with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (MBA 2006), a journalist, shares her stories behind her two New York Times best selling books that are both based in Afghanistan, The Dressmaker Of Khair Khana and Ashley’s War. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon takes you behind the scenes of her books on the Skydeck podcast.

New Research on the Region

  • January 2017
  • Case

Turkey and Russia: Dangerous Liaisons

By: Rawi Abdelal, Esel Çekin, Eren Kuzucu and Gamze Yucaoglu

Turkey and Russia were two countries with close political and economic ties. Starting from late 2015, the dialogue between Ankara and Moscow was suspended for several months. Although the initial steps for a rapprochement were taking place as of June 2016, there were many uncertainties remaining: In light of the developments, could companies resume their investments and commercial activities or should decisions be put on hold? What was the strategy during such turbulent times? Could companies bet that the reunion would last?

  • December 2016
  • Case

From Start-Up to Grown-Up Nation: The Future of the Israeli Innovation Ecosystem

By: Elie Ofek and Margot Eiran

In June 2016, Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, wrestled with how to sustain Israel’s strong innovation track record and the country’s reputation as the “startup nation.” Despite the economic miracle the country had wrought since its founding, he knew he could not be complacent.

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Istanbul Staff

Esel Çekin
Executive Director
Yasemin Cagiltay
Educational Programs Manager
Eren Kuzucu
Research Associate
Zeynep Maggonul
Administrative Office Manager
Gamze Yucaoglu
Assistant Director - Research

Dubai Staff

Alpana Thapar
Assistant Director, MENA Region

Tel Aviv Staff

Margot Eiran
Assistant Director