October 2017

    September 2017

    • 14 Sep 2017

      New Research Exposes Why Competition in U.S. Politics Industry is Failing America

      BOSTON— At a time of high dissatisfaction and distrust with the U.S. political system, Katherine M. Gehl and Michael E. Porter today released new research that illuminates the root causes of why competition in politics is failing to serve the public interest. It is delivering gridlock and partisan divisions, not solutions to the nation’s problems. The authors bring a new analytical lens to understand the performance of our political system--the lens of industry competition, which has been used for decades to understand competition and performance in other industries. Click here to read full report. Read more.

    • 07 Sep 2017

      Harvard Business School Names 2017-2018 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) recently named its twelfth annual cohort of Entrepreneurs-in-Residence at the School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship. As part of an extensive program in entrepreneurship and under the leadership and guidance of more than 25 faculty members, these successful entrepreneurs and investors spend time on the HBS campus throughout the academic year, advising MBA students eager to start their own companies and working with faculty on research and course development. Read more.

    August 2017

    • 30 Aug 2017

      Harvard Business School Announces 2017 Goldsmith Fellows

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced the 2017 recipients of its Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowships. Established in 1998 by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Richard L. Menschel (MBA 1959), a former director of the Foundation and a limited partner at Goldman Sachs, to encourage students from the nonprofit sector to attend HBS, these fellowships enable the School to award approximately $10,000 each to seven to ten incoming MBA students. Read more.

    • 21 Aug 2017

      Harvard Business School Professor Robert Blair Stobaugh, Jr. Dies at 89

      BOSTON—Robert Blair Stobaugh, Jr., a noted expert on energy, international business, and corporate governance passed away on August 14, in Houston, Texas. He is best known for leading a ground-breaking study of the nation’s energy alternatives and co-editing with Daniel Yergin, the 1979 resulting best-seller, Energy Future: The report of the Energy Project at the Harvard Business School. He was the Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emeritus of the school and recipient of its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award in 2001. Read more.

    • 02 Aug 2017

      HBX Launches Entrepreneurship Essentials, a New Online Certificate Program

      BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, is announcing the launch of Entrepreneurship Essentials: People, Opportunity, Context, and Deal, the fifth course in its expanding suite of online certificate programs. The course introduces participants to the foundational principles of entrepreneurship, from idea discovery to marketplace assessment to financing. Read more.

    July 2017

    • 20 Jul 2017

      Harvard Business School Announces Forward Fellowship

      Beginning with the HBS MBA Class of 2020, Harvard Business School will award a new Forward Fellowship to support MBA students from lower-income backgrounds to ensure that students from all socioeconomic walks of life continue to be part of the rich diversity that fuels the HBS community and the case-method classroom. Read more.