23 Nov 2010
BOSTON—Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Charles J. "Chuck" Christenson, a specialist in managerial accounting and control, died last week of natural causes at his Cambridge, Mass., home at the age of 80. At the time of his death, he was the School's Royal Little Professor of Business Administration Emeritus. Read more.
22 Nov 2010
Harvard University Announces Appointment of Jeffrey R. Williams as Executive Director of Harvard Center Shanghai
BOSTON—Jeffrey R. Williams has been named as the inaugural executive director of the Harvard Center Shanghai. A graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Business School and an executive with decades of experience in Greater China as a banker and consultant, Williams will officially assume his duties effective immediately. Read more.
15 Nov 2010
BOSTON—On a journey that began in the summer of 2009, General Motors entered and emerged from bankruptcy to become a private company with Uncle Sam as its largest shareholder. The company reaches another milestone this week when it presents potential investors on Wall Street and Main Street with an initial public offering (IPO) of stock. What are some of the key issues the company faces? Three Harvard Business School faculty members – Joseph Bower, an authority on general management; Vineet Kumar, a marketing expert; and Dante Roscini, who brings to the School decades of experience in investment banking, give their points of view. Read more.
10 Nov 2010
BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) announced a new Executive Education program, Aligning Strategy and Sales, designed to accelerate participants' ability to implement strategies for profitable growth by coordinating selling behaviors with strategic objectives. The program is offered as economies emerge from the downturn and seek to optimize sales channels for a competitive advantage. Read more.