November 2010

  • 23 Nov 2010

    Harvard Business School Professor Charles Christenson
    Dead at 80

    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.

    • 15 Nov 2010

      Harvard Business School Faculty on General Motors IPO

      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.