December 2011


  • 13 Dec 2011

    Harvard Business School Launches U.S. Competitiveness Project

    Dean Nitin Nohria today announced the launch of the U.S. Competitiveness Project, a comprehensive effort to generate ideas and actions that boost the ability of companies in the U.S. to compete in the global economy and raise American living standards. The announcement included the introduction of a new digital forum (hbs.edu/competitiveness) dedicated to the topic and comes two weeks after the School hosted a Summit of 100 CEOs, labor leaders, scholars, and current and former senior government officials. Read more.

    • 09 Dec 2011

      Seeking a Solution: Dante Roscini on the European Debt Crisis

      BOSTON—European ministers and central bankers gathered in Brussels yesterday and today to try to find ways to save the euro and the euro zone by solving the debt crisis that is threatening not just Europe but the world economy. According to Harvard Business School's Dante Roscini, a former investment banker, with the stakes so high, failure is not an option. Read more.

    • 09 Dec 2011

      TV’s “Shark Tank” Panelists Share Their Wisdom with HBS Students

      BOSTON—Since 2009, Harvard Business School students have flocked to Associate Professor Noam Wasserman's second-year elective, Founders' Dilemmas, which he designed for MBA candidates who plan to become involved in new high-potential ventures in one way or another, from founders and investors to board members and hires. In 2011, Inc. magazine named Founders' Dilemmas one of the top entrepreneurship courses in the country. Read more.

    • 06 Dec 2011

      Annual Research Awards Presented to Five Doctoral Students

      BOSTON—The Harvard Business School Doctoral Programs, directed by Kathleen McGinn, the School's Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration, have presented four Wyss Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Research and one Martin Award for Excellence in Business Economics to five Harvard doctoral candidates. These prizes are presented annually to outstanding students engaged in innovative dissertation research. Read more.

    • 05 Dec 2011

      Harvard Business School Breaks Ground for New Executive Education Complex

      BOSTON—Ratan Tata, head of India's famed Tata Group and a 1975 graduate of Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program for senior executives, joined Dean Nitin Nohria, former Dean Jay Light, and HBS alumnus and benefactor C.D. "Dick" Spangler at a groundbreaking ceremony at the School last Friday night (Dec. 2) for Tata Hall, a new executive education complex scheduled for completion in Dec. 2013. Read more.