February 2012

    • 15 Feb 2012

      Professor Rob Kaplan Teaches in Haiti

      BOSTON—Professor of Management Practice Rob Kaplan recently visited Haiti at the request of Dr. Paul Farmer, the founder of Partners in Health, a much honored organization dedicated to helping those in need around the world. Two years after an earthquake devastated the island nation, the clean-up continues and people struggle to put their lives back in order. Kaplan's assignment was to teach leadership skills to Partners in Health staff members, so that they could go out and be more effective in the field by putting his lessons into practice. Read more.

    • 08 Feb 2012

      Professor Noam Wasserman’s Advice to Mark Zuckerberg

      As Facebook prepares to do an Initial Public Offering, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces some difficult decisions as the company moves from private venture to listed company with thousands of stockholders. Harvard Business School associate professor Noam Wasserman offers "the Zuck" some advice on how to manage this monumental change. Read more.

    • 02 Feb 2012

      Harvard Business School Faculty Lead Immersion Trip to Israel

      BOSTON—Led by Harvard Business School professors Arthur Segel and Elie Ofek, a group drawn from across Harvard University, including four deans, an authority in the field of stem cell research, an executive vice president of Harvard, and a number of faculty members from Harvard Business School, recently spent a week on an immersion experience in Israel. The purpose of the trip was to understand how such a small country, with a population of some seven million, limited natural resources, and many security and political challenges, manages to be a leader in innovation and foster some of the finest research institutions in the world. The trip also examined the current business and economic landscape in the Palestinian territories and the opportunities for both countries to make economic, political, and social progress. Read more.