31 Jul 2012
BOSTON—Two teams from Harvard Business School (HBS) have won first prize in the “Ideas for transformation” Global Ideas Challenge Competition, organized by Chef Ferran AdriÃ and Spanish telecommunications company TelefÃ³nica. The competition is intended to shape the new era of elBulli, the renowned restaurant AdriÃ closed in July 2011 to focus on establishing the elBullifoundation, a place of creativity and innovation that he will launch in 2014. The HBS teams, Team A and Duende, will each receive a prize of 10,000€. A third finalist team from London Business School won second prize. A total of 31 projects were entered in the competition. Read more.
25 Jul 2012
BOSTON—"Who is the average user of Cityville?" asked Harvard Business School associate professor Misiek Piskorski, as he taught a case study he had cowritten on Facebook, social networking, and one of the games people play on the popular site. Read more.
12 Jul 2012
BOSTON—Marvin S. Traub (MBA 1949), former CEO and president of Bloomingdale's and a transformational figure in the field of retailing, died of cancer yesterday at his home in New York City. He was 87 years old. Read more.