25 Sep 2012
BOSTON—On Monday, September 24 members of the of the Harvard Business School gathered at a topping off ceremony to mark the ongoing construction of Tata Hall. Dean Nitin Nohria, faculty members, and students joined together to toast the many construction workers and all the staff and faculty who are helping turn what not too long ago was a set of blueprints into a stunning new facility for executive education on the HBS campus. Read more.
25 Sep 2012
CAMBRIDGE and BOSTON, Mass.–A unique laboratory study shows that leaders with more leadership responsibility experience lower stress levels (as measured by stress hormone — i.e., cortisol — levels) than peers who have less responsibility. Read more.
14 Sep 2012
BOSTON—What did you do during your summer vacation? A dozen Harvard Business School professors spent ten days on an "immersion" in the People's Republic of China. Organized and led by Baker Foundation Professor Warren McFarlan, the trip gave faculty from the School's various academic units the opportunity to experience the culture of China and better understand the complexity of doing business there. Read more.
10 Sep 2012
Harvard Business School to Convene More Than 400 Business Leaders in San Francisco to Discuss Paths Forward for Improving U.S. Competitiveness
SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, September 10, Harvard Business School (HBS) will convene Paths Forward, an event that is part of the school's U.S. Competitiveness Project. The Paths Forward event series brings together leaders in economic centers throughout the country to discuss actionable steps to improve U.S. competitiveness, or the ability of firms operating in the U.S. to compete globally while supporting high and rising living standards for Americans. Read more.
04 Sep 2012
BOSTON— As the 919 members of the Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2014 completed their first day of classes last week, they found five outstanding role models waiting for them as HBS bestowed its highest honor, the Alumni Achievement Award, on five distinguished graduates: Cynthia Carroll, chief executive of Anglo American PLC; Franklin P. "Pitch" Johnson, Jr., founding partner of Asset Management Company; Hiroshi Mikitani, chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Inc.; E. Roe Stamps IV, founding managing partner of Summit Partners; Karen Gordon Mills, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration; and Andrew H. Tisch, co-chairman of Loews Corporation. Dean Nitin Nohria presented the honorees to the first-year students at a special event in Burden Auditorium that included a panel discussion led by Senior Associate Dean Bill Sahlman. Read more.