November 2013

  • 27 Nov 2013

    Harvard Business School Faculty Dominate 2013 “Thinkers 50” List

    BOSTON—The recently issued 2013 “Thinkers 50” ranking of influential management thinkers includes nine Harvard Business School faculty members in its pantheon of honorees. Professor Clayton Christensen, the originator of the theory of disruptive innovation and author of The Innovator’s Dilemma and many other books that have had a significant impact on businesses around the world, topped the semiannual list for the second time in a row. In addition, Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Kaplan, an originator of the Balanced Scorecard and activity-based costing, was named to the inaugural class of the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame. Read more.

    • 05 Nov 2013

      Harvard Business School Faculty Members Honored

      BOSTON—Professor of Management Practice Bob Eccles, a member of the Organizational Behavior Unit, has been awarded honorary membership in the London-based Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants. The award, to be formally presented in London on Nov. 22, recognizes Eccles’s contribution to “developing the thinking behind [corporate] integrated reporting and his extensive contribution to building trust in business.” He is one of only eight individuals who have received this designation since 1999. Read more.