BOSTON — Harvard Business School faculty continuously address big research questions that cut across multiple disciplines and geographical regions, and the work showcased at this year's Faculty Research Symposium was no exception. Topics at the today's event in Hawes Hall on the HBS campus ranged from entrepreneurship and innovation to corporate lending and overseas investments. The Symposium is designed to highlight faculty research and course development accomplishments, share knowledge, and strengthen the School's sense of intellectual community.
"The research generated by HBS faculty influences business practitioners, management scholars, students, and other educators - and the research methods we use are increasingly diverse, including field research, field and lab experiments, survey research, empirical research, and analytical modeling," said Professor Srikant Datar, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Research. "Our faculty is committed to research and course development that address today's business problems effectively and reach a wide audience around the globe."
The 2009 Symposium program included the following topics and presenters:
Additional information on particular research is available upon request.
Founded in 1908 as part of Harvard University, Harvard Business School is located on a 40-acre campus in Boston. Its faculty of more than 200 offers full-time programs leading to the MBA and doctoral degrees, as well as more than 80 open enrollment Executive Education programs and more than 60 custom programs. For more than a century, HBS faculty have drawn on their research, their experience in working with organizations worldwide, and their passion for teaching to educate leaders who have shaped the practice of business and entrepreneurship around the globe.