• 18 Feb 2023
  • New Books Network
In this episode of New Books Network, Professor Geoffrey Jones discusses his new book - "Deeply Responsible Business: A Global History of Values-Driven Leadership" (Harvard University Press, 2023). For further introduction to the content of the book, please visit: deeplyreponsible.com.
Corruption: New Insights for Fighting an Age-Old Business Problem
  • 31 MAY 2022
  • Working Knowledge
Corruption is as old as humanity, with cases documented as far back as the Egyptian dynasties. While the World Bank estimates that international bribery exceeds $1.5 trillion annually, the larger and more subtle effects of corruption on economies and populations is incalculable. Harvard Business School professors Geoffrey Jones and Tarun Khanna explore how corruption uniquely affects business in emerging markets, and why it should be addressed by the public and private sectors in their case, “Corruption and Business in Emerging Markets,” and companion video interviews with more than 100 iconic entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
  • 15 May 2022
  • The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
The Mittal Institute spoke with Professors Khanna and Jones about their book Leadership to Last: How Great Leaders Leave Legacies Behind.
  • 17 Apr 2022
  • Money Control
Harvard Business School professors Geoffrey Jones and Tarun Khanna say yes, and no...
  • 15 Mar 2022
  • Business Standard
The subject of leadership permits opposite conclusions to be drawn from the same observations and data...
  • 24 May 2021
  • HBS Working Knowledge
  • 29 May 2020
  • Center for Sustainable Investment
HBS Professor Geoffrey Jones provides insights on the evolution of business leadership as part of Columbia University's Center for Sustainable Investment's Emerging Markets Global Players blog.
Lifting the Lid on Turkey's Hidden Business History
  • 14 NOV 2019
  • HBS Working Knowledge
Turkey’s economic development story has always been something of a black box for scholars to understand, perhaps in part because many of the most successful business enterprises there have been in family hands and largely closed to public scrutiny. The authors of a new edited volume hope to rectify that with the first scholarly business history of Modern Turkey.
  • 30 Sep 2019
  • The Conversation
Geoffrey Jones and Sudev Sheth discuss Gandhi's views on the proper role of business in society.
What Machine Learning Teaches Us about CEO Leadership Style
  • 21 AUG 2019
  • Working Knowledge
Tarun Khanna and Prithwiraj Choudhury use machine-learning technology to look for links between a CEO's communications style and company performance.
  • 06 Aug 2018
  • Business Standard
According to HBS Professor Geoffrey Jones, Flipkart's sale to Walmart didn't signal that founders of the online retail firm were less patriotic than an earlier generation of business leaders. It meant they were driven by different value system.
  • 08 Jun 2018
  • The Business History Conference
Professor Jones discusses the Creating Emerging Markets project with Michael Aldous of Queen's University, Belfast.
  • 23 Apr 2018
  • India Research Center
HBS Professors Jones and Khanna discuss the particular lessons learned by studying business development in South Asia.
What We've Learned from 101 Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets
  • 05 DEC 2017
  • HBS Working Knowledge
Harvard Business School’s project exploring the evolution of business leadership in emerging economies has reached an important milestone. Project leaders Geoffrey Jones and Tarun Khanna discuss what's been learned from the Creating Emerging Markets project so far.
  • 14 Sep 2017
  • University of the Andes
HBS Researcher Andrea Lluch is part of the Creating Emerging Markets project that has researched the evolution of companies and organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
  • Working Knowledge
Reputation and resilience are key ingredients that determine whether companies will survive tumultuous markets, according to a new paper by Geoffrey Jones, Tarun Khanna, Cheng Gao, and Tiona Zuzul.
We are in a deglobalization period: Business historian Geoffrey G. Jones
  • Mint
Harvard Business School professor Geoffrey G. Jones says Brexit and Donald Trump’s rise show that the world is in the second wave of deglobalization. He discusses how his course on business history helps his students gain perspective on the future.
India’s large corporate houses need to embrace ethics: Tarun Khanna
  • Mint
Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann professor at the Harvard Business School and director at Harvard University’s South Asia Institute, holds forth on failure of corporate governance in India’s top companies.
  • Working Knowledge
Indian screen star Shabana Azmi talks to Rohit Deshpandé about how she leverages movie fame into social activism. Says Deshpandé of Azmi, “she has transcended the boundaries of her industry in terms of her social impact” by using – and in doing so risking – her status as an actress in order to fight for change.
  • Working Knowledge
How do you build a brand amid the uncertainties and opportunities of a developing market? Harvard Business School Professor Sunil Gupta shares lessons learned from Ranjan Kapur, an iconic figure in the Indian advertising industry.
  • Working Knowledge
Leaders of two prominent business enterprises in Turkey, Rahim M. Koç and Hamdi Akin, discuss the advantages and challenges of being entrepreneurs in an emerging economy with Professor Felix Oberholzer-Gee.
Geoffrey G. Jones ǀ History has its place in business
  • Mint
Learning from the past about the consequences of decisions should surely be part of every manager’s toolkit.
  • Working Knowledge
Entrepreneurs in developing market economies face special management challenges. Company leaders in India, Turkey, and Africa discuss their experiences with Harvard Business School's Creating Emerging Markets project.
  • Working Knowledge
Much of modern business history has been written on experiences in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Now, the unheard stories of emerging markets in Africa, Asia, and Latin America are being told on a new website by the Business History Initiative.
The iconic fashion designer Ritu Kumar has become one of the first Indian women entrepreneurs to be featured in the Harvard Business School’s Program to study and understand emerging markets through the view points of successful business leaders across various domains.