May 2019

  • 23 May 2019

    Harvard Business School, BCG Researchers: Workers Optimistic While Business Leaders Struggle to Grasp Forces Changing the Workforce

    BOSTON—Researchers from Harvard Business School’s Project on Managing the Future of Work and Boston Consulting Group’s Henderson Institute today released Future Positive: How Companies Can Tap Into Employee Optimism to Navigate Tomorrow’s Workplace, which provides a first-of-its-kind global outlook on how business leaders and middle-skills workers view the forces shaping the future of work. At a time when the future of work discussion is dominated by reports of widespread fear, the research found that middle-skills workers see opportunity in changes and are optimistic for their future job prospects. Read more.

    • 16 May 2019

      Frontiers of Change: 25 Years of Social Enterprise at HBS

      BOSTON—On May 3 and 4 the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) marked its 25th anniversary with a two-day event, Frontiers of Change: 25 Years of Social Enterprise at HBS, which brought together over 300 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and leaders in the field. Read more.

    April 2019

    • 24 Apr 2019

      HBS New Venture Competition Features World Changing Ideas

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School’s Klarman Hall was brimming with excitement yesterday evening as 12 student and alumni finalist teams competed in the Finale of the 22nd annual HBS New Venture Competition (NVC). At stake was $315,000 in cash prizes as well as in-kind prizes. The top prize in the student business, student social enterprise, and alumni tracks was $75,000 each. Read more.

    March 2019

    • 29 Mar 2019

      Michael Bloomberg to be Harvard Business School’s Class Day Speaker

      BOSTON—Michael R. Bloomberg (MBA 1966), Founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, World Health Organization’s Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and 108th Mayor of New York City, will be Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Class Day Speaker on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The ceremony, which will take place on the Baker Lawn on the School’s campus in Boston, will include a welcome from the co-presidents of the MBA Class of 2019, presentations of the Alumni Achievement Awards and Faculty Teaching Awards, and a student address. Read more.

    • 27 Mar 2019

      Harvard Business School Joins Farm Forward’s Leadership Circle

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has joined Farm Forward’s Leadership Circle. Farm Forward is a non-profit that promotes conscientious food choices that support humane treatment of animals and advance sustainable agriculture. Increasing the humane treatment of animals also has a positive impact on human health since over 80% of antibiotics sold in the United States are used to treat farm animals living in cramped conditions. This contributes to antibiotic resistance in humans according to the Center for Disease Control. Read more.

    • 06 Mar 2019

      Two HBS Faculty Members Win Awards in Global Case Centre Competition

      BOSTON—Two members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty, along with their research associates, have won awards in the 2019 Case Centre Competition. First presented in 1991, these annual awards, which the Financial Times has described as the “the business school Oscars,” aim to recognize worldwide excellence in case writing and raise the profile of the case method, the centerpiece of participant-centered, discussion-based learning. Read more.