March 2020

  • 26 Mar 2020

    Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Bruce Scott Dies at 87

    BOSTON— Bruce Scott, professor, author, leading specialist on comparative economic performance of nations, a pioneer in the internationalization of Harvard Business School’s (HBS) curriculum who influenced generations of scholars and practitioners through his global research, course development, and teaching, died on Saturday, March 21, at his home in Cambridge, MA. He was 87 years old. Read more.

    February 2020

    • 27 Feb 2020

      Harvard Business School’s Rock Center Announces 20 Teams for Rock Accelerator Program

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School's Rock Center for Entrepreneurship has announced 20 teams that have been selected for the Spring 2020 Rock Accelerator. Each spring, the teams receive financial grants from a pool of $125,000 for the 2019-20 school year. The teams and funding are made in close consultation with the Rock Venture Partners Program, which includes MBA students interested in the venture capital industry. Read more.

    • 24 Feb 2020

      Three HBS Faculty Members Win Awards in Global Case Centre Competition

      BOSTON—Three members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty, along with their research associates, have won awards in the 2020 Case Centre Competition. First presented in 1991, these annual awards, described by the Financial Times 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.

    January 2020

    December 2019

    • 18 Dec 2019

      U.S. Competitiveness Report: Business Leaders Pessimistic, Political Gridlock Biggest Obstacle to Strengthening America’s Competitiveness

      BOSTON—Structural failures in the U.S. political system have prevented meaningful progress on actions needed to improve U.S. competitiveness, according to research released today by Harvard Business School’s (HBS) U.S. Competitiveness Project. Based on surveys of HBS alumni and the general public, as well as faculty research, A Recovery Squandered: The State of U.S. Competitiveness 2019 documents how the U.S. has wasted the decade-long expansion following the Great Recession by not addressing underlying impediments to U.S. competitiveness. In addition to assessing the factors that have contributed to this situation, the report outlines the steps that must be taken to improve America’s economic prospects for both workers and companies. Read more.

    • 17 Dec 2019

      Six Harvard Business School Doctoral Candidates Receive Research Awards

      BOSTON—The Harvard Business School Doctoral Programs and their faculty chair, David Scharfstein, the School’s Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Finance and Banking, have announced three recipients of the 2019 Wyss Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research and three winners of the Martin Award for Excellence in Business Economics. The prizes are presented each year based on excellence in innovative dissertation research. Read more.

    November 2019

    • 21 Nov 2019

      Harvard Business School Announces New Exhibit on U.S. Steel Corporation’s Use of Photography as a Public Relations Tool

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Baker Library Special Collections announced today the opening of a new exhibit, Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930 – 1960. The exhibition, catalog, and website examine the ways in which U.S. Steel employed photographs in a variety of public relations campaigns to instill public favor at a time when the steel industry, like today’s technology behemoths, reigned central in the world economy. Organized by Baker Library Special Collections, the exhibit runs through October 6, 2020, in the North Lobby of Baker Library | Bloomberg Center on the HBS campus. Read more.