January 2009

  • 21 Jan 2009

    Harvard Business School Students Immersed in Experiential Learning

    Traditionally, the phrase "winter break" denotes relaxation - a rest for the mind between the semesters of a school year. Yet for some Harvard Business School (HBS) students, this year'first- and second- year Harvard MBA students participated in this year's Immersion Experience Program (IXP), which maximizes participant-centered learning by integrating HBS's distinctive case method of instruction with field-based learning. Each IXP group is anchored by the expertise of one or more faculty members who develop the program content and lead the various activities. Read more.

    • 08 Jan 2009

      Harvard Professor Robert C. Merton to Receive MIT’s Muh Award

      Robert C. Merton, Harvard's John and Natty McArthur University Professor based at Harvard Business School and winner of the 1997 Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in the Economic Sciences, has been selected as the recipient of the Robert A. Muh Award. The honor is given annually by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences to an MIT graduate who has made significant contributions to these fields. Read more.

    • 06 Jan 2009

      Harvard Business Review Names Adi Ignatius as Editor-in-Chief

      Adi Ignatius, the Deputy Managing Editor of TIME magazine, has been named Editor-in-Chief of Harvard Business Review (www.hbr.org)years with TIME, Mr. Ignatius has covered business and international issues, served as Editor of TIME Asia, and most recently managed TIME'franchises. Read more.

    • 05 Jan 2009

      Thomas Tierney (MBA 1980) Named Chair of HBS Social Enterprise Initiative Advisory Board

      The Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) announced today that Thomas J. Tierney (MBA 1980), chairman and co-founder of the Bridgespan Group, will succeed John C. Whitehead (MBA 1947)he has focused on bringing leading-edge strategies and tools to the challenges and opportunities facing nonprofit organizations and philanthropy. As chair of the SEI Advisory Board, Tierney will work with the SEI leadership team to develop strategies to advance the work of the Initiative, maintain and build upon connections with the field of practice, and ensure that SEI continues to operate at and advance the frontiers of knowledge in the private, non-profit and public sectors in applying management skills to create social value. Read more.