October 2011

    • 26 Oct 2011

      Portrait of Former Dean Jay Light Unveiled in Baker Library

      BOSTON—The portrait of former Harvard Business School (HBS) Dean Jay Light, George F. Baker Professor of Administration Emeritus, was recently unveiled in the foyer of the School's Baker Library/Bloomberg Center, where it hangs among portraits of his predecessors. The painting was done by the well-known artist John Howard Sanden, who numbers among his other subjects David Rockefeller and William Clay Ford of Ford Motor Company. Read more.

    • 25 Oct 2011

      Harvard Business School Professor Richard Rosenbloom Dies at 78

      BOSTON—Richard S. Rosenbloom, the David Sarnoff Professor of Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard Business School and an authority on the management of technology and innovation, whose teaching and pioneering research had a significant impact at HBS and beyond for more than five decades, died on Oct. 24 in New York City. He was 78 and had been in declining health for the past two years. Read more.

    • 24 Oct 2011

      Harvard Business School’s Business and Environment Initiative to Host Conference in 2013

      BOSTON—In the last decade, a growing number of for-profit corporations around the world have started to augment voluntarily their annual financial reports with reports on corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and corporate environmental performance, among others. The financial crisis that began in 2008 has generated additional momentum for corporate accountability reporting. Read more.

    • 06 Oct 2011

      HBS Faculty Make the Call On the New iPhone4S

      BOSTON—Under Steve Jobs's leadership, Apple revolutionized telephony with the coming of the iPhone. On Tuesday, the company unveiled its latest version — the iPhone 4S — only one day before Jobs died. Several members of the HBS faculty reacted to the long-anticipated event.

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    • 06 Oct 2011

      Harvard Business School Faculty Remember Steve Jobs

      BOSTON—News of the tragic death yesterday of Steve Jobs reverberated around the world. And the Harvard Business School campus was no exception. Everyone felt a keen sense of loss for a man who was an iconic figure in the worlds of technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and design. A number of faculty members gave their views on a legendary life and career. Read more.

    • 04 Oct 2011

      Harvard Business School NamesThirteen Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

      BOSTON—Thirteen entrepreneurs will serve the Harvard Business School (HBS) community this year as Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiR). Sponsored by the School's Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program, now in its sixth year, invites accomplished entrepreneurs to HBS to advise MBA students interested in starting companies and work with faculty on research and course development. Read more.