August 2014

  • 26 Aug 2014

    Harvard Business School Honors Outstanding Graduates with Alumni Achievement Awards

    BOSTON—The Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2016 concluded their first day of classes on Monday by watching a live case discussion play out among five distinguished alumni, each recipients of the School’s Alumni Achievement Award. This year’s recipients of the School’s highest honor were: Gerald Chertavian, CEO and founder of Year Up; Ashraf M. Dahod, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Altiostar Networks; Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder, chairwoman, and CEO of; Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners LLC; and Wendell P. Weeks, chairman and CEO of Corning Incorporated. The awardees were joined on stage by six incoming students, selected at random from the audience, for a case discussion on the troubled grocery store chain Market Basket, moderated by HBS Dean Nitin Nohria. It was a lively and enlightening example of the School's renowned case method in action, an exercise the class of 2016 will participate in several hundred times over the next two years. Read more.

    • 07 Aug 2014

      Harvard Business School Professor Max Bazerman Honored by Academy of Management

      BOSTON—Harvard Business School professor Max H. Bazerman, a renowned scholar in the field of applied behavioral psychology whose research focuses on decision making, negotiation, and ethics, received the 2014 Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management Award from the Academy of Management during its recent Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Read more.