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Harvard Business School

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NameHarvard Business School
EndowmentUS$2.3 Billion
DeanNitin Nohria
1,837 MBA
100 Ph.D.
AffiliationsHarvard University

Harvard Business School


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Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, and is widely recognized as one of the top business schools in the world. The school offers a full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review. It is ranked #2 among U.S. business schools by U.S. News & World Report, #1 by the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report, #2 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, #3 by Forbes, and #14 by The Wall Street Journal. Internationally, it is ranked #3 in the world by the Financial Times, #5 in the world by The Economist, and #21 in the world by The Wall Street Journal. Three HBS professors, Mikolaj Piskorski, Zeynep Ton, and Anita Elberse, were recently named the 40 Best B-School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants.

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Nitin Nohria and Amanda Pepper of Harvard Business School's Leadership Initiative collaborated with XPLANE to create this video in order to generate a discussion of the value and importance of leadership to address some of societys most pressing problems. "It is my desire to inspire people of all ages and social demographics to think about leadership on a broad level, contemplate what it means to them and what individual impact they can have when it comes to leading," says Nohria. - MORE INFO, SOURCE FILES: - HBS: - XPLANE:
6.03 min. | 4.90 user rating
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10.47 min. | 4.56 user rating
Won first place in the HBS Public Speaking Contest in 2006. PJ Kim ended up not accepting any of his job offers and decided to run an anti-poverty nonprofit program in New York City to help low income families receive tax credits, nutritional assistance, health insurance, and financial and legal counseling. He is now running for New York City Council to represent District 1: Lower Manhattan. Part 1 of 3
1.80 min. | 4.52 user rating
An interview with Joseph L. Bower, Professor, Harvard Business School. To become an effective CEO, work for companies committed to leadership development, and take responsibility for your own development on the job.
9.20 min. | 4.87 user rating
Youngme Moon of the Harvard Business School collaborated with XPLANE to create this video introducing her new book, DIFFERENT, an intimately drawn meditation on the meaning of business differentiation. The book is published by Crown Business. For more information, visit
3.18 min. | 4.88 user rating
An interview with John Quelch, Professor, Harvard Business School. In a tough economy, companies can succeed if they understand their customers' evolving consumption patterns and fine-tune their marketing strategies accordingly.
11.62 min. | 4.23 user rating
An interview with David Garvin and Amy Edmondson, Professors, Harvard Business School. Learning organizations generate and act on new knowledge. The ability to do this enables companies to stay ahead of change and the competition.
10.08 min. | 4.7 user rating
An interview with Rita McGrath, Professor, Columbia Business School. How can companies plan and pursue an aggressive growth agenda with confidence? By framing their strategic growth opportunities, testing assumptions, and creating a culture that acts on evidence and learning.
10.67 min. | 4.65 user rating
An interview with John Kotter, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School. Without a true sense of urgency, any change effort is doomed. Watch John Kotter discuss the need for urgency and how managers create and sustain it in their organizations.
10.70 min. | 4.56 user rating
Part 3 of 3 PJ Kim ended up not accepting any of his job offers and decided to run an anti-poverty nonprofit program in New York City to help low income families receive tax credits, nutritional assistance, health insurance, and financial and legal counseling. He is now running for New York City Council to represent District 1: Lower Manhattan.
1.98 min. | 4.81 user rating

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Are management myths hurting your business? - Tweet this news, unexpectedly and unfortunately, as professors Mary Benner from the University of Minnesota and Mike Tushman from -Harvard Business School- discovered ... - Date : Wed, 10 Nov 2010 10:15:07 GMT+00:00
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Globe and Mail--“It can be maddening,” -Harvard Business School- change expert John Kotter and Lorne Whitehead, Leader of Education Innovation at the University of British ... - Date : Tue, 09 Nov 2010 22:58:11 GMT+00:00
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Manila Bulletin--In fact, I distinctively remember that there was some kind of animosity between the -Harvard Business School- (considered the hotbed of conservatism) and the ... - Date : Thu, 11 Nov 2010 09:42:54 GMT+00:00
Whole Foods CEO Urges Harvard Students to Create New Paradigms for Business ... - The Citizen Tweet this news
The Citizen--Mackey spoke to close to 200 students from the Kennedy School of Government, the -Harvard Business School-, Harvard College and other nearby universities. ... - Date : Wed, 10 Nov 2010 20:21:32 GMT+00:00
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Huffington Post--Dinkar Jain holds a Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an MBA from -Harvard Business School-. ... - Date : Wed, 10 Nov 2010 20:13:17 GMT+00:00
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BusinessWeek--Gary Loveman left a -Harvard Business School- professorship to join Harrah's Entertainment. By putting his theories about customer service into practice, ... - Date : Fri, 06 Aug 2010 14:30:09 GMT+00:00
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Torrington Register Citizen--Tom has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Harvard and a MBA from -Harvard Business School-. He has served twice in government and understands how ... - Date : Sat, 07 Aug 2010 13:58:36 GMT+00:00
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Business Standard--Books such as What They Don't Teach You At -Harvard Business School- by Mark McCormack have popularly addressed the disconnect between business school ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 18:30:54 GMT+00:00
The president, business and perceptions - Pocono Record Tweet this news
Pocono Record---...- or two with a nitty-gritty perspective that goes to the needs of real-life business people instead of a theoretical -Harvard Business School- case study. ... - Date : Fri, 06 Aug 2010 04:16:38 GMT+00:00
Begone, management gurus! - Economic Times Tweet this news
Economic Times--Nitin Nohria, the newly-appointed dean of -Harvard Business School- (-HBS-), is said to believe that the way management is taught in B-schools contributed to ... - Date : Thu, 08 Jul 2010 02:27:25 GMT+00:00

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Columbia Business School * Cornell (Johnson School) * Dartmouth (Tuck School) * Harvard Business School * University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School) * Yale School of Management

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