In her new book “SuperCorp“, Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter details how vanguard companies such as IBM, Cemex, and Omron are rewriting the nature of the business enterprise and how firms will gain sustainable prosperity in the 21st century.
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What are the “building blocks” of organizations and what is “strategy”? In an interview of Harvard Business Knowledge Joseph L. Bower and Clark Gilbert answer these questions: “Organizations of any size are built around a series of building blocks, and the bigger the company the more responsibility in those building blocks” says Joseph L. Bower, [...]
Read the information about the global economic crisis on the special webpage of the Harvard Business School.
Harvard Business School Discusses Future of the MBA: “The MBA industry is in turmoil. Many business schools are revisiting their offerings to see if they still have relevance in the 21st century. And HBS is using its centennial year to convene worldwide experts on business education and plot its directions for the next 100 years. [...]
Design sciences is a movement that affects not only the information systems discipline but also several allied disciplines, which must also contribute to its definition and participation. Harvard Business School professor Carliss Y. Baldwin and colleagues summarize and synthesize the positions, reflections, opportunities, and challenges expressed at the first doctoral consortium to explore the topic. [...]
Working Paper: Parallel Search, Incentives and Problem Type—Revisiting the Competition and Innovation LinkNov 17th, 2008 | By Sören Kupke | Category: Competitive Strategy
The innovation process in fraught with uncertainty. Managers often do not know ahead of time the ideal mix of individuals and skills needed to solve innovation-related problems. One way around this uncertainty is to have multiple paths, approaches, or designs explored at once. Harvard Business School professor Karim R. Lakhani and colleagues study the outcomes [...]
Niall Ferguson (Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor at Harvard Business School) wrote an article published in Vanity Fair titled “Wall Street Lays Another Egg” about the credit crunch. “Not so long ago, the dollar stood for a sum of gold, and bankers knew the people they lent [...]
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge
In a article published by Harvard Business School | Working Knowledge Michael E. Porter, Jay W. Lorsch and Nitin Nohria give advise to new CEOs and argue that… “You Can’t Run the Company” The reasons are too many meetings and too many tactical discussions. Another argument is that… “You Are Not The Boss” So often [...]
William A. Sahlman wrote the great article “How to Write a Great Business Plan” in 1997 which was published in the Harvard Business Review, July-August 1997. Now Sean Silverthorne as asked him what he would improve and add to the article. The Q&A has been published in the Harvard Business School – Working Knowledge. Sahlman [...]