Elba Torres Ornelas has built relationships not just with her colleagues in our Program for Leadership Development, but also with their friends and colleagues and the broader HBS alumni community. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Elba Torres Ornelas has built relationships not just with her colleagues in
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You may spend your entire career working toward becoming a CEO, but until you're in the saddle, you won't know how well prepared you are. [ Hbs.me Link ]
You may spend your entire career working toward becoming a CEO but

How Boards Can Set a New CEO Up for Success

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"It's made me a better leader."
In PLD, learn to lead and work smarter, blending good instincts with proven best practices.
It was a huge commitment for Bonnie Gleaves to walk away from her life for a week to attend the Disruptive Innovation program at HBS, but she found the group learning experience incredibly rewarding. [ Hbs.me Link ]
It was a huge commitment for Bonnie Gleaves to walk away from
Beyond building his business acumen, our Program for Leadership Development reinforced that Chris Shaw should continue to focus on people rather than tasks. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Beyond building his business acumen our Program for Leadership Development reinforced that
Barry Bruno leads international expansion and growth for Church & Dwight, and our Global Strategic Management program was just what he needed to sharpen his skills. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Barry Bruno leads international expansion and growth for Church Dwight and our
"It is not something that starts and finishes."

Shilpa Bhandari explains that the Program for Leadership Development is the beginning of an exciting, lifelong journey of personal and professional transformation.
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The Program for Leadership Development (PLD) is an incredibly transformative experience. Who better to hear about the experience from than alumni of the program? For the next two weeks, we'll share PLD alumni insights illustrating why they chose to participate, what they experienced, and how their learnings have benefited them and their organizations.
The Program for Leadership Development PLD is an incredibly transformative experience Who
Afira DeVries, President and CEO of the United Way of Roanoke Valley, was inspired by the "dynamic energy" that the professors in our Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management program brought to the classroom. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Afira DeVries President and CEO of the United Way of Roanoke Valley
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"Research has clearly shown that users are more likely to come up with functioning, novel sources of innovation," says HBS professor Karim R. Lakhani, faculty cochair of our Competing on Business Analytics and Big Data program. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Research has clearly shown that users are more likely to come up

Why Companies Are Placing Users at the Core of Their Innovation Strategies

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Within an hour of returning to work after attending our Strategic Marketing Management program, Michele Beucler put classroom lessons into motion at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Within an hour of returning to work after attending our Strategic Marketing
"La La Land" points to the issues jazz music is facing today, but a case study—by HBS professor Rohit Deshpandé, who teaches in our Program for Leadership Development—prompts discussion for how to solve the genre's problems. [ Hbs.me Link ]
La La Land points to the issues jazz music is facing today

Can Wynton Marsalis and Lincoln Center Save Jazz Music?

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HBS professor John R. Wells, faculty chair of our Retail Forum for Senior Leaders program, says a key part of the program is learning from other senior executives from around the world. [ Hbs.me Link ]
HBS professor John R Wells faculty chair of our Retail Forum for
True or false: Women "opt out" of high-powered careers in order to stay home. The Washington Post debunks some of the most misguided beliefs about women in the workplace. [ Hbs.me Link ]
True or false Women opt out of highpowered careers in order to

Opinion | We blame women for not taking the lead in the workplace. Here's why that's wrong.

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HBS professor Michael Norton, faculty chair of our Strategic Marketing Management program, helped conduct a study contributing to the finding that following a brand on social media doesn't change people's purchasing behavior. [ Hbs.me Link ]
HBS professor Michael Norton faculty chair of our Strategic Marketing Management program

What's the Value of a Like?

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Forget using digital wizardry to put the same articles in front of more people—a new model for publishing would be more rewarding for readers. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Forget using digital wizardry to put the same articles in front of

Tronc's Data Delusion

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Globalization is going digital. In fact, trading data is having a larger economic impact than trading physical goods. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Globalization is going digital In fact trading data is having a larger

Globalization Is Becoming More About Data and Less About Stuff

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When Henry Njoroge of Vodacom Mozambique attended the Senior Executive Program—Africa at HBS, he was surprised by the dedication of his peers and the quality of the faculty. [ Hbs.me Link ]
When Henry Njoroge of Vodacom Mozambique attended the Senior Executive ProgramAfrica at
Executives focused on an organization's people and talent have an important role to play in designing business strategy and aligning the organization to execute.

We are excited to announce the launch of The HR-Executive Suite Connection—a new program designed exclusively for chief human resources officers and other senior human resources executives.

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Executives focused on an organizations people and talent have an important role