The government may spend $1 trillion on infrastructure improvements over the next 10 years. But this Harvard Business School Working Knowledge piece proposes spending half that amount on human development investments. [ Hbs.me Link ]
The government may spend 1 trillion on infrastructure improvements over the next

How About Investing in Human Infrastructure?

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Ad hoc, collaborative, unilateral, or administrative—how do you approach strategic decision-making? HBS professor Raffaella Sadun, faculty cochair of our Strategy—Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage program, and her colleagues explore the pros and cons of these four approaches. [ Hbs.me Link ]
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The Different Approaches Firms Use to Set Strategy

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Soon after completing the Advanced Management Program at HBS, Embraer's John S. Slattery was promoted to be a divisional president. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Soon after completing the Advanced Management Program at HBS Embraers John S
In studying more than 200 CEOs of major companies, HBS professor Bill George, who teaches in our Authentic Leader Development program, has observed something about courage—it's what allows CEOs to make bold, transformative moves. [ Hbs.me Link ]
In studying more than 200 CEOs of major companies HBS professor Bill

Courage: The Defining Characteristic of Great Leaders

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Wondering how to strike the balance between rigid planning and unrestrained innovation? Professor David J. Collis—faculty chair of our Corporate Level Strategy program—offers his perspective in HBR. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Wondering how to strike the balance between rigid planning and unrestrained innovation

Lean Strategy

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Privately owned Chinese companies are making more than 150 investments a year in the manufacturing sector in Africa—up from only two in 2000. Scholars estimate, however, the real number is two or three times as large. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Privately owned Chinese companies are making more than 150 investments a year

The World's Next Great Manufacturing Center

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If all U.S. companies took a long-term approach, they could potentially create five million more jobs in the U.S. and unlock as much as $1 trillion in additional GDP. [ Hbs.me Link ]
If all US companies took a longterm approach they could potentially create

Managing for the Long Term

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During a class session with GMP 22, Sir Alex Ferguson, the former Manchester United manager spoke with Professor Anita Elberse about the qualities that define a leader. #TBT
During a class session with GMP 22 Sir Alex Ferguson the former
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On this #TBT, we're revisiting this article about the launch of the inaugural iteration of our first alumni status-granting program. HBS professor Krishna Palepu, faculty chair of the Senior Executive Leadership Program—India, leads talented professionals through four modules over the course of a full academic year—two in Mumbai and two in Boston. [ Hbs.me Link ]
On this TBT were revisiting this article about the launch of the

HBS Launches Executive Program In India

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Late-breaking dissent can completely derail the execution of decisions. Learn how to handle it gracefully in HBR. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Latebreaking dissent can completely derail the execution of decisions Learn how to

Why Decisions Get Second-Guessed, and What to Do About It

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Casey Baugh has always recognized the need to advance his capabilities in order to meet the latest industry challenges. This senior vice president at Vivint, Inc. has repeatedly turned to HBS Executive Education—completing nine programs to date and becoming the first participant to receive our Certificate of Management Excellence.

Casey's story: [ Hbs.me Link ]
Casey Baugh has always recognized the need to advance his capabilities in
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To achieve long-term success, companies must equip their most promising executives to handle the formidable challenges associated with moving into new and increasingly more complex leadership roles. Our High Potentials Leadership Program teaches participants how to lead under pressure, champion change, build teams, and develop talent throughout the organization.

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To achieve longterm success companies must equip their most promising executives to
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Human Resources needs to be part of important executive conversations from the get-go, and our new program, The HR-Executive Suite Connection, will empower HR to adopt a strategic business perspective. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Human Resources needs to be part of important executive conversations from the

HBS Launches Strategy Program For HR Execs

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Long-term strategies are great—but if a company doesn't change on an ongoing basis, it's at risk, says HBS professor John R. Wells, faculty chair of our Strategic IQ program.
Strategic IQ is one of the programs that participants can complete as part of their Certificate of Management Excellence. [ Hbs.me Link ]
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The Aligning Strategy and Sales program at HBS helped Jose Zavala develop not just as a leader but also as a human being.
Aligning Strategy and Sales is one of the programs that will fulfill the strategy portion of the Certificate of Management Excellence.
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The Aligning Strategy and Sales program at HBS helped Jose Zavala develop
The success rate for organizational redesign efforts is less than 25%--but there are five things those successful companies usually do that the others don't. [ Hbs.me Link ]
The success rate for organizational redesign efforts is less than 25but there

Most Reorgs Aren't Ambitious Enough

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The Leading Change and Organizational Renewal program held on our campus in Boston is one of the three program options that will fulfill the leadership component for the Certificate of Management Excellence. In this hands-on program focused on managing organizational change, participants learn how to lead a nimble organization—one that blends best practices, innovation, and evolutionary...
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The Strategic Negotiations: Dealmaking for the Long Term program at HBS gave Guillaume Foucault the knowledge to shape negotiations that serve his clients—as well as engage in negotiations with his clients.

The Strategic Negotiations program is one of three options that will fulfill the strategy component of the Certificate of Management Excellence.

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The Strategic Negotiations Dealmaking for the Long Term program at HBS gave
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Short-term thinking is stopping companies from achieving long-term goals. By adding strategic milestones to incentive plans that extend beyond the norm of 3 years, executives will be encouraged to look at the bigger picture. [ Hbs.me Link ]
Shortterm thinking is stopping companies from achieving longterm goals By adding strategic

How Incentives for Long-Term Management Backfire

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Our Leading Product Innovation program takes a deep dive into the latest innovation tools, business models, and positioning strategies used by market-leading companies across the globe. Take a look at the surprising learning tool we use in the classroom.

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