Strategy

How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people’s perceptions of you and your work, according to a ‘hype’ expert

The following is an excerpt from “The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets From the World’s Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers.” In it, author Michael F. Schein writes that people are uncomfortable with the natural messiness of human behaviour and will pay a lot to […]
How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people’s perceptions of you and your work, according to a ‘hype’ expert
News

After apologizing for its record on diversity, Harvard Business School is hiring a chief diversity officer, expanding scholarships, and planning to recruit more Black faculty

Harvard Business School has announced new diversity measures, the Wall Street Journal’s Patrick Thomas reports. These include the hiring of a chief diversity offer, expanding case-study offerings on racial issues, and expanding scholarship offerings. HBS confirmed to Business Insider that need-based scholarships, which currently consider only the income and assets […]
After apologizing for its record on diversity, Harvard Business School is hiring a chief diversity officer, expanding scholarships, and planning to recruit more Black faculty
Strategy

PRESENTING: How top business schools like Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton are extending application deadlines, deferring enrollments, and altering their programs during the pandemic

Students and businesses alike are working remotely as the world attempts to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic. For those looking to apply to top MBA programs, it means almost everything has to be done from your home. And schools are making accommodations. From waiving standardised test scores to […]
PRESENTING: How top business schools like Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton are extending application deadlines, deferring enrollments, and altering their programs during the pandemic
Strategy

You can take the GMAT at home starting April 20, and top business schools including Harvard and MIT Sloan have already pledged to accept online test scores

Graduate school application season has been hindered by the coronavirus outbreak, causing in-person standardised testing to be shuttered. Starting April 20, the GMAT will be available online for students seeking to take the test. Top schools, including Harvard and MIT Sloan, have either waived the test requirement or said they […]
You can take the GMAT at home starting April 20, and top business schools including Harvard and MIT Sloan have already pledged to accept online test scores
Tech

Apple has survived backlash to the tech world while Amazon, Google, Facebook and other tech giants struggle — an expert on trust explains why

Amidst ongoing backlash against tech giants, from Amazon to Facebook, Apple has managed to remain in the good graces of public opinion. In an interview with Business Insider, Harvard Business School professor Sandra Sucher said a combination of “intentionality and consistency” has kept Apple’s brand strong as other tech companies […]
Apple has survived backlash to the tech world while Amazon, Google, Facebook and other tech giants struggle — an expert on trust explains why
Strategy

The dean of Harvard Business School isn’t impressed by flashy, high-paying first jobs after graduation — to see who’s successful, he looks at another measure entirely

HarvardBusiness School dean Nitin Nohria said a high-paying job right out of business school isn’t the ultimate sign of success. Instead, he wants to know what people are doing five to 10 years after graduation. At that point, a successful graduate will be taking on increasing responsibility and may be […]
The dean of Harvard Business School isn’t impressed by flashy, high-paying first jobs after graduation — to see who’s successful, he looks at another measure entirely