Business & Mgmt Education

Help Me Find Consulting Projects for my Business & Technology Students!

August 15, 2011

Tweet I am so excited about the class I’m teaching this fall that I’m breaking down the Chinese wall between serious topical blog posts and the practical fun of my work life, to post this Call for Projects for my students. I’m hoping that some of you readers in the New York/ New Jersey/Hoboken area […]

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Social Organizations and IT Leadership: Resources

April 14, 2011

Tweet For students at my class on “Social Organizations, Systems of Engagement and the IT Leadership Challenge”, here are the resources for the charts and some key ideas. I also added links to some interesting posts that can flesh out some of the ideas we discussed in class. As always, you can email me with […]

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The Horrible Work-Life Truth I Learned at the Harvard Business School Reunion

June 7, 2010

Tweet That’s one headline for it. Another one might be: “How to make a table of women with graduate degrees cry.” I could spend a bit of time trying to set the scene to give you some perspective, but let me cut straight to the chase. Sitting at a table, talking with my female friends– […]

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Authentic Student Entrepreneurs: Embedding Personal, Product and Organizational Brand

February 17, 2010

Tweet What do fledgling entrepreneurs need to know about creating authenticity? And what, if anything, does this have to do with cupcakes? I had a chance to try to boil it all down to a few key ideas when I taught two classes of an undergraduate Entrepreneurship course at NYU’s Stern School of Business. My […]

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Corporations as Persons: Steven Colbert explains this bad idea

January 22, 2010

Tweet [Jan 21: In light of yesterday’s Supreme Court Decision, I’m re-posting this serious & pop-culture critique of the anti-democratic argument that Corporations Are People. Scott Klinger writing over at Alternet, sets out what it would/should mean for corporations really to be treated as “persons” and thus have the same responsibilities as people too. Me, […]

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Bias Bingo: Blending Branding and Learning

November 4, 2009

Tweet I love it when basic business science can be applied to important causes. So, I was excited when my favorite FemaleScienceProfessor pointed me towards a clever website designed to teach about gender bias: The Gender Bias Learning Project. The Gender Bias Learning Project is a great demonstration of how basic web skills, clever marketing […]

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Response to 9/11 Tragedy Revealed Business Schools’ Values

September 11, 2009

Tweet You will read many stories today recounting the heroism and the losses experienced eight years ago. We know now how many individuals and organizations rose up to help victims of the WTC & Pentagon attacks, and how individually and collectively  our responses to the 9/11 tragedy revealed important goodness deep within us. Every year […]

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5 Blogs Every MBA Student Should Be Reading

September 8, 2009

Tweet Every MBA student is pressed for time. Balancing demanding priorities, like classes, learning teams, job hunting, and family, while also getting some sleep, leaves little time for cruising the web looking for insightful posts. Lucky for you all, I can recommend 5 terrific blogs that can help you link what you’re learning in your […]

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The Daily Show’s John Oliver investigates the MBA Ethics Oath

August 18, 2009

Tweet If’ you’re behind on your TIVO after a busy weekend recovering from the AOM, here’s a tidbit of modern business culture, care of The Daily Show. It’s a bit vlugar, but no more so than the ethics violations we’ve seen just this year…. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / […]

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5 Reasons why Management Professors should be reading blogs

July 16, 2009

Tweet Very few management professors read blogs about management, leadership, strategy or organizations. I have no hard data, no scientific survey, to support this claim, but I know it’s true. As I’ve talked with colleagues over the last two years about this blog, about other blogs that I learn from, about blogs as a communication […]

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