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  1. April 15, 2014

    Graduates hunt for ‘search fund’ success

    Over wine and canapés in the Meredith Room, a small banquet hall at Harvard Business School, more than 100 students gathered...

  2. April 4, 2014

    Sir Alex Ferguson signs for Harvard Business School

    Sir Alex Ferguson has transferred from the English football Premier League to the American Ivy league with a job at Harvard...

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  1. March 31, 2014

    Blinkx hits back at ad tactics claims

    Blinkx shone a light into the murky world of online advertising on Monday as the UK company issued a detailed rebuttal to...

  2. March 31, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – March 31 Study in Canada Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia is running an information...

  3. March 21, 2014

    Harvard takes a step into the world of Moocs

    Harvard Business School has introduced HBX, an online learning platform that gives it a foothold in the world of massive...

  4. March 3, 2014

    IMD professors top Oscars of the business school world

    While all eyes in the film world are turned towards the Academy Award prize winners, the business school world has also just...

  5. MBA blog

    February 25, 2014

    The uncomfortable feel of a very comfortable place

    If you’ve ever been to Harvard Business School, you’ll know what I mean when I say that physically it’s an incredibly...

  6. February 24, 2014

    How the decision gurus choose

    Eight academics who are experts in effective decision-making techniques discuss whether they deploy the same strategies at...

  7. February 17, 2014

    EMs stay hooked on balm of Fed liquidity

    Appearing in a crowded lecture room at Harvard Business School in early February, Joe Baratta, the face of Blackstone’s...

  8. February 10, 2014

    The Blinkx affair is a Harvard whodunnit

    The newest academic paper on Ben Edelman’s website is a 61-pager called “Price Coherence and Adverse Intermediation”. It is...

  9. February 9, 2014

    Funding: income share agreements lure MBA entrepreneurs

    When Trina Spear graduated from Harvard Business School in 2011, she knew she wanted to set up her own company. She also...

  10. February 7, 2014

    Blinkx complains of market manipulation in blog

    Blinkx, the UK online video company that lost a third of its value last week in the wake of a scathing blog post, has...

  11. February 5, 2014

    Emotions as a negotiating tool

    Nelson Mandela famously spent some of his time in prison studying Afrikaner history and teaching himself Afrikaans, the...

  12. January 26, 2014

    MBA graduate pay doubles in downturn

    MBA graduates from the world’s elite business schools have seen their pay soar during the past five years in spite of the...

  13. January 26, 2014

    Big names dominate FT MBA ranking top spots

    The FT Global MBA ranking and the English football Premier League have one thing in common. Pundits may argue about who will...

  14. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos thought: Disruption comes to education

    Clay Christensen, the Harvard Business School professor, is an expert on “disruptive innovation” in various industries –...

  15. January 22, 2014

    The man to thank – or to blame – for the meerkats

    A lad from Bingley starting out in financial services would always be expected to join the Bradford and Bingley, the now...

  16. January 17, 2014

    Dangerous combination of drugs and loneliness fuels young bankers

    All-nighters and weekend work have for decades been seen as a rite of passage for young City bankers. But the death of a...

  17. January 5, 2014

    Women face a testing time to secure an MBA place

    Business schools are eager to be seen as working towards gender equity. Harvard Business School, for example, has been...

  18. December 9, 2013

    Moocs: Can free classes match an MBA?

    When I did my MBA, my professors divided roughly into those who were great and knew they were great; those who were awful...

  19. December 4, 2013

    Why big budgets still generate the hottest tickets

    Blockbusters: Hit-Making, Risk-Taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment, by Anita Elberse, Henry Holt/Faber, $30/...

  20. November 22, 2013

    A lack of succession planning is bad for business

    Graveyards are full of indispensable people, it has been said. Life must go on, even after the irreplaceable have departed....

  21. MBA blog

    November 18, 2013

    MBA gender gap - day one

    This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 15:06 on 18 Nov 2013.As part of our MBA Gender Gap week, Jennifer...

  22. November 17, 2013

    MBA gender gap: live blog

    As part of our MBA Gender Gap week, 10 of our MBA bloggers are taking part in a series of live interactive blog sessions to...

  23. November 17, 2013

    Time to tackle workplace gender bias

    Last spring, when Harvard Business School celebrated the 50th anniversary of the admission of women to our two-year MBA...

  24. November 15, 2013

    MBA gender gap: the debate

    The FT Business Education MBA Gender Gap week brings together academics and students from our ranked business schools...

  25. Business Blog

    November 13, 2013

    Luxury boutiques adjust to stealth wealth

    Remember the scene in Pretty Woman when snooty assistants in a designer clothes shop refuse to serve Julia Roberts because...

  26. Business Blog

    November 12, 2013

    Clay Christensen's 'Gwyneth Paltrow' moment

    (Photo: Bloomberg) Who knew management gurus could be so noisy – or so emotional? Gather business academics together in one...

  27. MBA blog

    November 6, 2013

    Connecting with venture capitalists - some advice

    Given we spent the last few weeks understanding how venture capitalists can provide tremendous help with and/or an abrupt...

  28. Business Blog

    October 16, 2013

    What's it like to sell your company to Google?

    Googlers: Vince Vaughn, left, and Owen Wilson in the film 'The Internship' OK, this isn’t actually my question but one...

  29. October 2, 2013

    Wharton MBA admissions director Ankur Kumar moves on

    Ankur Kumar, the high-profile director of MBA admissions and financial aid at the Wharton school at the University of...

  30. September 18, 2013

    Tax-funded Harvard plan for NHS ‘super-executives’

    Jeremy Hunt is planning to send a cadre of NHS “super executives” to Harvard Business School at taxpayers’ expense as part...

  31. September 16, 2013

    The Academic Week Ahead: Sept 16 – 22

    Monday – September 16 Investigate a masters in management The Financial Times 2013 Masters in Management magazine publishes,...

  32. September 15, 2013

    Masters in Management: Spending wisely

    Happy Money: The New Science of Smarter Spending, by Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton, Oneworld, RRP£10.99 This book is...

  33. September 15, 2013

    Masters in Management: Big deals as business schools seek scale

    Amid the brouhaha that arose in July surrounding the tie-up between Thunderbird, the US business school, and Laureate, a...

  34. September 11, 2013

    Employers’ blind spot that causes hiring mistakes

    Some hiring or promotion decisions are easy: there are two marketing managers, one with fantastic figures and the other with...

  35. September 8, 2013

    MBAs help to bring vaccines out of the cold

    Some of life’s most significant meetings are serendipitous. So it was for Livio Valenti. He was working in Cambodia with the...

  36. September 3, 2013

    London Business School receives £10m for endowment pot

    London Business School has received its largest ever donation, of £10m, from South African billionaire Nathan Kirsh. The...

  37. July 30, 2013

    MBA applications 2013 - FT MBA Bloggers

    Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert Q&A series on MBA applications. Are you thinking of applying to study for an...

  38. July 28, 2013

    Ask the Expert: MBA admissions 2013

    Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert Q&A on applying to business school. Are you thinking of applying to study for...

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