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(Business) Design: Fad or Fact?

Currently a Professor at Case Western University’s Weatherhead School of Management, Richard Buchanan is one of the world’s leading design theorists replica watches. Former head of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, Buchanan joined Weatherhead’s faculty in 2008. He is also co-editor of Design Issues, a premier design journal published by MIT Press. Buchanan defines…

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Disrupting Innovation: Going Beyond the Buzz-Word of the Day

Why does design theory matter, what we can learn from it, and how we can practice it? I had the opportunity to speak to Tom Hulme (HBS ‘07), Design Director at IDEO London, on the topic of design and its integration with business //www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, which enabled me to conclude that the concept of innovation is…

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Relax!

Relax. I tell myself to relax at least a dozen times a day, when I feel my caffeine-infused veins tense at the thought of my ever-expanding to-do list. To combat this, I decided to head to the Relaxation Response Workshop featuring Dr. Hebert Benson of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at MGH, where…

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Tammie on Start-ups

Have you ever had an idea for a product that you thought could be improved, but you did not know how to get it off the ground? Or perhaps you were frustrated by certain things and thought of a product that would solve the issue? For example: Why is there no flashlight on the iPhone…

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What is Success?

Marc Ecko’s artistic journey began in the mid-80s in a makeshift design studio and showroom. Evolving from just six t-shirts and a can of spray paint, Marc Ecko Enterprises has become a full-scale global fashion and lifestyle company. He was on campus to discuss his entrepreneurial story, marketing the Marc Ecko brands and current trends…

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Harvard Green Loan Fund Generates Greater Returns than Endowment

Students may not have heard of the Harvard Green Campus Loan Fund, but they have certainly experienced it. The Green Campus Loan Fund (GCLF) was created to provide capital for sustainability projects, and its managers mix business economics with environmental savvy to develop a smart solution to a common incentive problem. Most large organizations separate…

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RC Partner Wins Cyberposium 13 Logo Design Competition

The Cyberposium 13 marketing team held a design competition for the conference logo. It is an example of user-generated content influencing life on campus Congratulations to Ryan Naragon (Partner NA)! Last week he was selected the winner of the Cyberposium 13: Innovation Without Borders Logo Design Competition. The competition, a first for Cyberposium, was created…

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Passion and Business Intelligence in Cond‚ Nast Portfolio

“PASSION” is the core business philosophy at Cond‚ Nast Publications, home to the world’s most sophisticated and intelligent magazines: Vogue, Glamour, Allure, Jane, GQ, Architectural Digest, Brides, Lucky, Golf Digest, Vanity Fair, Gourmet, Cond‚ Nast Traveler, Wired, The New Yorker.and the recently-premiered business magazine, Portfolio. The mission of the company is twofold: to inform readers…

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Graphic Designer / Art Director

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ART DIRECTORThe Harbus is Harvard Business School’s weekly independent student newspaper. We are looking for an energetic, creative, self-motivated and committed individual to take charge as our Graphic Designer. This position will be 25-40 hrs/week, depending on experience and skill level. Main job function is to produce The Harbus print and online…

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Local Motors Wins Pitch for Change Competition

If you had 30-seconds to make your “elevator pitch,” could you sell someone on your business? How about if you had a little bit longer-2 minutes and 2 slides? That’s what this year’s contestants were up against in the Pitch for Change competition. The goal was to identify business opportunities, both non-profit and for-profit, with…

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Graphic Designer / Art Director

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ART DIRECTORThe Harbus is Harvard Business School’s weekly independent student newspaper. We are looking for an energetic, creative, self-motivated and committed individual to take charge as our Graphic Designer. This position will be 25-40 hrs/week, depending on experience and skill level. Main job function is to produce The Harbus print and online…

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Graphic Designer / Art Director

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ART DIRECTORThe Harbus is Harvard Business School’s weekly independent student newspaper. We are looking for an energetic, creative, self-motivated and committed individual to take charge as our Graphic Designer. This position will be 25-40 hrs/week, depending on experience and skill level. Main job function is to produce The Harbus print and online…

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Delta Song: The Day The Music Died

It sounded like a great idea. Creating a new, low-cost airline using planes that are sitting idle and workers that would otherwise be redundant. Leveraging existing resources (such as gates, booking systems and maintenance) to build an airline that is lower cost than competitors. Then making it better than JetBlue, with more legroom and TV…

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28 Degrees: Cool Lounging

Having grown up in Canada, I am accustomed to the sensible metric system. So when I heard that a new place named 28 Degrees was opening in Boston, I was intrigued. Originally, I thought it was one of those raw foods restaurants where food is not heated above a certain temperature in order to preserve…

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Tech Corner: Oakley THUMP 2

This month, Oakley is releasing the THUMP 2, an improvement on their innovative Thump sunglasses with built-in digital music player. While not an all-purpose replacement for more traditional MP3 players, the THUMP 2 is great for when you’re already wearing sunglasses and want to be listening to music. Available with up to 1.0 GB of…

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TAG Heuer – Not Just a Luxury Watch But a Legacy

Christmas is just around the corner. Gift-shopping season is here, and I can imagine that the Christmas gift that is on top of most people’s minds is that one special gift for a significant other. I’ve always had a hard time choosing gifts for loved ones, especially with picking presents that I feel should last…

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Warren Buffett:

On October 28th, the “Oracle of Omaha”, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, descended on the HBS campus for the first time in almost two years. Mr. Buffett, an economic advisor to John Kerry’s Presidential campaign, spoke at the invitation of the Harvard Business School Democrats Club. Students were clearly eager to benefit from the Oracle’s…

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Alumni Connections: All Tied-Up

Traditionally, neckties that could be described as ‘out-right fun’ were only seen dangling from the necks of eccentric college professors and Joe Six-Pack. It used to be that well-dressed contemporary men would not be caught dead in a whimsical tie. That is of course, until Lee Allison, a former investment banker and ad-man, made them…

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Entrepreneurial Idol: Battle of the Business Plans

This year’s Entrepreneurial Idol: Battle of the Business Plans contest put the spotlight on the hottest entrepreneurial ideas and the entrepreneurs behind them during the 20th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference at Harvard Business School. Participants included entrepreneurs from all over the United States; MBA students from HBS, MIT, Wharton, Columbia and Stanford; graduate students from other…

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Harvard Team Wins $10,000 Prize in National Urban Design Competition

A team of students from HBS and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) recently competed in the 2nd annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The event was held over the past two months, and finalists presented on March 29 in Pittsburgh, PA. The ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban…

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Restaurant Review:

Nestled between historic Hamilton and Morris Halls, beneath the exquisite grounds of the Harvard Business School campus, lies a hidden culinary gem. Eschewing signage of any kind, as if to flaunt its secrecy, the spot has become known to insiders as The Tunnel Vending Machines (TTVM). TTVM has built a reputation on romance, so this…

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Editor-in-Chief's Farewell

Somehow it doesn’t feel quite right. It may say “Editor-in-Chief” under my name, but the drive behind this year’s edition of The Harbus most definitely came from someone else – a person who revamped the design, content, and attitude of The Harbus in more ways than most people recognize. That person is Nicholas Allen Will…

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A Guide to Selecting Ski Boots

Ski boots are the foundation to your skiing and probably the most important component of all your gear. Your day of skiing can be ruined if your boots are the wrong ability for you or aren’t fitting correctly. Let’s take a close look why ski boots are so important. Boots are designed for different skier…

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Viewpoints: Recruiting Blues

I hate recruiting! The whole process is time-consuming, frustrating and sadistic. It’s all becoming very clear that this year’s process is going to come down to a “networked job-search.” Isn’t the main reason we came here to avoid having to hustle for a job? Another big reason we’re here is to change our function and…

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Editor's Welcome

Welcome to your first special print-edition of The Harbus, the real mccoy that you can only get here on campus. Our online edition is an important complement to the paper, but you’ll be picking up a freshly inked copy every week right here on campus, complete with the handy work of our professional design team….

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Self Assessment:

Self Assessment: Mid Term Review of The Harbus As an editorial board, we promised our readers a lot in our first issue in January. With the academic year drawing to a close, and finding ourselves half way through our term of office, we would like to take the opportunity to review how we are doing…

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Editorial

Last week, Time Magazine dropped a “B-Bomb” on HBS women and career-oriented women everywhere that makes the “H-Bomb” look like carpet static. In an article about the new book by economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Creating a Life: Professional Women and the Quest for Children, the author tells every reader what she wonders why her gynecologist…

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New Technologies for Job Creation in Africa

On December 12, the Africa Business, Social Enterprise and International Business & Development Clubs co-sponsored a lecture given by Martin Fisher, co-founder of Appropriate Technologies (ApproTEC), a non-profit organization based in Kenya. Fisher, a Stanford Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, first visited Kenya as a Fulbright Scholar in the mid-1980s. In 1991, he established ApproTEC, an…

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