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Global Environment

Professor Christensen opened the discussion with a story about one of the guest’s younger days. The CEO of The Black & Decker Co. was apparently an accomplished college basketball player – and served as an inspiration for Professor Christensen’s own athletic ambitions. That the professor’s true potential lay elsewhere is perhaps a blessing in disguise….

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Sovereign Wealth Management’ Session

Bill Miracky, a senior partner at the Monitor Group, began by concisely defining a sovereign wealth fund (“SWF”) as a government-owned investment fund, managed separately from the sovereign treasury, that invests across a range of asset classes. The rapid rise of SWFs -they invested $92 billion in equity transactions in 2007, up from just $3…

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Capital Research & Management Chairman Speaks at HBS

In the 35 years that Jim Rothenberg (HBS ’70) has been with The Capital Group Companies, he has seen the firm grow from managing $2 billion in assets to over $1.2 trillion today. Rothenberg graduated from Harvard College cum laude in 1968 and from Harvard Business School with distinction in 1970. He was named to…

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Hiring Outlook Remains Optimistic for 2006

This is the first in an occasional series of short articles focusing on career-related issues for the ECs in the fall and RCs in the winter. This week, we will shed some light on the macro conditions in the job market. Please contact the News Editor at jchng@mba2007.hbs.edu if you wish to comment or contribute…

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Top 10 Reasons Why Section E Doesn't Have Internships

1) Enron wasn’t hiring. 2) The sugar industry in India has gained efficiencies in the past 7 months since senior management left. 3) Coca-Cola cut back its marketing spend thanks to Scott’s grass roots marketing last semester. 4) Highland Capital unexpectedly closed its operations after a lecture from Elena about the evils of capitalism. 5)…

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A Summer in Singapore

After spending two weeks in Peru with a group of HBS classmates and my family, I embarked into what would be my home for the rest of the summer: Singapore. The secret of how a small island the size of Boston with no natural resources (even the water is imported from Malaysia!) has been transformed…

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Leaders who make a difference in the world

After spending two weeks in Peru with a group of HBS classmates and my family, I embarked into what would be my home for the rest of the summer: Singapore. The secret of how a small island the size of Boston with no natural resources (even the water is imported from Malaysia!) has been transformed…

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Case Rip Cord

Aravind Eye Hospital: This may be the first case we’ve seen written in the first person, and it’s actually a refreshing change of pace. In a couple instances the text actually reads “I (the casewriter).” Who would “I” be besides “the casewriter?” The case states that the protagonist wants to franchise eye hospitals like McDonald’s…

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