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Lessons Learned

With Thanksgiving having come and gone, I am reminded of the myriad of issues surrounding the opportunities and pitfalls of the holiday season. The lessons were to get employees involved in the decisions, support programs that impact the highest number of employees and to be spontaneous about when they occur. Once a “precedent” is established,…

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Yummy Yum from Around the World

It’s that time of year that stays with us for years and years. It’s that time of the year when all those lovely memories come back; the time of year we wish will stay forever. Time for family, friends, celebration and of course good food. It’s Thanksgiving time!! Thanksgiving, as most of us know it,…

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Turkey, Reheated

Many people believe that turkey tastes best the next day, slathered in mayonnaise and sandwiched between two slices of white bread.ÿIn general, we do not agree. Leftovers are yesterday’s news, and we like to look forward and continue to tackle the issues that are most important to the Harvard Business School community. But recent events…

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Where in the World did you Spend your Summer–Atakan Hilal (OF)

The Harbus sat down with Atakan Hilal (OF), who returned to his home country of Turkey for the summer. Atakan came to HBS with four years of experience at Nestle www.replicabestsale.co.uk, a brand respected worldwide, and hoped to spend his summer trying his hand at consulting. He shared his frustration of being an international student…

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HBS Goes Cold Turkey!

The wild turkey. Meleagris gallopavo. A prehistoric beast, swift of foot and stout of heart. A fierce fighter and a tender lover. Ben Franklin called it a “true Native of America. a Bird of Courage” and implied that it would be a better emblem for our country than the lazy and cowardly bald eagle. Mr….

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HBS Mysteries

Where did the turkey(s) go? Where did the turkey(s) come from? I’m sure someone knows… but they remain an HBS mystery. Was there only one turkey or two? Perhaps the turkey(s) knew the answers to some other mysteries.” You’ve been here a while, you know how it works, you know the score, what you are…

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Summer Stories – Chris Tyler, Istanbul

I spent my summer in Istanbul working for yemeksepeti.com (Turkish for foodbasket.com), a food-focused internship that gave me the chance to test the limits of my stomach and learn more about international business. I found the internship through Endeavor, a US based non-profit that provides services to its network of entrepreneurs. Yemeksepeti is an e-commerce…

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Class Day Essay Finalists – Kent Bennett

Be bold. “Be bold when facing down an aggressive male turkey.” The pamphlet’s advice rang in my head as I eyed the great beast. Months earlier, when local efforts to revitalize the wild turkey population had brought sightings of a feathery resident to campus, I had been confident that the school would take the same…

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Gossip and Tales from the HBS Show

With the 2008 HBS Show now only a month away (playing Tuesday, April 22 to Friday, April 25), I have been working undercover to sneak into rehearsals and meetings and find the best insider info and gossip for you. Here goes. The HBS Show has been, since 1974, the traditional highlight of the HBS year,…

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Two Parables of the Wild Turkey

I Prefer Eternal Darkness to Light The other day the wild turkey wandered off its regular course near Burden and found itself in the back garden of Dean Light’s impressive house. Curious, the turkey snuck into Light’s dining room through a back window. Dean Light was at the dinner table with 5 HBS students. Undetected,…

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Feathered Friends

No, this article is not a study of avian evolution, a treatise on bird reproduction or even a paper investigating turkey migratory patterns (my days of publishing actual academic research are over, much to the joy of the scientific community). I’m concerned with, or at least bemused by, the recent explosion of the on-campus turkey…

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A Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year, so this time I wanted to celebrate more than once. I invited 15 friends to a pot-luck Thanksgiving this past Sunday evening to share their favorite recipes and give thanks for everything we have. For those of you who might not make it home, or plan to…

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Bridging The Chasm: A Reconciliation of Civilizations

Turkey’s impending accession to the EU has the power to bridge the chasm between Islam & Christianity and bring hope to millions in the Islamic world. In this column, we take a look at the conditions attached to the accession, the conflicting views held by vested interests, recent developments on this issue and most importantly,…

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Democracy in the Middle East: An Oxymoron?

The following is the first of a series of articles on major political issues by Political Columnist Navroz Udwadia (NA). January 30th 2004 saw the Prime Minister of Turkey visit the Kennedy School of Government (KSG), where he gave a speech that focused squarely on an issue of great importance to the world: democracy in…

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On-Campus Interview Series: A Delightful Turk

Alongside their obvious talents for Finance, Strategy, Marketing and so on, many members of the HBS faculty have impressive hidden sporting talents. Assistant Professor Zeynep Ton is no exception replica breitling. These days, Dr Ton spends her time teaching in the Technology and Operations Management department, and researching retail operations and supply chain management. In…

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Forget Iraq:

All eyes are on Iraq these days, but conventional wisdom holds it’s just the first step of the Bush administration’s larger push to gain hegemony over the international oil and gas industry. Two factors could stand in the way of the US grand plan though: Central Asia and Europe. A microcosm of this battle is…

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Holiday Recipes

Pineapple Souffl‚ A great side dish but can also double as a dessert. A Calamari Family favorite, don’t tell mom that I disclosed the recipe! 3 eggs3/4 cup sugar1 tablespoon Flour2 20oz cans of crushed pineapple (juice drained)white bread (cubed)1 stick of butter Melt butter in separate bowlMix eggs, sugar, and flour, in large mixing…

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Finagle a Bagel:

So maybe at this point in the semester, you’re starting to feel like you’ve put on a few pounds from all those nights out, and you’ve lost a few dollars somewhere along the way. But you have to eat, so why not kill a two birds with one stone and take a trip to Finagle…

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A Post-Thanksgiving Status Update for Mom

Dear Mom,It was great seeing you and the whole family over Thanksgiving. The food was fantastic, and I’m glad I didn’t have to pay for the dinner on QuickPay. I have become accustomed to the HBS way of doing things, and a few things therefore concerned me during my visit: 1) It would have been…

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To Intern or Not? That is the Question

The real world reared its ugly head over the last few weeks, as cohort students began to think about their lives outside of the HBS bubble. In pursuit of August internship positions, approximately half of the cohort interviewed with a range of consulting and investment banking firms. After the interviews concluded, the response from the…

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A Gem in Somerville

EVOO stands for Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Now that you know the secret behind the unusual name, you may think that the mystery is gone. Quite the contrary, the journey has just begun. Situated at the intersection of Beacon Street and Washington Street in Somerville, EVOO quietly invites you inside with gracious gauze window coverings….

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