On March 3rd, the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government hosted a talk “The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara”, based on the 2004 Academy Award-winning documentary film by Errol Morris. Robert McNamara himself was present at this talk. Moderator Graham Allison, Director of the Kennedy… Continue reading Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
Karl Rove and Republican strategists have been having a difficult time since the Iowa caucuses. Where it once seemed as if Howard Dean would sail through the primaries and easily gain the Democratic nomination, John Kerry has emerged as the front-runner with commanding victories in the opening battleground states. Rove and company were licking their… Continue reading John Kerry: Capable of Running the "Hard Yards?"
HBS is a beacon of learning, a repository of general management knowledge, and an educator in all aspects of business. And yet class after class, the pertinent issues occurring in the outside world are being ignored in favor of the cases. Discussions about Enron are foregone in favor of debates over non-profit Indian eye clinics… Continue reading Today's World Belongs Inside the Classroom