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News, notes, and special events for HBS alumni

DECEMBER 2014

Articles from the December Bulletin and more

Investing for the Common Good

Rebuilding a Publishing Brand

Fashion's Retail Revolution

Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui David Bradley Aslaug Magnusdottir

A new brand of socially conscious investors aim to address global poverty while making a profit. more
 

How David Bradley (MBA 1977) turned a floundering magazine into a flourishing multimedia empire. more
 

The alumni trendsetters who are changing how we shop and what we wear. more
 

Inside the December Bulletin

Five Degrees of Doriot

Legacy of legendary HBS professor Georges Doriot

Tracing the lasting — and sometimes unlikely — legacy of legendary HBS professor Georges Doriot (MBA 1922). more

Living Social

Matt Segneri

Matt Segneri (MBA 2010) talks about social enterprise and the role HBS graduates can play in solving the world's problems. more

Forecasting '15

Robert Wah

Alumni experts offer a preview of what to watch for in the coming year. more

These Walls Can Talk

smart home

Kelly Liang (MBA 2000) weighs in on Samsung-acquired SmartThings, and how you can give your home a voice. more

BULLETIN TABLE OF CONTENTS

Featured Events

A VISION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY — HBS in India and Asia

January 5, 2015 — Mumbai | add to calendar
January 7, 2015 — Tokyo | add to calendar
January 9, 2015 — Shanghai | add to calendar
January 12, 2015 — Hong Kong | add to calendar

A VISION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY — HBS in Florida

February 23–24, 2015
Will you be visiting Florida this winter? Join other Florida alumni at our special events in Naples, Palm Beach, and Miami. If you wish to receive invitations for these events, please contact alumni_events@hbs.edu.
learn more | add to calendar

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News From Campus

20 Years of Social Impact

20 Years of Social Impact

In celebrating its 20th anniversary, the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative shares a collection of stories on the ways in which SEI has driven high-impact social change across sectors. more

MORE NEWS

Invest in Student Potential

Fellowships create opportunities for students with diverse backgrounds and perspectives and enrich the learning experience

Supported by the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation


HBS Fund Impact

The Bulletin Goes Digital

Bulletin goes digital

You can now read your Bulletin anywhere, anytime. Get all the print articles, plus videos, slideshows, and other digital content with the new Bulletin digital editions. Go to iTunes or the Google and Kindle Fire stores and search for the HBS Alumni Bulletin app to download the latest issue for free. more

 

Alumni News & Notes

Hacking Health Care

Luc Sirois

Luc Sirois (MBA 1997) explains how social collaboration events can lead to innovative health care solutions. more

Making A Difference

Belinda Stubblefield

Belinda Stubblefield (MBA 1989) is creating career paths for underserved young adults in Atlanta. more

The Power of Yes

Sasha Dichter

Sasha Dichter (MBA/MPA 2002) is exploring the nexus between business, philanthropy, and social change. more

UPDATE YOUR PROFILE

FIND YOUR REUNION

Working Knowledge Tip

Can the Brilliant Jerk Be Managed Effectively?

light bulb

We are all familiar with brilliant jerks, the extremely productive employees who make life miserable for coworkers. Is it worth the effort to keep them, wonders professor emeritus Jim Heskett? Can they be fixed? What do YOU think? more



Making a Difference

See Who's Making a Difference

Aaron Barlow

How are HBS alumni making a difference around the world? Explore our collection of more than 300 inspiring stories and videos — and learn how you can participate.

 

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Your support keeps HBS on the cutting edge of management education.  MORE

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