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Preparing Future Entrepreneurial Leaders

A course taught by Babson faculty is teaching and preparing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders to be more cognizant of social context by having them learn about and visit Ghana. The program is divided up into three parts. The first segment of the program begins at Babson and prepares students for their transformational journey…

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Making A Bad Workplace Situation Better

In their new book, Influencing Up, Babson’s Allan Cohen and Stanford’s David Bradford explain how to win over powerful people. No matter what you are trying to accomplish, influence matters. Influencing up provides practical guidelines on how to get the powerful to cooperate with you to make a bad workplace situation better.

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Research Confirms the Importance of Place in Entrepreneurship

Recent research performed by Babson Professor Heidi Neck and the Babson Entrepreneurship Experience Lab, explores the importance of place as it relates to entrepreneurship. The research reveals that despite the rise of technology and increased virtual and physical mobility, place is still an important component of entrepreneurship.

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Babson Professors Pose Two Questions to Music Entrepreneurs

Babson recently sponsored Rethink Music, a gathering of global music entrepreneurs, organized by The Berklee College of Music. At the conference, Babson Professor Erik Noyes and Babson Professor Toni Lester interviewed music entrepreneurs ranging from the members of the popular band Karmin to a music industry lawyer  to see how they answered two questions: How are entrepreneurs…

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A Perspective on Press’ Coverage of Marissa Mayer

As an academic who studies work, family and society and has done extensive research on pregnancy in the workplace, I have had numerous thoughts over the past few months on the press’ coverage of women in the workplace starting with Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in the Atlantic and concluding last week with the spotlight on Marissa…

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Does Your Organization Make Good Decisions?

In our current age of information, analytics are often popularized as the sole way to make smart decisions. However, human wisdom and expertise are still imperative to making sound decisions. Babson Professor Thomas Davenport‘s newest c0-authored book, Judgement Calls: Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right, introduces a model about organizational…