Excessive drinking and other Mad Men-like behavior have become part of the culture of getting an MBA degree at schools like Harvard and Wharton, including, in some cases, sexual harassment. By John A. ByrneMay 15, 2012 10:49 AM ET
With $3,000 of seed capital from Harvard Business School, around 150 MBA teams were tasked with developing their very own micro-businesses in short order. Here's what they came up with.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- The idea initially came as something of a joke.
Earlier this year, a team of six Harvard Business School MBA students was brainstorming ideas for a new startup business. They came up with a peculiar takeoff on MOREApr 24, 2012 11:26 AM ET
Six Harvard MBAs have persuaded their classmates to cough up the actual essays they wrote to get admitted to Harvard for free, so they can sell them to applicants. By John A. ByrneMar 30, 2012 2:28 PM ET
The power and influence of Harvard B-school's class of 1949 were nothing less than extraordinary. We talk with author Laurence Shames, who told the story of this historic class. Interview by John A. ByrneMar 26, 2012 9:39 AM ET
Online MBA degrees have been proliferating like daisies in an open field in recent years, but UNC-Kenan-Flagler's program takes its task more seriously than the rest. By John A. ByrneMar 23, 2012 11:14 AM ET
France's HEC has tended to fall in the shadow behind rival European business schools INSEAD, London Business School, and IMD. So it turned to Bain & Co., a voracious MBA recruiter, for help. By John A. ByrneMar 1, 2012 1:15 PM ET
Yiorgos Allayannis is one of many superstar teachers at UVA-Darden, and his evolution shows how the school has made teaching an integral part of its culture. By John A. ByrneFeb 28, 2012 11:42 AM ET
Veteran B-school dean Ted Snyder has come to Yale with an ambitious agenda, designed to garner the attention and influence that has long eluded the business school. By John A. ByrneFeb 8, 2012 12:44 PM ET
The school plans to put less of an emphasis on its traditional two-year degree program as part of a sweeping strategic review at the school.
By John A. Byrne, contributor
(Poets&Quants) -- Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management said today it plans to shrink the size of its two-year MBA program by up to 25% and double or triple the enrollment in the school's one-year MBA program for business undergraduates.
"It's very clear MOREFeb 6, 2012 2:18 PM ET
All told, UCLA's Anderson school found that 52 MBA candidates were lifting whole paragraphs from other, unattributed sources in their essays. And they are far from the only B-school dealing with the problem. By John A. ByrneFeb 2, 2012 10:42 AM ET
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