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Archive for February 2008
February 29, 2008

How to Shake Hands with an American Student

An indisputable highlight of J-term orientation was the presentation “The International Student Experience” given by Dan Fishel ’08, where he discussed the many challenges that international students face.

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February 28, 2008

Tips for Working Abroad

International work is becoming increasingly instrumental for career advancement. Here’s how to make the most of your experience.

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February 27, 2008

Reinventing the Nonprofit Brand

Rebranding initiatives are becoming more common among nonprofits — particularly educational institutions — as they increasingly adopt marketing strategies that previously were used only in the for-profit world.

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February 25, 2008

Letter from Baghdad

After spending a few months over here, I wanted to offer some perspective on the situation.

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February 22, 2008

Pulling the Plug: Polaroid and Toshiba

One of the most difficult — but essential — decisions to make in today’s hypercompetitive markets are those that involve shutting things down.

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February 21, 2008

B-School on Superdrive

In the first two weeks of orientation, I reveled at more parties than I usually would in two months. I have joined more clubs than I can count on my hands and I have signed up for more events than my 24-hour day could reasonably accommodate.

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February 20, 2008

Ask Professor Feiner: Too Much Email

Dear Professor Feiner: As my career has progressed, the number of emails I get has increased exponentially, and I’m having trouble getting to all of them. Any tips on how to manage this?

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February 19, 2008

Vikram Pandit ’86: From PhD to CEO

Professor John Donaldson remembers Pandit as a PhD student here at CBS.

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February 18, 2008

Is Private Equity Cheating?

If Jerry Springer had a show about business, this panel discussion might have been an early episode.

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