Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve

Two Years at Harvard Business School

eBook - 2008
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Published during the 100th anniversary of Harvard Business School, "Ahead of the Curve" offers a richly detailed and revealing you-are-there account of the institution that has, for good or ill, made American business what it is today.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9781436258265
143625826X
9781440629624
1440629625
9781436258234
1436258235
Characteristics: 283 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Let's get retarded
Starting over
A place apart
Riding the booze luge
Who am I?
Formin', stormin', normin', performin'
To beta and beyond
The risk master
Insecure overachievers
Ethical Jihadists
Extreme leverage
Chasing the curve
Big hairy goals
"Watching my children grow longer"
Graduation
A factory for unhappy people.
Summary: Published during the 100th anniversary of Harvard Business School, "Ahead of the Curve" offers a richly detailed and revealing you-are-there account of the institution that has, for good or ill, made American business what it is today.

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zypczyk
Apr 07, 2013

Excellent reflection on Capitalism, Business, and the MBA culture. Unusually fair.

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willfong
Apr 20, 2012

Interesting insight to the mystery and fame surrounding HBS, but really more of a personal memoir yet still an enjoyable read

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Jon_N
Feb 10, 2010

Nice book. Easy to read. A personal story about learning at Harvard.

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