I'm often asked what to read in the business literature. At least as regards entrepreneurship, Tom Eisenmann of Harvard Business School has done a good bit of the heavy lifting with this very comprehensive and up to date list. Eisenmann and Eric Ries are breathing life into HBS's entrepreneurship teaching. And I say that without… Continue reading Reading list for entrepreneurs
Delighted to find that Columbia's business school refreshed its disclosure requirements for faculty with outside interests this past July. Those who fail to fulfill them will be "subject to sanctions as judged appropriate by the Dean." The same Dean, Glenn Hubbard, whose dismal performance in Inside job, I suspect, prompted the review in the first place.
When Jerome Kerviel was charged with losing 5 billion Euros at SocGen, I wrote about his case in The Sunday Times of London. My conclusion was that there was no way he could have acted without some level of management consent, even if it were just tacit. My suspicion is that in these cases, a… Continue reading UBS’ Rogue Trader