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2014-10-01 08:28:43

Program Brings Together Cross-Section of Business Strategy Leaders BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palladium Group, Inc., the global leader in strategy execution expertise, is pleased to announce the speakers for the 2014 Palladium Global Summit: Leadership, Talent, and Winning the Customer, taking place October 29-30, 2014, in Boston, MA. This annual event brings together executives from around the world for two days of expert insight from both industry leaders and business academics...

2014-09-16 23:09:01

The major new release of on-demand leadership development resource Harvard ManageMentor guides learners to apply learning and more rapidly achieve goals. Expected to drive greater organizational performance and impact. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Harvard Business Publishing today announced the new release of Harvard ManageMentor® , the premier on-demand learning resource for leadership and management development. Through an innovative work-based approach, the new Harvard ManageMentor...

2014-08-22 12:25:43

In Memory of Jenifer Estess, Co-founder of Project A.L.S. BOSTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In memory of Jenifer Estess, who, with her sisters Valerie and Meredith, founded Project ALS 15 years ago, Harvard Business School Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Management Practice, Robert Steven Kaplan, took the ALS "ice bucket challenge" yesterday at 4pm on Baker Beach. "Hi, I'm Rob Kaplan," he said, "and I'm taking the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)...

2014-07-10 23:12:26

14,000-Square Foot Crimson Commons Project Completed in Just 3 Months Provides High-Profile Executive Dining Solution Naperville, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Kitchens To Go, an industry leader in modular kitchen solutions, announced that construction of Crimson Commons, an interim Executive Education dining facility at the Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been completed in just three months. The 14,000-square foot project will provide a state of the art kitchen/dining...

2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of Access Health CT, Connecticut's official health insurance marketplace (also known as the Exchange), is the subject of an upcoming marketing case study authored by Harvard Business School professor John A. Quelch for use at both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard School of...

2014-07-01 23:12:13

Voalte Founder and President Trey Lauderdale Named CEO SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced a new Board of Directors following the company’s major infusion of capital earlier this year. The company also announced the transition of current president Trey Lauderdale to CEO. “Our new board joins us with a level of expertise and support that is unmatched in the mobile healthcare industry,” said Trey Lauderdale,...

2014-05-17 23:00:37

New app Top vs. Bottom seeks to join the ranks of Heads Up! as a must-have, mobile party game. Developed by a team of Harvard Business School students who noticed the lack of a demographically targeted, mobile party games,Top vs. Bottom is a comical, debate-based game intended specifically for university students and young adults. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Top vs. Bottom hit the Apple App Store last week. This cheeky new game engages participants in comical debates for hours of...

2014-03-21 08:28:17

HBX CORe will teach the language of business to undergrads, non-business grad students and those early in their careers BOSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Business School today announced the launch of HBX, a digital learning initiative aimed at broadening the School's reach and deepening its impact. In HBX the School has created an innovative platform to support the delivery of distinctive online business-focused offerings, including HBX CORe, a primer on the fundamentals...

2014-03-04 12:25:25

-- Endicott brings extensive industry experience and vision to advance company's device strategy and drive global growth -- LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced that David J. Endicott has been named President, Hospira Medical Devices, effective March 10, 2014. In this newly created role, Mr. Endicott will have responsibility for establishing a fully...

2014-02-20 12:31:18

Campbell will offer views on marketing strategy in a digital age BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Ricoh Americas Corporation VP of Strategic Marketing Terrie Campbell will present at the 23rd Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference at Harvard Business School. Terrie Campbell...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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