Entries by Alex

10 passos para aceitação em escolas TOP, & a importância do autoconhecimento

Vídeo interessante, demonstrando um processo bem estruturado para o longo e trabalhoso processo de application para as grandes b-schools. Pessoalmente, acredito que o ponto mais importante é a reflexão do candidato sobre o que ele/ela fez, o que faz hoje, por que, e dado tudo isso, no contexto de seus pontos fortes e fracos, paixões, […]

As curiosas perguntas das admissões de MBAs top

  Como seus pais o descrevem quando você tinha 12 anos? Qual é a coisa em que você nunca será tão bom quanto os outros? Que questões tiram o sono do CEO da sua empresa preferida? Esse é o tipo de pergunta que os candidatos recentes à Harvard Business School (HBS) foram perguntados durante suas […]

O trabalho e a felicidade: passado controverso, futuro promissor

Por Daiana Stolf & Alex Anton, conforme originalmente publicado pelos autores no blog da Harvard Business Review Brasil – Eu amo o meu trabalho. Transporto as pessoas até onde elas precisam chegar e tenho a oportunidade de conversar com muita gente diferente. Posso contar sobre a minha vida e ouvir histórias e perspectivas de outras […]

Cultural Disharmony Undermines Workplace Creativity

Managing cultural friction not only creates a more harmonious workplace, says professor Roy Y.J. Chua, but ensures that you reap the creative benefits of multiculturalism at its best. Originally written by Michael Blanding, from Harvard Business School Working Knowledge In today’s global work environment, it’s a given that companies need culturally diverse teams to succeed. […]

Disruptive technologies with Eric Schmidt: My computer, my friend

Eric Schmidt, Google’s executive chairman, examines the role of pervasive technology and the new generation of user-interface theory, including the “friendly” future for computers: “So I think we’re going to go from the sort of command-and-control interfaces where you tell the computer, like a dog, ‘Bark,’ to a situation where the computer becomes much more […]

MBAs need a fresh set of skills for the 21st century

Originally written by Kendall Roth, and published on Financial Times If the goal of the MBA programme is to develop tomorrow’s business leaders, then business schools need to think harder about what that future will be. Many will say that this future is international, and the challenge of increasing globalisation is one that students and […]

Hiding From Managers Can Increase Your Productivity

Harvard Business School Assistant Professor Ethan S. Bernstein explains why decreasing workplace transparency can increase productivity. Originally written by Carmen Nobel, from Harvard Business School Companies all over the world have striven for transparency in the workplace, literally tearing down walls in an effort to let managers and employees observe each other. Take, for example, […]