Leonard "Len" Schlesinger returned to the Harvard Business School as a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration in July of 2013 after concluding a five-year term as the 12th president of Babson College. At HBS he teaches the first year MBA required courses Leadership and Corporate Accountability and FIELD 3 (Integrative Intelligence) and a second year elective course General Management: Processes and Action. At Babson he successfully managed the challenges of improving academic, reputational, and financial outcomes for the college. The school simultaneously has been ranked as the #1 institution for entrepreneurship for both its Undergraduate and Graduate programs by both Business Week and U.S. News and World Reports for the entire history of their reporting, i.e., 20 years at the Graduate level for U.S. News, for example.
I recently came across an article in Cell Science that intrigued me and gets to the core of this question. The title—“The Importance of Stupidity in Scientific Research”—was reason alone... Read more »