| ||Mental Health and the American Workplace>|
|Quelch, John A.;Knoop, Carin-Isabel|
Mental illness has been described as an epidemic affecting nearly a quarter of all Americans in their lifetimes, often during their most productive working years. Managers who can design organizations that maximize mental health can minimize these risks and boost productivity. This note serves as a guide to understanding mental health in the American workplace. It provides an overview of the most prevalent mental health conditions among employees .....more
| ||Investor Short-Termism: Really A Shackle?>|
|Rose, Clayton;Henderson, Rebecca|
| ||VCPE Simulation Users'' Guide>|
|Rhodes-Kropf, Matthew;Burbank, Nathaniel|
To maximize their effectiveness, color cases should be printed in color. This user guide is intended for HBS students and ExEd participants who are using the Private Equity and Venture Capital Simulation.
| ||The Information Superhighway Meets the Highway: Technology and Mobility Trends and Opportunities>|
|Kanter, Rosabeth Moss;Rosier, Kevin|
Technological innovation is considered a competitive strength for America, but the nation does not score as high in deploying its technology. U.S. transportation systems are in need of repair and renewal, and the sector is at the cusp of a technological revolution. The Information Superhighway could reinvent the highway-and airways, railroads, vehicles, and more-by making aspects of the system "smarter" and more connected, cost-effective, .....more
| ||The Difference Between a Disguised Business Case and Plagiarism>|
When is it appropriate to disguise a case? Is it okay to disguise material that a protagonist provided, only to refuse to sign a release? This note was developed to encourage a conversation around copyright issues, plagiarism, researcher/protagonist trust, and ethical behavior in the field of research. The note provides an original opening section of a business case, a completely plagiarized version of that same case, and a paraphrased revision that .....more
| ||How To Retrieve Data From Web to Excel>|
|"Begen, Mehmet;Zaric, Gregory S.;Xia, Wei"|
Web query feature of Excel can be a great help in retrieving data from the web. A web query can be set up in a similar way to browsing a web page.
| ||How To Record a Macro in Excel>|
|"Xia, Wei;Begen, Mehmet;Zaric, Gregory S."|
"An Excel macro is a set of lines of commands that can perform certain tasks (e.g. obtaining data from another Excel file or web, updating computations, generating reports, running models, etc.) automatically. Macros can save time, reduce user errors and do tasks that would be extremely difficult to do by a user otherwise. This note is an introduction to macros and macro recording in Excel with examples."
| ||Online Research Guide>|
|Applegate, Lynda M.;Kerr, William R.;Cullen, Ann;Brownell, Alexis|
This note provides students with an approach to using online databases to analyze companies, industries, markets, including country markets.
| ||From Kyoto to Copenhagen to Cancun to Rangoon: Successes and Failures in International Climate Negotiations>|
|"Conklin, David W.;Cadieux, Danielle"|
"In 1992, the United Nations (UN) Convention on Climate Change urged UN members to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in order to limit global warming and climate change. In 1997, international negotiations established the Kyoto Treaty in which 160 signatory nations agreed to achieve specific reductions by the period 2008 to 2012. While the overall commitment was to reduce GHG emissions to a level 5.2 per cent lower than 1990 levels, .....more
| ||Comparative Advantage>|
|Weinzierl, Matthew C.;Schlefer, Jonathan|
The theory of comparative advantage is a core tool in explaining the patterns of and gains from international trade. In this note, we summarize the theory and apply it to the case of the United States and Mexico around the time of the NAFTA free-trade agreement.