Harvard Business School
For over 100 years, Harvard Business School has been the world’s leading center for business research and education.
Ever since its founding in 1908, Harvard Business School has been at the forefront of business research and education, helping produce some of the most ground-breaking business practices that have revolutionized the way business is conducted across the world. As such, HBS is recognized across the globe as the world’s leading business school.
The mission of HBS is to educate leaders who make a difference in the world. HBS offers multiple prestigious programs in support of this mission, including its MBA, doctoral, and executive education. Furthermore, HBS is the world’s largest publisher of business education materials, through its publishing arm, HBS Press, and also produces The Harvard Business Review, the leading publication for the latest ideas in the practice of business management. All of these efforts are supported by an annual research budget of over $95 million to help improve the practice of business and produce new break-through ideas that will have a positive impact on the world.
Clayton Christensen has been a member of the HBS faculty since 1992. As a member of the Technology and Operations Management and General Management groups, Clayton has taught thousands of MBA, doctoral, and executive education students. Clayton currently teaches an MBA elective course “Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise” which is consistently ranked as the most popular course among students, and Professor Christensen also contributes significantly to teaching in the doctoral and executive education programs. An active researcher and educator, Clayton has authored dozens of Harvard Business Review articles and teaching case studies used in business schools worldwide.