HBR Special Issue
Of the 4,000 products Amazon sells every minute, approximately 50% are presented to customers by its personalized recommendation engine. When you visit the site, its algorithms select an assortment of products from about 353 million items and arrange them for you according to what they predict you will want at that precise moment. Read the rest of the post on Harvard Business Review. ...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 11/23/2022 at 07:59 am
Business School in the Metaverse: Part 2
Academic leaders and program directors traditionally innovate their MBA programs by altering curriculum design, adding new required courses, reducing the number of core courses, or offering more electives. These changes may incrementally improve MBA programs, but they certainly won’t transform them. Read the rest of the post on Harvard Business Review.
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 11/22/2022 at 10:34 am
Tech Talent Is Flooding the Job Market
A recent series of mass layoffs in the tech sector, including Amazon and Meta’s dismissal of tens of thousands of workers, has created an incredible opportunity for companies that previously aspired to grow their ranks but couldn’t because of the lack of talent. Traditional firms that previously struggled to modernize business processes now have access to some of the best talent in the world. The same...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 11/22/2022 at 06:02 am
VR is a game changer
Educators and business experts believe that the vision of a metaverse, built on fast-developing virtual technology and augmented reality, has the potential to transform business education. Consider a European business school sending students on a tour of five factories across Asia, Europe, and the United States to interview managers and analyze day-to-day operational efficiencies and best practices—all experienced...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 11/17/2022 at 01:54 pm