September 15, 2016

What Himalayan Treks Teach Us About the Downside of Collectivism

The Downside of Collectivism

By studying climbers summiting Mount Everest, Prof. Jennifer Chatman, PhD 88, learned when collectivism works, and when it can be deadly.


Case Study Explores a Growth Industry: Legal Cannabis

The legal cannabis industry is smoking hot: sales are projected to reach $6.7 billion this year and to top $21 billion by 2020. As entrepreneurs and investors move in on the "green rush," Haas is set to publish one of the first business school case studies on a cannabis enterprise.

Startup Marketplace

$3.1M Grant for Entrepreneurship at Haas

More immersive short courses for students and expansion of the Startup Marketplace are underway.

Best for the World

Haas Hosts First "Best for the World" Gathering

[From Poets & Quants]
The inaugural event celebrated companies that embrace the highest level of sustainable business practices.


"Dynamic Capabilities" Framework Featured in Cal Management Review

The collection of articles, curated by Prof. David Teece, examine how firms anticipate and respond to industry changes.

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016

[Sat., Oct. 1] Hear from the "father of open innovation" Prof. Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, and listen to a discussion of what human rights means for business. Then enjoy a courtyard tailgate and cheer on the Cal Bears at Memorial Stadium! Register.

Silicon Valley to the Middle East

Building Innovation Economies: From Silicon Valley to the Middle East

[Thur., Oct. 6] A panel of entrepreneurs look at how their success can be used to promote the establishment of innovation economies in the Middle East, and to reverse the brain drain from the Middle East to first world countries. Register.

Berkeley China Summit

2016 Berkeley China Summit

[Sun., Oct. 9] One-day, on-campus summit to connect China's businesses and investors with the technology, engineering, and business innovation expertise at UC Berkeley and across the Bay Area. Speakers include Kevin Chou, BS 02, CEO and Co-founder of Kabam and Berkeley Haas lecturer Greg La Blanc. Register.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Energy Institute:
Is the Regulatory Compact Broken in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Berkeley MBA:
Students at Berkeley Haas Find Support for Women MBAs

Steve Blank:
Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 42: Sunny Shah and Curt Haselton

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Henry Chesbrough

Watch: Open Innovation Perspectives

What is Open Innovation? What are its benefits for companies? Are there similarities between Open Innovation and Open Source software? Can innovation be sped up? What does the ecosystem look like? Hear from Berkeley Haas' Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, the originator of open innovation.


Sep 14 San Jose, CAFinancing Early Stage Companies - VC & Angel Panel Discussion
Sep 14 Mountain View, CANonprofit Board Service: BoardMatch Silicon Valley
Sep 15 London, EnglandWhat Brexit Means for Business discussion. Joint presentation with UCLA Anderson
Sep 15 New York, NYMonthly Happy Hour/Mixer
Sep 15 Washington DCAlumni Happy Hour
Sep 15 Denver, CODenver Business Series - Creating Future: How Entrepreneurs & Corporate Executives Move the Needle
Sep 15 Solana Beach, CAMBASD September Mixer
Sep 15 La Jolla, CAInnovation Panel: Best Practices from Business Leaders
Sep 16 Berkeley, CABC/EMBA Alumni Dinner with Professor Maura O'Neill, BCEMBA 04/05
Sep 17 Newark, CANewark Mile 4k (2.5 mi) Fun Run and Walk
Sep 20 Los Angeles, CALaw Estate Wines & Dinner at Upstairs 2
Sep 21 Beijing, ChinaFTMBA Admissions Info Session
Sep 21 Portland, ORCrowdfunding - What's Worked & What's Next?
Sep 22 Shanghai, ChinaFTMBA Admissions Info Session
Sep 22 Palo Alto, CAAlumni Happy Hour
Sep 24 Santa Rosa, CAWater Bark Romp & Guided Walk
Sep 27 Santa Monica, CAAll B-School Happy Hour
Sep 28 Sacramento, CAAlumni Mixer
Sep 28 San Francisco, CAPing Pong Party at SPiN
Sep 28 San Francisco, CAConversation with Author Scott Allan Morrison
Sep 29 New York, NYGrand Sumo Tournament Dinner and Watch Party
Sep 29 Oakland, CABetter Ventures PreSeed: Fireside Chat with Ben Rattray,
Oct 1 Berkeley, CABerkeley Haas Homecoming
Oct 2 Oakland, CASwim-A-Mile for Women's Cancer
Oct 6 Berkeley, CABerkeley Entrepreneurs Forum: Building Innovation Economies - from Silicon Valley to the Middle East
Oct 7 Palo Alto, CABerkeley China Pre-Summit VIP Reception
Oct 9 Berkeley, CA2016 Berkeley China Summit
Oct 11 Oakland, CAStorytelling for Maximum Influence
Oct 17 Oakland, CABerkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
Oct 30 Walnut Creek, CASocial Media & Networks...What are They? Why Do I Care?
Nov 4 San Francisco, CABerkeley Haas Gala
Nov 13 Calistoga, CAEscape to Renaissance Italy in Calistoga, Tour & Wine Tasting
Nov 17 Worldwide — Big Give
Nov 18 San Francisco, CAConference on Financial Reporting: The Intersection of Technology and Accounting
Dec 8 Berkeley, CA39th Annual Old Blues Reunion & Luncheon
Dec 15-16 Barcelona, Spain3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference

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