Category Archives: School

All Aboard The MarkStrat Simulation

Regardless of business school, there are a few activities that every MBA must experience before he or she graduates. One such example is the MarkStrat Simulation: an eight week virtual ‘game’ that puts teams of MBAs in charge of an … Continue reading

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TOMS Shoes And Embedded Philanthropy

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m serving as a graduate student instructor for the UGBA10 class this semester. Last week in section, the students had a lively discussion about the benefits and shortcomings of embedded philanthropy as a … Continue reading

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Richard Aoki, Barry McGee, And That Berkeley SNITCH Graffiti

On the way to Haas today, I walked by the Berkeley Pacific Film Archive. On the side of the building’s drab gray wall, I saw the word “SNITCH” painted in bright red. “Gee,” I thought to myself. “The Berkeley community must … Continue reading

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Attending Undergrad Business Lecture

This semester, I am a graduate student instructor for UGBA-10. I lead two discussion sections on Thursday morning of about 30 students each. Every week, I prepare a lesson plan with my fellow GSIs (there are 8 of us on … Continue reading

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The Secret To Reading Business Books

Sometimes in class, the professor assigns an entire book to be read in preparation for a single class session. These are generally business books in the vein of Crossing The Chasm by Geoffrey Moore or The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen. For … Continue reading

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