Research & Insights

Babson faculty are intellectuals, practicing entrepreneurs, lawyers, artists, engineers, and more, but most importantly, they are educators. Harness their relevant, practical research and consulting and executive experience to make informed strategic decisions in your organization and professional life.

Navigating Innovation in the Era of Digital Design and Collaborative Culture
Navigating Innovation in the Era of Digital Design and Collaborative Culture » If companies want to have ideas that are far out, they need to be able to navigate today's expanded innovation landscape.
How One Founder Transformed Her Pitch and Found Her Voice
How One Founder Transformed Her Pitch and Found Her Voice » Babson Professor Lakshmi Balachandra’s research led one entrepreneur to reevaluate how she pitches her business and adopt a bolder, more assertive approach.
The Future of Sustainability is in the Hands of Entrepreneurs
The Future of Sustainability is in the Hands of Entrepreneurs » In seeking to understand adoption rate of environmentally friendlier buildings, Siddharth Vedula found a riveting case for sustainability entrepreneurs everywhere.
Meeting with Your CEO? Read This First
Meeting with Your CEO? Read This First » What should you ask when meeting with your CEO? Here’s a list of ideas to help you prepare.
Why Aren’t Companies Getting Better At Breakthrough Innovation?
Why Aren’t Companies Getting Better At Breakthrough Innovation? » According to the book Beyond the Champion, organizations that want to compete on innovation must treat it as a team sport.
Research Recap: Women at Work
Research Recap: Women at Work » Expert insight on how to help level the playing field for women at work.
5 Things to Expect From an Online MBA
5 Things to Expect From an Online MBA » Five of the most important takeaways about what it's like to earn an online MBA.
5 Ways to Keep a Mentor Engaged
5 Ways to Keep a Mentor Engaged » Five pieces of advice for entrepreneurs who want to find, and keep, a mentor.
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part IV
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part IV » Self-efficacy develops over time and with repeated mastery experiences, much like flexing a muscle.
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part III
Breaking Down the 4 Pillars of Self-Efficacy: Part III » Self-efficacy is depleted by feelings of anxiety, stress, and impaired concentration. These physiological signals can all be signs of stereotype threat.