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.

How Will I Create the Future?
How Will I Create the Future? » Professor William Gartner, of Babson College’s Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, has been studying entrepreneurs for decades. “I can’t think of any other group of people I’d rather be with,” he says.
Equality in Entrepreneurship? Not Yet
Equality in Entrepreneurship? Not Yet » Babson’s Candida Brush has long studied women entrepreneurs. They have made many strides, but one critical challenge remains.
From California to Guatemala, Faculty Fuel Growth and Innovation
From California to Guatemala, Faculty Fuel Growth and Innovation » Faculty are leading international growth initiatives, sharing expertise on sustainable breakthrough innovation, and weighing in on the future of commerce.
In a Networked Economy, Connectivity Isn’t Always the Answer
In a Networked Economy, Connectivity Isn’t Always the Answer » Babson Associate Professor Rob Cross has worked with hundreds of companies and organizations to fine tune work environments in the networked economy.
Millennial CEOs Ready to Lead Family Businesses
Millennial CEOs Ready to Lead Family Businesses » Longer life expectancy combined with changing expectations are putting strain on business families as they adapt in today's evolving landscape.
What Happens to a Woman-Led Business After Startup?
What Happens to a Woman-Led Business After Startup? » New research from Babson College and Bank of America finds that successful women entrepreneurs face barriers beyond capital, yet forge ahead through grit, resilience, and leadership.
From Entrepreneurship to Law and Theater History: Faculty Honored
From Entrepreneurship to Law and Theater History: Faculty Honored » Babson College Faculty from across disciplines earn Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Faculty Scholarship Awards.
The Rise and Future of Financial Innovation
The Rise and Future of Financial Innovation » Financial technology startups have changed the way we manage our money. But what does the future hold for the industry?
The AI Advantage
The AI Advantage » Artificial intelligence powers everything from ecommerce chatbots to retirement planning. Babson College professor and AI expert Tom Davenport weighs in on how to kickstart AI projects, and why humans aren’t going away.
Jason Feifer: The Entrepreneur’s Storyteller
Jason Feifer: The Entrepreneur’s Storyteller » Jason Feifer, the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, talks about the enduring power of print, his need to find new opportunities, and what he admires about the many entrepreneurs he has met.