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 to Take a Company Public
How to Take a Company Public » Reflecting on a recent IPO, Flywire’s Mike Massaro ’00 and NASDAQ’s Karen Snow ’93 share their insights on how to take a company public.
From Arkansas to Babson, Professor Vicky Crittenden Writes Her Own Story
From Arkansas to Babson, Professor Vicky Crittenden Writes Her Own Story » From a small town in Arkansas, Babson Professor Vicky Crittenden carved out an award-winning career, and now connects her experience growing up to inform her marketing research and her writing.
The Tulsa race massacre, Juneteenth, Stonewall: Rethinking and Restoring History
The Tulsa race massacre, Juneteenth, Stonewall: Rethinking and Restoring History » To rethink historical events that have long been overlooked, we must start with restoration, say three Babson faculty experts.
Why Amazon’s Purchase of MGM May Not Be as Significant as It Seems
Why Amazon’s Purchase of MGM May Not Be as Significant as It Seems » While alluring on paper, Amazon’s $8.5 billion purchase of MGM Studios may lack strategy, says Lecturer Peter Cohan.
The Assignment: How to Grow Entrepreneurship Globally
The Assignment: How to Grow Entrepreneurship Globally » Entrepreneurship is a powerful force for improving lives. How can it be fostered around the world? Babson students tackle that question in a workshop using GEM data.
An Electrifying Example of Entrepreneurial Leadership
An Electrifying Example of Entrepreneurial Leadership » With its commitment to exclusively sell zero-emission vehicles by 2035, General Motors steps off the gas in the climate change battle.
As Bitcoin Booms, Speculation About Its Future Rises, Too
As Bitcoin Booms, Speculation About Its Future Rises, Too » As bitcoin’s value surges, Babson professors weigh in on its volatility and what the future looks like for the cryptocurrency.
The Pandemic Sparks an Entrepreneurial Boom
The Pandemic Sparks an Entrepreneurial Boom » The tumult of the past year has not scared away entrepreneurs from pursuing their startups. On the contrary, entrepreneurial activity has seen a sharp uptick.
How Freelancers Are Taking Control of Their Careers
How Freelancers Are Taking Control of Their Careers » In his career, Matthew Mottola MSEL’17 has focused on supporting and empowering freelance and remote workers. Now, he has a new book exploring the future of work.
Food Product Caricatures, Rebranding, and the Lessons We Can Learn
Food Product Caricatures, Rebranding, and the Lessons We Can Learn » The rebrands of food products that have long featured Black caricature present an opportunity to address blind spots in our own lives.