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.

To Tackle Challenges on Earth, Jonathan Sims Looks to Space
To Tackle Challenges on Earth, Jonathan Sims Looks to Space » Assistant Professor Jonathan Sims’ optimism is contagious. “I am an unapologetic optimist,” says Sims. “I believe the world is getting better, not worse.”
3 Questions with Dean of Faculty Ken Matsuno
3 Questions with Dean of Faculty Ken Matsuno » Ken Matsuno has been a member of Babson’s faculty for more than 20 years. This June, he’ll put those years of experience to work in a new role: Dean of Faculty.
To Scale Startups, Female Founders Think Beyond VC
To Scale Startups, Female Founders Think Beyond VC » Despite a microscope being placed on the lack of capital received by women entrepreneurs, there has been no upward movement. But, as the challenges continue, women founders are blazing new paths toward startup success.
The Future of Higher Education Relies on Collaboration
The Future of Higher Education Relies on Collaboration » In an opinion piece published in The Boston Globe, Stephen Spinelli Jr. shared his insights into the path forward for colleges and universities.
How Balancing a Career and Motherhood Makes You Better at Both
How Balancing a Career and Motherhood Makes You Better at Both » Professor Danna Greenberg and alumna Jamie Shapiro Ladge ’95 are co-authors of Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood. Together, they’re helping women navigate the complexities of being a working mother to find joy, success, and perspective.
Scholars from Around the World Are Headed to Babson
Scholars from Around the World Are Headed to Babson » This June, hundreds of scholars will arrive on Babson’s campus for two renowned entrepreneurship research events—the Diana International Research Conference and the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
Advancing Breakthrough Innovation with Gina O’Connor
Advancing Breakthrough Innovation with Gina O’Connor » Professor Gina O'Connor wrote the book on advancing breakthrough innovation. She helps breakdown what breakthrough innovation is, and why it matters for companies.
Five Highlights from Babson’s Thought Leaders
Five Highlights from Babson’s Thought Leaders » From traveling to Bahrain and Guatemala to being named president of a finance organization, our faculty and leaders continue to make an impact in local, regional, and international communities.
Higher Education’s Future Requires Entrepreneurial Leadership
Higher Education’s Future Requires Entrepreneurial Leadership » Higher education leaders gathered at Babson Boston to discuss the future of higher education. At the heart of the conversation: Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® by college leadership is no longer nice to have. It's a requirement.
So You’ve Been Asked to Teach Entrepreneurship. Now What?
So You’ve Been Asked to Teach Entrepreneurship. Now What? » How does Heidi Neck teach educators to think, act, and teach more entrepreneurially? It starts with an important lesson: overcome your fear.