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Also in 1957:
At Nestle's request, four HBS faculty members help found IMEDE in Lausanne, Switzerland, which offers 8-month and summer programs for executives.
60.4% of graduating students go into manufacturing, 12.2% into banking, and 7.2% into marketing
MBA Program committee begins examining how to introduce "new technical material into the required portion of the MBA program"
Baker Library publishes first issue of The Executive, a "guide to reading for top management"
Division of Audio-Visual Education -- focusing on "filmed cases" -- is relocated out of Baker to link it more closely to teaching and research activities
Ford Foundation gives $120,000 to help support development of a "clearing house for case materials"
HBR receives 319 unsolicited manuscripts; up from 204 in 1952
Harvey Bishop, first "Director of Case Distribution," begins work of trying to coordinate case distribution across multiple schools of business; directory of cases from 32 schools is published
Howard Raiffa, Raymond Bauer, and Renato Tagiuri join faculty to serve as "transmission lines with the behaviorial sciences," creating faculty research training courses
Lawrence Thompson is named editor of National Tax Journal
MBA students establish "International Business Club"
Newly created "Directory of Doctoral Degree Holders" shows that 60 of 100 degree holders are in academic life, including 80% of those receiving degrees within previous 10 years
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While teaching at IMEDE, Kenneth Andrews conducts research into secretive Swiss watch industry; writes groundbreaking case series
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