Section J Reunion Q&A


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  • Section J Reunion Q&A

    1. 1. HBS 10th Year Reunion Section J Dinner May 29th, 2009 146 42 52 90 151 178 95 231 252 255 205 122 196 184 122 196 184
    2. 2. Section J Dinner Most Excellent Questions & Dave’s Top Ten!!
    3. 3. Most Excellent Questions Children 1 Home countries 3 Jobs 2 <ul><ul><li>Grand children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start-ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile homes </li></ul></ul>Since graduating from Section J, I have had the MOST NUMBER of…
    4. 4. Most Excellent Questions Pounds lost 4 Serious dating partners 6 Arrests or detainments 5 <ul><ul><li>Pounds gained </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Times in jail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spouses </li></ul></ul>Since graduating from Section J, I have had the MOST NUMBER of…
    5. 5. Dave’s Top Ten Host will cite the question To answer, please raise your hand! You will be selected in subjective order! Answer shout-outs will be met with severe punishment! You must volunteer to perform one of the following penalties: RULES:
    6. 6. Dave’s Top Ten Do a case write-up on last week’s Desperate Housewives PENALTIES: Sing your country’s national anthem Serve me drinks all night Chug a can of beer Do the moonwalk or cabbage patch
    7. 7. Dave’s Top Ten What does BGIE stand for? Hint: Not the rapper 10 <ul><ul><li>Business, Government and the International Economy </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Dave’s Top Ten Which Section J Professor looked like a daily talk show host and taught us how to lead? 9 <ul><ul><li>Diane Burton (aka Ricki Lake) </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Dave’s Top Ten What HBS case study protagonist will forever be associated with inept management? 8 <ul><ul><li>Erik Petersen </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Dave’s Top Ten Name the hypothetical airline a section mate suggested and actually became reality after graduation? 7 <ul><ul><li>Hooters Air </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Dave’s Top Ten What’s the name of the greeting card company we started upon entering HBS and was doomed to fail? 6 <ul><ul><li>Crimson Greetings </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Dave’s Top Ten Name the personality test we were forced to take so that we could identify the sociopaths in our section? 5 <ul><ul><li>Myers-Briggs </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Dave’s Top Ten In Negotiations, what was the term given to the option that would actually make you concede to your adversary? 4 <ul><ul><li>BATNA – Best Alternative To No Agreement </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Dave’s Top Ten Name the operations management book we were given in TOM that no one actually read? 3 <ul><ul><li>“ The Goal” by Eliyahu M. Goldratt </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Dave’s Top Ten What was the name of the computer simulation that unrealistically taught us how to launch a cold medicine product? 2 <ul><ul><li>PharmaSim </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Dave’s Top Ten What year did the January Cohort program begin? 1 <ul><ul><li>January 1996 </li></ul></ul>