Nancy Koehn
Scholar

Nancy F. Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School and author, most recently, of The Story of American Business: From the Pages of the New York Times.

Latest by Nancy Koehn

Putting Steve Jobs in perspective

Putting Steve Jobs in perspective

History offers up several examples of gifted, charismatic (and controlling) founders successfully passing the baton to their successors.

Obama, listen to your forefathers

Obama, listen to your forefathers

Barack Obama isn’t the first U.S. president to fall from favor, and he most certainly won’t be the last.

For Oprah Winfrey, this is not the finale

“She was born a woman in a man’s world; a black person in a white person’s world...”