BA, Columbia University, 1975; MA, Brandeis University, 1979; MBA, Columbia University, 1981. At Tuck since 1981.
Area of expertise
Corporate communication, general management, and corporate responsibility.
Consulting/ Executive Education
Over the past 25 years, Professor Argenti has provided management and corporate communication consulting and training for over 50 corporations and non-profit organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Representative clients include Goldman Sachs, Sony, General Electric, and ING. He also consults and speaks about issues of corporate reputation and social responsibility.
In 2006, Professor Argenti was awarded the Pathfinder Award, the highest academic award in the field of communications, for lifetime achievements in research in the field of corporate communications. He received a Fulbright Fellowship in 1987, and Tuck’s communication department was ranked number one by U.S.News & World Report.
Professor Argenti’s most recent books include Corporate Communication (fifth edition, Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2009), Strategic Corporate Communication (McGraw-Hill, 2009), and Digital Strategies for Powerful Corporate Communications (McGraw-Hill, 2009). He is also the author of The Power of Corporate Communication with Janis Forman (McGraw-Hill, 2002) and The Fast Forward MBA Pocket Reference (second edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2002).
Professor Argenti is the editor of The Portable MBA Desk Reference (John Wiley & Sons, 1993), a bestseller. He has written over 75 case studies, and is the author of various articles for both academic and managerial journals such as the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and California Management Review. Professor Argenti serves as Associate Editor for the Corporate Reputation Review, is on the editorial advisory board of Corporate Communications:, An International Journal, and is on the editorial board of Document Design.
Prior to joining Tuck, Professor Argenti taught management and corporate communication at the Harvard Business School and the Columbia Business School. He has also taught as a visiting professor at the International University of Japan, the Helsinki School of Economics, Erasmus University, Rai University in India, and Singapore Management University. He currently serves as faculty director for Tuck’s Leadership and Strategic Impact Program, and in the past has served as faculty director of the Tuck Executive Program (TEP), Update 2000, and Tuck’s senior executive program at the Hanoi School of Business in Vietnam. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Arthur W. Page Society.