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What Happens When a Business Goes Before Congress

As a guest on CNBC's Power Lunch, Sydney Finkelstein discusses what it means to a company when it gets called to testify before Congress. “When you go to a Congressional testimony you know what’s happening, you know exactly what the playbook is going to look like,” says Finkelstein. “Therefore, show up and be ready with stuff you’ve thought about.”

Sep 22, 2016

How to Be a ‘Superboss’ (or Hire Like One)

As a guest on WNYC’s “Money Talking,” Sydney Finkelstein talks about what qualities make a boss a “superboss” and why their hiring practices can make for a better workplace. Finkelstein also addresses the question, “is a ‘superboss’ necessarily a ‘supermanager’?”

Sep 22, 2016

Make America Great Again—Invest in High-Skilled Immigrants

Cites the paper, “High-Skilled Immigration and the Rise of Stem Occupations in U.S. Employment,” co-authored by Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article about the importance of hiring high-skilled foreign workers for the growth of America. "In their analysis, economists Gordon H. Hanson and Matthew J. Slaughter found that foreign-born workers currently account for a 'disproportionate' share of specialists in the STEM fields, despite the relatively limited numbers of employee-sponsored (140,000) and H-1B (85,000) visas available to skilled workers within the current immigration system," writes Pacific Standard.

Sep 21, 2016

Peter Fisher: There Must Be Some Angst at Fed

As a guest on "Bloomberg Markets," Peter Fisher discusses how a divided Federal Reserve left its policy interest rate unchanged to await more evidence of progress toward its goals. “I think there is a bigger issue that they have to confront” says Fisher. “Are they getting ready for the next recession or are they going to try to normalize policy?”

Sep 21, 2016

It’s About Fed’s Path Not Policy: Peter Fisher

Peter Fisher discusses why Fed policy must be clarified. “They’re way too focused on tactics and not enough on strategy so we are always debating whether or not they are going to move 25 basis points, which isn’t that important,” says Fisher. “And we don’t seem to get a lot of focus or clarity around what the strategy is.”

Sep 19, 2016

RPT-Sensing Threat, UPS Plans to Expand Its 3D Printing Operations

Quotes Richard D'Aveni, Bakala Professor of Strategy, in an article about United Parcel Service's plans to expand its 3D printing service to Asia and Europe in an attempt to get ahead of a trend that could otherwise take away a portion of their business. "Why wait a day for a part to arrive (from UPS) when you'll be able to innovate six times a day on your own?" says D'Aveni. Via Reuters.

Sep 19, 2016

A Delicate Balance

Cites comments by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the recent hostility towards U.S. businesses and the impact on policymakers. “Vijay Govindarajan points out that big companies can solve economic and social problems that are too big for small companies and too complicated for governments,” writes The Economist. “They have the financial muscle to make long-term investments, the global scale to mobilize resources across borders and the management skills to deliver on their promises.”

Sep 16, 2016

How Much Can the N.H. Governor Actually Do?

Former Governor John Lynch, senior fellow for the Center for Business, Government & Society, discusses the importance of the New Hampshire governorship. “I think there’s an assumption that the governor’s office in New Hampshire is weak," Lynch says. "But I think that’s incorrect. I think the governor in New Hampshire has a lot of responsibility, accountability, and authority, to get things done."

Sep 13, 2016

How We Talk About Corporate Responsibility

Professor Paul Argenti originally became interested in corporate responsibility because it was a function often handled by those in corporate communications.

Sep 12, 2016

Anand Mahindra Makes His Mark in India and Abroad

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan about the growing success of Anand Mahindra, chairman of India-based Mahindra Group. "Great leaders have to be able to look through a microscope to deal with today's issues, and through a telescope to position for the future, and he has been able to do both well," says Govindarajan.

Sep 10, 2016

Van Ostern Puts Private Sector Experience at Center of Gubernatorial Bid

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Colin Van Ostern T'09, and how Van Ostern's political experience influenced his studies. "He was known as one of the more politically alert students," says Finkelstein. "I think he was someone who had a bigger potential contribution in mind."

Sep 06, 2016

Tuck Takes MBAs on Bay Area Marketing Trek

Quotes Jonathan Masland, director of the Career Development Office, in a feature article about Tuck’s recent Career and Insights Exploration (CIX) trip to San Francisco’s Bay Area where students spent time at companies such as Facebook, Clorox, Microsoft, McKinsey, and Old Navy in addition to upstarts like energy-focused Nest and Atieva. “If you can expose people earlier to information around the careers, they can be better grounded and have a better context for their two years of an MBA,” says Masland.

Sep 05, 2016

Tuck Celebrates a Strong Year of Philanthropy

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth is celebrating generous giving from alumni and friends of the school during the fiscal year that ended on June 30.

Aug 31, 2016

Poets&Quants: Tuck, A Place for Joiners

When it comes to entrepreneurs, Daniella Reichstetter T’07 sees two types: starters and joiners.

Aug 30, 2016

Leslie Robinson Receives 2016 ATA Tax Manuscript Award

​Tuck professor Leslie Robinson has received the American Tax Association’s 2016 Tax Manuscript Award for her research paper “Do Publicly Disclosed Tax Reserves Tell Us About Privately Disclosed Tax Shelter Activity?” published in the Journal of Accounting Research in 2013.

Aug 29, 2016

Dartmouth Tuck: A Place For The ‘Joiners’

An interview with Daniella Reichstetter, co-executive director of the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship, about her new role at the center and helping people understand that entrepreneurship isn’t just starters but also “joiners.” “Those are people who do really well at early stage companies,” says Reichstetter. “They can provide a balance to the starters in a variety of ways.”

Aug 29, 2016

How to Manage Managers

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein about how managing managers is comparable to managing anyone else—align their goals with yours, provide feedback, and help advance their careers.

Aug 29, 2016

Why You Don’t Want a Nice Boss

In his latest piece for "Syd Weighs In," Sydney Finkelstein discusses how a tough, demanding manager will push you to do your best work. "'Nice' bosses may feel good about themselves, but they don't get world-class results. Demanding bosses do," says Finkelstein. "If you aren't getting better at whatever you do for a living, and learning and growing in the process, you're not just standing still, you’re really falling behind."

Aug 25, 2016