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Health Education from a Social Marketing Mindset

Punam Keller discusses the benefits of health educators using a social marketing approach to get patients to change their health behavior.

Apr 04, 2016

8 Leadership Practices That Will Make You Memorable

Highlights the common counter intuitive practices that define successful leaders as outlined by Sydney Finkelstein in his new book Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Apr 04, 2016

Study: American economy hampered by limits on skilled immigrant workers

A repost of the U.S. News & World Report coverage on findings in a new report by Dean Matthew Slaughter that suggests skilled immigrants create new jobs and companies that ultimately help the economy grow.

Apr 04, 2016

Majority of Americans want undocumented immigrants to stay in the US

Dean Mathew Slaughter is quoted as saying, "The paradox I come back to is that there's a preponderance of evidence that high-skill immigration is a dynamic force that can help the U.S. create not just jobs, but good jobs."

Apr 04, 2016

Here’s How Data Analytics Could Get You Hired By Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, UBS

Quotes Deirdre O’Donnell in an article on big data analytics becoming a requirement for many employers in the finance industry such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.

Apr 01, 2016

Great Innovators Create the Future, Manage the Present, and Selectively Forget the Past

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan on how the framework of the three-box solution will enable organizations to flourish—giving attention to the past, present, and future.

Apr 01, 2016

Need smarter policies: Econ. professor on trade

Dean Matthew Slaughter weighs in on current U.S. trade policy and the effects it has for companies and the American people.

Apr 01, 2016

The Role of the Middle Class in the Mortgage Crisis

In a new research paper, Tuck assistant professor Felipe Severino uncovers a surprising fact about the 2008 mortgage crisis.

Mar 30, 2016

At Tuck, a Band of Brothers

A conversation with T’16s Johnny and Pete Mathias—MBAs, entrepreneurs, and members of the band Filligar.

Mar 30, 2016

Vogel: Airplane Noise

John Vogel discusses the damaging effects the noise of the National Guard’s fighter jets may have on the real estate market in Chittenden County—especially Winooski and Burlington, Vermont. Vogel states, “Rather than make incremental changes to mitigate what is now a bad situation, it seems to me we should be able to find a way to test military planes over a less densely populated area and not put Vermont’s economic engine at risk.”

Mar 30, 2016

Power Lunch: John Lynch

John Lynch discusses his career and his teaching role at Tuck. "I am not just teaching in the MBA program; I'm also helping to set up an executive education program for public officials all over the country—governors, mayors, department heads and senior staff."

Mar 30, 2016

What Happens to U.S. Companies If Trump or Sanders Roll Back Free Trade?

Quotes Emily Blanchard about how a U.S. exit from the World Trade Organization or NAFTA would have a terrible ripple effect on prices, jobs and tax revenue. "If the U.S. starts backing out of major agreements, there's an unraveling that could occur, and no one knows how bad or how ugly that could get. If you start violating parts of treaties, then all the rules of global commerce start to erode."

Mar 30, 2016

The Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation

Features an interview with Vijay Govindarajan, the Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, about his new book, "The Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation."

Mar 30, 2016

America Needs More Skilled Immigrant Workers, Study Says

A new report by Dean Matthew Slaughter suggests skilled immigrants create new jobs and companies that ultimately help the economy grow. "People have concerns about jobs and wages for themselves and their children, and that's not unfounded. It's sobering how poor income growth in particular has been for so many families and workers in the U.S. for so many years at this point. The paradox I come back to is that there's a preponderance of evidence that high-skill immigration is a dynamic force that can help the U.S. create not just jobs, but good jobs."

Mar 30, 2016

The Big Number

Quotes Colin Blaydon on how the number of private-equity deals that involved a minority stake declined to just 650 last year—down 40% since 2008. Blaydon argues, “They’ve gotten very skittish about the emerging-market private-equity deals, driven largely by the Chinese volatility.”

Mar 29, 2016

Many Companies Still Don’t Know How to Compete in the Digital Age

Ron Adner uses Kodak as an example of disruption in the digital age. "Companies that learn the right lesson from Kodak’s failure — that learn to approach their competitive strategy with a wide lens that captures ecosystem dynamics — will be more likely to respond effectively to this new generation of disruptive challenges. Those that don’t risk suffering Kodak’s fate."

Mar 29, 2016

A Framework for the Future

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, on his latest book, “The Three Box Solution.”

Mar 28, 2016

The future is now

Vijay Govindarajan comments on his new book, Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation. “I have distilled a framework that shows how businesses—and their people—can take concerted action in three time horizons at once: Executing the present core business at peak efficiency (Box 1); avoiding the inhibiting traps of past success (Box 2); and building a future, day by day, through a process of strategic innovation (Box 3).”

Mar 28, 2016