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Let Go of What Made Your Company Great

Vijay Govindarajan says companies need to be more than ambidextrous in order to both exploit and explore for growth—companies must let go of what made them great.

Apr 14, 2016

Answering Starbucks’ Siren’s Call

Director of global strategy Leslie Hampel T’07 is helping chart a bold future for the coffee retailer.

Apr 14, 2016

2016 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Adam Kleinbaum, Tuck School of Business

Recognizes the teaching and research of Adam Kleinbaum who teaches the core course, Leading Individuals and Teams, and the elective, Social Networks in Organizations, at Tuck.

Apr 14, 2016

Breaking Barriers to Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

An op-ed piece written by Chris Trimble about working through known barriers that prevent innovation from occurring in health care delivery, while offering solutions toward reform. Trimble writes, “The pathway forward in health care is this: 1) Change the payment model. 2) Invest in small full-time teams that redesign care for specific patient populations. 3) Unleash physician-led innovation."

Apr 13, 2016

The biggest opportunity in India is e-commerce: Vijay Govindarajan

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his new book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, and how companies can use the three-box solution framework to break through plateaus.

Apr 13, 2016

Daniel Yergin Named Tuck Investiture Speaker

Dr. Daniel Yergin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on energy and the global economy, will deliver the main address at the 2016 Tuck Investiture ceremony June 11.

Apr 13, 2016

The road to Three Box strategy: Ongoing process, not a one-time project

An op-ed piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how effective leaders should not only know where their organization is going but also, where they are currently, and where they have been.

Apr 12, 2016

What You Know That You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Highlights the book, Why Smart Executives Fail, by Sydney Finkelstein, in an article about the dangers of unknown knowns and how they ultimately paralyze the ability to make good strategic decisions.

Apr 11, 2016

The Three-Box Solution is about being a leader in 2025, not 2016: Vijay Govindarajan

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his Three-Box solution and how companies can use it to optimize an existing company while creating a new business.

Apr 11, 2016

Why These Three Questions Can Solve Any Problem

Sydney Finkelstein suggests reflecting on the following; Are you really willing to change what you’ve been doing? Can you think of a better strategy or idea than the status quo? Can you execute on your chosen solution?

Apr 07, 2016

Republicans sour on free trade, see drag on U.S. economy, job losses

Dean Matthew Slaughter says, "Americans' attitudes toward trade are becoming more protectionist in large part because of how broad have been the downward pressures on Americans' earnings in recent years—regardless of their political party."

Apr 07, 2016

Stuck in the Middle With You

New research by Ron Adner defines the variables that determine whether firms will be stuck in the middle, or sitting in a strategic sweet spot.

Apr 06, 2016