News

Brand Interrupted: Burger King’s Overhaul

Burger King’s new menu and marketing campaign missed a chance to cash in on some valuable brand equity, says marketing professor Peter Golder.

Apr 23, 2012

Reverse Innovation

Firms innovate for developing countries and then export to the West.

Apr 13, 2012

Dinosaurs of the Retail Ecosystem

Smartphones and e-commerce have changed the dynamics of bricks-and-mortar retailing. For professor Ron Adner, it’s an object lesson in reacting to innovation.

Apr 09, 2012

Tuck Students Take Top Prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Drawn by the mission of rebuilding New Orleans through entrepreneurship, eight Tuck students volunteered their spring break to help a promising startup reach new levels of success.

Apr 04, 2012

On the Front Lines of Health Care Fraud

For faculty and students in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program, explaining and rooting out fraud is an important part of reducing health care costs.

Mar 26, 2012

Fixing Health Care Delivery

Delivering quality health care is one of the greatest challenges facing the next generation of business leaders. Meeting it, says Dartmouth president Jim Yong Kim, means harnessing the college's vast resources—including Tuck's management expertise.

Mar 22, 2012

At J.C. Penney, A New Deal

The department store has scrapped its endless promotions and given itself a makeover. Marketing professor Scott Neslin is guardedly optimistic.

Mar 02, 2012

PepsiCo’s Derek Yach Delivers Business and Society Conference Keynote

With targeted policy reforms, says Yach, corporate social responsibility trade-offs could fade away.

Feb 17, 2012

New Year, New Governance Rules?

Corporate governance rules in the U.S. are quirky and often controversial. Professor Espen Eckbo has some suggestions for reform.

Feb 16, 2012

Pricing the News

Marketing professor Praveen Kopalle explains the challenging dynamics of newspaper pay walls.

Feb 06, 2012

A Grueling Journey, Complete

Richard Smith T’11 and the Polar Vision team reach the South Pole.

Jan 31, 2012

Jim Yong Kim Launches $300 House Design Workshop

Jim Yong Kim urges teams, including Tuck School students, to ignore aid industry cynics.

Jan 26, 2012

From the Ground Up

For the first time in more than 40 years, says professor Vandewalle, Libya has a chance to build a functioning government and economy.

Jan 25, 2012

To Get a Job, Tell a Story

On the hunt for summer internships, first-year students learn the art of the narrative.

Jan 13, 2012

Enduring Innovation in an Ever-Changing World

Alva Taylor uncovers the skills firms need to innovate across technological divides.

Jan 06, 2012

A Case For Change

Constance Helfat examines the impact of dynamic capabilities on firm performance and finds there are advantages to forgoing business as usual.

Jan 06, 2012

Truth and Rumors

B. Espen Eckbo examines share price run-ups in merger negotiations and finds that neither side puts much stock into the rumors.

Jan 06, 2012

On the Bubble

Manuel Adelino finds a new way to measure the effect of credit on home prices and offers new evidence that cheap credit alone was not to blame for the bubble.

Jan 05, 2012

A Place to Grow

Tuck’s Barris Incubator program announces its latest set of teams.

Jan 05, 2012

Putting the Brand Back Together

Never underestimate the power of brand revitalization, says Tuck professor Kevin Keller.

Dec 19, 2011

A League of Our Own

Hockey is more than just a game at Tuck. It’s woven into the fabric of the school, an all-comers activity that builds on Tuck’s time-honored traditions of teamwork and community. But first you have to learn to stand on three legs.

Dec 02, 2011

The IT Forecast: Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Cyber Attacks

Enrique Salem D’87, the CEO of Symantec, spoke to the Tuck community about security in cloud computing.

Dec 02, 2011

What’s In It for Them?

Professor Ron Adner says having a great idea is not always enough to succeed.

Dec 01, 2011

The Business Side

From learning from our failures to building better financial systems, the reach and real-world impact of Tuck faculty research is profound—and it resonates far beyond the classroom.

Dec 01, 2011

Greener Pastures

Dutch Kuyper T’92 wants to turn Parker Ranch, a130,000-acre cattle operation and piece of Hawaiian history into a model of sustainability.

Dec 01, 2011

A Perfect Context

When Tim Harding T’95 read about a new concept called “enhanced active choice,” developed by professor Punam Anand Keller, he decided to try the technique with employees at his chain of grocery stores.

Dec 01, 2011

Learning in Action

The Vermont project is one of 10 formed during the first of four residential periods in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program, which draws on the expertise of Tuck and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.

Nov 30, 2011

Back to Basics

To innovate for a country like India or China, you have to think very differently.

Nov 29, 2011

Dinner With the Boss

Tuck’s Visiting Executive Program brings top executives and CEOs to the school for intimate discussions and real-world lessons.

Nov 21, 2011

Toying with Innovation

Eric Johnson and a dozen MBA students pick the best tech toys of the season.

Nov 16, 2011

Learning from Each Other

Tuck partners with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. for executive training and international understanding.

Nov 14, 2011

Shredding Convention

T’07 Brendan Walker’s new high-tech Freebase binding system could change the way snowboarders hit the slopes.

Nov 08, 2011

Next Steps

Zdenek Bakala T’89, founder of the Czech investment group BXR has invested in the professional cycling team Quick Step, after its title sponsor scaled back its funding.

Nov 08, 2011

Interview with Daniel Rouzier T’86

Q&A with Daniel Rouzier T'86, founder of E-Power, Haiti’s first private-sector power generation project open to international bidding.

Nov 08, 2011

Today’s Lesson

As VP for development at the School of Rock, Aaron Delfausse T’06 is helping spread the company’s “perform to teach” method of music instruction across the globe.

Nov 08, 2011

Start Me Up

Tuck's new Entrepreneurship Initiative is a clearinghouse for entrepreneurship resources at Tuck and beyond.

Nov 08, 2011