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The 5 best business leaders of 2014

Coverage of Professor Sydney Finkelstein's ranking of the top five executives for 2014.

Dec 17, 2014

The Worst CEOs of 2014

Sydney Finkelstein discusses his research on the successes and failures of chief executives.

Dec 17, 2014

American Apparel’s Dov Charney One of the Worst CEOs

Sydney Finkelstein appears on "Bloomberg Surveillance" to discuss his list of best and worst CEOs.

Dec 17, 2014

Smart People: Bad Financial Decisions

Points to the book "Think Again" which is co-authored by Sydney Finkelstein.

Dec 16, 2014

Small set to look beautiful again in 2015

Points to analysis from the Kenneth French data library.

Dec 16, 2014

The Sony hack and the perils of keeping salaries so secret

The Washington Post points to a tweet from Sydney Finkelstein on the Sony Pictures hack which brought information about employee compensation into public view.

Dec 12, 2014

Why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should stop refinancing mortgages

John Vogel writes that, by guaranteeing mortgages in a refinancing, America’s mortgage giants are subsidizing homeowners and taking on greater risk.

Dec 12, 2014

Veterans Pour Into MBA Programs As Military Downsizes

Spotlights Jennifer Tietz T'15 and how her background as a U.S. Navy Reserve Lt.-Commander has shaped her experience at Tuck.

Dec 11, 2014

100 Most Influential in Business Ethics

Professor Paul Argenti is one of the top academics on the 2014 list.

Dec 11, 2014

3 Myths about Engineering Talent in China and India

Vijay Govindarajan refutes three misconceptions about engineering talent in China and India, including that offshore engineers cannot design products for American markets.

Dec 10, 2014

How Mahindra & Mahindra came to dominate the Indian automotive industry

Vijay Govindarajan says, “Leaders act with courage—making decisions without full information and in the face of enormous uncertainty and potential risk."

Dec 08, 2014

Best & Worst 2014 MBA Job Placement At Top Schools

Tuck comes out on top among the best business schools for job offers and acceptances at graduation (91 percent) and three months after graduation (98 percent).

Dec 08, 2014

Steve Wozniak refutes Apple’s creation story: ‘The garage is a bit of a myth’

Pino Audia says it’s not as common as people think for entrepreneurs to start companies in garages.

Dec 05, 2014

Business Diversity and Inclusion … The Making of a New America

Leonard Greenhalgh says, "It's in everybody’s self-interest to foster the development of minorities and women."

Dec 03, 2014

Can Wall Street Stage An MBA Comeback?

Director of Career Development Jonathan Masland is quoted on investment banks returning to campus to recruit second-year students.

Dec 02, 2014

Growth In Online Channels Delivers Retail Careers For MBAs

Tuck's Luxury and Retail Club co-chair Vivian Alvarez Rosales T'15 says she is building relationships with alumni at Chanel, Estee Lauder, Warby Parker, Tory Burch, and LVMH.

Dec 01, 2014

The ZEV’s invisible tailpipe

Features a study by Erin Mansur that looks at emissions caused by marginal increases in electricity demand, in different parts of the country, at different times of the day.

Nov 25, 2014

Tech and Exec Disasters Put J.C. Penney in a Bind

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein on the significance of CEOs' leadership styles.

Nov 25, 2014

Supermarkets learn the lesson of galloping heffalumps

Kenneth French's "three-factor model," created with Eugene Fama, is applied to valuate supermarket portfolio returns.

Nov 25, 2014

How immigration reform impacts the tech industry

Matthew Slaughter discusses how immigration reform policies impact the tech industry. “As much as [tech companies] do enjoy and hire native-born Americans, many of these companies have long relied on immigrants,” he says.

Nov 21, 2014

Business Schools Seek To Teach MBA Students Innovation

Mentions Tuck Executive Education's Leading Innovation: From Idea to Impact program designed to help companies grow through innovation.

Nov 19, 2014

Things I’ve Learned from Gene

Kenneth French shares insights gained from his long and influential collaboration with Eugene Fama.

Nov 19, 2014

Turning Invention on its Head

Vijay Govindarajan, the Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, says reverse innovation means creating new products in emerging countries for export to developed ones.

Nov 17, 2014

Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live

Erin Mansur writes that electric vehicles result in more carbon dioxide emissions than gas vehicles when the electricity is produced from coal.

Nov 17, 2014

Keep Upbeat On The Job Search When You’re Down In The Dumps

Associate Professor of Business Administration Ella Bell Smith offers advice during the job search process.

Nov 14, 2014

At Liberal-Arts Colleges, Debate About Online Courses Is Really About Outsourcing

Reports on Tuck's collaboration with Bowdoin College to offer a financial accounting course to Bowdoin students as part of their liberal arts education.

Nov 14, 2014

U.S. deals make it a big week in global trade

Emily Blanchard tells Marketplace, “In this world with global supply chains, little pieces of product are being added all across borders to create a final product.”

Nov 14, 2014

Why Chinese stocks leave US investors vulnerable

Anant Sundaram says investments in Chinese firms on U.S. exchanges pose unacceptable risks.

Nov 14, 2014

Failure guaranteed

Sydney Finkelstein points out that government, commerce, and academia are not immune from uncompromising, doctrinaire, brook-no-criticism behavior.

Nov 13, 2014

Six Questions From CEOs That Could Make Or Break Your Career

Forbes asks adjunct professor of business administration Marshall Goldsmith for his insight on why professionals should pick their battles more carefully in 2015.

Nov 12, 2014

MBA Rankings: The Best US Business Schools – Bloomberg

In Bloomberg's recent rankings, Tuck was ranked first globally by students for its alumni network.

Nov 12, 2014

Vogel: Philanthropy

John Vogel discusses philanthropic donations during the holiday season and answers the following questions: How much should we give? Should we spread it around to a lot of nonprofits or give bigger gifts to a few? How do we make it fun?

Nov 11, 2014

Why China’s Singles Day Won’t Become a American Shopping Holiday

Professor of Marketing Peter Golder comments on Alibaba's push to bring Singles Day, the biggest online shopping day in the world, to the US, which he believes may prove challenging.

Nov 11, 2014

Strong jobs but where’s the wage growth?

Matthew Slaughter says the recent jobs report contained good news but showed no sign of wage growth.

Nov 10, 2014

Washingtonian’s Business Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Peter Barris T'77, managing general partner at New Enterprise Associates, has been inducted into the 2014 Washington Business Hall of Fame.

Nov 07, 2014

The Best Performing CEOs in the World

Alexander "Sandy" Cutler T'75—CEO, chair, and president of Eaton Corporation—has been named one of the best performing CEOs in the world by Harvard Business Review.

Nov 07, 2014