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Warts and All? That’s the Risk When a Founder Is the Face of a Company

Kevin Lane Keller opines on the strategy of using the head or founder of a company as the company’s face. Keller says that there is considerable upside in bringing a founder to the fore.

Aug 06, 2018

A Candid Interview with Tuck’s Head of MBA Admissions

In a wide ranging interview, Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, talks about recent changes to the Tuck application, what “nice” really means, the Tuck experience, and the community that welcomed him to Hanover.

Aug 05, 2018

Tuck School Changes Admission Criteria to Give ‘Nice’ a Chance

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in a story about Tuck’s new admissions criteria which evaluate candidates using four separate attributes—smart, nice, accomplished, and aware.

Aug 04, 2018

A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal propose a blueprint for financial reporting of modern digital companies that includes disclosures essential for informed investment decisions.

Aug 03, 2018

The Case against Screening for Thyroid Cancer

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch talks about his recent research with Dr. Gerard Doherty exploring the increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses and the propensity for doctors to choose aggressive treatments that may not be necessary.

Aug 02, 2018

Elon Musk Goes to Charm School

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the transformation of Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of Tesla, following controversial comments he made during an earnings call in May.

Aug 02, 2018

How to Grow Your Small Business: Inner City Program Has Tips for Owners

Quotes Gail Taylor in an article about a recent seminar for small businesses that operate in economically underserved areas.

Aug 02, 2018

How Did Facebook Lose Its Way? A New PBS Documentary Has Some Ideas

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, in an article about a forthcoming PBS documentary examining Facebook’s recent controversies, including the role the company played in the 2016 election.

Aug 01, 2018

Why Do Millennials Distrust Credit Cards?

Quotes Eesha Sharma in an article about millennials’ relationship with credit cards. Sharma says there is a correlation between age and wealth that shapes what consumers look for in a credit card.

Aug 01, 2018

Friend Connection

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley exploring neural similarities among friends.

Jul 30, 2018

Dartmouth Tuck Admissions Director Talks Admissions Events and Application Updates

Highlights the latest Tuck360 blog post by Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in which he offers insight into Tuck’s new admissions criteria and encouragement for prospective students attending admissions events this summer.

Jul 30, 2018

You Might Share More in Common with Your Friends Than You Think

Quotes Adam Kleinbaum in an article about likeness among friends, citing a recent paper by Kleinbaum, and coathors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, which found that friends demonstrate similar neural activity.

Jul 30, 2018

How India’s High-Quality, Low-Cost Model Can Save American Health Care

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti illustrate how value-based innovations from India can be used to improve the health care system in the United States.

Jul 29, 2018

Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?

Features research from Dr. H. Gilbert Welch and Dr. Gerard Doherty exploring the increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses and the propensity for doctors to choose aggressive treatments that may not be necessary.

Jul 25, 2018

All Thyroid Cancers Are Not ‘Created Equal’— Avoiding Unnecessary or ‘Excessive’ Treatment

Features research by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch and Dr. Gerard Doherty examining the steep increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses. The doctors write that, along with overdiagnosis, overtreatment is a real concern and physicians should educate their patients that not all cancers are the same.

Jul 25, 2018

Hate Talking on the Phone? This Interview Is for You

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the rise of text-based interview platforms. Finkelstein says that, in order to prepare for a text-based interview, candidates should spend time evaluating their past text conversations.

Jul 24, 2018

Why Climbing the Corporate Ladder May Be the Worst Path to the Top

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum in an article about the value of a having a diverse network of contacts that spans different industries and groups.

Jul 24, 2018

Five Industry-Changing Principles from India

In an excerpt from their book Reverse Innovation in Health Care, Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti illustrate how value-based health care innovations from India can be used to lower costs in the United States.

Jul 24, 2018

Infosys Top Executives to Be Measured on Digital Performance

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Infosys including digital revenue as a performance metric against which its top executives will be measured.

Jul 24, 2018

Admissions Director Q&A with Tuck’s Luke Anthony Peña

In a wide ranging interview with Clear Admit, Luke Anthony Peña discusses his path to higher education and to Tuck, changes to the Tuck admissions process, strengths of Tuck as a premier business school, and more.

Jul 23, 2018

Can Factor Investing Kill off the Hedge Fund?

Mentions research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about the rise of factor investing and whether the practice can replace traditional asset management.

Jul 22, 2018

These Are the Best MBAs If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

Lists Tuck in an article about the Financial Times’ ranking of the best MBA programs for entrepreneurship. Tuck was rated #3 among the top 50 business schools worldwide for entrepreneurship.

Jul 20, 2018

Why Tracy Sun Spends Time Dreaming up Solutions for Impossible Problems

In an interview with Refinery29, Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and vice president of merchandising at Poshmark, discusses her career and the path that led her to the business world and becoming an entrepreneur.

Jul 20, 2018

Why the Auto Industry (Mostly) Opposes Proposed Tariffs

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the auto industry’s reaction to proposed tariffs by the Trump administration. Blanchard says the typical divide between domestic and foreign companies regarding tariffs doesn’t hold in this case.

Jul 19, 2018

India Is No Place for Health Care Innovation, but “Doctorpreneurs” Are Making It Happen

In an excerpt from his new book, Reverse Innovation in Health Care, Vijay Govindarajan illustrates how India became a hotbed for health care innovation.

Jul 19, 2018

Task Shifting Could Help Lower Costs in U.S. Health Care

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti write that task shifting, the idea that one should match the skill level of the individual to the skill requirements of a task, could help lower costs of health care in the United States.

Jul 19, 2018

100 MBAs to Watch in the Class of 2018

Features Martina Ravelli T’18, one of Poets & Quants’ 100 MBAs to watch from the class of 2018. Ravelli, who graduated with highest distinction this spring and joined Microsoft after earning her MBA, says that Tuck offered the kind of experience she was looking for from business school.

Jul 18, 2018

You May Run from It, but Disruption Is Going to Occur All the Same—Here’s...

Features insights from Vijay Govindarajan in an article about how companies can embrace disruption.

Jul 18, 2018

With a Worldwide Shortage in Effective Leaders, Now’s the Time to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Highlights Tuck as one of the top business schools for preparing students to be leaders on a global stage.

Jul 17, 2018

Quant Funds Are Getting a Bad Rap

Mentions research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an opinion piece regarding the performance of factor investing in 2018.

Jul 17, 2018

Fed Needs to Stop Forward Guidance, Dartmouth’s Fisher Says

On “Bloomberg Markets: America,” Peter Fisher discusses the Federal Reserve’s impact on both ends of the yield curve and why the bank must stop its practice of forward guidance.

Jul 17, 2018

New Admission Requirement: Being Nice

Highlights Tuck's new admissions criteria, which will evaluate candidates using four separate attributes—smart, nice, accomplished, and aware, and mentions reaction from industry consultants.

Jul 14, 2018

Dartmouth’s MBA Program Is Looking for ‘Niceness’

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña in a feature story about Tuck’s new admissions criteria, which will evaluate candidates based on four attributes—smart, nice, accomplished, and aware.

Jul 12, 2018

Pratt & Whitney Struggles to Get Its Dream Engine Program Humming

Quotes Richard D’Aveni in an article about jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney’s attempts to increase its efficiency.

Jul 12, 2018

Global Tuck ‘Tails Celebrates Dartmouth Tuck Network Worldwide

Quotes Quentin Reeve T’13 and Nicolas Fiore T’17 in an article about the sixth annual Global Tuck ‘Tails, which will bring together current students and alumni at events around the world throughout July.

Jul 12, 2018

Pandora Media CEO Sees Podcasts as Chance to Gain Edge on Rivals

As a guest on Bloomberg Television, Roger Lynch T’95, CEO of Pandora, discusses the future of the music streaming platform, including a new partnership with Snap and a push into podcasts.

Jul 11, 2018