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Buckle Up: Final NAFTA Talks Will Be a Bumpy Ride

Cites Dean Matthew J. Slaughter’s recent article in The Wall Street Journal about the potential negative effects that withdrawing from NAFTA could have on the United States.

Feb 08, 2018

The Best Leaders Are Teachers

In a Facebook Live video for HBR, Sydney Finkelstein discusses how the best leaders are also great teachers.

Feb 06, 2018

Gifts Roundup: Raether Family Gifts $15 Million to the Tuck School of Business

Features the Raether family’s recent $15 million gift to Tuck in support of scholarship funding. The donation continues the Raethers’ longtime support of the school.

Feb 05, 2018

Can Anyone Stop Amazon from Winning the Industrial Internet?

Vijay Govindarajan guides digital native companies and industry incumbents in what they need to do to lead in the era of the Industrial Internet.

Feb 02, 2018

Dartmouth Tuck Gets Largest-Ever Donation

Highlights Paul Raether T’73 and the Raether family's $15 million gift in support of scholarship funding at Tuck. The gift ties the record for the largest philanthropic donation ever given to Tuck.

Feb 01, 2018

Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Imagine

Quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article about the economic impact of unnecessary medical testing.

Feb 01, 2018

Scientists Say They Can Predict Who You’re Friends with Based on Brain Patterns Alone

Quotes Adam Kleinbaum in continued coverage of new research from Kleinbaum exploring how neural activity can predict friendships.

Jan 31, 2018

MBA Programs with the Most Women

Highlights Tuck in an article about business schools with the highest percentage of women enrolled.

Jan 31, 2018

Brain Scans Reveal That Friends Really Are on the Same Wavelength

Features new research from Adam Kleinbaum that explores how brain activity can be used to predict friendships.

Jan 30, 2018

Leaving NAFTA Would Cost $50 Billion a Year

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter writes that withdrawing from NAFTA would have detrimental effects across the country. “Withdraw from NAFTA, and all its gains would be permanently lost.”

Jan 29, 2018

Easing the Transition into Business

An article about Tuck's Next Step: Transition to Business executive education program for military veterans and elite athletes quotes Punam Anand Keller and Joseph Hall.

Jan 28, 2018

There’s Nothing ‘Simple’ About a Blood Test for Cancer

Features Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article about CancerSEEK, a new blood test to detect eight different types of cancers.

Jan 27, 2018

Ethicists Explain Exactly Why James Comey Isn’t Qualified for His New Gig Teaching Ethics

Quotes Aine Donovan in an article about former FBI director James Comey being invited to teach ethical leadership at the College of William & Mary.

Jan 27, 2018

Apple’s $38 Billion Tax Bill? The Company Has Eight Years to Pay

Cites research by Leslie Robinson in an article about multinationals planning to repatriate foreign earnings and the tax bills they will face as a result.

Jan 25, 2018

These Experts Say Philadelphia Is the Best Place for Amazon

Quotes Santiago Gallino in continued coverage of Philadelphia’s chances at becoming the home for Amazon’s second U.S. headquarters.

Jan 22, 2018

First Year of Trump’s Government Leaves a Bitter Taste in Latin America

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the changing relations between the United States and Latin America during President Donald Trump’s first year in office.

Jan 21, 2018

Firms Should Work in Present but with Eye on the Future

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about a speech he delivered at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad based on his book The Three Box Solution.

Jan 21, 2018

Bitcoin Is Stuck and Without a Plan to Gain Customers It Could Be Doomed

Ken Martin T’17 writes that bitcoin must win over pragmatic “early majority” customers to succeed, which means finding solutions for numerous issues.

Jan 20, 2018

Trade Talks Episode 19: GSP—Low Tariffs for Development?

Features Emily Blanchard in a conversation about generalized system of preferences, a preferential tariff system that allows for concessions to be made to benefit developing countries.

Jan 19, 2018

General Electric Should Defy Wall Street Pressure to Break Up

Richard D’Aveni argues that General Electric should ignore analysts calling for the company to break up following a period of underperformance that led to falling stock prices.

Jan 19, 2018

This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts

Features Santiago Gallino in an article about the leading candidates for Amazon’s second U.S. headquarters. Last week, the company released a shortlist of 20 contenders, including Philadelphia, which Gallino says could be a great fit for HQ2.

Jan 19, 2018

More MBAs Are Going into Politics

An article about more MBAs going into politics cites a growth in the number of Tuck students entering the field upon graduation. Two percent of Tuck’s most recent graduates accepted positions in the government/nonprofit sector in 2017, up from 1 percent the year prior.

Jan 17, 2018

The Flip Side to a Formalized Economy

Highlights “Informality and Development” by Rafael La Porta, visiting research scholar, in an article about the effect formalization could have on India’s economy.

Jan 17, 2018

Former Tuck Dean Dies at Age 92

Profiles Dean Emeritus John W. Hennessey Jr., who died of natural causes on January 11 at the age of 92. In 1967, Hennessey accepted the position of dean on the conditions that he keep teaching and Tuck begin admitting women.

Jan 17, 2018

How to Get into a Top Business School: Admitted Students Share 10 Top Tips

Features T’19s Aimee Dennett, Christopher Ramos, Oinatz Uribe, Sam Bristol, and Seval Harac in an article offering advice to prospective students applying to business school.

Jan 16, 2018

Dartmouth Remembers Visit from Martin Luther King Jr.

Features Frederick McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, in a piece about Dartmouth’s numerous Martin Luther King Jr. Day events. McKinney says King’s message of equality and inclusion remains as important as ever.

Jan 16, 2018

I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. Here’s My Road Map for Fixing Facebook.

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, offers a playbook for how the company can rectify issues with its platform that enable bad actors to do harm, such as election interference.

Jan 14, 2018

The REIT Way: Focus on Fundamentals and Ignore the Scoreboard

Cites research by Kenneth French in an article about real estate investment trusts, or REITs, being undervalued in 2017 and their expected performance in 2018.

Jan 11, 2018

Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching

Features Sydney Finkelstein in a conversation about how business leaders should approach their direct reports like teachers. Finkelstein says the benefits of being a “teacher-leader” are numerous.

Jan 09, 2018

There’s More to Naming a Company after Yourself Than Ego

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about the challenges that arise for businesses with eponymous founders. Keller says having a namesake business makes it difficult for the company to be flexible and move on from the name if need be.

Jan 05, 2018

How a Tragic Oversight Led These Two 20-Somethings to Build a Lifesaving Tech Startup

Features Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Stasis Labs, a startup that created innovative health monitoring systems for the Indian market. Govindarajan says the company has a clear path for expanding into Africa, but breaking into the U.S. will be more difficult.

Jan 04, 2018

Taking Measure of Experiential Learning

Kerry Laufer shares strategies business schools can adopt to ensure they deliver project-based, experiential courses with strong learning outcomes.

Jan 03, 2018

B-School Deans Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article sharing New Year’s resolutions from prominent business school deans. Slaughter says the Tuck School resolves to foster even more reflecting inward and looking outward in 2018.

Jan 02, 2018

Too Much Screening Has Misled Us about Real Cancer Risk Factors, Experts Say

Highlights new research by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, adjunct professor of business administration, about the potential risks of widespread screening for scrutiny-dependent cancers. “Detecting cancers that would never become apparent is screwing up our understanding of risk factors,” Welch says.

Jan 01, 2018

Our Favorite MBAs of 2017

In a roundup of its favorite MBAs from 2017, Poets & Quants features Ema Pasic Reid T’17. A refugee from the Bosnian War, Reid helped shed light on the refugee experience in 2017 by sharing a video of her Tuck Talk online.

Dec 30, 2017

Four Generations of Coaching Wisdom Created the NFL’s Hottest Young Coach

Features Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the connection between Hall of Fame football coach Bill Walsh and Sean McVay, the upstart head coach of the Los Angeles Rams.

Dec 29, 2017