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The Economics Case for Using Zen to Think about Trade

Highlights research by Emily Blanchard and Gerald Willmann in an article arguing that Zen principles can be used to defend globalization.

Jun 15, 2018

Johnson, Darden & Tuck Win Applicant Praise

Mentions Tuck, which was ranked third in the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) annual MBA applicant survey asking prospective students to rate how well individual schools got to know them during the application process.

Jun 15, 2018

In 2018, There Is No Excuse for Topless Dancers at a Corporate Event

Features Kate Strayer-Benton, D’05, T’11, director of strategy at Momenta Pharmaceuticals, who recently penned an open letter to the biopharmaceutical industry about the inappropriateness of having topless female dancers at an industry event.

Jun 14, 2018

These Four Attributes Will Help You Get into Tuck’s MBA Program

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in an article about Tuck’s new admissions criteria.

Jun 12, 2018

How U.S. Trade Policy Risks Isolating the Country from Traditional Allies

Quotes Emily Blanchard in a piece about tensions at the latest G7 summit, and how new trade policies in the United States could have an impact on its relationships with countries long considered allies.

Jun 11, 2018

Maybe Dollars Should Be Digital

Quotes a Harvard Business Review article by Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and Shivaram Rajgopal in a piece about the use of generally accepted accounting principles in reference to digital companies.

Jun 11, 2018

Evernote’s CEO Reveals the 5 Keys to the Ultra-Productive Team of the Future

Quotes Chris O’Neill T’01, CEO of Evernote, in an article about the keys to having a productive team.

Jun 11, 2018

Vanguard Thinks Its Own Employees Should Own This Fund, Not the S&P 500. They’re...

Mentions research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about Vanguard’s decision to drop the S&P 500 from their employees’ 401k plans and instead offer the Vanguard Total Stock Market.

Jun 09, 2018

Wells Fargo and Tuck Announce Scholarship Program for Diverse Businesses

Quotes Leonard Greenhalgh in an article about the continued partnership between Wells Fargo and Tuck minority business education programs. Wells Fargo recently announced a new $100,000 scholarship fund for diverse business owners to attend the programs.

Jun 08, 2018

Here’s How to Stop Overspending When Hanging out with Friends

An article about how to curb overspending habits highlights research by Eesha Sharma which finds that, despite the common narrative, there is no correlation between age and overspending.

Jun 08, 2018

Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal argue that the current system of financial reporting is outdated and must be updated to better suit the needs of digital companies.

Jun 08, 2018

Forecasting Quarterly Earnings Isn’t the Issue, It’s CEOs

Quotes B. Espen Eckbo in an article about the danger of CEOs not being truthful in earnings reports.

Jun 07, 2018

3 Times Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks

An article about the impact Howard Schultz has had on Starbucks during his nearly four decade tenure at the company quotes Paul Argenti.

Jun 05, 2018

Apple’s Not the Only Company Worried about Your Bad Habits

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about tech companies working to curb users’ dependence on their products, namely smartphones.

Jun 05, 2018

Jordan Solomon Made a Jump from MBA to the NBA and MSG Sports

Profiles Jordan Solomon T’06, executive vice president of Madison Square Garden Sports. Solomon joined MSG Sports in 2016 and helped the company overhaul its ticketing systems and expand into esports.

Jun 04, 2018

Sydney Finkelstein on Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

Sydney Finkelstein discusses his book Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Jun 04, 2018

Why Is Elon Musk so Bad at Twitter?

An article examining Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s social media habits references comments Paul Argenti made to The Washington Post earlier this year.

Jun 03, 2018

Leadership Quality Stagnant for 6 Years

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the state of organizational leadership in India. Govindarajan says the country suffers from a “leadership defecit” and it needs to develop leaders with a social heart and business brain.

Jun 02, 2018

The Business Impact of Trump Tariffs

Features Emily Blanchard in an article about the far-reaching impact of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

Jun 01, 2018

Blood Test Offers Hope of Finding Cancers before Symptoms Develop

An article about a new liquid biopsy cancer test quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch. While the new test is promising, Welch says the analysis involved is incredibly complex.

Jun 01, 2018

Beer, Plane Tickets and iPhones Are All About to Get More Expensive. Here’s Why

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the announcement of new steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.

May 31, 2018

Favorite Professors of Best & Brightest MBAs

An article about the favorite professors of Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs features Ron Adner, selected by Sravya Yeleswarapu T’18, and Dean Matthew J. Slaughter, selected by Alen Amini T’18.

May 30, 2018

Tuck Reveals 2018-2019 MBA Admissions Deadlines

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in an article about Tuck’s new admissions deadlines.

May 30, 2018

Should You Start Colorectal Cancer Screening before Age 50?

An article about new guidelines for colorectal cancer screening quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch. The American Cancer Society recommends screening to begin at age 45, but Welch says there’s not a one size fits all solution.

May 30, 2018

Leslie Moonves Stands His Ground — for CBS and His Legacy

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the ongoing legal battle between CBS and its parent company National Amusements, and the two executives at the center, Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone.

May 29, 2018

Vix-Mageddon Revisited: It’s the Buyers Who Disappeared

In an Alphaville guest article Ing-Haw Cheng explores the decline in trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index, or VIX.

May 28, 2018

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about U.S. banks re-embracing the coal industry after vowing in 2015 to cut back on lending to coal companies.

May 28, 2018

Tuck Sets $250M Goal for Capital Campaign

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a feature story about The Tuck Difference, a $250 million philanthropic endeavor announced by the school on April 27.

May 27, 2018

Cultures Change When Leaders Teach

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about how business leaders should approach their roles as though they are teachers.

May 27, 2018

Tuck Announces 2018-2019 Admissions Deadlines

Highlights Tuck’s new admissions deadlines for the 2018-2019 application season. The new dates reflect the recent decision to eliminate the November round and shift the overall timeline to give applicants faster responses.

May 25, 2018

The Trade War Dials Up to 11

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the possibility of the Trump administration introducing tariffs on automobile imports in the name of national security.

May 24, 2018

Tuck Changes Application Rounds, Reduces Decision Wait Time

Highlights the latest Tuck360 entry by Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid. In the blog, Peña discusses new improvements to the Tuck application process, including reducing the number of admissions rounds from four to three.

May 24, 2018

Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Is Larger Than It Was in 2000, and the End Is Coming

Mentions research by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the dangers of overvalued startups.

May 22, 2018

Opinion: How Investors’ Misunderstanding of China Causes Them to Miss Out

Vijay Govindarajan and David Wessel write that China has achieved progress by pursuing unique policies and the West must understand the country for what it is—not what they wish it was.

May 21, 2018

The Best Business School Campuses

Mentions Tuck as one of the top five business schools for quality facilities, as ranked by The Economist based on a survey of current MBA students and alumni.

May 21, 2018

Amazon vs Google: A Race to Capture India’s Consumer Space

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Google and Amazon expanding their business efforts in India. “Both these companies have been shut out of China. So, they are 100 percent committed to India,” he says.

May 20, 2018