News

GM’s post-recall strategy pays dividends

Professor Paul Argenti wants to see GM better explain how it's going to change a corporate culture that led to serious, deadly engineering flaws.

Jul 25, 2014

The Furor Over “Factoryless” Manufacturers

Professor Andrew Bernard says companies like Apple should be counted as manufacturers in government statistics.

Jul 24, 2014

The real reasons we make big mistakes

Professor Sydney Finkelstein discusses how to manage the risk of false positives and false negatives when making decisions.

Jul 24, 2014

Why high earnings aren’t translating into jobs

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter says firms are adding jobs but not finding qualified applicants.

Jul 24, 2014

Senate Hearing on Tax Law, Corporate Inversions

Associate professor Leslie Robinson testifies at yesterday's U.S. Senate hearing on international corporate taxation (minute marks 53:40–58:37).

Jul 23, 2014

The U.S. Tax Code: Love It, Leave It or Reform It!

Associate Professor of Business Administration Leslie Robinson gives a witness testimony today during the U.S. Senate hearing of the current U.S. system of international taxation.

Jul 22, 2014

‘Art Of The Deal’ Complex In Corporate Negotiations

Adjunct professor Jeff Weiss comments on the challenges inherent in confidential negotiations at large corporations.

Jul 21, 2014

These Are the Companies With the Worst Customer Service

Professor Praveen Kopalle is quoted on the customer service reputations of such companies as Bank of America and AT&T.

Jul 21, 2014

Diving Into Big Data and Everything Else Happening at B-Schools This Week

Calendar of business school events includes Tuck's Women in Business Coffee Chat, that will take place this Saturday, July 26, in Denver.

Jul 21, 2014

Customer Service Hall of Shame

Professor Praveen Kopalle says fees and actions during the housing crisis hurt customer perceptions of many banks.

Jul 18, 2014

Andrea Bonomi, the Dealmaker Challenging Club Med’s Go-Private Bid

Professor Ron Adner is quoted regarding investor Andrea Bonomi’s bid for French vacation resort corporation Club Med.

Jul 18, 2014

To Tilt Or Not To Tilt Your Portfolio Design

Forbes discusses the portfolio design implications of the Three-Factor Model, derived from research by Kenneth French, the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance, and the University of Chicago's Eugene Fama.

Jul 18, 2014

Starwood Capital Group Names Jeffrey DiModica T’93 as Managing Director

DiModica will assist in the exploration of new business opportunities and support the growth and expansion of Starwood Property Trust and its affiliated entities.

Jul 17, 2014

Putting a Price Tag on Brands

Cites research by Professor Kevin Keller supporting a universally accepted system for brand valuation.

Jul 15, 2014

How to Profit From the Coming Correction

Cites research by Professor Kenneth French showing that small cap and value stocks have historically delivered higher returns over long periods of time.

Jul 14, 2014

Alibaba’s Behemoth IPO Making Few Ripples in Washington

Anant Sundaram, visiting professor of business administration, is quoted on Alibaba's initial public offering (IPO): "This is going to be a watershed IPO … It just puzzles me that no one is concerned," he says.

Jul 11, 2014

The Most Influential CMOs on Twitter

Jeff Hirsch T’99, CMO of Time Warner Cable is listed as one of the most influential CMOs on Twitter!

Jul 10, 2014

Kumbaya For Value Investors And Quants

Forbes reports that Sarah Ketterer T’87 “is probably the most successful female money manager in the business.”

Jul 10, 2014

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs Clinic

In this Q&A transcript of today's FT Jobs clinic, Stephen Pidgeon T'07 lends advice for interview prep and career changes.

Jul 10, 2014

What’s in a Name? Ask the Other Isis

Professor Kevin Lane Keller says it's not ideal branding when a firm shares its name with a terrorist organization.

Jul 09, 2014

$240,000 Isn’t Enough?! Why Liberal Arts Majors Are Paying Extra to Learn Job Skills

Tuck's Business Bridge Program is mentioned in this story on how liberal arts colleges are providing programs for students to gain real-world business skills.

Jul 08, 2014

A company’s best dealmaking asset is a 65-year-old CEO

An article on the study by Dirk Jenter and Katharina Lewellen, associate professor of business administration at Tuck, on the link between CEO age and corporate takeovers.

Jul 07, 2014

How MBA Students Network Their Way To Career Success

Fay Gosiengfiao T'11 highlights her time at Tuck and the alumni network: "It was a really immersive experience."

Jul 03, 2014

MBA Clubs: Dartmouth College, Tuck – Luxury And Retail Club

T'15 Vivian Alvarez, co-chair of Tuck's Luxury and Retail Club, explains why you should invest in luxury goods over traditional asset classes.

Jul 03, 2014

Green cards pay for new hotels

John Vogel discusses a new Los Angeles hotel that is almost completely financed by investor visas, known as EB-5 visas.

Jul 03, 2014

Target asks shoppers to please leave guns at home

Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication, comments on Target's request and some tough decisions the company might now face.

Jul 03, 2014

Consolidation Customer

John Vogel says the public should decide which school districts to consolidate in Vermont.

Jul 02, 2014

Montebourg’s Misérables

Article on foreign investment in France cites the latest Slaughter Rees Report.

Jul 02, 2014

Reimagining the American Dream

In this video, Associate Dean Matthew says job creation is the key to economic recovery.

Jul 02, 2014

GE Canada President and CEO, Elyse Allan Appointed Member of the Order of Canada

Elyse Allan D’79, T'84, President and CEO of GE Canada, has been appointed Member of the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

Jul 01, 2014

McDonald would face uphill battle in reforming VA

Sydney Finkelstein shares his insight with CNBC on the opportunities and challenges inherent in bringing corporate leadership success to bear in the public sector.

Jul 01, 2014

For better investment results, concentrate

The Financial Times cites research by Tuck’s Kenneth French and the University of Chicago’s Eugene Fama on the predictability of stocks with high dividend yields outperforming stocks with low dividend yields.

Jun 30, 2014

Why Stock Traders Should Want The U.S. To Stay Alive In The World Cup

Forbes mentions research by Richard Rogalski, the George J. Records Professor of Investments, to help explain anomalies that make their way into investing legend.

Jun 26, 2014

Battle of the sexes: Office edition

In his latest BBC column, "Syd Weighs In," Sydney Finkelstein discusses confidence in the workplace and why women should fight their way into the C-suite.

Jun 26, 2014

Flexion Therapeutics Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Ann Merrifield T'79, president and CEO of PathoGenetix, Inc., has been appointed to Flexion Therapeutics' board of directors.

Jun 25, 2014

RPT-Fitch Group Appoints Ted Niedermayer as CFO

Ted Niedermayer T'88 was appointed executive vice president and CFO of Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services.

Jun 25, 2014