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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

For Corporate Takeovers, 65 Is the Magic Number

Study by Katharina Lewellen links CEO age with the likelihood of a corporate takeover.

Jun 25, 2014

Two Kinds of People You Should Never Negotiate With

Visiting Associate Professor Judith White says some people just want to control or punish you.

Jun 23, 2014

Thrasos Appoints Donald Notman as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Donald Notman T'88 has been appointed as Thrasos Therapeutics' senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Jun 23, 2014

Brooks Sports running strong at 100

The Seattle Times highlights Brooks’ Chairman & CEO Jim Weber T'86 and his strategy to focus strictly on performance runners.

Jun 23, 2014

The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags

Ron Adner's book "The Wide Lens: A New Strategy For Innovation" is listed as the first suggestion on Entrepreneur's summer reading list.

Jun 23, 2014

No, companies don’t usually fire their founders

Sydney Finkelstein discusses the challenges associated with firing a founder of a company.

Jun 23, 2014

Henry Kravis, Still Shaking Wall Street, Steers KKR Into Lending

Bloomberg reports that many companies are turning to the private equity firm KKR & Co. for loans. Colin Blaydon says, “They have built a large shadow-banking activity that is beyond the reach of financial regulators... no one has figured out if this means there is systemic risk that is not getting the same oversight as the risk that brought us 2008.”

Jun 23, 2014

After School Club: Dartmouth College – Tuck’s Education Club

Elliot Gillerman T'15, co-president of the Tuck Education Club, lends insights into the club's 2014-15 initiatives and how to increase the quality of education in the U.S.

Jun 12, 2014

Why averages miss the point

Sydney Finkelstein says seemingly logical targets like higher average sales, shorter wait times, and greater market share can obscure more important goals.

Jun 12, 2014

Brazil’s Own Goals

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter looks at economic challenges facing Brazil on the eve of the World Cup.

Jun 11, 2014

MBA Clubs: Dartmouth College, Tuck - Investment Club

In this Q&A, Tuck's investment club co-chairs explain why gaining an MBA suits their career choices.

Jun 09, 2014

How Elite B-Schools Pump Up Applicant Pools

The Wall Street Journal mentions Tuck's decision to reduce its essay requirement as part of its 2014-15 application.

Jun 05, 2014

Adidas vs Nike: Who will win the advertising shootout?

Professor of Corporate Communication Paul Argenti explores Nike and Adidas' advertising strategies for the 2014 World Cup.

Jun 05, 2014

How can you increase your chances of getting a consulting job?

Stephen Pidgeon, associate director of career development, offers tips for networking effectively with recruiters.

Jun 04, 2014

How Marketing Analytics Will Make $100K For Charity This Year

Kevin Lane Keller, the E.B. Osborn Professor of Marketing, is a judge for the 2014 Marketing Analytics Leadership Award.

Jun 04, 2014

Why Dartmouth and Duke Make B-School Applicants Feel Warm and Fuzzy

Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke explains how Tuck personalizes the MBA admissions process.

Jun 04, 2014

How To Get The Most From An Internship

Jonathan Masland, director of the career development office, offers networking advice to MBA interns.

Jun 03, 2014

Walmart stays top of Fortune 500 list after posting nearly $500bn revenues

Paul Argenti tells The Guardian that Fortune's annual list of the 500 highest-earning U.S. companies is, "...very transparent and obvious: it's just revenue, and revenue tells you part of the story about a company, but not all."

Jun 03, 2014

MBAs Expect 44% Pay Bump Due To Degree

Applicants to the top business schools expect to increase the MBA to give them a 44% boost in pay once they graduate, according to a new survey of business school candidates.

Jun 02, 2014

Narendra Modi’s leadership style of making tough decisions best for India: Vijay Govindarajan

Coxe Distinguished Professor Vijay Govindarajan discusses the leadership style of India's new prime minister Narendra Modi and centralized versus decentralized structures in government.

Jun 02, 2014

All Eyes On India, And Its New Prime Minister

Matthew Slaughter discusses India's new prime minister, Narenda Modi, and which directions he may take regarding India's economic problems, its relationship with Pakistan, and concerns about women's rights.

Jun 02, 2014

Why Two CEOs Are Better Than One

Visiting Professor Thomas C. Lawton explains why companies should create a second CEO called the Chief External Officer.

May 30, 2014

Departing Deans on Fundraising, Ethical MBAs, and Cartooning

Bloomberg Businessweek asks Dean Paul Danos and two other long-standing, departing business deans how their thinking has evolved during their tenure when it comes to business schools.

May 30, 2014

The problem with smart people

In his latest BBC Column, "Syd Weighs In," Sydney Finkelstein says choosing the most intelligent people to be managers may be better in theory than practice.

May 29, 2014

Vijay Govindarajan: Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, writes on how to turn India into an economic powerhouse.

May 28, 2014

Burger King’s New Motto: The Pros and Cons of a Company Slogan

Article on Burger King's new slogan quotes Professor Peter Golder's research on Burger King's brand.

May 23, 2014

Strategy’s No Good Unless You End Up Somewhere New

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, lists his four most important issues about innovation as it relates to strategy.

May 21, 2014

President Obama makes a sales pitch for the U.S.

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter notes ways in which the U.S. could attract more foreign investment.

May 21, 2014

Health Care for 1% of the Cost

Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management Vijay Govindarajan writes on how reverse innovation provides the answer to U.S. health care.

May 19, 2014

A View from the Trees

Developing Leaders talks with Clark Callahan, executive director of Tuck Executive Education, on how Tuck's intimate environment shapes executive learning.

May 16, 2014

The hard facts about momentum investing

The Financial Times mentions Ken French's data on historic US stock returns in an article about the momentum effect that guides stock market investing.

May 12, 2014

Target Chairman Gets Hands-On Role in Post-Breach Vacuum

Bloomberg quotes Professor B. Espen Eckbo on Target's "succession gap."

May 07, 2014