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Time Management: One-Year M.B.A.s

This article mentions that the two-year MBA degree was introduced by Dartmouth.

Aug 05, 2014

An M.B.A. Your Way

Tuck's Business Bridge Program is mentioned as an option for fitting MBA training into a harried schedule.

Aug 05, 2014

Interest rates don’t determine corporate investment, new research suggests — profits do

Marketwatch highlights new research, co-authored by Jonathan Lewellen, that determines low interest rates don't really spur corporate investment, and, conversely, high interest rates didn't prevent investment.

Aug 05, 2014

In Portugal, a ‘bad bank’ saves the day

Matthew Slaughter discusses Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo bailout. It is unlike previous bank bailouts because the cost doesn't all land on taxpayers: "The losses are going to be borne by some of the creditors to that bank and the people that own stock in that bank, the shareholders."

Aug 05, 2014

For M.B.A.s, Job Hunting Comes Before Class

Jonathan Masland, director of the career development office at Tuck, describes a new tour of San Francisco Bay Area tech firms for incoming students.

Aug 04, 2014

Why aren’t college co-ops catching on?

Tuck's Business Bridge Program is mentioned as a solution for college graduates to gain technical and team-building skills sought out by employers.

Aug 01, 2014

Ben & Jerry’s Throws Fudge Brownie Into GMO Food Fight

Professor Paul Argenti weighs in on the opposing stances of Unilever and Ben & Jerry's—a Unilever subsidiary—on the nation's first law requiring labeling of foods made with GMO ingredients.

Aug 01, 2014

Microsoft Aspirations in China Meet Perilous Climate

Professor Richard D'Aveni says China is asserting itself economically while the U.S. is focused on the Middle East.

Jul 31, 2014

7 Strategic Steps to Get Back on CEO’s Radar

Vijay Govindarajan co-authors this blog on using strategic thinking and structured envisioning to stay on a CEO's radar.

Jul 31, 2014

Malaysia Airlines is stuck with its name

Professor Paul Argenti argues that, based on earlier research he had done on name changes, Malaysia Airlines is the one company that should not change its name.

Jul 30, 2014

Why CFOs Should Help Set Company Strategy

Professor Robert Howell tells us why it’s time to change the way we think about CFOs and the way they think about themselves

Jul 29, 2014

The Bear Case For Uber (Yes, There Is One)

Professor of Marketing Peter Golder discusses the possibilities of market disruption for Uber, a ridesharing service.

Jul 29, 2014

KKR co-founder Henry Kravis works to transform his legendary buyout firm

Colin Blaydon is quoted on the non-bank lending policies of private equity firms.

Jul 29, 2014

This new-era brokerage company thinks it can help people profit—literally—from the news

Paul Argenti questions the potential conflict of interest he sees in news organizations’ arrangements with former Microsoft executive Hardeep Walia's online-trading firm, Motif Investing.

Jul 25, 2014

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