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Despite being traditional allies, big business now fed up with Capitol Hill

Professor Paul Argenti says the business community wants a solution to the government shutdown.

Oct 04, 2013

Innovation Isn’t Just About New Products

Professor Vijay Govindarajan outlines five challenges organizations face.

Sep 30, 2013

4 Traits of True Intrapreneurs

Vijay Govindarajan explains how to spot and encourage an intrapreneur.

Sep 26, 2013

Five Pieces of Advice for Next Fed Chair

Peter Fisher, Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Business and Government, lists five challenges for Ben Bernanke's successor.

Sep 20, 2013

A Fatal Flaw when Choosing the Right Leader

Profesor Syd Finkelstein says leaders must be able to, "adapt and adjust and think fresh, in real-time."

Sep 20, 2013

PRSA Announces National Rollout of MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course

PRSA announces Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and two other schools that offer an MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course.

Sep 19, 2013

How to Figure Out if New Technology Is Worth the Cost

Professor Robert Howell answers, "What are the top three considerations a company should make before adopting a new technology?"

Sep 19, 2013

Starbucks switches message on open carry guns in stores

Professor Paul Argenti comments on Starbucks request that customers leave their guns at home.

Sep 19, 2013

Flooded with Fed money, but no inflation in sight

Professor Matthew Slaughter says banks are not lending while businesses and families are not seeking to borrow.

Sep 18, 2013

The Right Way to Pay for Innovations

Professor Robert Howell responds to the question: Do you think companies spend too much time searching for groundbreaking innovations at the expense of incremental advances?

Sep 17, 2013

Seib & Wessel: What We’re Reading Monday

Matthew Slaughter and Matthew Rees argue on the five-year anniversary of the Wall Street financial crisis that the country actually needs another big bank to fail to show the too-big-to-fail problem has been solved.

Sep 17, 2013

How to Value Twitter

Professor Anant Sundaram provided a framework for how to try to value Twitter.

Sep 16, 2013

Why the Dow — Quirks and All — Is Beating the S&P 500

Professor Kenneth French joins a discussion comparing the price-weighted DJIA with the value-weighted S&P.

Sep 16, 2013

Study: Government Miscounting Manufacturing Jobs

Research by professors Andrew Bernard and Teresa Fort suggests that many U.S. companies heavily involved in manufacturing aren't included in government statistics.

Sep 12, 2013

Why MBA Faculty With Board Experience Make Better Teachers

Tuck Dean Paul Danos says serving on a board of directors helps faculty understand the workings of corporate life and how society is affected by business.

Sep 10, 2013

The U.S. may have more manufacturing jobs than we think

A contributor cites recent research by professors Andrew Bernard and Teresa Fort on the way manufacturing jobs are counted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Sep 10, 2013

Why CFOs and Other Leaders Shouldn’t Pass the Blame

Professor Paul Argenti says leaders should minimize finger pointing and focus on the positive.

Sep 09, 2013

Closed Stores Create Vacuum Across State

Professor Kusum Ailawadi says large retailers should not expand into a market unless they offer something competitors don't.

Sep 06, 2013

The World’s Top 50 Leadership and Management Thinkers

Tuck professors Ron Adner, Richard D’Aveni and Vijay Govindarajan are shortlisted for the Thinkers 50t.

Sep 06, 2013

Should Higher Education Be Free?

Professor Vijay Govindarajan says Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) will transform higher education.

Sep 06, 2013

The U.S. May Have More Manufacturing Jobs Than We Think

Professors Andrew Bernard and Teresa Fort define a “factory-less goods producer” as a company that designs and coordinates the manufacturing of various goods.

Sep 06, 2013

What’s a CEO To Do? Experts On How to Fix Microsoft

Professor Vijay Govindarajan says Microsoft's next CEO needs to challenge the company's status quo.

Aug 29, 2013

50 Years Later, How Can We Help Realize Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s Dream?

Professor Ella Bell says the workplace remains biased against blacks 50 years after the landmark speech.

Aug 28, 2013

American/US Airways Merger Settlement Could Allow New Entrants, Experts Say

Professor Peter Golder says a deal allowing American and US Airways to merge could increase access to congested airports.

Aug 27, 2013

Google Took Its 20% Back, but Other Companies are Making Employee Side Projects Work for Them

Professor Chris Trimble joins the discussion about letting employees pursue side projects at work.

Aug 21, 2013

Expert regrets Obama siding with Apple

Professor Kevin Lane Keller says ongoing patent disputes between Apple and Samsung should be settled in the courts.

Aug 21, 2013

The MBA Gatekeeper

Tuck admissions director Dawna Clarke tells Poets & Quants she tries to keep the admissions process transparent and compassionate.

Aug 19, 2013

Bill Ackman and J.C. Penney May Both Be Wrong

Professor Paul Argenti says J.C. Penny needs a leader, "who can really think about the strategy."

Aug 12, 2013

Why cable companies deserve our scorn

Professor Sydney Finkelstein says cable customers deserve to choose channels not bundles.

Aug 08, 2013

The Innovation Mindset in Action: 3M Corporation

Vijay Govindarajan discusses key elements of 3M's culture of innovation.

Aug 07, 2013

Robert Howell: First, Try Passing Broader Tax Reforms

Professor Robert Howell responds to the question: "Does the U.S. need a repatriation holiday to bring back corporate cash?"

Jul 29, 2013

How Companies Can Get Smart About Raising Prices

Professor Kusum Ailawadi offers research-based strategies for raising prices without alienating consumers.

Jul 29, 2013

Will the iPhone go the way of the BlackBerry?

Professor Syd Finkelstein says that the pace of change is so quick in the cellular phone industry that staying on top requires constant innovation.

Jul 26, 2013

There’s Almost Always Fat to Cut

Professor Robert Howell gives companies advice whose costs are rising, but are afraid of raising prices.

Jul 24, 2013

Do MBA Graduates Get a Return on Their Tuition Investment?

Dean Paul Danos on how Tuck differentiates itself from other top business schools.

Jul 24, 2013

Tax Reform’s Latest Offshoot: Corporate Coalitions

Tax reform lobbyists are releasing a study by Professor Mathew Slaughter.

Jul 19, 2013