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Friends Are Similar Deep in the Brain

Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum, and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring how brain activity can be used to predict friendships.

May 11, 2018

NAFTA Is Critical to a Key Trump-Voting State

References an article in The Wall Street Journal written by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a piece about the importance of NAFTA to Pennsylvania.

May 11, 2018

My Brief Trip to Cancerland

Quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, the author of Overdiagnosed, who has spent more than two decades researching the dangers of advanced screening for cancer.

May 11, 2018

Walmart Brings Amazon Fight to India

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart, an Indian e-commerce company. Govindarajan says the acquisition makes sense for Walmart’s future, and its ongoing battle with Amazon.

May 10, 2018

Silicon Valley’s New Motto: Be Responsible

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about a shift in messaging from technology companies following recent controversies involving data privacy, fake news, and more.

May 09, 2018

Investors Can Miss the Forest for the Smart Beta Trees

An article exploring the effectiveness, and growing popularity, of factor investing highlights research by Kenneth French.

May 07, 2018

Trade Rhetoric Is Already Hurting America

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter explains how the United States is incurring economic damage by raising uncertainty about future economic policy and eroding its authority in international policy making.

May 07, 2018

Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2018

Features Alen Amini T’18 and Sravya Yeleswarapu T’18 in Poets & Quants’ annual “Best and Brightest” list, which is comprised of 100 MBA graduates.

May 06, 2018

Is Starbucks Making the Right Moves to Deal with Racial Bias Controversy?

An article questioning the effectiveness of Starbucks’ planned bias training for employees quotes Paul Argenti.

May 05, 2018

Elon Musk Got Bored—and Shareholders Took the Hit

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Elon Musk’s recent contentious earnings call, during which the Tesla CEO dismissed several questions.

May 04, 2018

Wessel’s Economic Update: The Chinese Model for Economic Innovation

Visiting faculty David Wessel discusses the market policies China has employed to spur economic innovation, and how they differ from the American model.

May 03, 2018

Just Because You Use Words Interchangeably Doesn’t Mean They’re the Same

Quotes Emily Blanchard in a piece about the difference between tariffs and quotas.

May 01, 2018

Can You Be Too Passive with Passive Funds?”

References research by Kenneth French in an article about how to approach passive investing.

May 01, 2018

5 of the Best US Business Schools for African-American MBAs

Lists Tuck in an article about the best U.S. business schools for African-American MBA students and highlights the work of Professor Ella L.J. Bell Smith.

May 01, 2018

Now Emoting in the Corner Office: The Oversharing CEO

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the trend of chief executives sharing personal information with their coworkers.

May 01, 2018

Friends Can Share Similar Brain Waves, Genetics, and Personality Traits—Here’s Why It Happens

Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring how neural activity can be used to predict friendships.

Apr 30, 2018

Trump Trade Tariffs Set to Hit Europe as Talks Uncertain

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the impact recent tariffs levied by the Trump administration will have on trade relations between the U.S. and Europe.

Apr 30, 2018

“Take the Right Risks”

In an interview with Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses what distinguishes Tuck from other top business schools. He says Tuck’s collaborative, trusting community is one of the school's best assets.

Apr 30, 2018

Pandora’s Roger Lynch Moonlights as a Guitarist in a CEO-Filled Rock Band

Profiles Roger Lynch T’95, CEO of Pandora. Lynch, who has held high-level leadership positions throughout his career, says that those who want to lead should look inward, rather than try to emulate a role model.

Apr 28, 2018

PM Modi Reminds Me of Former NY Mayor Rudy Giuliani: Prof. Richard D’Aveni

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Richard D’Aveni weighs in on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the relationship between the United States and India.

Apr 28, 2018

Tuck Announces $250 Million Capital Campaign for Tomorrow’s Wise Leaders

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article outlining the goals and priorities of The Tuck Difference: The Campaign for Tomorrow’s Wise Leaders.

Apr 28, 2018

Value Should Do Better. But When Is Anybody’s Guess

Highlights research by Kenneth French in an article about the performance of value stocks.

Apr 27, 2018

Reverse Innovation: Made in India, for the World

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about reverse innovation, a term he coined in 2009 along with former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt.

Apr 26, 2018

One Young Harvard Grad’s Quixotic Quest to Disrupt Private Equity

Quotes Colin Blaydon, dean emeritus, in an article about Daniel Rasmussen, founder of Verdad, and his goal of disrupting private equity.

Apr 25, 2018

Jeff Bezos v the World: Why All Companies Fear ‘Death by Amazon

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the power of Amazon and its impact on numerous business sectors. Govindarajan says Amazon’s wealth of consumer data gives it an edge.

Apr 24, 2018

he 40 Best Business Professors under 40

Poets & Quants’ annual list of the 40 best business professors under 40 highlights Ing-Haw Cheng, assistant professor of business administration.

Apr 23, 2018

MIT Sloan, Tuck & UC Berkeley Haas Have Revamped Their MBA Programs to Focus on Emerging...

Highlights Tuck in an article about business schools shaping their curriculums in ways that allow students to engage with emerging markets and the increasingly globalized business landscape.

Apr 20, 2018

Will Starbucks’ Training Help Workers Shed Unconscious Biases? Experts Weigh In.

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Starbucks’ decision to provide anti-bias training to its workforce. The decision is expected to cost the company millions in lost sales, but Argenti says a key element of a good apology is to show that it involves some sacrifice.

Apr 20, 2018

Elon Musk Still Hasn’t Decided What to Do with Board Member Steve Jurvetson after Allegations...

An article about Elon Musk’s indecision regarding Tesla and SpaceX board member Steve Jurvetson, who was placed on leave five months ago following allegations of misconduct, quotes B. Espen Eckbo.

Apr 19, 2018

Gillette and Tide Maker Struggles in ‘Tough Environment

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about the increased competition consumer goods companies, like Procter & Gamble, are facing from upstart digital firms that sell directly to consumers.

Apr 19, 2018

Anatomy of a PR Response: How Starbucks Is Handling Its Philadelphia Crisis

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Starbucks’ decision to close all company-owned stores for “racial bias” training following the arrest of two black men at a Starbucks in Philadelphia.

Apr 18, 2018

10 B-Schools for High-Paying Finance, Accounting Jobs

Highlights Tuck in a roundup of top business schools for students interested in finance and accounting jobs.

Apr 18, 2018

6 Business Schools That Promote Leadership and Management

Highlights Tuck in an article about top business schools for developing leadership and management skills.

Apr 17, 2018

ESPN Dedicates Multifunctional Sports Space in Bogotá, Colombia

Quotes Eduardo Pokorny T’01, senior director of international growth and development at ESPN, in an article about the opening of a multifunctional sports facility, part of the company’s safe space initiative, in Ciudad Bolívar, Bogotá.

Apr 16, 2018

Business Royalty among Top MBA Graduation Speakers

An article highlighting 2018 graduation speakers at top business schools mentions David Rubenstein, who will deliver the Tuck Investiture address June 9.

Apr 16, 2018

You Share Everything with Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring how neural activity can predict friendships.

Apr 16, 2018