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Facebook Crisis-Management Lesson: What Not to Do

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about how Facebook handled news that a political consulting firm may have used data improperly obtained from approximately 50 million Facebook users.

Mar 21, 2018

A Clamor Grows over Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s Public Silence About Facebook and the...

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the silence of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg following news that a data analytics firm improperly accessed user data.

Mar 20, 2018

ech: If the GAAP Fits

Mentions a recent Harvard Business Review article by Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthor regarding why traditional financial statements are “practically irrelevant” for digital companies.

Mar 19, 2018

Matthew Slaughter Says U.K.‘s Biggest Challenge Is Slow Growth in Labor Productivity

As a guest on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses a potential Brexit transition deal between the U.K. and the EU.

Mar 19, 2018

What Sets ‘Superbosses’ Apart from Other Leaders?

In an interview with MIT Sloan Management Review, Sydney Finkelstein weighs in on how technology is changing the way business leaders operate.

Mar 16, 2018

Brain Scans Reveal That Friends Really Are on the Same Wavelength

Highlights research by Adam Kleinbaum exploring how neural activity can be used to predict friendships.

Mar 14, 2018

Trump Opened ‘Pandora’s Box’ with Tariffs

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about President Trump's decision to levy new tariffs in the name of national security.

Mar 14, 2018

Expert MBA Admissions Tips for 2018

An article collecting advice for prospective MBA students from admissions deans and directors at top U.S. business schools quotes Luke Anthony Peña.

Mar 13, 2018

Tuck MBAs Eye Emerging Markets

T’18s Muyambi Muyambi and Siena Hickey, two members of the student team that organized the inaugural Tuck Emerging Markets Conference, share key takeaways from the event.

Mar 12, 2018

Why Congress, Not the WTO, Is Best Suited to Rein in Trump on Tariffs

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about how Congress or the World Trade Organization could thwart President Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Mar 09, 2018

Experts Debate the Effectiveness of Trump’s Tariffs

As a guest on CNBC, Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses new tariffs proposed by President Trump and how they could impact global trade.

Mar 09, 2018

Is Tuck the Best Business School for Studying Emerging Markets?

Quotes Muyambi Muyambi T’18 and Sonali Chitre T’19 in an article about the increasing interest in emerging markets among the Tuck student body.

Mar 08, 2018

Why You Should Care About Trump’s Tariffs, Explained by an Economic Historian

In an interview with Vox, Emily Blanchard weighs in on how tariffs proposed by President Trump will impact consumers and potentially incite a trade war.

Mar 08, 2018

International Women’s Day: How Can Women in Business Drive Social Change?

Mentions Daniella Reichstetter T’07, Gretchen Ki Steidle T’01, Tina Smith T’84, Jennifer Wilson T’99, and Debi Brooks T’86 in an article about the rising number of women in business schools, and their increasing interest in making a social impact.

Mar 08, 2018

A 1950s Approach to 21st Century Issues

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article arguing that President Trump’s proposed tariffs will adversely affect the U.S. economy.

Mar 07, 2018

Tech Titans Are Taking over the World

Features insights by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the increasing strength and influence of large technology companies.

Mar 06, 2018

Big Aluminum Says the Aluminum Tariff Won’t Work

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the aluminum industry’s opposition to a new 10 percent tariff proposed by President Trump.

Mar 06, 2018

Are Trade Wars Good and Winnable?

As a guest on NPR’s “On Point,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses the new tariffs on steel and aluminum proposed by President Trump and the affects they could have on trade and American workers.

Mar 06, 2018

Goldman Sachs’ Investment in a Gun Retailer Puts It in an Awkward Position

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Goldman Sachs’ ties to Bass Pro Shops, one of the largest retailers of guns in the United States.

Mar 03, 2018

Corporations Only Break with the Gun Industry When It’s Cheap and Easy

References insights by Paul Argenti in an article arguing that businesses, such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, which recently opted to stop selling assault-style rifles, aren’t engaging in shareholder activism or corporate social responsibility, but merely normal business practices.

Mar 01, 2018

Walmart Is the Latest Example of a Company Doing What Politicians Won’t on Gun Control

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Walmart's and Dick’s Sporting Goods’ decisions to stop selling firearms or ammunition to customers under the age of 21.

Feb 28, 2018

Warren Buffett Is Even Better Than You Think

An article about the sustained investing success of Warren Buffett references research Kenneth French and Eugene Fama.

Feb 27, 2018

Is Your Membership Worth the Cost to Shop?

Highlights research by Kusum Ailawadi exploring the effects that shopping at warehouse club stores, like Costco, has on consumers.

Feb 27, 2018

7 Top Takeaways from Leading Business Schools’ 2017 Employment Reports

Highlights employment data for the Tuck class of 2017, which included a new high for average first-year base salary and signing bonus and a record percentage of jobs accepted in the technology industry and on the West Coast.

Feb 27, 2018

Roger McNamee: Brain Hacking

As a guest on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Roger McNamee T’82 discusses the term “brain hacking,” how outside forces have harnessed the addictive qualities of social media to encourage particular feelings and opinions among users.

Feb 26, 2018

Why Financial Statements Don’t Work for Digital Companies

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava and coauthor write that traditional financial reports are practically irrelevant for digital companies due to their focus on intangible investments, like research and development.

Feb 26, 2018

10 Women to Watch from the MBA Class of 2019

Features Gillian Apps T’19 and mentions Swellen Macieira T’19 in an article highlighting women in the class of 2019 from business schools around the world.

Feb 21, 2018

How to Fix Facebook: Make Users Pay for It

Roger McNamee T’82 writes that Facebook should implement a subscription-based business model to reduce the likelihood that bad actors could use the platform for harm.

Feb 21, 2018

Impact Investing

Features John Vogel in a piece about the rising popularity of impact investing.

Feb 19, 2018

3 Reasons Global Firms Should Keep Investing in India

Vijay Govindarajan outlines reasons companies should continue to invest in India despite the challenges the market presents.

Feb 16, 2018

The Upper Valley’s Economic Upper Hand

Highlights the Tuck School of Business as an important component of the Upper Valley region’s dynamic economy.

Feb 14, 2018

Tuck’s ‘Next Step’ Gives Vets, Athletes New Opportunities

Quotes Punam Anand Keller and Margaux Lohry in an article highlighting Tuck’s Next Step: Transition to Business executive education program.

Feb 14, 2018

Dartmouth Study: Friends Think Alike

Highlights new research from Adam Kleinbaum exploring the connection between neural activity and friendships.

Feb 13, 2018

New Cancer Test Isn’t Ready for Prime Time

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch writes that liquid biopsy tests to detect cancer are more complex than the public has been led to believe.

Feb 13, 2018

Bill and Melinda Gates Take on Tough Questions About Their Giving

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the potential risks organizations face when they openly respond to difficult questions, such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation did with its annual letter this year.

Feb 12, 2018

Clear Admit

Highlights Tuck’s banner year for scholarship fundraising in 2017, which saw $20 million pledged in support of scholarships.

Feb 12, 2018