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Rich Countries Can Follow the India Model of Health Care

Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti discuss their new book, Reverse Innovation in Health Care: How to Make Value-Based Delivery Work.

Jul 05, 2018

Cree Girds for LED Tariffs It Says Will Sting

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about the impact new tariffs on China will have on smaller U.S. businesses, such as Cree, a North Carolina-based maker of lighting products.

Jul 04, 2018

How Trump’s Policy Decisions Undermine the Industries He Pledged to Help

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about how recently proposed policies could have adverse effects on industries such as farming, automotive, and energy.

Jul 04, 2018

Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery in Hanover Is Sold

Features Jarett Berke T’17, who recently purchased a Hanover landmark institution, Lou’s Restaurant and Bakery.

Jul 03, 2018

The Factors behind China’s Growing Strength in Innovation

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Jie Gan explore how China has built itself into a hub of innovation, and what the transformation could mean for the future.

Jul 02, 2018

India Has a Lot to Teach America in Health Care

Vijay Govindarajan discusses his forthcoming book Reverse Innovation in Health Care, which explores how the U.S. can improve its health care system with innovations first implemented in places like India.

Jul 02, 2018

Smart Beta Strategies for Retail Investors

Mentions the three-factor model developed in the 1990s by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about the rise of smart beta investing and how retail investors can use the practice to their advantage.

Jun 29, 2018

A Twist of Fate

Profiles Fred McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, whose career path has spanned academia, government, and industry.

Jun 28, 2018

The 3-D Printing Playbook

Richard D’Aveni explores recent advances in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, and offers a playbook on how the technology can shape business models and strategy decisions.

Jun 28, 2018

Transforming Health Care from the Ground Up

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti explain how bottom-up innovation is driving change in the U.S. health care system.

Jun 28, 2018

As Trade Barriers Go Up, Global Supply Chains Unravel

Cites research by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about the impact global trade uncertainty has on supply chains.

Jun 27, 2018

To Trump, Harley’s Tariff Decision Is a Personal — and Unexpected — Betrayal

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about Harley-Davidson’s decision to move a portion of production outside the United States.

Jun 26, 2018

Is This the Hospital That Will Finally Push the Expensive U.S. Health Care System to...

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti illustrate how reverse innovation allowed Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) to provide low-cost, value-based care and why the U.S. health care industry should take note.

Jun 22, 2018

MBA Applicants Hold High Expectations for Business School Admissions Process, Survey Finds

An article about the latest MBA Applicant Survey conducted by the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), mentions Tuck among the top business schools that get to know prospective students best during the application process.

Jun 20, 2018

The Economics Case for Using Zen to Think about Trade

Highlights research by Emily Blanchard and Gerald Willmann in an article arguing that Zen principles can be used to defend globalization.

Jun 15, 2018

Johnson, Darden & Tuck Win Applicant Praise

Mentions Tuck, which was ranked third in the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) annual MBA applicant survey asking prospective students to rate how well individual schools got to know them during the application process.

Jun 15, 2018

In 2018, There Is No Excuse for Topless Dancers at a Corporate Event

Features Kate Strayer-Benton, D’05, T’11, director of strategy at Momenta Pharmaceuticals, who recently penned an open letter to the biopharmaceutical industry about the inappropriateness of having topless female dancers at an industry event.

Jun 14, 2018

These Four Attributes Will Help You Get into Tuck’s MBA Program

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in an article about Tuck’s new admissions criteria.

Jun 12, 2018

How U.S. Trade Policy Risks Isolating the Country from Traditional Allies

Quotes Emily Blanchard in a piece about tensions at the latest G7 summit, and how new trade policies in the United States could have an impact on its relationships with countries long considered allies.

Jun 11, 2018

Maybe Dollars Should Be Digital

Quotes a Harvard Business Review article by Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and Shivaram Rajgopal in a piece about the use of generally accepted accounting principles in reference to digital companies.

Jun 11, 2018

Evernote’s CEO Reveals the 5 Keys to the Ultra-Productive Team of the Future

Quotes Chris O’Neill T’01, CEO of Evernote, in an article about the keys to having a productive team.

Jun 11, 2018

Vanguard Thinks Its Own Employees Should Own This Fund, Not the S&P 500. They’re...

Mentions research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about Vanguard’s decision to drop the S&P 500 from their employees’ 401k plans and instead offer the Vanguard Total Stock Market.

Jun 09, 2018

Wells Fargo and Tuck Announce Scholarship Program for Diverse Businesses

Quotes Leonard Greenhalgh in an article about the continued partnership between Wells Fargo and Tuck minority business education programs. Wells Fargo recently announced a new $100,000 scholarship fund for diverse business owners to attend the programs.

Jun 08, 2018

Here’s How to Stop Overspending When Hanging out with Friends

An article about how to curb overspending habits highlights research by Eesha Sharma which finds that, despite the common narrative, there is no correlation between age and overspending.

Jun 08, 2018

Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal argue that the current system of financial reporting is outdated and must be updated to better suit the needs of digital companies.

Jun 08, 2018

Forecasting Quarterly Earnings Isn’t the Issue, It’s CEOs

Quotes B. Espen Eckbo in an article about the danger of CEOs not being truthful in earnings reports.

Jun 07, 2018

3 Times Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks

An article about the impact Howard Schultz has had on Starbucks during his nearly four decade tenure at the company quotes Paul Argenti.

Jun 05, 2018

Apple’s Not the Only Company Worried about Your Bad Habits

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about tech companies working to curb users’ dependence on their products, namely smartphones.

Jun 05, 2018

Jordan Solomon Made a Jump from MBA to the NBA and MSG Sports

Profiles Jordan Solomon T’06, executive vice president of Madison Square Garden Sports. Solomon joined MSG Sports in 2016 and helped the company overhaul its ticketing systems and expand into esports.

Jun 04, 2018

Sydney Finkelstein on Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

Sydney Finkelstein discusses his book Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Jun 04, 2018

Why Is Elon Musk so Bad at Twitter?

An article examining Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s social media habits references comments Paul Argenti made to The Washington Post earlier this year.

Jun 03, 2018

Leadership Quality Stagnant for 6 Years

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the state of organizational leadership in India. Govindarajan says the country suffers from a “leadership defecit” and it needs to develop leaders with a social heart and business brain.

Jun 02, 2018

The Business Impact of Trump Tariffs

Features Emily Blanchard in an article about the far-reaching impact of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

Jun 01, 2018

Blood Test Offers Hope of Finding Cancers before Symptoms Develop

An article about a new liquid biopsy cancer test quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch. While the new test is promising, Welch says the analysis involved is incredibly complex.

Jun 01, 2018

Beer, Plane Tickets and iPhones Are All About to Get More Expensive. Here’s Why

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the announcement of new steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.

May 31, 2018

Favorite Professors of Best & Brightest MBAs

An article about the favorite professors of Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs features Ron Adner, selected by Sravya Yeleswarapu T’18, and Dean Matthew J. Slaughter, selected by Alen Amini T’18.

May 30, 2018