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Senators Brought up Serious Issues with Facebook, McNamee Says

As a guest on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, weighs in on Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the U.S. Senate.

Apr 11, 2018

Higher Steel Costs Are Expected to Become the New Normal for Manufacturers

An article about the effect new steel tariffs may have on manufacturers that use the material quotes Emily Blanchard.

Apr 10, 2018

The Latest: Zuckerberg Appears Careful, Contrite

Quotes Paul Argenti in coverage of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress. Argenti says Zuckerberg appeared “staged and careful.”

Apr 10, 2018

Looking for Your Dream Job? Swipe Right

Features Adam Kleinbaum in an article about the rise of professional networking apps such as Shapr. Kleinbaum says research shows that people with diverse and far-reaching networks get promoted faster and evaluated more favorably.

Apr 10, 2018

Facebook Tries to Get Its House in Order

An article about Facebook’s PR push prior to CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress quotes Paul Argenti. He says the company’s efforts aren’t doing it any favors.

Apr 10, 2018

Should We All Get a Health Check?

Features Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article exploring what medical tests are most useful to patients to help prevent disease while avoiding overdiagnosis.

Apr 09, 2018

Slammed by Trump, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Chooses Silence

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article regarding the decision not to engage with President Trump made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos following numerous tweets from the president criticizing the company.

Apr 09, 2018

Q&A: Valuation and Accounting Challenges of Digital Assets

Vijay Govindarajan and Anup Srivastava weigh in on accounting challenges in regard to intangible assets. The professors say that, while the challenge is greatest for digital companies, it can apply to numerous businesses.A

Apr 09, 2018

Zuckerberg Takes Facebook Data Apology Tour to Washington

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony in front of Congress.

Apr 09, 2018

What Mark Zuckerberg Has to Fear in Testifying before Congress

An article exploring what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg could face when he testifies before Congress next week quotes Paul Argenti.

Apr 06, 2018

A Total Look at MBA Pay at Leading Schools

An article about salary and bonus data at top business schools highlights Tuck as the school with the highest percentage of students receiving signing bonuses among those ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report.

Apr 05, 2018

Tariffs Explained

In an interview with PRI’s “The World,” Emily Blanchard discusses recent tariffs proposed by President Trump on China, as well as potential retaliatory tariffs.

Apr 05, 2018

Trump Keeps Attacking Corporations. But Do They Really Need to Fear Him?

An article about presidents picking fights with corporations, including President Trump’s recent clash with Amazon, quotes Paul Argenti. He says that, in the case of Amazon, it’s perhaps better to not have the support of the president.

Apr 04, 2018

Massive United States-Saudi Infrastructure Fund Struggles to Get Going

Quotes Colin Blaydon in an article about a $40 billion infrastructure investment fund created in 2017 by Blackstone. Blaydon says the fund’s inability to gain traction is surprising given the company behind it.

Apr 04, 2018

How Medicine Got Too Good for Its Own Good

Profiles Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, who has spent much of his career warning of the dangers of overdiagnosis, which can lead to unnecessary procedures and even harm patients that are otherwise healthy.

Apr 04, 2018

The Club Store Effect: Research from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business Reveals How Bulk...

Highlights research by Kusum Ailawadi exploring the effect that shopping at warehouse club stores has on consumers. Ailawadi found that people who shop at club stores shop more, spend more, and eat more than those who don’t, but says the research is not an indictment of the club store format.

Apr 03, 2018

Elon Musk’s April Fools’ Tweets Were ‘Not a Joking Matter,’ Experts Say

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article regarding Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s April Fools’ tweets stating the electric car maker was bankrupt. Argenti says the tweets were in poor taste given recent news surrounding the company.

Apr 03, 2018

Here’s How Kellogg, Tuck and Wharton Are Driving Opportunities for Women in Business

Quotes Jessica Nuñez T’18 in an article highlighting the various ways top U.S. business schools promote and motivate women in business. At Tuck, efforts range from coffee chats with prospective students to large-scale events such as the forthcoming Initiative for Women Symposium.

Apr 03, 2018

Under Trump, a Strong Economy but Murky Policy Outlook

An article regarding uncertainty about economic policy under Presidents Obama and Trump quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter. Slaughter says President Trump has shown a propensity to pick winners and losers with his policy decisions.

Apr 01, 2018

The Store Is Dead—Long Live the Store

Santiago Gallino and coauthors David R. Bell and Antonio Moreno argue that offline-first retailers can benefit from mimicking showroom concepts started by online-first retailers.

Apr 01, 2018

It’s Factory North America,’ but Trump Could Hobble It

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about how the future of NAFTA will impact American businesses, particularly Union Pacific and others in the railroad industry.

Mar 30, 2018

The Best Business School Alumni Networks

An article about business schools with the best alumni networks quotes Jonathan Masland, executive director of career development, and Erica Toews T’18

Mar 28, 2018

An Interview with Dartmouth Tuck’s Admissions Director, Luke Peña

Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, weighs in on the Tuck admissions process and what separates Tuck from other top business schools.

Mar 27, 2018

Samsung Not in Partying Mood for 80th Birthday

References comments by Kevin Lane Keller in an article about how Samsung opted not to hold a public celebration for its 80th anniversary.

Mar 23, 2018

Why MBA Applicants Should Research Concentrations

Kenton Kivestu T’11 says Tuck’s broad focus was a plus, allowing him to take a wide array of courses, in an article about whether prospective MBA students should explore a concentration or specialization.

Mar 22, 2018

Can Zuckerberg’s Media Blitz Take the Pressure Off Facebook?

An article about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s media appearances following news that user data may have been improperly attained by a political consulting firm quotes Paul Argenti.

Mar 22, 2018

The Decline of the MBA’s ‘Value Added Ratio’

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter says the value of the MBA degree endures in an article exploring the value-added ratio of business schools.

Mar 21, 2018

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