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Can politicians really bring jobs “back” to the U.S.?

Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses the policies needed to create high-paying jobs in the U.S. including increasing the availability of H-1B visas.

Apr 26, 2016

The Highest MBA Signing Bonuses

Highlights Tuck in an article on the importance of signing bonuses and other benefits to MBA graduates when deciding on an offer.

Apr 25, 2016

We Asked Business’s Top Turnaround Pros How to Save the GOP

Sydney Finkelstein says, “There are not a lot of examples of companies that have gone through a successful transformation that have kept the same management team.” Finkelstein notes that CEOs move on, but political hands remain even after old methods stop working.

Apr 25, 2016

‘Before you can create, you must forget’

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his new book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, and how the Three Box framework can lead to innovation.

Apr 25, 2016

Why trade and globalization concerns are resonating with voters at home

Dean Matthew Slaughter says that, with the right kind of policies going forward, more global engagement can help American families in the future.

Apr 22, 2016

What Does it Really Take to Stop Wasting Time?

Sydney Finkelstein offers five simple steps and says it's a matter of common sense with a healthy dose of personal discipline.

Apr 21, 2016

Why Unicorns Are Struggling

Vijay Govindarajan, Tarunya Govindarajan, and Adam Stepinski note challenges faced by unicorns, which are privately owned tech companies valued at $1 billion or more. They write, "... unicorns are struggling not only to keep up, but to keep innovating beyond their first breakthrough."

Apr 21, 2016

What Have Free-Trade Policies Meant for New Hampshire?

Dean Matthew Slaughter said that the U.S. has been “behind the curve” when it comes to strengthening the social safety net for communities that are affected by free-trade agreements.

Apr 20, 2016

Rising H-1B visa costs are stifling innovation and hurting the success of US companies

In an op-ed, Dean Matthew Slaughter says that, facing a shortage of skilled workers, the U.S. should make H-1B visas more affordable for the nation's companies and start-ups.

Apr 19, 2016

Nothing is permanent

Sydney Finkelstein is quoted as saying, "When smart leaders fail, it is not because they are incompetent, but because they are absorbed in their beliefs and are not willing to change.”

Apr 18, 2016

Six Reasons Smart People Fail

Citing the book, Why Smart Executives Fail by Sydney Finkelstein, the Huffington Post offers six explanations for why highly regarded leaders have failed.

Apr 18, 2016

Effective business leaders who see change when it’s coming tick three boxes

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how effective leaders are able to use the Three Box framework as a continual process—always reevaluating and reflecting on the past, present, and future.

Apr 18, 2016

Why Candidates are Out of Sync with How Americans Really Feel About Trade

Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter on trade and globalization in the United States. “Slaughter suggests the safety net could be strengthened with expanded unemployment insurance, job training, and direct subsidies for workers whose wages suffer,” reports NPR. “He warns that unless the benefits of trade are shared more equitably, public opposition to trade deals is likely to grow.”

Apr 18, 2016

MBA Internship Tips: Getting an Internship

Quotes Jonathan Masland on the two different types of MBA internship searches and the importance of knowing what career services offer.

Apr 14, 2016

Hiking H-1B visa fee may drive jobs abroad, says study

Continued coverage on findings in a recent report by Dean Matthew Slaughter that suggests the H1-B visa costs incurred by companies are too high. In addition Slaughter found that contrary to many critics of the program, skilled immigrants actually create new jobs and companies that ultimately help the economy grow.

Apr 14, 2016

Let Go of What Made Your Company Great

Vijay Govindarajan says companies need to be more than ambidextrous in order to both exploit and explore for growth—companies must let go of what made them great.

Apr 14, 2016

2016 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Adam Kleinbaum, Tuck School of Business

Recognizes the teaching and research of Adam Kleinbaum who teaches the core course, Leading Individuals and Teams, and the elective, Social Networks in Organizations, at Tuck.

Apr 14, 2016

Breaking Barriers to Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

An op-ed piece written by Chris Trimble about working through known barriers that prevent innovation from occurring in health care delivery, while offering solutions toward reform. Trimble writes, “The pathway forward in health care is this: 1) Change the payment model. 2) Invest in small full-time teams that redesign care for specific patient populations. 3) Unleash physician-led innovation."

Apr 13, 2016

The biggest opportunity in India is e-commerce: Vijay Govindarajan

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his new book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, and how companies can use the three-box solution framework to break through plateaus.

Apr 13, 2016

The road to Three Box strategy: Ongoing process, not a one-time project

An op-ed piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how effective leaders should not only know where their organization is going but also, where they are currently, and where they have been.

Apr 12, 2016

What You Know That You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Highlights the book, Why Smart Executives Fail, by Sydney Finkelstein, in an article about the dangers of unknown knowns and how they ultimately paralyze the ability to make good strategic decisions.

Apr 11, 2016

The Three-Box Solution is about being a leader in 2025, not 2016: Vijay Govindarajan

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his Three-Box solution and how companies can use it to optimize an existing company while creating a new business.

Apr 11, 2016

Why These Three Questions Can Solve Any Problem

Sydney Finkelstein suggests reflecting on the following; Are you really willing to change what you’ve been doing? Can you think of a better strategy or idea than the status quo? Can you execute on your chosen solution?

Apr 07, 2016

Republicans sour on free trade, see drag on U.S. economy, job losses

Dean Matthew Slaughter says, "Americans' attitudes toward trade are becoming more protectionist in large part because of how broad have been the downward pressures on Americans' earnings in recent years—regardless of their political party."

Apr 07, 2016

Halliburton’s Dying Bid Shows Antitrust Cops Pounding Mega-Deals

Cites research by Gordon Phillips which finds that under current antitrust standards, nearly one-third of U.S. industries are considered highly concentrated, up from about 25 percent in 1996.

Apr 06, 2016

Survey: US H-1B Visa Policies Too Restrictive

Continued coverage on findings in a new report by Dean Matthew Slaughter that suggest areas with higher number of H-1B immigrants tend to have faster growth in productivity—driving the increase in standards of living and real wages.

Apr 06, 2016

America’s Wealthiest Business Schools

Tuck places fourth on Poets and Quants' list that ranks endowment per student.

Apr 05, 2016

5 Leadership Authors You Must Follow in 2016

Lists Sydney Finkelstein as one of five leadership authors to follow in 2016.

Apr 05, 2016

So what if Iranian drones did strike Syria? We are not entering a dark age of...

Quotes Ron Adner, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship, about the complexities involved with deploying military drones. Adner explains that any innovation poses ecosystem challenges, requiring organizational and infrastructural support.

Apr 05, 2016

At the Speed of Speed

A feature story on Daniel Weinstein T'09, founder and lead instructor for the Skating Club at Dartmouth's speed skating program. According to the Valley News the program, “Is now in its third year demonstrating the techniques involved with one of the world’s fastest non-motor-assisted sports.”

Apr 04, 2016

Health Education from a Social Marketing Mindset

Punam Keller discusses the benefits of health educators using a social marketing approach to get patients to change their health behavior.

Apr 04, 2016

8 Leadership Practices That Will Make You Memorable

Highlights the common counter intuitive practices that define successful leaders as outlined by Sydney Finkelstein in his new book Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Apr 04, 2016

Study: American economy hampered by limits on skilled immigrant workers

A repost of the U.S. News & World Report coverage on findings in a new report by Dean Matthew Slaughter that suggests skilled immigrants create new jobs and companies that ultimately help the economy grow.

Apr 04, 2016

Majority of Americans want undocumented immigrants to stay in the US

Dean Mathew Slaughter is quoted as saying, "The paradox I come back to is that there's a preponderance of evidence that high-skill immigration is a dynamic force that can help the U.S. create not just jobs, but good jobs."

Apr 04, 2016

Here’s How Data Analytics Could Get You Hired By Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, UBS

Quotes Deirdre O’Donnell in an article on big data analytics becoming a requirement for many employers in the finance industry such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.

Apr 01, 2016

Great Innovators Create the Future, Manage the Present, and Selectively Forget the Past

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan on how the framework of the three-box solution will enable organizations to flourish—giving attention to the past, present, and future.

Apr 01, 2016