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From economy to econoMEH: global growth is mixed

Matthew Slaughter says, “You know, the world economy on the whole, it’s too much Piglet,” referring to the skittish character in "Winnie the Pooh" stories. “We’d love to have a lot more Tigger in the world economy, we’d love to have innovation happening in lots of countries, a sense of clear job growth and new companies being created.”

Jan 21, 2016

A CA topper from over 40 years ago reminisces

Vijay Govindarajan recounts his experience of being awarded the President’s Gold Medal for standing first in the Chartered Accountancy exam in 1972. The article was triggered by James John Britto, a student from Chennai – the same city as VG, becoming the all-India topper in the Chartered Accountancy exam for 2015. “It was such a pleasant surprise to see a Chennai lad bagging the Gold Medal this year. These youngsters are what give me hope about India. This is going to be India’s century. These youngsters will make the dream come true,” Govindarajan stated.

Jan 20, 2016

N.H.’s 2016 Economic Outlook; Solar Net Metering Update

Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses how the broader U.S. economy is on stronger footing, but how there are still concerns, especially regarding China's economic woes.

Jan 20, 2016

Cornell To Launch Big Data-Focused MBA Program Featuring Twitter, Yahoo, Amazon

Quotes Alva Taylor, director for the Center for Digital Strategies, in an article on Johnson’s recent development of a digital technology program for MBA and computer science students.

Jan 19, 2016

He’s building a charcuterie empire one link at a time

Highlights a group of Tuck students who did a study for Joshua Smith, chef and charcuterie specialist at Moody’s in Waltham Massachusetts. Smith enlisted the help of Tuck to see if it was possible to recreate his Waltham business in Boston.

Jan 19, 2016

Kasich Preaches Bipartisanship at Dartmouth, With a Nod to a Top N.H. Democrat

Highlights presidential candidate John Kasich's visit to Tuck as part of the “America’s Economic Future” candidate series. NHPR notes that Kasich emphasized his willingness to work across party lines.

Jan 19, 2016

RVCC program gets help from Tuck School of Business

Highlights Tuck students who worked with the Work Ready NH program at River Valley Community College during Allwin Community Outreach Day. “Tuck has MBA students from all over the world,” said Martha Mott, director of Work Ready NH at RVCC. “On the community day, they offer their skills to 20 to 25 nonprofit organizations and small businesses.”

Jan 19, 2016

Capital Journal Daybreak: Clinton’s Lead Over Sanders Widens, More

Highlights Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's town hall at Tuck. The talk is part of the “America’s Economic Future” candidate series.

Jan 19, 2016

Want to help fix health care? First you have to care about costs.

Continued coverage on How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time by Chris Trimble

Jan 15, 2016

‘It is a make-or-break Budget for Modi govt’

Vijay Govindarajan argues that the Indian government should increase public spending to ensure a healthy demand in the system.

Jan 15, 2016

The Biggest Myths About China’s Yuan ‘Manipulation’

Matthew Slaughter says that deep economic forces such as productivity growth, labor supplies, and public policies have more long-term impact on the global economy than exchange rates.

Jan 13, 2016

Where Prestige Consulting Firms Scoop Up MBA Talent

Tuck comes in fourth with 34 percent of the class of 2015 accepting offers in the consulting industry.

Jan 12, 2016

12 Time Management Tips Successful People Live By

Sydney Finkelstein offers a list of 12 specific tips for a path to greater efficiency in the workplace.

Jan 12, 2016

WRDS Best Paper Award for Research that Examines CEO Compensation Structure

Announces an award for a study co-authored by Katharina Lewellen on how the structure of compensation – particularly equity vesting – impacts the long-term health of firms.

Jan 12, 2016

Slaughtering the Myth of Chinese Currency Manipulation

Concurs with a recent editorial by Matthew Slaughter that currency manipulation by China is not a threat to the global economy.

Jan 12, 2016

16 Must-Read Business Books for 2016

Continued coverage of Superbosses by Sydney Finkelstein highlighting the upcoming publication as one of nine leadership books to watch for in 2016.

Jan 11, 2016

The Myths of China’s Currency ‘Manipulation’

Matthew Slaughter writes that movements in the yuan’s nominal exchange rate do not affect long-term trade flows or jobs in the U.S.

Jan 09, 2016

For Interim CEOs, a Job Full of Pitfalls

Quotes Christopher Sinclair T’73, CEO of Mattel, in an article on challenges that many interim CEOs face. The Wall Street Journal writes, “Mr. Sinclair said his Mattel board experience gave him ‘a sense of things, but you don’t have a really deep understanding’ before becoming the company’s temporary top boss.” Sinclair recalled, “I don’t think there were too many hours of sleep in those first 45 days.’’

Jan 08, 2016

Secrets of the Superbosses

Sydney Finkelstein says, "I found that superbosses share a number of key personality traits. They tend to be extremely confident, competitive and imaginative. They also act with integrity and aren't afraid to let their authentic selves shine through."

Jan 08, 2016

CES 2016: 2-in-1s, Virtual Reality and Machine Learning Among Key Trends

Cites a report written by Alex Russell T’15, Center for Digital Strategies fellow, released last year on several plausible business applications for virtual reality headsets, including training, computer-aided design in manufacturing, and enterprise communications.

Jan 07, 2016

Maybe Twitter is the Bravo of tomorrow

Constance Helfat on the possibility that Twitter's 140 character limit could soon get longer, and the possible reactions of Twitter users. "I remember when Amazon first went beyond books. There was a big hoo-ha among their users. It worked out fine."

Jan 07, 2016

What Superbosses Do Differently

Sydney Finkelstein says it may be better for companies to help their talent move on to a different company after five to 10 years. “You are able to capitalize on those relationships over the long-term, and you become known as a talent expert or magnet.”

Jan 07, 2016

Criticism of Kilroy’s illuminates risks of Facebook rants

Quotes Aine Donovan about public shaming online and on social media. "The whole notion of the Internet is speed, and speed often is the enemy of reasoned discourse. There's a worldwide epidemic happening right now of a lack of civility."

Jan 05, 2016

MBA Students Warm to Sizzling Hot Sharing Economy, FinTech Firms

Jonathan Masland comments on the increasing number of MBA grads migrating toward sharing economy and fintech industries.

Jan 05, 2016

CEO Desk: Founder of Cambridge startup prefers diner tables to corner office

Andrew Palmer T’94, co-founder and CEO of Tamr, says “Sure, I’m getting paid to play with software all day, and I love solving hard computer problems, but what inspires me every day are the young people. I love seeing them do the things no one thought they could do. Many people don’t realize young people are doing a lot of the heavy lifting that makes the world go round.”

Jan 04, 2016

Innovation in health care delivery can be boiled down to these 4 ideas

An excerpt from How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time by Chris Trimble, on four ways an innovation can improve health care delivery.

Jan 04, 2016

2015: The Year of Health Reform

Quotes Chris Trimble on new health care innovations being less costly in the U.S. "The thing that makes me most optimistic is how often I'm seeing health systems make big commitments in this direction. If we keep seeing that, the next question is: Will physician innovators step up and do this kind of work? Will leaders support them?"

Jan 04, 2016

The Sum of all the Business School Rankings of 2015

Tuck was recently ranked ninth in the annual "Ranking of the MBA Rankings" compiled by MBA50. The annual ranking combines the results of all the rankings of the last 12 months by regions of the world.

Jan 04, 2016

What Your CEO Is Reading

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein from his newest book Superbosses on what makes a particular CEO a superboss. “They didn’t just build organizations; they spotted, trained, and developed a future generation of leaders. They belong in a category beyond superstars: superbosses.”

Jan 04, 2016

Nine leadership books to watch for in 2016

Provides a brief introduction to Superbosses, a forthcoming book by Sydney Finkelstein on business personalities who are nurturing a new generation of leaders.

Jan 04, 2016

Season’s Greetings Mean Corporate Stress

Paul Argenti says, "The pressure is so great among companies to avoid offending individual groups that they end up offending everyone."

Dec 23, 2015

Paying Off $150K in MBA Debt in Five Years

Phil DeGisi T’09, head of marketing at CommonBond, paid off his $150k debt from Tuck in just over 5 years.

Dec 22, 2015

Ten Women from the Class of 2017 to Watch

Highlights Nicole Burns T’17, as one of 10 women to watch in the Class of 2017.

Dec 22, 2015

One Terrible Habit that Jack Dorsey and Steve Jobs have in Common

Cites Sydney Finkelstein's remarks on what Jack Dorsey needs to do to be successful as CEO of two companies. "To make something like this work, you have to have a world-class team around you. Effective leaders delegate."

Dec 22, 2015

The Worst CEO Screw-Ups of 2015

Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management, offers his input for a list of CEOs who made the most egregious errors in 2015.

Dec 22, 2015

Rising in the Mideast: The World’s New Landlord

Article quotes Tom Arnold T'91, head of the Americas real estate group at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), which has become one of the world's largest property owners.

Dec 21, 2015