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The One Skill No MBA Can Survive Without

Tuck won the Odyssey MBA Games where teams competed in the areas of pitching an entrepreneurial concept, negotiation, solving a difficult business case study and making a sales pitch.

Apr 20, 2015

Fraud Fed the Mortgage Crisis

Cites research by Felipe Severino, which argued that, leading up to the housing crisis, the bulk of mortgage lending and losses occurred among middle-class and high-income borrowers.

Apr 20, 2015

How to Get People to Change Their Passwords

In this opinion piece, Punam Keller gives five recommendations for ways that consumers could be motivated to pay attention to hacking threats and take action to protect themselves.

Apr 20, 2015

How to Refocus a Meeting After Someone Interrupts

Judith White, visiting associate professor of business administration, is quoted extensively on how to handle "interrupters" during a business meeting.

Apr 17, 2015

Why Nike Is - Finally - Wooing Weak Women

Amit Bhattacharjee comments on Nike's new ad campaign, "Better for It," that is targeted toward women.

Apr 16, 2015

Extroverts Are Rarer Than You Think — So Are You One, Or Not?

Continued coverage of a recent study by Daniel Feiler and Adam Kleinbaum, which found that extraverts are over-represented in real-world networks.

Apr 16, 2015

The 3-D Printing Revolution

Richard D'Aveni offers three strategic questions related to 3-D printing that managers should be engaging with.

Apr 16, 2015

Tuck admits record number of female applicants

Dean Paul Danos said that thirty-five percent of the Class of 2017 admitted so far are female.

Apr 16, 2015

Tuck professor promotes “compassionate capitalism”

An extensive feature on Vijay Govindarajan touting his research, professional accomplishments, and his close-knit relationships with current and former Tuck students.

Apr 15, 2015

Why a Lot More People Are Introverts Than We Think

Continued coverage of a recent study by Daniel Feiler and Adam Kleinbaum, which found that extraverts are over-represented in real-world networks.

Apr 14, 2015

Jeffrey Immelt Is Putting His Own Stamp on Jack Welch’s G.E.

Vijay Govindarajan comments on how General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt D'78 has transformed the company following former CEO Jack Welch's successful two-decade tenure.

Apr 14, 2015

How to Make Sure Volvo Is Starting a Trend

Matthew Slaughter discusses the benefits of liberalizing trade, using Volvo’s recent announcement that it plans to build its first auto plant in the U.S. as an example.

Apr 13, 2015

How Anand Mahajan turned Saint Gobain India into a market leader

Vijay Govindarajan is referenced for using the Bhiwadi project as an example of the boldness with which corporations are seizing opportunities in India.

Apr 10, 2015

Piggery lawyers object to “China” talk

Cites comments by Matthew Slaughter about Shuanghui, one of the world’s largest pork producers, then called WH Group.

Apr 10, 2015

McKinsey & Co Taps MBA Talent As Healthcare, Tech Boost Consultancy Jobs

Jon Masland, director of the CDO, comments on the significant increase in recruitment from services firms, led by strategy consultancies, that he has seen.

Apr 10, 2015

How ‘Elite’ Universities Are Using Online Education

Tuck's partnership with Bowdoin College is given as an example of an online component in a face-to-face undergraduate course.

Apr 10, 2015

Business Can Help End Child Labor

Vijay Govindarajan discusses how suppliers and consumers can use their power to eradicate child and slave labor.

Apr 10, 2015

Weatherhead’s EMBA With Cleveland Clinic

Tuck is mentioned as a school that offers programs blending the basics of business with core healthcare issues.

Apr 09, 2015

Your Friends Are More Extroverted Than You Are

Continued coverage of the recent study by Daniel Feiler and Adam Kleinbaum, which found that most social networks are overpopulated with extroverts.

Apr 09, 2015

Silicon Valley mulls invasion of ‘unicorns’

Anant Sundaram comments on the more than 80 Silicon Valley billion-dollar startups, also known as unicorns.

Apr 08, 2015

New psychology study shows ‘extroversion bias’ distorts our view of friends

Continued coverage of a study by Daniel Feiler and Adam Kleinbaum comparing the social networks of introverts and extraverts.

Apr 08, 2015

Tuck administrators, students prepare for global experience requirement

Tuck faculty, staff and students comment on the global insight requirement that was announced in September.

Apr 08, 2015

Creator of the term ‘Reverse Innovation’ says India has a ‘leadership deficit’

Vijay Govindarajan talks about the problems plaguing higher education in India and the US and also the benefits of 'reverse innovation.'

Apr 07, 2015

Lots of Facebook friends? Doesn’t mean you’re popular

Daniel Feiler and Adam Kleinbaum took the well-known friendship paradox and extended it to real-world social dynamics.

Apr 07, 2015

Tuck School of Business team co-hosts summit in Cairo

Extensive story on the experiential learning summit in Cairo co-hosted by Tuck with the American University in Cairo School of Business and the Global Business School Network.

Apr 02, 2015

Sled Hockey Gives Everyone a Chance to Hit the Ice

The Valley News reports on Saturday's sled hockey scrimmage between Ice Vets, a local nonprofit that provides adaptive sport opportunities to veterans with disabilities, and Tuck.

Apr 02, 2015

Religious Freedom Debate Draws Out Companies

Sydney Finkelstein comments on tech executives taking a stance on controversial issues in light of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act recently proposed in Arkansas.

Apr 02, 2015

How Wall Street Middlemen Help Silicon Valley Employees Cash In Early

Anant Sundaram calls a hedge fund manager's prediction of Uber's future earnings, "outlandish."

Apr 01, 2015

Indiana Lawmakers Move to Clarify Religious-Objections Law

Sydney Finkelstein comments on how company chiefs historically have handled controversial issues.

Apr 01, 2015

Grad school rankings consistent with previous years

Dean Paul Danos discusses U.S. News & World Report's 2016 business school rankings, in which Tuck was ranked #9.

Mar 31, 2015

Some TaskRabbit handymen can make $78,000 a year

Patrick Wheeler of Tuck's Center for Digital Strategies comments on TaskRabbit, an online marketplace that allows users to outsource small jobs to others in their neighborhood.

Mar 31, 2015

Tech bigwigs help launch economic policy group

Matthew Slaughter comments on the launch of the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), an advocacy organization dedicated to forging a more dynamic and entrepreneurial U.S. economy.

Mar 31, 2015

Some customers hate Uber, but won’t give up the app

Professor Paul Argenti comments on Uber, calling the rideshare service company "essentially a monopoly in this area."

Mar 30, 2015

Will there be a revolt in the sharing economy?

Sydney Finkelstein discusses the disruption the sharing economy is creating within established industries.

Mar 26, 2015

Why the Best Doctors Often Do Nothing

H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine and MHCDS faculty member, argues against "knee-jerk medicine."

Mar 26, 2015

Get Ahead In The Workplace With These Skills!

“I find in my business dealings that people really stand out if they are articulate, if they can actually write sentences and get them presented properly,” says dean Paul Danos.

Mar 25, 2015