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Why RadioShack’s bankruptcy ended in an auction

Senior Associate Dean Robert Hansen comments that auctions are good mechanisms for determining a price and allocating a resource.

Mar 24, 2015

10 Ways to Succeed Where Others Fail

Tuck won the 7th annual Odyssey MBA Games in New York City beating teams from eleven top MBA schools.

Mar 24, 2015

Starbucks amends (but doesn’t end) race initiative

Paul Argenti joins the conversation around the Starbucks "Race Together" initiative.

Mar 23, 2015

Zero wrong number for rates: Peter Fisher

Peter Fisher weighs in on Fed policy and why it needs to walk back from its "too high path."

Mar 23, 2015

The Ten Best Schools For Career Services

The Economist ranks Tuck #3 in the career services category. Poets & Quants looks closely at the ranking methodology.

Mar 20, 2015

Starbucks wants its baristas to talk about race

Quotes Paul Argenti on Starbucks' new "Race Together" campaign. While the campaign is risky, says Argenti, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has a history of engaging on socially important topics.

Mar 20, 2015

Investment Banks Under Pressure But Careers For MBAs Still Plentiful

Deirdre O’Donnell of the Career Development Office says when it comes to investment banking, Tuck has seen "very consistent hiring numbers since 2008 with no decrease in demand."

Mar 17, 2015

Can Treating Low-Wage Workers Well Become The Hot New Business Strategy?

Paul Argenti says firms that resist providing reasonable wages and benefits face a growing risk to their reputations.

Mar 16, 2015

Seven indispensable habits to increase your leadership performance

Cites the book "Why Businesses Fail" by Sydney Finkelstein.

Mar 13, 2015

Best Business Schools

Tuck is ranked #9 in U.S. News' ranking of the best business schools.

Mar 10, 2015

Best Schools For High-Paying I-Bank Jobs

Poets and Quants mentions Tuck as one of the best business schools for high-paying investment bank jobs.

Mar 09, 2015

Many metrics can be used to value markets. Which should you trust?

Cites Kenneth French and his colleague Eugene Fama's views on different methods of valuation.

Mar 09, 2015

The New Tech-Stock Temptation

Quotes Kenneth French on growth stocks, which he defines as those whose share price is high in relation to the book value of their assets.

Mar 09, 2015

Investor Read on Jobs Number

Matthew Slaughter says the Federal Reserve has helped stimulate job growth but cannot create higher-paying jobs.

Mar 06, 2015

The Top 20 B-Schools For MBA Startups In 2015

Tuck is listed as one of the top 20 business schools that nurtures students' ideas to the point that they gain backing.

Mar 05, 2015

The Active Fund Industry is Desperate

Points to research co-authored by Kenneth French, the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance.

Mar 04, 2015

No Salary Secrets At One Vermont Manufacturer

Aine Donovan questions whether it's good policy to share the salaries of all employees saying, in some ways, it can be a huge disincentive to the workforce.

Mar 02, 2015

Is There a Case for Actively Managed Funds?

Points to research co-authored by Kenneth French, the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance.

Mar 02, 2015

Vijay Govindarajan Wins Prestigious AMCF Award of Excellence

The award from the Association of Management Consulting Firms recognizes an individual who has contributed substantially to the development of the consulting profession.

Feb 27, 2015

The Secret of Thinking Small to Win Big

Sydney Finkelstein says there is a big payoff for companies that embrace the logic of simplicity.

Feb 26, 2015

What MBA Grads Made In 2014 & Why This Year Could Be The Best Ever

Tuck dean Paul Danos says that the compensation of MBA grads from top business schools in 2014 exceeded pre-crash levels.

Feb 23, 2015

Why female CEOs are staying quiet on activist investors

Paul Argenti says it would reflect well on a female CEO to speak up about aggressive moves by activist investors toward firms led by women.

Feb 23, 2015

Vogel: Nineteen Days

John Vogel discusses how Dan & Whit's, “an old-fashioned general store” in Norwich, VT used social media to launch a campaign which raised $231,000 for the Upper Valley Haven.

Feb 20, 2015

The Scramble to Bring the Internet to more Indians

Points to a 2012 Tuck study that reveals having more Internet in a country benefits its GDP.

Feb 19, 2015

In Canada, small-cap stocks have failed to live up to the hype

Mentions Kenneth French's co-research on small cap stocks.

Feb 19, 2015

Private Wealth Management Industry Invests In More MBA Talent

Business Because reports that, "investment management has risen to be the second most popular finance career among MBAs (at the Tuck School)."

Feb 18, 2015

Deloitte names Punit Renjen CEO of global operations

Vijay Govindarajan says, "Given the growing importance of emerging markets, we are likely to see more CEOs of western multinationals drawn from countries like India."

Feb 18, 2015

Hog Grower’s Lawyers Object to Mentions of Chinese Ties

Matt Slaughter noted that Chinese firm Shuanghui, one of the world’s largest pork producers, “wasn't like the state-owned companies commonly found in Communist economies."

Feb 17, 2015

Big Tech, Consulting Firms Poised To Hike MBA Hiring In Europe

The percentage of MBA graduates who found jobs in the tech industry at the Tuck School jumped to 18% last year from 13% in 2013.

Feb 17, 2015

The Best B-School Alumni Networks

Poets and Quants refers to Tuck's top spot in The Economist's student poll of alumni network usefulness.

Feb 17, 2015

Network effects

When the Economist asked MBA students which school has the, "most useful alumni network," Tuck topped the list.

Feb 12, 2015

Why is simplicity so complicated?

In his Syd Weighs In column, Sydney Finkelstein writes that sometimes less is actually more.

Feb 12, 2015

Empowering women in rural Rajasthan to tackle malnutrition

In collaboration with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Tuck OnSite Global Consulting produced three case studies about improving nutrition for vulnerable groups.

Feb 06, 2015

Finding The Funds For Infrastructure Improvement

Matthew Slaughter discusses the Obama administration's plan to tax American companies' overseas profits to fund infrastructure improvements on, "On Point with Tom Ashbrook."

Feb 06, 2015

What does it mean to say HML is redundant?

Kenneth French and co-author Eugene Fama say that a four-factor model that drops HML captures average returns as well as the five-factor model.

Feb 05, 2015

What lack of global wealth distribution means for international trade

Matthew Slaughter speaks on the distribution of global wealth and what that means for international trade policy.

Feb 03, 2015