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The Dreaded Performance Review

Sydney Finkelstein discusses how companies such as Accenture, Adobe and Medtronic are doing away with traditional performance reviews in favor of more personalized and developmental feedback.

Sep 01, 2015

China’s struggle for a free (stock) market

Matthew Slaughter discusses China's recent purchases of stocks in government-owned firms. “The parallel would be if the U.S. Treasury or Federal Reserve stepped in to purchase the stocks of IBM or of Apple,” he says.

Aug 26, 2015

Power Lunch: Matthew Slaughter, new dean of the Tuck School of Business

Matthew Slaughter discusses Tuck's mission and goals as well as how the Upper Valley’s economic health is linked to the world economy.

Aug 26, 2015

Vogel: Tuck Builds

John Vogel discusses Tuck BUILDS, a pre-term program for incoming students that offers them the opportunity to help the local community and learn how business knowledge intersects with social and environmental needs.

Aug 24, 2015

Fed’s ‘free lunch’ is over: Peter Fisher

Peter Fisher, senior lecturer and senior fellow for the Center for Global Business and Government, is a guest on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss China's currency devaluation and the Fed's interest rate policy.

Aug 24, 2015

Going to Business School with a Baby

Erin McCafferty T'13 shares her personal experience of having children while at business school and offers ways students with children can build a strong support network while getting their MBA.

Aug 24, 2015

Stock market shrugs off exposé of Amazon work culture

Sydney Finkelstein says, “If [Amazon] gets the image of an unfriendly place to work for tech people, that would be a disaster. Google and Facebook don’t have this reputation. They would end up having to pay people more to attract them to the company, a hit to the bottom line and a competitive disadvantage.”

Aug 24, 2015

Tuck Takes MBA Students to Silicon Valley Before They Even Start School

Career coach Mathias Machado says, "Students get kind of bucketed into which companies shout the loudest. By coming to the heart of the tech industry before they’re swamped with recruiter messaging and enticements, the students are much better prepared for the decisions they’ll have to make during the recruiting process."

Aug 21, 2015

We borrow too much from the future at our peril

In this op-ed, Peter Fisher says, "Central banks have pumped up financial conditions in the hope of creating a good equilibrium between the supply and demand for resources. It is unlikely they have simultaneously engineered an enduring equilibrium in asset prices."

Aug 19, 2015

Digital Excellence Program for Minority Entrepreneurs

Alva Taylor says, "For small businesses, digital know-how can mark the difference between closing shop quickly and growing into a thriving company."

Aug 18, 2015

Amazon Only Perfected What American Work Culture Created

Sydney Finkelstein says, "Amazon is perfecting the American business model: working day and night. No meaningfulness."

Aug 18, 2015

The Branding Logic Behind Google’s Creation of Alphabet

Kevin Lane Keller says, "Fundamentally, brands survive and thrive on their ability to deliver on a compelling brand promise—to provide desired benefits in ways that can't be matched by another brand or firm."

Aug 17, 2015

What’s Behind the M&A Mania

Anant Sundaram says that because CEOs have accumulated savings and their shares are highly valued, they say to themselves, "I feel wealthy so I’ll go shopping for big-ticket items."

Aug 10, 2015

Does jobs report accurately measure job growth?

Matthew Slaughter says, "We already have seven million people today in the U.S. economy who say that they're working, but they're not on the payroll of a company. So these people are driving cars for Uber ... they're riding their bicycles for TaskRabbit; those types of new gig jobs. They're growing and it's going to be important to get good measures of them."

Aug 07, 2015

Class of 2015: The Toughest Part of the MBA Experience

Michaela LeBlanc T'15 says, "At Tuck, I took courses in the core curriculum like marketing and operations that were far out of my previous knowledge base.”

Jul 08, 2015

The Best and Worst Corporate Apologies of 2015

Sydney Finkelstein comments on the apology by the CEO of Takata for faulty airbags. "His apology was definitely overdue. This has been going on for a while."

Jul 08, 2015

Where the Class of 2014 Went to Work

An interactive table shows how the top 25 U.S. schools compare with each other when it comes to the industry choices of MBAs.

Jul 07, 2015

Middle Management Vanishing? Tuck Professor vs. Simon Dean

Sydney Finkelstein says, "You need way fewer middle managers. It’s not that middle management is going to disappear, but the number of middle managers absolutely is going down.”

Jul 07, 2015

Marshall Goldsmith’s Required Reading

Marshall Goldsmith offers book recommendations for leaders striving to enhance their performance.

Jul 07, 2015

The Business Schools That Create The Most ‘Market Value’

P&Q's ranking of the top business schools in the United States places Tuck fourth for overall compensation, with graduates averaging $155,037.

Jul 07, 2015

IIMs are yet to produce a big management idea

Vijay Govindarajan argues that the time is now for academicians from emerging markets to come up with "big ideas."

Jul 06, 2015

Two ways the next moves by Greece and Europe will affect you—and the global economy

Dean Matthew Slaughter was quoted in a story on Greece's potential default.

Jul 06, 2015

When CEOs are Accidentally Overpaid

A study by Richard Townsend looks at how stock options granted to CEOs do not change yearly, which makes their pay grow over time.

Jul 02, 2015

Debt crises sow economic angst

Matthew Slaughter says, "There is the small but non-zero chance that default (by Greece) triggers another financial crisis of the magnitude of the world financial crisis of 2008-2009."

Jul 01, 2015

What Greece’s crisis will mean for the world economy

Matthew Slaughter is quoted on Greece’s potential default. He predicts that leaving the euro for the drachma could result in, “double-digit declines.”

Jun 29, 2015

The End of Middle Management?

According to Sydney Finkelstein, the middle management position may have outlived its usefulness given technological advancements, the startup business culture, and millennials in the workplace.

Jun 29, 2015

Greek Debt Crisis

Matthew Slaughter testified to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs about the global impact of a Greek default.

Jun 29, 2015

Greece’s Future Far From Certain

Matthew Slaughter says, "No one really knows what will happen in global capital markets if Greece defaults and/or exits the eurozone."

Jun 26, 2015

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Vijay Govindarajan describes five traps that prevent multinationals from reaping the benefits of reverse innovation.

Jun 26, 2015

Sorry Not Sorry: Why CEOs Need To Apologize More

Sydney Finkelstein says, “Apologizing means you’re admitting you’ve done something wrong. It’s difficult for CEOs or any manager. ... even though it’s the right thing to do.”

Jun 26, 2015

Jim Kenyon: Co-op Misses the Big Picture

John Vogel says, “The best companies do all the little things right.”

Jun 18, 2015

The Business Schools Winning The MBA Student Talent Wars

When it comes to attracting the best MBA applicants, Tuck ties for eighth place according to a Poets & Quants survey of MBA admission consultants.

Jun 16, 2015

Social Impact

John Vogel examines the positive effects of developing reading skills in the early stages of learning and describes the benefits of Pay for Success Contracts or Social Impact Bonds.

Jun 16, 2015

Labor Unions Remain Steadfastly Opposed To Trans-Pacific Trade Measure

Matthew Slaughter says firms that are plugged into the global economy tend to offer higher paying jobs.

Jun 16, 2015

Most Transparent MBA Admissons: Tuck, HBS, Ross & Fuqua

Tuck topped a survey looking for qualities such as transparency, detailed feedback, and a personalized knowledge of candidates.

Jun 12, 2015

Sharpen Skills in Marketing, Sales With the Right Business School

Praveen Kopalle discusses how Tuck prepares students for careers in marketing.

Jun 11, 2015