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Turning Invention on its Head

Vijay Govindarajan, the Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, says reverse innovation means creating new products in emerging countries for export to developed ones.

Nov 17, 2014

Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live

Erin Mansur writes that electric vehicles result in more carbon dioxide emissions than gas vehicles when the electricity is produced from coal.

Nov 17, 2014

Keep Upbeat On The Job Search When You’re Down In The Dumps

Associate Professor of Business Administration Ella Bell Smith offers advice during the job search process.

Nov 14, 2014

At Liberal-Arts Colleges, Debate About Online Courses Is Really About Outsourcing

Reports on Tuck's collaboration with Bowdoin College to offer a financial accounting course to Bowdoin students as part of their liberal arts education.

Nov 14, 2014

U.S. deals make it a big week in global trade

Emily Blanchard tells Marketplace, “In this world with global supply chains, little pieces of product are being added all across borders to create a final product.”

Nov 14, 2014

Why Chinese stocks leave US investors vulnerable

Anant Sundaram says investments in Chinese firms on U.S. exchanges pose unacceptable risks.

Nov 14, 2014

Failure guaranteed

Sydney Finkelstein points out that government, commerce, and academia are not immune from uncompromising, doctrinaire, brook-no-criticism behavior.

Nov 13, 2014

Six Questions From CEOs That Could Make Or Break Your Career

Forbes asks adjunct professor of business administration Marshall Goldsmith for his insight on why professionals should pick their battles more carefully in 2015.

Nov 12, 2014

MBA Rankings: The Best US Business Schools – Bloomberg

In Bloomberg's recent rankings, Tuck was ranked first globally by students for its alumni network.

Nov 12, 2014

Vogel: Philanthropy

John Vogel discusses philanthropic donations during the holiday season and answers the following questions: How much should we give? Should we spread it around to a lot of nonprofits or give bigger gifts to a few? How do we make it fun?

Nov 11, 2014

Why China’s Singles Day Won’t Become a American Shopping Holiday

Professor of Marketing Peter Golder comments on Alibaba's push to bring Singles Day, the biggest online shopping day in the world, to the US, which he believes may prove challenging.

Nov 11, 2014

Strong jobs but where’s the wage growth?

Matthew Slaughter says the recent jobs report contained good news but showed no sign of wage growth.

Nov 10, 2014

Washingtonian’s Business Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Peter Barris T'77, managing general partner at New Enterprise Associates, has been inducted into the 2014 Washington Business Hall of Fame.

Nov 07, 2014

The Best Performing CEOs in the World

Alexander "Sandy" Cutler T'75—CEO, chair, and president of Eaton Corporation—has been named one of the best performing CEOs in the world by Harvard Business Review.

Nov 07, 2014

MBA Students’ Career Shift To Tech Companies Gathers Pace

CDO director Jonathan Masland notes that, "At the Tuck School of Business 60% more technology companies are hiring this year than last."

Nov 06, 2014

Taking the Road Less Traveled from Hanover, N.H.

Paul Turbeville T'14, a former U.S. Army engineer officer, became the brand manager for an organic egg company.

Nov 05, 2014

Anatomy of a Prelaunch: FreshAir Sensor’s 2 Smart Steps

Jack O'Toole T'14 and Dartmouth professor Joe BelBruno discuss two key steps taken before debuting their smoke-detection product at a Manhattan trade show.

Nov 05, 2014

Keeping up with the millennials: Big expectations, fierce anxieties

A study by adjunct assistant professor Alexander Jordan suggests, "if young people spend more time on social media and less interacting in person, 'they may be more prone to unrealistic comparisons that leave them feeling inadequate.'"

Nov 04, 2014

Growth In Internal Consulting Opens Up Careers For MBAs

Highlights Tuck's 2014 employment numbers, indicating that 40 percent of Tuck's class of 2014 accepted jobs in consulting and strategy functions.

Nov 04, 2014

Mired in Mediocrity

A commentator cites Matthew Slaughter's description of the Republican economic agenda as, “a compendium of modest expectations.”

Nov 03, 2014

Small Caps: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Points to Eugene Fama and Ken French's 1992 paper, "The Gross Section of Expected Stock Returns," which showed that U.S. Small Cap stocks tend to outperform the market over time.

Nov 03, 2014

The Academic Week Ahead

Highlights Tuck's 2014 Diversity Conference which begins Thursday, Nov. 6.

Nov 03, 2014

How will Europe’s economy escape the doldrums?

An opinion piece quotes associate dean Matthew Slaughter on the impact Europe may have on the U.S. economy.

Nov 03, 2014

Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Visits Dartmouth

Dia Draper, MBAPO associate director for strategic initiatives, greeted civil rights leader and educator Julian Bond at the Hanover Inn yesterday.

Oct 31, 2014

Tim Cook, authenticity and America’s (slowly) changing corporate culture

Concerning Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay, Sydney Finkelstein says, "We'll know we're at the right place when this is barely news at all."

Oct 31, 2014

The downside of success

Sydney Finkelstein compiled a list of five fundamentals that are at the heart of corporate survival.

Oct 30, 2014

Why a GOP Controlled Congress Doesn’t Mean Much for Small Business

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter does not see great potential for job creation in Republican economic proposals.

Oct 30, 2014

Stagnant Wages Could Drive Voters At The Polls Next Week

Matthew Slaughter says candidates are not proposing ideas that would lead to meaningful job creation.

Oct 30, 2014

A Surveillance Device That Can Tell Other People When You Are Smoking

Created by Dartmouth chemistry professor Joseph BelBruno and developed with help from Tuck, the FreshAir Sensor detects when someone has smoked tobacco or marijuana.

Oct 29, 2014

Republicans Are Running for Congress on Their ‘Jobs Plan.’ Slight Problem: It Won’t Create Any...

Matthew Slaughter is quoted on the Republican economic agenda.

Oct 29, 2014

Should Companies Report Profits Less Often?

At minute mark 5:01, Jeff A. Weiss, adjunct professor of business administration at Tuck, explains how to negotiate for what you want without isolating your colleagues.

Oct 28, 2014

Some MBAs Are Now Making $185,000 Right Out Of School

John A. Byrne reports that 2014 Tuck graduates saw the highest increase in starting salaries, along with job offers and acceptances, since before the Great Recession.

Oct 28, 2014

Companies with women board members make more money

Vijay Govindarajan says diversity is the key to maximizing mega business opportunities.

Oct 27, 2014

Wealth of MBA and CFA Employment Opens in Asset Management

BusinessBecause reports that, at Tuck, "investment management has risen to be the second most popular finance function."

Oct 27, 2014

Tuck MBA Profs Take Business Education to Undergrads

A feature story on the recent announcement that Tuck will partner with Smith College to deliver the first Smith-Tuck Business Bridge Program this summer.

Oct 27, 2014

Bear Market: How the Griz Coat Became a Millennial Phenomenon

Businessweek explains why Griz Coat, a brand of bear coats created by Karl and Hans Reichstetter, both T'10s, has become so popular among millennials.

Oct 24, 2014