In the Media

The Big Number

Quotes Colin Blaydon on how the number of private-equity deals that involved a minority stake declined to just 650 last year—down 40% since 2008. Blaydon argues, “They’ve gotten very skittish about the emerging-market...

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Many Companies Still Don’t Know How to...

Ron Adner uses Kodak as an example of disruption in the digital age. "Companies that learn the right lesson from Kodak’s failure — that learn to approach their competitive strategy with a wide lens that captures ecosystem...

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The future is now

Vijay Govindarajan comments on his new book, Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation. “I have distilled a framework that shows how businesses—and their people—can take concerted action in three time horizons at...

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10 MBA Programs Where Grads Score the Highest Signing...

Highlights that Tuck was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 business schools whose graduates saw the highest average signing bonuses in 2015.

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Does Your Boss Inspire Greatness?

Sydney Finkelstein discusses how companies need to reevaluate their approach to mentorship—from occasionally checking in, to a consistent presence. Finkelstein says, “Sticking to outdated and potentially limited thinking when...

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Black Women Are Leaning In… And Have Been...

Quotes Ella Bell Smith about a report that found black women have always been leaders and/or have always aspired to leadership positions. “What it means to be a woman, a feminist, in the black community, is very different from...

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Reverse innovation gets real: Announcing the McKinsey Award...

Professor Vijay Govindarajan (VG) won the prestigious McKinsey Award for the best paper in the Harvard Business Review in 2015. He received the award for his paper, “Engineering Reverse Innovations,” co-authored with MIT...

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NFL considers Rooney rule to help bring women...

Mentions the participation of Tuck faculty members this past weekend at an NFL symposium to evaluate the Rooney rule, in an attempt to give women a chance to interview for front office positions—including head coach. “If you...

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Here’s how Twitter turns trolls into celebrities...

Paul Argenti contributes to an article about how the use of Twitter has shifted over the last ten years, allowing ordinary people to find fame and hold on to it in a way that is shaping our culture. "Everybody can be a media...

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CEOs oppose Ga. push to let faith-based groups...

Paul Argenti comments on how companies that voice support for gay rights tend to look after employees’ rights. “I think it’s kind of a no-brainer. You most likely have a non-discrimination policy in place, why wouldn’t you...

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Bitcoin’s Blockchain, Electric FinTech Is Tempting MBAs...

Quotes Deirdre O'Donnell on how nine out of 10 Tuck MBAs who want to work in investment banking are eyeing tech teams. "There's a lot of innovation and deal flow in this sector. It's the sexy business right now. But there's a huge...

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Poor Country, Top Doctors

Cites an article co-authored by Vijay Govindarajan about how hospitals in the U.S. should be able to adopt elements of the high-quality, low-cost healthcare model of Narayana Hrudayalaya—a hospital system in Bengalaru, India.

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