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Why Relentless Curiosity Is a Must for CEOs

John Fyfe Marshall T’92 argues for business leaders to remain curious. "To thrive in a time of change, the curiosity trait is moving from anomaly to necessity. Leaders will need to shift their perspective and understand that the...

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The Stupidest Thing You Can Do with Your...

Kenneth French discusses stock picking and the revolution in low-cost index investing. “The notion that we can all get rich by trading actively just doesn’t make any sense whatsoever. Every time somebody wins, somebody loses...

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How Recruiters Rank Business Schools

Mentions Tuck in article about recruiter rankings of business schools, based on U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey. Recruiters rank schools on a simple 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding) scale. Tuck is among the top schools...

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‘Game of Thrones’: This Computer Model Predicts Who...

The "Fama-French Three-Factor Model" created by Kenneth French is referenced in an article about a new computer program that predicts which “Game of Thrones” characters will die. “Naturally, as all stock-market investors...

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MBA Deans Share the Hardest Classes They Ever...

Dean Matthew Slaughter reflects on his experience during “Producer and Consumer Theory” a class he took during his first year of graduate school at MIT. “My struggles that year helped build a lot of humility that (cue...

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Comic Book Success: The Rise of the Comic-Con...

Recent research by Eesha Sharma about discretionary spending for experiences is applied to the Comic-Con International Festival. “It's really difficult to substitute this year's comic con with next year's comic con,” quips...

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Wal-Mart Will Punish Its Suppliers for Delivering Early

Santiago Gallino is quoted in an article about Wal-Mart’s “On-Time, In-Full’’ program which tightens the deadline for vendor deliveries through fines. “You end up in a situation of, ‘Who is to blame?” says Gallino....

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Americans Are More Willing to Go into Debt...

Highlights new research by Eesha Sharma which finds that when consumers are deciding among optional purchases, they’re more likely to use credit to buy experiences. “We challenge the idea that people are more willing to go...

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Why It’s Not Always Good to Be...

Sydney Finkelstein discusses how leaders can benefit from holding two or more opposing views at once. "It's how all of us think at times and recognizing this duality is a critical leadership skill," he says.

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Are Central Bankers Twisted Geniuses, or Just Twisted?

Peter Fisher talks about over-interpretations by investors and misconstrued statements by policy makers. “Given the influence they have it’s hard to ignore them, but think hard about whether they’re talking to us [investors]...

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The Magical Apple Spin-off That Almost Invented the...

Sydney Finkelstein explains how General Magic, an Apple Inc. spin-off, stacked the deck against itself. “The lesson is that who you take money from is one of the most momentous decisions you’ll ever make.”

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Six Telltale Signs of a Toxic Boss

“Entrepreneurs who never give up any control, or fail to bring in professional managers, tend to blow up at some point,” Sydney Finkelstein opines. “Hubris never wins.”

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