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The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers

Sydney Finkelstein offers advice on how business leaders can become expert teachers, gleaned from his years of research on world-class managers.

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The 50 Big Ideas for 2018

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article predicting business trends for 2018. Finkelstein says there will be a boom in mergers & acquisitions, and that he’s eyeing companies like Amazon and Viacom to make moves in the new year.

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Let Intrapreneurs Bloom

Cites “Recognize Intrapreneurs Before They Leave” by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about intrapreneurs—employees of large companies that are given the freedom and resources to spur new ideas.

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Succeed Resigning...

Tina Smith T’84, Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, was chosen by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to fill the Senate seat vacated by Al Franken. Smith is also expected to run for election next November to finish out the term.

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Why Success Is a Matter of Time

Features Ron Adner in an article about Disney’s forthcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service, and the importance of timing when launching a new business.

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Index Funds Rule the World, but Should They...

References research by Kenneth French in an article about the effectiveness of index funds.

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Valeant Catches the Eye of Investors after 97% Plummet

Cites the factor-based research of Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global investment manager built on Fama and French’s research.

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Top Tuck 2017 Employment Stat Takeaways: Salaries up, Tech...

Highlights employment data for the class of 2017, which includes a new high for average first-year base salary and signing bonus, plus a record number of graduates who accepted positions on the West Coast and in the technology...

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Your Company Is Only as Good as Its...

After a decade leading teams at Google, running Evernote, and serving on various boards, Chris O’Neill T'01, CEO of Evernote, shares his guidelines for hiring.

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American Airlines Vows to Take Steps against Racial...

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about steps American Airlines is taking in response to passenger complaints regarding racially biased treatment. Argenti says the proposed changes are a good first step but the company needs to...

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MBA Programs Edging Closer to Gender Parity

“Much of the progress in encouraging more women to enroll in MBA programs has been made at the leading business schools,” writes Poets & Quants. At Tuck, women make up 44 percent of the Class of 2019, up 11 percentage points...

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Smart Beta: What’s in a Name?

Cites the three-factor model designed to describe stock returns by Kenneth French and Eugene Fama in an article about smart beta. Smart beta is a set of investment strategies that emphasizes capturing investment factors or market...

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