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Slaughter & Rees Report: The Three Debate Questions Lester Holt Should Ask Tonight

With a record number of eyes forecast watch the first of three televised presidential debates, this edition of the Slaughter & Rees Report offers three questions moderator Lestor Holt should ask tonight—as well as, for the candidates, what we consider to be the three ideal answers to these questions.

Sep 23, 2016

The World of Kusum Ailawadi

An early mentor set the tone for marketing professor Kusum Ailawadi’s research interests, spurring a series of questions she’s still answering today.

Sep 22, 2016

Dartmouth’s New Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society

The newly announced, Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, will facilitate collaboration across disciplines and will offer an array of new and meaningful ways for MBA students to deepen their engagement with the energy industry and explore career opportunities related to this critical sector.

Sep 20, 2016

Tuck Leads Learning by Doing Summit in Cambodia

Kerry Laufer, the director of TuckGO-OnSite Global Consulting, organized and attended a conference on experiential learning in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Sep 07, 2016

Good, By Design

With the help of the Career Development Office and the alumni network, three Tuckies—two students and one alumna—spent this summer working unique self-designed internships in areas they have a true passion for: media, renewable energy, and social impact.

Aug 30, 2016

For Dartmouth Undergraduates, a Lesson on Social Entrepreneurship

Hanover-based nonprofit Positive Tracks' mission is to help young people “get active and give back.” This year’s Paganucci Fellows made it their mission to help.

Aug 23, 2016

When Vertical Integration Makes Sense

Tuck professor Constance Helfat proposes a new theory of firm integration based on the costs of technological innovation

Aug 01, 2016

The United States Will Win the Olympics, Again

Tuck professor Andrew Bernard and Camila Gonzales T’16 teamed up to produce predictions on the medal count in Rio.

Jul 19, 2016

Tuck Faculty Present Impactful Research Around the Globe

Three Tuck professors are leading cutting-edge research that examines three timely issues: stock-financed takeovers, global supply chains and trade policy, and offshoring.

Jul 18, 2016

Second Acts

Looking to switch gears and start a new career? You’re not alone. Meet eight alumni who drew on their Tuck experience to pursue a new passion later in life.

Jul 15, 2016

What Happens When a Business Goes Before Congress

As a guest on CNBC's Power Lunch, Sydney Finkelstein discusses what it means to a company when it gets called to testify before Congress. “When you go to a Congressional testimony you know what’s happening, you know exactly what the playbook is going to look like,” says Finkelstein. “Therefore, show up and be ready with stuff you’ve thought about.”

Sep 22, 2016

How to Be a ‘Superboss’ (or Hire Like One)

As a guest on WNYC’s “Money Talking,” Sydney Finkelstein talks about what qualities make a boss a “superboss” and why their hiring practices can make for a better workplace. Finkelstein also addresses the question, “is a ‘superboss’ necessarily a ‘supermanager’?”

Sep 22, 2016

Peter Fisher: There Must Be Some Angst at Fed

As a guest on "Bloomberg Markets," Peter Fisher discusses how a divided Federal Reserve left its policy interest rate unchanged to await more evidence of progress toward its goals. “I think there is a bigger issue that they have to confront” says Fisher. “Are they getting ready for the next recession or are they going to try to normalize policy?”

Sep 21, 2016

It’s About Fed’s Path Not Policy: Peter Fisher

Peter Fisher discusses why Fed policy must be clarified. “They’re way too focused on tactics and not enough on strategy so we are always debating whether or not they are going to move 25 basis points, which isn’t that important,” says Fisher. “And we don’t seem to get a lot of focus or clarity around what the strategy is.”

Sep 19, 2016

RPT-Sensing Threat, UPS Plans to Expand Its 3D Printing Operations

Quotes Richard D'Aveni, Bakala Professor of Strategy, in an article about United Parcel Service's plans to expand its 3D printing service to Asia and Europe in an attempt to get ahead of a trend that could otherwise take away a portion of their business. "Why wait a day for a part to arrive (from UPS) when you'll be able to innovate six times a day on your own?" says D'Aveni. Via Reuters.

Sep 19, 2016

A Delicate Balance

Cites comments by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the recent hostility towards U.S. businesses and the impact on policymakers. “Vijay Govindarajan points out that big companies can solve economic and social problems that are too big for small companies and too complicated for governments,” writes The Economist. “They have the financial muscle to make long-term investments, the global scale to mobilize resources across borders and the management skills to deliver on their promises.”

Sep 16, 2016

How Much Can the N.H. Governor Actually Do?

Former Governor John Lynch, senior fellow for the Center for Business, Government & Society, discusses the importance of the New Hampshire governorship. “I think there’s an assumption that the governor’s office in New Hampshire is weak," Lynch says. "But I think that’s incorrect. I think the governor in New Hampshire has a lot of responsibility, accountability, and authority, to get things done."

Sep 13, 2016

How We Talk About Corporate Responsibility

Professor Paul Argenti originally became interested in corporate responsibility because it was a function often handled by those in corporate communications.

Sep 12, 2016