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For Tuck, A Refined Vision

Over the last year, Dean Matthew J. Slaughter has worked with colleagues from across Tuck on a refined mission, vision, and strategy to enhance the school’s strengths and inspire the Tuck community to reach in new directions.

Sep 26, 2016

Alumni Profile: Shawna Huffman Owen T’98, CEO, Huffman Travel

If you think the Web made travel agents obsolete, Shawna Huffman Owen T’98 has news for you.

Sep 26, 2016

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

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