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Savings, Investment, Wealth Creation and Access to Capital

Frederick McKinney, managing director of Minority Programs, Executive Education, offers four suggestions to increase greater access to capital for minority businesses; growing profitability, marketing future profitability, growing minority household savings, and attracting more minority savings for minority firms.

Jan 25, 2016

Global MBA Ranking 2016

Tuck is ranked 13th among U.S. full-time programs and 22nd among MBA programs worldwide by the Financial Times. The FT rankings are calculated as an aggregation of 20 distinct measures of a school’s performance.

Jan 25, 2016

Advice From the Anti-Steve Jobs

An opinion piece by Matthew Rees, senior fellow at the Center for Global Business and Government, on the book A Passion for Leadership by Robert M. Gates, best known as secretary of defense, first under George W. Bush and then under Barack Obama until 2011.

Jan 25, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Lessons on Leadership

It is one of the most pressing issues facing companies, government agencies, and educational institutions: what are the most effective styles of leadership, and how can they be developed?

Jan 25, 2016

Legendary grape grower betting Lake County will be the next Wine Country

W. Andrew Beckstoffer T'66, owner of the To Kalon Vineyard, plans to give away Cabernet from his Amber Knolls vineyard for free to 10 worthy winemakers.

Jan 22, 2016

The Daily 202: Cruz and Clinton each lose another news cycle as the Iowa caucuses approach

The Washington Post highlights that former Governor John Lynch, senior fellow for the Center for Global Business and Government, introduced presidential candidate John Kasich when he held a town hall at Tuck.

Jan 22, 2016

Why Anonymous Feedback Does More Harm than Good

Sydney Finkelstein says, "Successful leaders understand that mistakes happen, and they encourage employees to speak up so that everyone can learn, adapt, and adjust in real time.”

Jan 22, 2016

Four Reasons Not To Bail From Stocks in Your 401(k)

Cites the Dimensional Funds 2015 Matrix Book written by Kenneth French giving four important points on why you shouldn't bail from stocks in your 401(k). The book compiles returns from the past 80 years and, according to Forbes contributor John Wasik, “is incredibly useful in seeing the virtues of a long-term, buy-and-hold strategy.”

Jan 21, 2016

Schmoozing like a winner: A guide to networking Davos-style

Sydney Finkelstein discusses how to effectively network at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Finkelstein offers four tips on how to network “Davos-style”; Always look to trade up, work on social capital, not economic capital, network like a superboss, and remember that CEOs are just like anyone else.

Jan 21, 2016

From economy to econoMEH: global growth is mixed

Matthew Slaughter says, “You know, the world economy on the whole, it’s too much Piglet,” referring to the skittish character in "Winnie the Pooh" stories. “We’d love to have a lot more Tigger in the world economy, we’d love to have innovation happening in lots of countries, a sense of clear job growth and new companies being created.”

Jan 21, 2016

A CA topper from over 40 years ago reminisces

Vijay Govindarajan recounts his experience of being awarded the President’s Gold Medal for standing first in the Chartered Accountancy exam in 1972. The article was triggered by James John Britto, a student from Chennai – the same city as VG, becoming the all-India topper in the Chartered Accountancy exam for 2015. “It was such a pleasant surprise to see a Chennai lad bagging the Gold Medal this year. These youngsters are what give me hope about India. This is going to be India’s century. These youngsters will make the dream come true,” Govindarajan stated.

Jan 20, 2016

N.H.’s 2016 Economic Outlook; Solar Net Metering Update

Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses how the broader U.S. economy is on stronger footing, but how there are still concerns, especially regarding China's economic woes.

Jan 20, 2016

Cornell To Launch Big Data-Focused MBA Program Featuring Twitter, Yahoo, Amazon

Quotes Alva Taylor, director for the Center for Digital Strategies, in an article on Johnson’s recent development of a digital technology program for MBA and computer science students.

Jan 19, 2016

He’s building a charcuterie empire one link at a time

Highlights a group of Tuck students who did a study for Joshua Smith, chef and charcuterie specialist at Moody’s in Waltham Massachusetts. Smith enlisted the help of Tuck to see if it was possible to recreate his Waltham business in Boston.

Jan 19, 2016

Kasich Preaches Bipartisanship at Dartmouth, With a Nod to a Top N.H. Democrat

Highlights presidential candidate John Kasich's visit to Tuck as part of the “America’s Economic Future” candidate series. NHPR notes that Kasich emphasized his willingness to work across party lines.

Jan 19, 2016

RVCC program gets help from Tuck School of Business

Highlights Tuck students who worked with the Work Ready NH program at River Valley Community College during Allwin Community Outreach Day. “Tuck has MBA students from all over the world,” said Martha Mott, director of Work Ready NH at RVCC. “On the community day, they offer their skills to 20 to 25 nonprofit organizations and small businesses.”

Jan 19, 2016

Capital Journal Daybreak: Clinton’s Lead Over Sanders Widens, More

Highlights Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's town hall at Tuck. The talk is part of the “America’s Economic Future” candidate series.

Jan 19, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: How Your iPhone Can Help Save the WTO—and the Climate

Fresh off the death of the Doha Development Round, the World Trade Organization greets 2016 seeking renewed purpose. Here is one: assuage the drift left after last month’s global climate change conference in Paris (known as “COP21”) by forging a new free-trade deal—the Clean Technology Agreement.

Jan 18, 2016