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Best Business Schools 2015

Tuck placed #14 in the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking of full-time MBA programs.

Oct 20, 2015

Tuck Alum Colin Van Ostern Announces Campaign for N.H. Governor

Sydney Finkelstein and William Martin D’87 are quoted in a feature article on Colin Van Ostern T’09, who recently announced his campaign for New Hampshire governor.

Oct 20, 2015

Bay Area Company Sees Big Spike in Rescue Insurance

Features Thomas Bochnowski T’03, vice president at Redpoint Resolutions LLC, in news coverage on Ripcord travel insurance, Redpoint’s consumer product. Bochnowski says, “Ripcord is designed for anyone who travels adventurously. Anything from climbing mountains where you can get broken legs, high altitude sickness, and other medical injuries and illnesses, to the natural disasters, or the unexpected geopolitical event that traps you in a location.”

Oct 20, 2015

Champions Come in Many Stripes

Highlights Brian Casebolt T’11, vice president of merchandising & ancillary revenue at Hertz, who is ranked 85th on the Top 100 LGBT Executives list.

Oct 20, 2015

These are the World’s Best MBA Programmes

Continued coverage of the Economist 2015 MBA rankings. WEF highlights that Tuck was ranked third behind Booth and Darden who ranked first and second respectively.

Oct 20, 2015

How United is Handling the PR for its CEO Health Crisis

B. Espen Eckbo comments on companies quickly releasing information that sets shareholders' minds at ease during a crisis. "The first thing is for the CEO to inform the board immediately about the situation. The second is for the board to issue a press release the next day informing everybody about what they know at that point."

Oct 20, 2015

The New Faculty Faces at the Top Business Schools

Highlights new Tuck faculty member Laurens Debo, who previously spent six years at Booth. Debo says, “I was blown away by the quality of the MBAs.”

Oct 16, 2015

How Useful is Christensen’s Theory of Disruptive Innovation?

Review of a paper co-authored by Andrew King about the usefulness of the theory of disruptive innovation—or the theory that innovators with cheap solutions to a vexing market problem can unseat larger, more established rivals.

Oct 16, 2015

DraftKings, Airbnb Exploit Loopholes to Cash In

In an article about the government updating laws for companies such as Draftkings, Uber, and Airbnb, Sydney Finkelstein says that the digitalization of the world multiplies the potential number of insurgent business models such as these.

Oct 16, 2015

Still a Must-Have

Matthew Slaughter comments on the challenges that U.S. employers face with the complications of the H-1B program. “If (American firms) can’t import the talent, they will export the jobs. Unlike lawyers or doctors, the MBA qualification is transferable across borders.”

Oct 16, 2015

Tuck Ranked #3 by the Economist

Tuck is ranked third in The Economist's 2015 "Which MBA?" rankings. The ranking is based on student surveys and takes into account schools that open new career opportunities, provide personal development and educational experience, an increasing salary and networking potential.

Oct 16, 2015

Cable-Tec Expo: Bright Ideas Don’t Guarantee Success

In a recent keynote speech, Ron Adner said, "Edison, Apple, Amazon—they thought about what else needs to happen, beyond the technological innovation. Edison looked at the lightbulb and saw the systems that needed to be built, and he went out and built them—including means to generate and transmit power, and the power meter, to bill for it."

Oct 15, 2015