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Dartmouth and AUK Cooperation Expands to Tuck’s Strategy Consulting Expertise

Multifaceted cooperation engages Tuck MBAs in long-term planning exercise for AUK's College of Business and Economics.

Dec 18, 2015

Chris Trimble, Author of How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time

Chris Trimble argues, “Here in the United States, we need to find ways to deliver higher quality care at lower cost. Why wouldn’t we look for inspiration to nations around the world that have struggled with minimal resources for decades.”

Dec 17, 2015

10 Business Schools To Watch In 2016

Mentions Tuck as one of 10 schools to watch in 2016. The article highlights Dean Matthew Slaughter’s vision for Tuck ‘to prepare wise leaders to better the world’ by increasing students global engagement with programs such as TuckGO.

Dec 17, 2015

Vogel: Smart Philanthropy

John Vogel’s focuses on how to make smart philanthropic donations during this holiday season. He recommends looking for the United Way symbol on organization websites and using sites such as the Vermont Community Foundation.

Dec 17, 2015

22 MBA programs where graduates earn more than $110,000 right out of school

Highlights Tuck as one of the recently ranked top MBA programs in the world by Business Insider where students earn an average base salary of $110,000 or more post-graduation.

Dec 16, 2015

Public opinion too influences business decisions

Cites a working paper in which Pino Audia analyzed Pentagon press briefings from 2003 to 2006 to see how their content changed when public support of the war shifted.

Dec 16, 2015

The 50 Best Business Schools in the World

Tuck is ranked 8th in Business Insider's sixth annual ranking of the world's best business schools. Business Insider examined the 60 perennially top-rated institutions that offer MBA programs and evaluated them based on the most recent data available on five metrics: reputation, average starting salary after graduation, job-placement rate, average GMAT score, and tuition and fees.

Dec 16, 2015

Why junk bonds won’t spark new crisis: BlackRock

Peter Fisher says, "I think we could see the U.S. economy as a whole do okay. But we could see the corporate sector not do so great, because the cycles are out of sync. Margins already had their run. This is one of the problems of the Fed having extended what they've done so long."

Dec 16, 2015

Why George Lucas is more than just a Creative Genius

Sydney Finkelstein says, "Collaboration and creative exploration were two of the keys to what helped translate the vision of George Lucas into a series of era-defining films, and technologies.”

Dec 16, 2015

Mahindra Seeks Styling Cachet With Ferrari Designer Purchase

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan on Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s purchase of Pininfarina, an Italian design house. “Italian design has flair, an element of style that makes these cars so desirable, just for their sheer design. Mahindra has an opportunity to succeed globally with frugal engineering and world-class styling. That could be a game changer.”

Dec 15, 2015

Building a Better Internship

Meet three Tuck students who landed unique internships by tapping into the school's extensive career resources and alumni network.

Dec 15, 2015

The Force Awakens — And With It, Our Workplaces?

An opinion piece by Sydney Finkelstein on the history of George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch, an epicenter of filmmaking’s digital revolution during the 1980s and 1990s (and today).

Dec 14, 2015

State Farm Angles for a Brand Repositioning

Kevin Keller says, "I'd be surprised if they're walking away from the 'good neighbor' tagline—that agent system is their business model and how they operate. But they may rethink how they want to express that."

Dec 11, 2015

How Costly Is Bankruptcy For The CEO?

New research by Tuck professor B. Espen Eckbo sheds light on the impact of corporate bankruptcy on CEOs’ personal careers and wealth.

Dec 10, 2015

Keurig Deal is Sweet in Era of Low Premiums

Quotes Colin Blaydon on the recent $13.9 billion acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain Inc. by JAB Holding Co., a privately-held fund. Blaydon says, “Any take-private transaction has to be seen as a strong valuation or it will be vulnerable to shareholder lawsuits, or even be in danger of not attracting sufficient current shareholder support to complete the transaction.”

Dec 10, 2015

With a Rate Hike Around the Corner, It’s the Right Time to Buy Value Stocks...

Cites an article in Barron's quoting Jonathan Lewellen on purchasing value stocks when the US Fed is expected to raise interest rates. Lewellen stated, "The short answer is that value stocks seem to outperform growth stocks during periods when the federal-funds rate is increasing, mostly because growth stocks do relatively poorly."

Dec 10, 2015

Schools With the Happiest MBAs

Cites Forbes’ most satisfied business school graduates survey that ranks Tuck second noting that over 70% of alumni contributed to the school’s annual fund. Poets and Quants highlights that Tuck is the only program besides Darden to rank in the top five in all three satisfaction measurements.

Dec 10, 2015

American Unions and a Steelworker Lockout

Dean Matthew Slaughter weighs in on the lockout struggle Allegheny Technologies employees from the United Steelworkers workers’ union are engaged in over benefits and healthcare. Slaughter says, “The example of Allegheny technologies is very representative of how these global companies connected to the world through international trade investment really are the canaries in the coal mine for the competitive pressures and the creative destruction that globalization creates.”

Dec 10, 2015