News

A New Dean at Tuck, a New ‘Refined Vision’ for the School

Dean Matthew Slaughter says, “We’re a place for people who want to be part of a community that aspires to improve the lot of the world. Our faculty, staff and students are committed to making a better world. And the way we do it is by creating a community where you feel a strong sense of belonging. We empower students and instruct them to pursue their dreams. Our goal is to prepare wise leaders to better the world.”

Dec 10, 2015

In the Emergency Department, the Urgency of Non-Urgent Care

Physician Kevin Curtis is leveraging his Master of Health Care Delivery Science experience to help high utilizers in the ED.

Dec 08, 2015

Slaughter & Rees Report: Survival of the Nimblest

Technology continues to remake large swatches of the global economy. Want Exhibit A that the world of finance is being transformed? How about banks deciding whether to lend to you based on how quickly you run down your smartphone battery?

Dec 07, 2015

Vanguard Should Get Active

Mentions research by Kenneth French in an article around Vanguard adding $185 billion to its low-cost and passively-managed funds which may put the company on pace to bring in more money than any other asset manager in history.

Dec 04, 2015

Disrupting Mr Disrupter

Highlights the recent article in the MIT Sloan Management Review co-authored by Andrew King, which argues “the majority” of Christensen’s 77 case studies did not fully fit his theory. The Economist says that Clay Christensen should not be given the last word on disruptive innovation and should be treated as one voice among many on this subject.

Dec 04, 2015

Business Schools with the Most Satisfied MBA Graduates

Tuck ranks second on a list of Forbes' most satisfied business school graduates.

Dec 04, 2015

At the Edge of Discovery

Solving the most important challenges of our time requires an approach that cuts across the disciplines, departments, and schools. Meet four Tuck faculty members who are doing just that—by exploring and expanding the boundaries of their fields of expertise with colleagues from across Dartmouth.

Dec 03, 2015

The Globalist

Matthew J. Slaughter, the 10th dean of Tuck, is seeking to expand the school’s leadership role in furthering business as a force for good in the world.

Dec 02, 2015

5 Behaviors of the Most Successful Leaders

Cites a recent article by Sydney Finkelstein in the Harvard Business Review and outlines five common behaviors of the most successful leaders.

Dec 01, 2015

Vogel: Hang Ups

John Vogel comments on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 that allow loan servicers to make robo calls. “The motivation seems to be that the government wants to do a better job collecting the trillion dollars of outstanding student loans.”

Dec 01, 2015

Nonprofits, Aiming for Relevance, Try On New Names

Kevin Lane Keller says, "One of the hardest things with nonprofits is that they do a lot of different things. It's hard to put in a box and put a label on. It's a paragraph, not a couple of words."

Dec 01, 2015

China’s Currency Joins the IMF’s Elite

Matthew Slaughter comments on news that China’s renminbi will be added to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Reserve. "When you're a kid, there is a moment when you cross that line of enjoying being with your little cousins to wanting to be at the grown-up table," says Slaughter. "The grown ups set the rules. The grownups decide what the menu will be. In a very tangible sense, China is now more at the grown-ups table for policymaking than they were last week."

Dec 01, 2015