News

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

Learning By Leaving

TuckGO, the new global learning requirement, gets going.

Oct 20, 2015

Tuck Professor Wins Strategic Management Society Best Paper Prize

Professor Gavetti's paper was recognized for its impact on teaching, research, and practice.

Oct 20, 2015

MBA Rankings: European Schools Skyrocket Toward Top

Continued coverage on the Economist’s 2015 MBA rankings. Business Because mentions that Tuck was ranked third overall and first for its alumni network, in an article that looks at European business schools that made large jumps in the rankings this year.

Oct 19, 2015

O’Malley in No Mood to Give Up

Quotes William Martin D’87 in an article on presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley’s recent visit to Dartmouth. Martin comments on the candidates that have come through the region describing them as, “earnest, smart, hardworking people trying to solve problems.”

Oct 19, 2015

From Academia to Plan Design

Punam Keller helped Ohio Deferred Compensation simplify it's opt-in form for retirement savings, which increased employee participation in its first six months of use.

Oct 19, 2015

Q. and A.: Louie Cheng on Chemical Contamination in Tianjin

Louie Cheng T'03 discusses why recent explosions in Tianjin, China were not entirely a surprise and how people can protect themselves.

Oct 16, 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

Square, Mobile Payments Giant, Just Filed for its IPO

Sydney Finkelstein comments on what Jack Dorsey needs to do to be successful as CEO of two companies. "To make something like this work, you have to have a world-class team around you."

Oct 15, 2015

MBA Careers: Shortage of Digital Chiefs Presents Employment Opportunities

Alva Taylor says there is a need to reform established philosophies and cultures when trying to pivot with technology in traditional enterprises. He states, “Managing that evolution requires rethinking longstanding trade-offs between standardization and innovation, efficiency and flexibility, and centralization and decentralization.”

Oct 14, 2015