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A ‘Three-Box Solution’ For Leading Innovation

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan about his new book The Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation and how the theory was inspired by his Hindu faith.

May 06, 2016

Donald Trump won’t be shunned by CEOs, experts say

Sydney Finkelstein says we shouldn't expect Donald Trump to be shunned by CEOs if he lands in the White House. "CEOs don't have much of a choice. If it happens to be a President Trump, they're going to have to deal with him."

May 06, 2016

Fed’s structure is broken and needs overhaul, former insider says

Quotes Peter Fisher who has joined the growing chorus calling for reform of the U.S. central bank. "The Fed's decision-making and communications process is broken and has been for some time," said Fisher in a speech to the Shadow Open Market Committee last week.

May 06, 2016

Three Traits that will Get You Hired by the Best Bosses

Sydney Finkelstein says, "The determination of superbosses to recruit the most intelligent, creative, and flexible employees possible is central to how they think about talent, and success.”

May 06, 2016

What FDR Knew About Managing Fear in Times of Change

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan about the challenges that Franklin D. Roosevelt faced during the Great Depression and the bold decisions he made in Box Two and Box Three to navigate the country out of the crisis.

May 06, 2016

Alumni Profile: Annie Hsu T’11, Strategy Director at Frog Design

Annie Hsu T’11 applied to Tuck after working for five years in product development at Google. During the application process, she thought back to her fondest memories of her undergraduate experience at the University of California at Berkeley, and realized she most enjoyed the courses she took in anthropology.

May 05, 2016

A Good Sweat, Indeed: Nonprofit Combines Philanthropy, Athletics

Highlights Nicole Burns T’17, in an article about the Sweat for Good summit that will take place Friday and Saturday at Fenway Park. The Valley News writes, “Burns will be part of an afternoon think tank focused on inclusivity—getting the most youth involved in philanthletics as possible.”

May 05, 2016

Former Fed Official Fisher Urges FOMC Reforms

Quotes Peter Fisher on the Federal Reserve central bank's policymaking committee being too large to be effective, disapproving of the appointing process and accountability of committee members. “Each Committee member should be accountable for their own vote as if they were the sole decision maker,” says Fisher. “It is time to fix the appointment process for Reserve Bank presidents so that everyone who has a say in our nation’s monetary policy is appointed by our elected representatives.”

May 05, 2016

To Innovate, You Have to Manage the Past, Present, and Future

Vijay Govindarajan explains how to create a new business while optimizing an already existing one using his Three Box Solution theory.

May 05, 2016

Here’s How to Lead Innovation And Your Company at the Same Time

Vijay Govindarajan discusses how organizations can use his "Three Box Solution" framework to align on the critical behaviors and activities required to meet performance requirements while dramatically reinventing the business.

May 05, 2016

Debate brings historians closer to truth: Vietnam War expert

Interviews Ed Miller, associate professor of history at Dartmouth, while in Vietnam leading the Tuck Vietnam GIX with Curt Welling, senior fellow, Center for Global Business and Government.

May 05, 2016

6 Leadership Behaviors Drive Continuous Innovation

A feature article on the book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation by Vijay Govindarajan. Forbes highlights six key behaviors that business leaders should focus on to propel innovation.

Apr 28, 2016

Drawn Together

Quotes Ann Hargraves T'77, about her involvement in the founding of the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont—the first and only standalone school in the nation to offer a two-year Master of Fine Arts in cartooning—through her work with the Upper Valley SCORE foundation which educates entrepreneurs and helps small businesses start, grow and succeed.

Apr 27, 2016

How Companies Escape the Traps of the Past

Vijay Govindarajan discusses the relevance of the Three Box framework in organizations—focusing on box two: the past—to ensure the company endures over time.

Apr 27, 2016

Can politicians really bring jobs “back” to the U.S.?

Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses the policies needed to create high-paying jobs in the U.S. including increasing the availability of H-1B visas.

Apr 26, 2016

The Highest MBA Signing Bonuses

Highlights Tuck in an article on the importance of signing bonuses and other benefits to MBA graduates when deciding on an offer.

Apr 25, 2016

We Asked Business’s Top Turnaround Pros How to Save the GOP

Sydney Finkelstein says, “There are not a lot of examples of companies that have gone through a successful transformation that have kept the same management team.” Finkelstein notes that CEOs move on, but political hands remain even after old methods stop working.

Apr 25, 2016

‘Before you can create, you must forget’

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his new book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, and how the Three Box framework can lead to innovation.

Apr 25, 2016