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Slaughter & Rees Report: What Prince Taught Us About the Global Economy

Towards the end of one of his early hits “1999,” Prince hauntingly foretold that, “life is just a party and parties weren’t meant 2 last.”

Apr 25, 2016

Why trade and globalization concerns are resonating with voters at home

Dean Matthew Slaughter says that, with the right kind of policies going forward, more global engagement can help American families in the future.

Apr 22, 2016

What Does it Really Take to Stop Wasting Time?

Sydney Finkelstein offers five simple steps and says it's a matter of common sense with a healthy dose of personal discipline.

Apr 21, 2016

Why Unicorns Are Struggling

Vijay Govindarajan, Tarunya Govindarajan, and Adam Stepinski note challenges faced by unicorns, which are privately owned tech companies valued at $1 billion or more. They write, "... unicorns are struggling not only to keep up, but to keep innovating beyond their first breakthrough."

Apr 21, 2016

What Have Free-Trade Policies Meant for New Hampshire?

Dean Matthew Slaughter said that the U.S. has been “behind the curve” when it comes to strengthening the social safety net for communities that are affected by free-trade agreements.

Apr 20, 2016

Rising H-1B visa costs are stifling innovation and hurting the success of US companies

In an op-ed, Dean Matthew Slaughter says that, facing a shortage of skilled workers, the U.S. should make H-1B visas more affordable for the nation's companies and start-ups.

Apr 19, 2016

Nothing is permanent

Sydney Finkelstein is quoted as saying, "When smart leaders fail, it is not because they are incompetent, but because they are absorbed in their beliefs and are not willing to change.”

Apr 18, 2016

Six Reasons Smart People Fail

Citing the book, Why Smart Executives Fail by Sydney Finkelstein, the Huffington Post offers six explanations for why highly regarded leaders have failed.

Apr 18, 2016

Effective business leaders who see change when it’s coming tick three boxes

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how effective leaders are able to use the Three Box framework as a continual process—always reevaluating and reflecting on the past, present, and future.

Apr 18, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Stuck in Second Gear

“Growth has been too slow for too long.” That was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, Maurice Obstfeld, writing last week about global economic conditions.

Apr 18, 2016

Why Candidates are Out of Sync with How Americans Really Feel About Trade

Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter on trade and globalization in the United States. “Slaughter suggests the safety net could be strengthened with expanded unemployment insurance, job training, and direct subsidies for workers whose wages suffer,” reports NPR. “He warns that unless the benefits of trade are shared more equitably, public opposition to trade deals is likely to grow.”

Apr 18, 2016

MBA Internship Tips: Getting an Internship

Quotes Jonathan Masland on the two different types of MBA internship searches and the importance of knowing what career services offer.

Apr 14, 2016

Hiking H-1B visa fee may drive jobs abroad, says study

Continued coverage on findings in a recent report by Dean Matthew Slaughter that suggests the H1-B visa costs incurred by companies are too high. In addition Slaughter found that contrary to many critics of the program, skilled immigrants actually create new jobs and companies that ultimately help the economy grow.

Apr 14, 2016

Let Go of What Made Your Company Great

Vijay Govindarajan says companies need to be more than ambidextrous in order to both exploit and explore for growth—companies must let go of what made them great.

Apr 14, 2016

Answering Starbucks’ Siren’s Call

Director of global strategy Leslie Hampel T’07 is helping chart a bold future for the coffee retailer.

Apr 14, 2016

2016 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Adam Kleinbaum, Tuck School of Business

Recognizes the teaching and research of Adam Kleinbaum who teaches the core course, Leading Individuals and Teams, and the elective, Social Networks in Organizations, at Tuck.

Apr 14, 2016

Breaking Barriers to Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

An op-ed piece written by Chris Trimble about working through known barriers that prevent innovation from occurring in health care delivery, while offering solutions toward reform. Trimble writes, “The pathway forward in health care is this: 1) Change the payment model. 2) Invest in small full-time teams that redesign care for specific patient populations. 3) Unleash physician-led innovation."

Apr 13, 2016

The biggest opportunity in India is e-commerce: Vijay Govindarajan

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his new book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, and how companies can use the three-box solution framework to break through plateaus.

Apr 13, 2016