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Pfizer-Allergan Merger Won’t Lead to New, Innovative Drugs

Donald Conway T’72 comments on the $160 billion Pfizer-Allergan deal that instantly turned the combined company, Pfizer Plc, into the world's largest drug maker. Conway argues that these types of mergers are going to increase the cost of health care.

Nov 30, 2015

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

Sydney Finkelstein offers five key practices that all supervisors should follow in order to make work more meaningful and enjoyable: manage individuals; go big on meaning; focus on feedback; listen; and be consistent.

Nov 30, 2015

Here’s Where McKinsey, BCG and Bain are Ramping Up MBA Recruitment

Business Because highlights that Tuck MBAs were paid $145,000 by consultancies including McKinsey, Bain, and BCG. Consulting firms hired 18 percent of the 2015 class.

Nov 24, 2015

The CEO Council Task Forces’ Priorities

Matthew Slaughter is the subject expert for a recommendation on fostering innovation and competitiveness.

Nov 24, 2015

A Different Kind of a Family

Cites research conducted by Tuck for the Selamta Family Project, a nonprofit that unites orphaned children and marginalized women in Ethiopia to provide stable homes. Children growing up in Selamta homes were healthier, did better in school, and reported feeling safer and more loved than children growing up in orphanages or on the street.

Nov 23, 2015

Ask the Experts

Eesha Sharma provides insight into the behavior of retailers and consumers on Black Friday.

Nov 20, 2015

Jack Dorsey’s Secret To Running Two Tech Giants At Once

Sydney Finkelstein says, "To make something like this work, you have to have a world-class team around you. Effective leaders delegate. In this case, you probably have to delegate more than normal. You have to be able to process in your brain two different worlds."

Nov 20, 2015

Vaktbikkje, ikke veiviser

B. Espen Eckbo writes that the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) needs a board of directors sufficiently schooled in finance to understand complex concepts such as market efficiency, efficient portfolios, risk factors, liquidity and trading costs.

Nov 19, 2015

Why a Strong Sense of Purpose Fuels the Innovation Process

Vijay Govindarajan comments on how to respect a brand's identity while also trying new things to expand options for tomorrow.

Nov 19, 2015

Slaughter aims to refine Tuck mission — in one sentence

Dean Matthew Slaughter shares his plans to build on Tuck's strong reputation and sense of community.

Nov 19, 2015

MBA Organizations Strive for Gender Diversity in the Classroom

The article notes that 42 percent of the Tuck class of 2017 are women and quotes Sally Jaeger, assistant dean and director of the MBAPO.

Nov 17, 2015

What Is the Greatest Comeback of All Time?

Richard D’Aveni argues that Richard Nixon’s comeback after his debate with JFK is notable, but he may have an even greater comeback when historians compare his legacy to the leaders who have followed him.

Nov 17, 2015

Tuck Reports All-Time Best Career Stats

The recent outcome data reports a median base salary at $125,000—an 8% increase over the previous year— while 99% of the class had job offers three months post graduation.

Nov 17, 2015

Tamr Chosen as No. 1 Small Company

Highlights the company Tamr, co-founded by CEO Andy Palmer T’94. Employees completed confidential surveys, rating their employers based on 24 statements about direction, execution, connection, management, work, pay and benefits, and engagement.

Nov 16, 2015

Uber is not ‘Genuinely Disruptive’, says Clayton Christensen

Cites research published by Andrew King that discredits Clayton Christensen’s work on disruptive innovation. King writes, “The full theory of disruptive innovation should only be applied when specific conditions are met.”

Nov 16, 2015

Electricity to Charge Electric Cars is not Always Green

Research by Erin Mansur finds that electricity from coal fired plants may actually cause more carbon dioxide pollution than a modern gasoline powered car.

Nov 16, 2015

20 of the Best Books by the Most Influential Thinkers in Business

Highlights Reverse Innovation and Triggers, as books respectively written by Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, and Marshall Goldsmith, adjunct professor of business administration.

Nov 16, 2015

Discussing Business Strategy with Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan says, “The best tool to craft a strategy is to ask two questions: What game do I want to play? How do I play to win?”

Nov 16, 2015

Toronto gurus win big at ‘Oscars of management thinking’

Highlights Sydney Finkelstein as one of Canada’s top business thinkers.

Nov 16, 2015

The 15 most influential thinkers in business

Highlights Vijay Govindarajan, Richard D'Aveni, and Marshall Goldsmith as three of the 15 most influential thinkers of 2015.

Nov 16, 2015

Trump says China gets an advantage from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Emily Blanchard says it is very implausible that China will benefit from the TPP.

Nov 13, 2015

Becca’s MBA Adventure through Tuck, Forte, and Food Trucks

Becca Grad T’17 says, “I felt at home at Tuck immediately. A combination of the student body’s warmth and inclusion, the beautiful Upper Valley location, and emphasis on the 24/7 living and learning community made everything feel right.”

Nov 11, 2015

Clinton Campaigns at Dartmouth College

Highlights yesterday’s visit to the Dartmouth community by presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton at an event moderated by former Governor John Lynch, senior fellow for the Center for Global Business and Government.

Nov 11, 2015

Where Disruptive Innovation Came From

Cites the recent Sloan Management Review article written by Andrew King, professor of business administration, that concluded the theory of disruptive innovation isn't nearly as valuable as its proponents argue.

Nov 11, 2015

More women are getting MBAs, but they’re still noticeably absent from executive roles

Mentions Tuck as one of the top business schools in the US where women make up 40 percent or more of students. The article focuses on the small number of women found in executive roles, despite the growing number of women earning an MBA.

Nov 11, 2015

How to Make Decisions More Confidently

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein from a recent article in Harvard Business Review around the problems that come along with constant second guessing. Finkelstein argues that the more you doubt yourself, the more the decisions you make turn out poorly.

Nov 11, 2015

The 15 Most Influential Thinkers in Business

Highlights Marshall Goldsmith, adjunct professor of business administration, Vijay Govindarajan, the Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, and Richard D'Aveni, the Bakala Professor of Strategy, who were recently ranked by Thinkers50 among the world's 15 most influential business thinkers of 2015.

Nov 11, 2015

The World’s Most Influential Business Thinkers 2015

Highlights Marshall Goldsmith, adjunct professor of business administration, who was recently ranked as the world’s fifth most influential business thinker of 2015. Goldsmith is renowned as the pioneer of the 360-degree feedback approach and has authored or co-authored more than 30 books.

Nov 11, 2015

The Road to CMO: 7 marketing experts on how they reached the C-suite

Features Carly Rosenberg T’05, CMO at Bluefly, in an article that highlights seven CMOs across a variety of industries and the path they took to their current role.

Nov 11, 2015

Women Now Make Up 40% of Students at Top MBA Programs

Tuck is mentioned as one of 12 schools where women account for at least 40% of students.

Nov 11, 2015

3 Research Tips for Veterans Applying to Business Schools

Highlights Tuck’s Military Visit Day, which provides a day exclusively for veterans to visit the school.

Nov 10, 2015

Finally, More Women Are Going To Business School

Tuck is listed as one of the U.S. business schools with 40 percent or greater women's enrollment.

Nov 10, 2015

How to Become a Spin Doctor

Paul Argenti argues that integrated corporate communication strategy is about planning social media, developing marketing materials, and dealing with investor relations.

Nov 10, 2015

Stop Second-Guessing Your Decisions at Work

Sydney Finkelstein says, “Trusting your gut can be absolutely useful, valuable, and appropriate. It can cut down on a ton of time.”

Nov 10, 2015

Men Sit Up and Listen as Women Fill 40% of Business School Seats

Lane McVey T’17 says, “It’s very coed and everything feels equal, which is something I wanted when applying.” The story also includes comments from Dawna Clarke and Penny Paquette T’76.

Nov 10, 2015

Enhanced Active Choice

Punam Keller explains a new method for increasing employee participation in retirement savings programs.

Nov 09, 2015