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What’s Behind the M&A Mania

Anant Sundaram says that because CEOs have accumulated savings and their shares are highly valued, they say to themselves, "I feel wealthy so I’ll go shopping for big-ticket items."

Aug 10, 2015

Does jobs report accurately measure job growth?

Matthew Slaughter says, "We already have seven million people today in the U.S. economy who say that they're working, but they're not on the payroll of a company. So these people are driving cars for Uber ... they're riding their bicycles for TaskRabbit; those types of new gig jobs. They're growing and it's going to be important to get good measures of them."

Aug 07, 2015

Class of 2015: The Toughest Part of the MBA Experience

Michaela LeBlanc T'15 says, "At Tuck, I took courses in the core curriculum like marketing and operations that were far out of my previous knowledge base.”

Jul 08, 2015

The Best and Worst Corporate Apologies of 2015

Sydney Finkelstein comments on the apology by the CEO of Takata for faulty airbags. "His apology was definitely overdue. This has been going on for a while."

Jul 08, 2015

Where the Class of 2014 Went to Work

An interactive table shows how the top 25 U.S. schools compare with each other when it comes to the industry choices of MBAs.

Jul 07, 2015

Middle Management Vanishing? Tuck Professor vs. Simon Dean

Sydney Finkelstein says, "You need way fewer middle managers. It’s not that middle management is going to disappear, but the number of middle managers absolutely is going down.”

Jul 07, 2015

Marshall Goldsmith’s Required Reading

Marshall Goldsmith offers book recommendations for leaders striving to enhance their performance.

Jul 07, 2015

The Business Schools That Create The Most ‘Market Value’

P&Q's ranking of the top business schools in the United States places Tuck fourth for overall compensation, with graduates averaging $155,037.

Jul 07, 2015

IIMs are yet to produce a big management idea

Vijay Govindarajan argues that the time is now for academicians from emerging markets to come up with "big ideas."

Jul 06, 2015

Two ways the next moves by Greece and Europe will affect you—and the global economy

Dean Matthew Slaughter was quoted in a story on Greece's potential default.

Jul 06, 2015

When CEOs are Accidentally Overpaid

A study by Richard Townsend looks at how stock options granted to CEOs do not change yearly, which makes their pay grow over time.

Jul 02, 2015

Debt crises sow economic angst

Matthew Slaughter says, "There is the small but non-zero chance that default (by Greece) triggers another financial crisis of the magnitude of the world financial crisis of 2008-2009."

Jul 01, 2015

What Greece’s crisis will mean for the world economy

Matthew Slaughter is quoted on Greece’s potential default. He predicts that leaving the euro for the drachma could result in, “double-digit declines.”

Jun 29, 2015

The End of Middle Management?

According to Sydney Finkelstein, the middle management position may have outlived its usefulness given technological advancements, the startup business culture, and millennials in the workplace.

Jun 29, 2015

Greek Debt Crisis

Matthew Slaughter testified to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs about the global impact of a Greek default.

Jun 29, 2015

Greece’s Future Far From Certain

Matthew Slaughter says, "No one really knows what will happen in global capital markets if Greece defaults and/or exits the eurozone."

Jun 26, 2015

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Vijay Govindarajan describes five traps that prevent multinationals from reaping the benefits of reverse innovation.

Jun 26, 2015

Sorry Not Sorry: Why CEOs Need To Apologize More

Sydney Finkelstein says, “Apologizing means you’re admitting you’ve done something wrong. It’s difficult for CEOs or any manager. ... even though it’s the right thing to do.”

Jun 26, 2015

Jim Kenyon: Co-op Misses the Big Picture

John Vogel says, “The best companies do all the little things right.”

Jun 18, 2015

The Business Schools Winning The MBA Student Talent Wars

When it comes to attracting the best MBA applicants, Tuck ties for eighth place according to a Poets & Quants survey of MBA admission consultants.

Jun 16, 2015

Social Impact

John Vogel examines the positive effects of developing reading skills in the early stages of learning and describes the benefits of Pay for Success Contracts or Social Impact Bonds.

Jun 16, 2015

Labor Unions Remain Steadfastly Opposed To Trans-Pacific Trade Measure

Matthew Slaughter says firms that are plugged into the global economy tend to offer higher paying jobs.

Jun 16, 2015

Most Transparent MBA Admissons: Tuck, HBS, Ross & Fuqua

Tuck topped a survey looking for qualities such as transparency, detailed feedback, and a personalized knowledge of candidates.

Jun 12, 2015

Sharpen Skills in Marketing, Sales With the Right Business School

Praveen Kopalle discusses how Tuck prepares students for careers in marketing.

Jun 11, 2015

Cisco’s John Chambers has some dire predictions

Sydney Finkelstein notes,"You can't hope that what you did last week or last year is going to work. You have to be willing to throw out everything and start over."

Jun 10, 2015

Black Women: Ready, Willing and More Than Able to Lead

Ella Bell Smith's book, Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity, is referenced in an article on roadblocks faced by black women.

Jun 10, 2015

Tuck Tweaks MBA Essay Questions

Dawna Clarke, director of admissions, explains that the new questions will help the Admissions Office be more informed during the selection process.

Jun 09, 2015

Why Are So Many Fast-Food Characters Coming Back From the Dead?

Kevin Lane Keller explains how the resurgence of iconic fast-food mascots in advertising is a response to the trend of people looking to consume healthier, slow-cooked food.

Jun 09, 2015

3 Digital Publishing Lessons From 9 Years at HBR

HBR publisher Joshua Macht says he found wisdom in Building Breakthrough Business Within Established Organizations, a book co-authored by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble.

Jun 09, 2015

MBA interns are making as much as $2,000 a week

Jon Masland, director of the Career Development Office, points out that with a thriving economy MBAs are able to be more selective about their internship offers.

Jun 09, 2015

Johnson & Johnson Goes Back to Campus for New Hires

Meg Moran T'14, Bridge '07, who was hired at Johnson & Johnson shortly after graduating, says the company’s orientation and leadership programs helped her quickly find her place.

Jun 08, 2015

Women In Business School: Slow Progress On Closing Gender Wage Gap

Sally Jaeger explains how Tuck is providing women with the tools they need to succeed and preparing them to take on senior management roles.

Jun 08, 2015

Tuck School’s Inaugural Marketing Symposium Showcases The Benefits Of Academic-Practitioner Exchange

Recap of the inaugural Tuck Marketing Symposium highlights the benefits of academic-practitioner exchange and the event that was held in early May.

Jun 03, 2015

When Diet Drugs Actually Make You Gain Weight

Amit Bhattacharjee found that being exposed to marketing messages for diet pills changed people's eating decisions—and not for the better.

Jun 03, 2015

Get Your Organization Ready for 3D Printing

Richard D'Aveni says that the flexibility and versatility of 3D printing will eventually make it the preferred manufacturing method in many industries.

Jun 02, 2015

The bizarre thing that happens when people take diet drugs

Amit Bhattacharjee says, "There's a funny, kind of counterintuitive thing that happens when many people take weight-loss drugs: they gain weight."

May 28, 2015