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Why Dartmouth and Duke Make B-School Applicants Feel Warm and Fuzzy

Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke explains how Tuck personalizes the MBA admissions process.

Jun 04, 2014

How To Get The Most From An Internship

Jonathan Masland, director of the career development office, offers networking advice to MBA interns.

Jun 03, 2014

Walmart stays top of Fortune 500 list after posting nearly $500bn revenues

Paul Argenti tells The Guardian that Fortune's annual list of the 500 highest-earning U.S. companies is, "...very transparent and obvious: it's just revenue, and revenue tells you part of the story about a company, but not all."

Jun 03, 2014

MBAs Expect 44% Pay Bump Due To Degree

Applicants to the top business schools expect to increase the MBA to give them a 44% boost in pay once they graduate, according to a new survey of business school candidates.

Jun 02, 2014

Narendra Modi’s leadership style of making tough decisions best for India: Vijay Govindarajan

Coxe Distinguished Professor Vijay Govindarajan discusses the leadership style of India's new prime minister Narendra Modi and centralized versus decentralized structures in government.

Jun 02, 2014

All Eyes On India, And Its New Prime Minister

Matthew Slaughter discusses India's new prime minister, Narenda Modi, and which directions he may take regarding India's economic problems, its relationship with Pakistan, and concerns about women's rights.

Jun 02, 2014

Why Two CEOs Are Better Than One

Visiting Professor Thomas C. Lawton explains why companies should create a second CEO called the Chief External Officer.

May 30, 2014

Departing Deans on Fundraising, Ethical MBAs, and Cartooning

Bloomberg Businessweek asks Dean Paul Danos and two other long-standing, departing business deans how their thinking has evolved during their tenure when it comes to business schools.

May 30, 2014

The problem with smart people

In his latest BBC Column, "Syd Weighs In," Sydney Finkelstein says choosing the most intelligent people to be managers may be better in theory than practice.

May 29, 2014

Vijay Govindarajan: Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, writes on how to turn India into an economic powerhouse.

May 28, 2014

Burger King’s New Motto: The Pros and Cons of a Company Slogan

Article on Burger King's new slogan quotes Professor Peter Golder's research on Burger King's brand.

May 23, 2014

Strategy’s No Good Unless You End Up Somewhere New

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, lists his four most important issues about innovation as it relates to strategy.

May 21, 2014

President Obama makes a sales pitch for the U.S.

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter notes ways in which the U.S. could attract more foreign investment.

May 21, 2014

Health Care for 1% of the Cost

Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management Vijay Govindarajan writes on how reverse innovation provides the answer to U.S. health care.

May 19, 2014

A View from the Trees

Developing Leaders talks with Clark Callahan, executive director of Tuck Executive Education, on how Tuck's intimate environment shapes executive learning.

May 16, 2014

The hard facts about momentum investing

The Financial Times mentions Ken French's data on historic US stock returns in an article about the momentum effect that guides stock market investing.

May 12, 2014

Target Chairman Gets Hands-On Role in Post-Breach Vacuum

Bloomberg quotes Professor B. Espen Eckbo on Target's "succession gap."

May 07, 2014

5 Things to Help Survive a Crisis At Work

Professor of Corporate Communication Paul Argenti offers five pieces of advice to mitigate the damage of errors on the job.

May 06, 2014

Glass Ceiling Debate: He Said, She Didn’t

Inc. follows up on its story about women CEOs, which quotes Sydney Finkelstein on gender and self-confidence in the workplace.

May 06, 2014

In a league of their own

The Economist ranks the Tuck School of Business the #2 full-time business school in North America as well as in the world.

May 05, 2014

Central banks kill market volatility

Peter Fisher, senior fellow, Center for Global Business and Government, Tuck senior lecturer, and senior director of Blackrock’s investment institute, argues that "The Fed in particular and central banks in general try too hard to keep volatility low."

May 05, 2014

3 Reasons to Stay Away From Alibaba’s IPO

Visiting Professor of Business Administration Anant Sundaram provides his concerns on Alibaba's IPO.

May 05, 2014

Who wants to be bigger than the U.S.? Not China!

Professor Matthew Slaughter is quoted in Marketplace on China's complicated response to potentially outpacing the American economy. "The faster China’s growth, the more the world legitimately looks to China for any meaningful carbon reduction," says Slaughter.

May 01, 2014

The secret phobia all leaders face

In his latest column for "Syd Weighs In," Sydney Finkelstein, associate dean for executive education and the Steven Roth Professor of Management, discusses the worst fear all CEOs must face and overcome: a fear of failure.

May 01, 2014

Insights From Our Online Panel

Eric Spiegel T’87, president and CEO, Siemens USA, and David T. McLaughlin D'54, T'55 Distinguished Visiting Professor Robert Howell predict challenges and opportunities businesses may face as demographics change.

Apr 29, 2014

Why Brands Still Have Power

Tuck marketing professor Kusum Ailawadi discusses the role of brands in the multi-channel ecosystem, in a Marketing Science Institute Q&A.

Apr 28, 2014

Car Industry Insiders Ready to Retake Steering Wheel

Sydney Finkelstein comments on how an industry's health determines if a corporation hires from within or recruits outsiders.

Apr 23, 2014

The Morning Risk Report: Twitter Mob Forces General Mills Retreat

Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication, comments on General Mills' decision to retract its social media policy that would have prevented customers who joined its "online communities" or downloaded coupons from pursuing class-action lawsuits.

Apr 22, 2014

The Most Satisfied MBA Graduates

In a Forbes survey, Tuck makes the top 10 at No. 6 for the most satisfied MBA graduates.

Apr 21, 2014

Women in Leadership: An Interview with Ella Bell

Q&A with Ella Bell (Smith), associate professor of business administration, focuses on women's leadership.

Apr 18, 2014

Mentors help minority companies accelerate growth

Leonard Greenhalgh, professor of management, says "Minority- and women-owned suppliers are both incredibly important to the future of the economy. That’s why you need accelerators. Those owners have the odds stacked against them."

Apr 18, 2014

Poets & Quants: Life is Good at the Tuck School

Offers and acceptances are ahead of last year's strong results.

Apr 18, 2014

Cowardly corporate lions: Whatever happened to courage?

In his latest "Syd Weighs In" column, Sydney Finkelstein discusses the consequences that can occur when corporate directors lack the courage to question a chief executive's strategy.

Apr 17, 2014

This Little Solar Powered Lantern Named ‘Luci’ Is Having A Big Impact

Forbes features MPOWERD co-founder Jacques-Philippe Piverger T'07 and the company’s first product, a small dome-shaped lantern that can illuminate a 10-foot room for 6-12 hours with batteries that can be charged in direct sunlight or incandescent light.

Apr 15, 2014

Meals on Wheels: Tuck School Students Serve Up Food, and Lessons in Business Management

The Valley News features The Box, a food truck developed and created by Eric Winn D’04, T’14, Mike Parshley T’14, and other Tuck students and professors. The food truck serves Mediterranean-style sandwiches in Hanover.

Apr 14, 2014

100 Questions Every Great Business Leader Should Ask

Additional coverage in The Huffington Post of advice from professor of strategy and entrepreneurship Ron Adner, originally published in Inc.

Apr 14, 2014