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How Entitlements Threaten Capitalism

Professor Robert Howell says the U.S. must rein in entitlement programs and regulations in order to remain an economic leader.

Nov 27, 2013

An Analysis Of Food Shopping Choices, Without The Lecture

Professor Kusum Ailawadi says prices and promotions drive grocery buying decisions.

Nov 27, 2013

Fortune Magazine Names Genworth CEO Thomas J. McInerney T’82 to Its “Top 50 Business People” List

McInerney is only 11 months into the CEO job but has boosted profits 124% for the first nine months of 2013.

Nov 27, 2013

The Two Most-Important Words for a CEO: Intrinsic Value

Professor Robert Howell says "intrinsic value" can be defined as, "the discounted value of the cash that can be taken out of a business during its remaining life.”

Nov 26, 2013

To Avoid the Customer Recency Trap, Listen to the Data

Research by Scott Neslin and Gail Ayala Taylor shows it can be worthwhile to invest in customers who haven't bought lately.

Nov 21, 2013

Reverse Innovation Starts with Education

Tomorrow's engineers must create technologies that meet or exceed the performance of those in developed countries -- but for a fraction of the price, according to Vijay Govindarajan.

Nov 20, 2013

Keep Upbeat On The Job Search When You’re Down In The Dumps

Professor Ella Bell Smith suggests looking at the larger picture when facing a difficult job search.

Nov 18, 2013

#AskJPM slam shows hatred for bank

Paul Argenti says a recent Twitter campaign by JPMorgan Chase was, "just as dumb as can be."

Nov 15, 2013

E Ink Looks Beyond E-Readers

Alva Taylor says E Ink, the technology used in e-readers like Kindles, is likely to find new applications.

Nov 14, 2013

Three ways to move from idea to innovation

Beyond the Idea, by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, describes a path to breakthrough ideas.

Nov 14, 2013

Welcome to the world of unintended consequences

Sydney Finkelstein says management decisions often have unexpected results.

Nov 14, 2013

Tuck Professors Named to Thinkers50

Vijay Govindarajan, Marshall Goldsmith, Richard D'Aveni, Sydney Finkelstein and Ron Adner were honored in the biennial list of top management thought leaders.

Nov 12, 2013

Is Twitter overvalued?

Anant Sundaram says Twitter's economic fundamentals do not justify its opening stock price.

Nov 08, 2013

Twitter IPO: Should You Buy It?

Anant Sundaram says his valuation models do not justify Twitter's IPO price, but value does not always equate to price.

Nov 07, 2013

SAC Capital agrees to plead guilty to insider trading charges

Professor Paul Argenti says the reputation of the financial services industry has never been worse.

Nov 05, 2013

NerdWallet Book Club: Chris Trimble and Vijay Govindarajan

Chris Trimble says his two recent books about innovation are written to reach entire teams.

Nov 01, 2013

The 4 Essential Traits Of ‘Intrapreneurs’

Article highlights four characteristics of intrapreneurs as described by Professor Vijay Govindarajan.

Nov 01, 2013

We are the great and powerful USA. Ignore the dysfunction behind the curtain

The United States needs economic policies that help revive foreign direct investment according to Matthew Slaughter.

Nov 01, 2013

Innovation Cheat Sheet: 5 Ways to Keep Ideas Flowing

Vijay Govindarajan describes how to create an "innovation engine" that will lead to radical new ideas.

Oct 31, 2013

NYU Hospital Throws Sandy Birthday Party, But Is It Just a PR Stunt?

Paul Argenti calls it a gutsy decision to celebrate a near-disaster.

Oct 31, 2013

Fashion for the Next Generation

Retailers are still struggling to reach millennials using digital media according to Sydney Finkelstein.

Oct 31, 2013

Two Tuck Startups That Will Inspire You To Become An Entrepreneur!

Profile of two recent startups by Tuck grads -- Kigo Kitchen and Nifti.

Oct 31, 2013

US Courts Foreign Investment for Economic Boost

The U.S. needs to leverage the global economy to create high-productivity, high-wage jobs according to associate dean Matthew Slaughter.

Oct 31, 2013

WWD CEO Summit: Dartmouth’s Sydney Finkelstein on Unlearning as an Executive

Sydney Finkelstein points out that executives must sometimes unlearn something picked up over the course of a career.

Oct 30, 2013

Global Companies: Protect Your Intellectual Property

Professor Robert Howell says it is vital for global companies to protect their intellectual property and contents of the R&D pipeline.

Oct 25, 2013

Nobel Prize Awarded For Work That Directly Benefits Investors

Article describes influential research by Kenneth French and Eugene Fama who recently received a Nobel Prize in Economics.

Oct 23, 2013

The Top 7 Reasons Why Mobile Ads Don’t Work

Study by Praveen Kopalle shows mobile marketers better hit consumers' sweet spots because they won't be paying attention for long.

Oct 17, 2013

How your Facebook habits could benefit your workflow

Social media offers great tools for more efficient communication in the workplace

Oct 17, 2013

India’s Secret to Low-Cost Health Care

Doctors and hospitals in India are cutting costs while still delivering high quality health care according to Professor Vijay Govindarajan.

Oct 16, 2013

Deconstructing The Debt Ceiling

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter says failure to increase the debt ceiling could trigger another financial crisis.

Oct 16, 2013

And the Nobel goes to: Rationality (and irrationality)

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter says U.S. treasury securities are the most important asset in the world economy.

Oct 15, 2013

MOOCs Are Easy Targets, but Don’t Count Them Out

Online courses will be a major dimension of higher education believes Professor Robert Howell.

Oct 14, 2013

Startup School: An MBA Designed For Entrepreneurs, Not I-Bankers

Dean Paul Danos says that 95% of Tuck graduates find jobs within three months of graduation.

Oct 10, 2013

The legacy of Ben Bernanke

Professor Matthew Slaughter says Ben Bernanke showed that the heads of central banks need to innovate in times of crises.

Oct 10, 2013

Nomination for the Fed Chair Means A Little Less Uncertainty

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter comments on today's nomination of Janet Yellen.

Oct 09, 2013

Will the DC Mess Force the Fed to Increase the Stimulus?

Professor Matthew Slaughter says a government default could have a devastating effect on the U.S. economy.

Oct 09, 2013