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Real Humans of Dartmouth Tuck’s MBA Class of 2020

A story about the Tuck Class of 2020 profiles five students: Cooper Henderson, Femi Giwa, Jorge Colindres, Marianne Poh, and Sydney Schuit.

Dec 03, 2018

Should Dual-Class Shares Be Banned?

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, Luminita Enache, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal, examine dual-class shares and whether the practice should be outlawed.

Dec 03, 2018

The Skills Required for Preventative Health Care

Mentions Reverse Innovation in Health Care, by Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti, in an article about the increased focus health care providers are placing on preventing, rather than curing, disease.

Dec 03, 2018

1 Year of #MeToo: Have Things Changed for Women in Business Schools?

Quotes Frances Taplett T’08, global head of people at the Boston Consulting Group, in an article about what has changed in the MBA and post-MBA space since the dawn of the #MeToo movement.

Dec 03, 2018

A Playbook for CEOs Attacked by Trump: Thrust, Parry, Ignore

Features Paul Argenti in an article about what CEOs should do if they are confronted by President Trump, on Twitter or elsewhere.

Dec 02, 2018

Tuck 2018 Employment Report Shows High Employment Rates, and Increased Tech Industry Interest

Quotes Stephen Pidgeon T'07, executive director of the Career Development Office, in a feature article about Tuck’s 2018 employment report. In 2018, 96 percent of Tuck graduates received a job offer within three months of graduation and a record 24 percent secured jobs in the tech industry.

Nov 29, 2018

The Fed’s Role in Consumer Confidence

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a piece about the Fed’s role when it comes to consumer spending and confidence. Slaughter says the Fed is in a tough position when choosing whether to raise or lower interest rates, and that economic surprises can make policy-making harder.

Nov 29, 2018

Tuck Sets New Records on Starting MBA Pay

Quotes Stephen Pidgeon T’07, executive director of the Career Development Office, in a feature article about employment data for the Tuck class of 2018.

Nov 28, 2018

Real Time Economics: Economic Indicators Are Flashing Yellow

The Wall Street Journal’s daily newsletter on the economy highlights a study by Emily Blanchard and coauthor Gerald Willmann that develops a model of democratic political responses to macroeconomic shocks in the short and long run.

Nov 27, 2018

One of the Biggest Challenges of Kicking Addiction Is Getting and Keeping a Job

Quotes Jenny Levy T’04, vice president of people, community, and environment at Hypertherm in a feature article about the company’s efforts to be “recovery friendly,” supporting employees recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.

Nov 27, 2018

Think Critically about the Wisdom of Experts

Andrew A. King offers a playbook for how to think critically about analysis or opinions offered by those considered experts.

Nov 26, 2018

Am I Too Old for an MBA Degree?

Luke Anthony Peña responds to BusinessBecause’s applicant question of the week, regarding the candidacy of older prospective MBA students.

Nov 22, 2018

WhatsApp Appoints Payments Expert as India Head

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the appointment of Abhijit Bose as WhatsApp’s new head of India.

Nov 22, 2018

The State of Grocery Stores: Self-Scanning Apps, Meal Kits, & More Rotisserie Chickens

As a guest on NHPR’s “The Exchange,” Kusum Ailawadi discusses the current state of grocery stores, what changes are underway in how we gather food, popular shopping trends, and what stores people gravitate toward.

Nov 21, 2018

How Old-School Manufacturers Can Reinvent Themselves and Beat Back the Software Giants

In an opinion piece for MarketWatch, Richard D’Aveni writes that 3-D printing will lead to diversified manufacturers and help equalize Silicon Valley and a resurgent Rust Belt.

Nov 20, 2018

First Gen: Inspiring Stories of MBAs Who Beat the Odds

Profiles Linda Horner T’20 in a collection of stories from first generation students pursuing MBAs at top business schools.

Nov 18, 2018

3 Lessons Startups Can Learn from Silicon Valley

Mentions Sydney Finkelstein in an article highlighting three lessons startups can learn from Silicon Valley success stories.

Nov 16, 2018

Pressure Grows on CEOs to Take a Stand

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about increasing pressure on CEOs to take stands on controversial issues.

Nov 16, 2018

Women MBAs on the Rise in the U.S. as Enrollment Abroad Declines

Highlights Tuck in an article about the state of women enrollment at business schools around the world. Tuck ranks among the top schools for women enrollment with 45 percent of both the class of 2019 and 2020 comprised by women.

Nov 15, 2018

“Proud of the Work”

In an interview with Harvard Business Manager, Sydney Finkelstein discusses his book Superbosses, what makes a good leader, and how leaders can find success.

Nov 15, 2018

Women’s MBA Enrollment Slows, but Keeps Climbing

Highlights Tuck in an article about the Forté Foundation and its goal of reaching 40 percent women enrollment across its 53 member schools by 2020. Of those schools, 19 have eclipsed the mark, including Tuck, where the 2019 and 2020 classes are both 45 percent women.

Nov 14, 2018

What Stan Lee Knew about Managing Creative People

Sydney Finkelstein remembers Marvel Entertainment pioneer Stan Lee, whom Finkelstein studied for his book Superbosses.

Nov 13, 2018

Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project Wants to Find Your Next Favorite Show

Quotes Roger Lynch T’95, CEO of Pandora, in a feature article about the company’s new Podcast Genome Project.

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Students Help America Innovate

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon counter a consideration by the current U.S. administration to ban Chinese citizens from attending American colleges, explaining that the need for Chinese students in America is great.

Nov 12, 2018

Longtime N.H. Secretary of State Faces Highest-Profile Challenge in Years

Features Colin Van Ostern T’09 and his bid to become New Hampshire’s secretary of state.

Nov 10, 2018

Walmart Thinks Shopping via Text Might Be Retail’s Next Big Thing

Quotes Ron Adner in an article about Jetblack, Walmart’s chat-based personal shopping service.

Nov 08, 2018

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Tina Smith Wins Big vs. Karin Housley

Features Senator Tina Smith T’84, who was elected to the U.S. Senate representing Minnesota in the 2018 midterm elections.

Nov 07, 2018

How Levi’s Remains True Blue after 165 Years

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about the staying power of Levi Strauss & Co. Keller says Levi’s is often dealing with the tension between the heritage of the brand and the need to stay modern.

Nov 06, 2018

Modi Keeps on Lifting India Up

An article about India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to improve the country’s economy quotes Vijay Govindarajan.

Nov 05, 2018

Sisterhood Is Scarce

As a guest on Harvard Business Review’s Women at Work podcast, Ella Bell Smith discusses how race, gender, and class play into the different experiences and relationships white women and women of color have at work.

Nov 05, 2018

Your Fund Performance Is Even More about Luck Than You Thought

Quotes Kenneth French in an article about the role luck plays in investing, even when using well-regarded strategies over long periods of time.

Nov 04, 2018

The Spectacular Existential Crisis of Pandora

A feature story about Pandora, led by CEO Roger Lynch T’95, and its journey from an exciting upstart in the music industry, to being on the cusp of bankruptcy, and now fighting to once again be a top streaming service.

Nov 02, 2018

Top Tech Companies Say They Have No Problem with Employees Interviewing for Other Jobs

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about top technology companies encouraging employees to pursue opportunities outside of the organization.

Nov 01, 2018

Credit-Card Spending Limits in the Crosshairs as Issuers Grow Cautious

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in an article about the company, along with Capital One Financial Corp., tightening lending standards.

Oct 29, 2018

How the Stock-Market Drop Could Drag down the U.S. Economy

An article about how stock market volatility could impact the U.S. economy quotes Ing-Haw Cheng.

Oct 26, 2018

L.A. Is Not an NFL Town. Can the Undefeated Rams Turn It into One?

Features Kevin Demoff T’06, executive vice president of football operations for the Los Angeles Rams, in an article about the team’s efforts to win the affection of its home city after returning to the area in 2016 following a two-decade stint in St. Louis.

Oct 25, 2018