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OK, Fine, Let’s All Get Back on Facebook

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82 in an article about how the COVID-19 pandemic has given Facebook an opportunity to regain trust with some users.

Mar 21, 2020

Congress Passes Coronavirus Spending Bills

Features Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a piece about the world’s response to the economic hardships caused by COVID-19.

Mar 19, 2020

How the Federal Reserve Can Help Small Businesses Right Now

Quotes Peter Fisher in an article about how the Fed can provide economic relief during the coronavirus crisis, particularly to small business owners.

Mar 13, 2020

Communicating through the Coronavirus Crisis

Paul Argenti illustrates how organizations should communicate during a crisis, such as the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 13, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: From Boots to Suits – How Tuck Supports Veterans in Transition

Features a recent Tuck360 blog by Andrew Ho T’21 illustrating his transition from the military to being a Tuck MBA student.

Mar 13, 2020

Fed Promises to Pump Trillions of Dollars into Financial Markets

Quotes Peter Fisher in an article about the Fed’s plan to counteract the economic impact of COVID-19.

Mar 12, 2020

The Brand Manager’s Refresher Guide for the Next Decade

A piece about the key branding themes to watch for in the next decade mentions Kevin Lane Keller among the experts whose work made branding principles relatable to marketing professionals worldwide.

Mar 11, 2020

I am Tech: The Narrative-Stretching Playbook

References a Harvard Business Review article written by Vijay Govindarajan in a piece exploring the growing number of firms that identify as tech companies.

Mar 11, 2020

The Most Popular MBA Programs

Lists Tuck among the most popular programs for future MBA candidates, based on data compiled from applicants by Poets & Quants.

Mar 10, 2020

The Expertise Trap: When a Lot of Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing

Highlights research by Sydney Finkelstein examining the expertise trap and how it can be avoided.

Mar 10, 2020

When Goop Went Viral for the Wrong Reasons, the Company Took These Steps to Rebuild Its...

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the rise of lifestyle brand Goop and how the company has taken control of its narrative.

Mar 10, 2020

Power Corp.’s Portag3 Venture Fund Hires Canadian Silicon Valley Star Chris O’Neill

A feature story about Chris O’Neill T’01, who recently joined Portag3 Ventures as partner.

Mar 09, 2020

Jack Welch Transformed American Capitalism as Boss of GE

A feature story about Jack Welch’s broad impact on American capitalism quotes Vijay Govindarajan.

Mar 05, 2020

Ambition Is Not the Problem: Women Want the Top Jobs—They Just Don’t Get Them

Features Noreen Doyle T’74, chair of the Newmont Mining Corporation, in an article about a new survey examining ambition of women in the workplace.

Mar 05, 2020

Fed Likely Won’t Cut Rates before March Meeting Because of Coronavirus Concerns, Dartmouth Fellow Sa

Features Peter Fisher, discussing the Fed's reaction to economic concerns caused by the coronavirus.

Mar 03, 2020

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Now a Staple of MBA Admissions

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in an article about the increasing importance of emotional quotient to MBA admissions.

Mar 02, 2020

Businesses Fret over Potential Bernie Sanders Presidency

Quotes B. Espen Eckbo in an article about the prospect of a Bernie Sanders presidency and potential policy implications for large companies.

Mar 01, 2020

Virus’s Economic Impact Hits Upper Valley Businesses

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue in an article about how the coronavirus is impacting Upper Valley businesses.

Feb 29, 2020

Bankers Come to Grips with Coronavirus Impact

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in an article about how lenders are responding to the impact of the coronavirus.

Feb 28, 2020

In the Face of Negative Headlines, TurboTax Is Having a Great Start to 2020

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about TurboTax’s early success in 2020 despite the company being embroiled in numerous controversies in the last year.

Feb 27, 2020

How Discover Won over the U.S. Middle Class

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in a feature story about how the company and its selection of credit cards became a popular choice among middle class Americans.

Feb 26, 2020

Steps Companies Can Take to Make the Workplace Better for Black Employees

Highlights a new study from the Center for Talent Innovation examining corporate diversity and inclusion efforts and their impact on black employees. Tuck’s Ella Bell Smith was an advisor for the study.

Feb 24, 2020

Hiring a CMO Is a Chicken and Egg Dilemma for Start-Ups

Quotes Leela Srinivasan T’06, CMO at SurveyMonkey, in an article exploring when start-ups should add a chief marketing officer to the executive team.

Feb 24, 2020

Tech Market Is Fragile to a Setback like Coronavirus, Says McNamee

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82 regarding the impact the coronavirus could have on global supply chains and the U.S. stock market.

Feb 24, 2020

Brooks CEO: ‘Have the Courage to Change When Necessary’

An interview with Jim Weber T’86, CEO of Brooks Running, about his career and time at the helm of Brooks.

Feb 24, 2020

Business School Research with Social Impact

Highlights research by Erin Mansur and Emily Blanchard among the top 100 business school studies with social impact in the last five years.

Feb 23, 2020

3 Reasons Why “Responsible Capitalism” Is Still an Illusion

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the rise of stakeholder capitalism, or capitalism that considers all those affected by the business.

Feb 21, 2020

Becoming a Better Corporate Citizen

Vijay Govindarajan and Indra Nooyi, former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo, explore how established companies can transform to meet the needs of all stakeholders.

Feb 21, 2020

IBM CEO-Designate Arvind Krishna to Address IIT Kanpur Meet

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s visit to India, and IBM CEO-designate Arvind Krishna, who addressed students and alumni at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Feb 20, 2020

Autonomous Yard Trucking Startup Outrider Comes out of Stealth with $53 Million in Funding

A feature story about Outrider, led by Andrew Smith T'07, which recently came out of stealth to announce it has raised $53 million in seed and Series A funding rounds.

Feb 19, 2020

The Whole-Grain Grail: A Sandwich Bread with Mass Appeal

Quotes Karen Colberg T’91, co-CEO of King Arthur Flour, in an article about the Bread Lab and its efforts to make a whole-grain loaf for a mass audience.

Feb 18, 2020

Hallmark’s Crisis Moment

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article dissecting the controversy surrounding the Hallmark Channel during the 2019 holiday season.

Feb 14, 2020

Corporates and Society

Vijay Govindarajan writes that, while several companies have recently shifted focus from creating value for shareholders to benefiting society-at-large, no real change will occur until a new performance measurement system is created.

Feb 14, 2020

Primary Source: Lynch Says ‘Last Shot’ for Biden in S.C. and Nevada

An analysis of the New Hampshire primary highlights a Tuck event with former Governor John Lynch and former WMUR political director Scott Spradling.

Feb 12, 2020

Trump’s Retweets Range Far and Wide

Quotes Prasad Vana in an article about President Trump’s use of Twitter, and specifically retweets, to amplify online praise.

Feb 12, 2020

Tesla Stock Rises on Shanghai Factory Optimism—What to Watch Now

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82, co-founder and managing director of Elevation Partners, in an article about Tesla’s surging stock.

Feb 10, 2020