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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

How to Build a Healthy Barrier between Work and Personal Life Can Be Simple

An article about how to effectively separate the workplace from personal life, particularly for entrepreneurs, mentions Yuki Aoyama T’17.

Oct 25, 2018

How Open Innovation Can Reduce the Costs of Innovation

Mentions Vijay Govindarajan in an article exploring how organizations can mitigate the cost of innovation. Govindarajan has often touched on the politics of innovation, including in his book The Other Side of Innovation.

Oct 23, 2018

How to Slow Your Thinking and Get out of Your Own Way

A feature story about Betsy Nesbitt T’11, founder of Flyway Wellness. Nesbitt has learned over the years the importance of self-work and says understanding yourself and how to manage yourself is just as important as understanding how to manage a business.

Oct 23, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi Killing: Is Saudi Arabia Too Toxic for Investors?

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the business impact on Saudi Arabia following the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Oct 22, 2018

How to Keep Mega-Corporations from Destroying Democracy

In LinkedIn's featured weekend essay, Richard D’Aveni writes that 3-D printing will allow for the rise of “pan-industrial” firms, or diversified manufacturing giants that will wield unparalleled reach into numerous industries, markets, and communities, including the political sphere.

Oct 19, 2018

The Trade War with China Could Accelerate 3-D Printing in the U.S.

Richard D’Aveni writes that as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalate, manufacturers concerned about their supply chains should embrace 3-D printing.

Oct 18, 2018

Striding into the Spotlight

A feature story about Minnesota Senator Tina Smith T’84 and the campaign to retain her seat in the U.S. Senate.

Oct 18, 2018

Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away from the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s.

Quotes Colin C. Blaydon in an article about SoftBank, which is scheduled to host an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week, and its continued ties to the country following the disappearance of a journalist at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey.

Oct 17, 2018

‘The Pan-Industrial Revolution’ Review: Printing the Future

A review of The Pan-Industrial Revolution, the new book from Richard D’Aveni.

Oct 17, 2018

3 Major Industries and Their Next-Gen Disruptors

Highlights Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and vice president of merchandising at Poshmark, in an article about industry disruptors. Forbes writes that Poshmark is poised to disrupt the consumer fashion market.

Oct 17, 2018

The Future of 3D Printing

As a guest on Cheddar, Richard D’Aveni discusses his new book The Pan-Industrial Revolution, which posits that 3D printing will change manufacturing as we know it.

Oct 16, 2018

Manufacturing Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Transforming before Our Eyes

A feature story about The Pan-Industrial Revolution, the new book from Richard D’Aveni exploring how 3D printing technology could revolutionize manufacturing and lead to the rise of what D’Aveni calls “pan-industrial” firms.

Oct 16, 2018

3D Printing Could Spark New Industrial Revolution

In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Richard D’Aveni discusses his new book The Pan-Industrial Revolution, which explores the impact 3D printing could have on the state of manufacturing.

Oct 16, 2018

How to Save Globalization

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and coauthor Kenneth F. Scheve write that, in order to reduce the backlash against globalization that has grown in recent years, the United States needs to make serious investments in its human capital.

Oct 16, 2018

Should Everyone Be Allowed to Invest in Private Tech Companies?

Following the announcement that the SEC is exploring a policy initiative that would enable ordinary investors to invest in private companies, Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, Luminita Enache, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal explore whether the idea is sound.

Oct 15, 2018

Intelligence Officer from Milton Named a White House Fellow

Highlights Christina Fanitzi T’13, who was recently named to the 2018-2019 class of White House Fellows.

Oct 15, 2018

MBA Professors to Look out for—2018

Lists Jennifer Dannals as one of the top MBA professors to look out for in 2018. Dannals’ research focuses on how individuals interact with each other within groups, as well as how startups can be structured to improve performance.

Oct 15, 2018

Enter through One Door and Exit through Another: How to Be an Innovator in Developing Your...

Mentions Superbosses by Sydney Finkelstein in an article about how to continually innovate throughout your career.

Oct 14, 2018

Meet Dartmouth Tuck’s MBA Class of 2020

“Known for their openness, generosity, and togetherness, Tuckies are a breed all their own. That’s exactly how they want to stay—and that’s exactly who the Class of 2020 want to be,” writes Poets & Quants in an article profiling eleven members of the class.

Oct 13, 2018

MSI Young Scholars 2019

Mentions Eesha Sharma one of Marketing Science Institute’s Young Scholars for 2019. Each year, MSI recognizes 34 marketing scholars whom it believes will be the leaders of the next generation of marketing academics.

Oct 13, 2018

Fed Has No Idea Where Rates Will Be in a Year or Two, Says Expert

As a guest on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Peter Fisher discusses the impact of Fedspeak and rising rates on the stock market.

Oct 12, 2018

How One Nonprofit Is Expanding Health Care for the Uninsured

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti argue for a bottom-up solution to the problem of America’s uninsured using Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the United States, as an example.

Oct 11, 2018

Expert Discusses Great Recession at Dartmouth

Mentions Peter Fisher as the moderator of “Ten Year Anniversary of the Financial Crisis,” a public lecture sponsored by the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.

Oct 11, 2018

Does Larry Culp’s Rise at GE Mean Conglomerates Are Back?

Richard D’Aveni writes that Larry Culp’s recent appointment as CEO of General Electric does not signal a return to form for conglomerates but that diversification, aided by the rise of 3D printing or additive manufacturing, is going to dominate strategy discussions for the next decade.

Oct 09, 2018

We Deserve Better Than ‘Attagirl’

As a guest on Harvard Business Review’s Women at Work podcast, Ella Bell Smith discusses how women can draw out actionable, useful feedback from their managers and how to respond when they’re not getting what they need to succeed.

Oct 09, 2018

5 Stories from the Trump Administration That Aren’t about Brett Kavanaugh

Continued coverage of comments by Emily Blanchard regarding the impact of USMCA—the trade deal that will replace NAFTA if approved by lawmakers.

Oct 06, 2018