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Starbucks Wants to Avoid National Political Campaigns. Can It?

Features Paul Argenti in a piece about former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s potential run for president.

Jan 29, 2019

Why You Should Be Thinking About Smart Beta ETF Strategies

Highlights research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about factor-based investment strategies and related ETFs.

Jan 29, 2019

It’s Time to Stop Treating R&D as a Discretionary Expenditure

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and Luminita Enache write that R&D should be considered as necessary operating expenses for digital firms.

Jan 29, 2019

An Anti-Facebook Manifesto, by an Early Facebook Investor

A review of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook.

Jan 29, 2019

Howard Schultz’s Progressive Policies at Starbucks a Mixed Bag for Democrats

An article about the political leanings of former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz quotes Paul Argenti.

Jan 28, 2019

If Howard Schultz Runs for President, Starbucks Will Be on the Ballot, Too

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz mulling a run for president in 2020.

Jan 28, 2019

MBAs Help Athletes Plan for Life After the Game

Mentions Next Step: Transition to Business, the Tuck Executive Education program designed for military veterans and elite athletes, in an article about the rise of athletes seeking out MBA and other business education programs as they prepare for a career outside beyond sports.

Jan 27, 2019

MBA Admissions: Innovative Ways to Assess Soft Skills

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in an article about MBA admissions innovations at business schools around the world.

Jan 27, 2019

MBA Class Sizes: Is There an Ideal Number?

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about the variances in MBA class sizes from school to school. Slaughter says Tuck’s smaller class sizes fosters greater development of trust and collaboration.

Jan 27, 2019

By Pursuing Shutdown, Trump Revealed How Much America Depends on Government

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about how the recent partial government shutdown illustrated the importance of government workers to the U.S. economy.

Jan 26, 2019

How Leading Retailers Innovate in the Age of Amazon

Highlights the Three Box Solution, a strategy for innovation devised by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about how modern retailers are driving innovation within their companies to keep up with digital-first firms like Amazon.

Jan 24, 2019

BizEd’s 10 Most-Read Articles of 2018

Features “Taking Measure of Experiential Learning” by Kerry Laufer, director of OnSite Global Consulting, which was one of the top performing articles on BizEd in 2018.

Jan 18, 2019

Jeffrey Vinik Thinks He Can Beat the Stock-Picking Bots

Highlights data compiled by Kenneth French in an article about former Fidelity Magellan Fund manager Jeffrey Vinik resurrecting his hedge fund.

Jan 17, 2019

I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. I Loved Facebook. But I Can’t Stay Silent About What’s...

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, writes about his early connection to the company and continued frustration about where it is headed in Time's latest cover story.

Jan 17, 2019

The Hot New Asset Class Is Lego Sets

Features research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about how the factor models developed by Fama and French can be used to determine the yearly return of Lego sets.

Jan 17, 2019

How to Be a Good Boss (That People Actually Want to Work For)

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about how to treat employees and provide support.

Jan 16, 2019

Harnessing Shiny New Tech in Service to Finance

A feature story about Lisha Davis T’10, head of Innovation Studio at Vanguard. In her role, Davis operates as a corporate intrapreneur, experimenting and innovating within the walls of Vanguard.

Jan 14, 2019

The ‘China Shock’ Has Not Been as Bad as Donald Trump Thinks

Highlights research by Teresa Fort and coauthors Justin Pierce and Peter Schott, in an article about the impact that competition from China has had on United States industry.

Jan 10, 2019

The Political, Economic, and Human Impact of the Government Shutdown in N.H.

As a guest on “The Exchange,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter, discusses the impact of the government shutdown on the Granite State, the U.S. private sector, and the general public.

Jan 10, 2019

200 CMOs Speak: Actionable Insights, Consumer Privacy, & Unified Data Are Top Three Priorities for 2

Quotes Leela Srinivasan T’06, chief marketing officer at SurveyMonkey, in an article collecting insights from hundreds of CMOs about what to look for in 2019.

Jan 09, 2019

This Latina Nike VP on Why She Sets Aside Three Hours A Week to Mentor Others

A feature article about Andrea Perez T'08, vice president and general manager of global brand Jordan at Nike.

Jan 07, 2019

With Reforms, Indian Economy Becomes More Open to Investment, Trade

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about India’s economic reform efforts and performance under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jan 07, 2019

How One Army Veteran Is Building a Community of Female Leaders

A feature story about Shannon Huffman Polson T’03, founder of The Grit Institute, which offers online leadership courses. Polson spent eight years in uniform and was one of the first women pilots of an Apache helicopter.

Jan 02, 2019

CMOs Offer Survival Tips for 2019

Quotes Leela Srinivasan T'06, CMO of SurveyMonkey, in an article featuring top tips for 2019 from chief marketing officers in the B2B space.

Jan 02, 2019

B-School Deans Share 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article sharing New Year’s resolutions from prominent business school deans.

Jan 01, 2019

How Many Women Does It Take to Change a Broken Congress?

Mentions research by Adam Kleinbaum people who follow career trajectories that are atypical in their organization.

Dec 29, 2018

What We’ll Be Reading in 2019

Highlights Zucked, the new book from Roger McNamee T’82, in an article compiling the Financial Times’ most anticipated books of 2019.

Dec 27, 2018

3-D Printing on Mars

Richard D’Aveni predicts that 3-D printing will be an important part of colonizing mars.

Dec 20, 2018

The Small-Town Cost of Donald Trump’s Trade Wars

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about how the Trump administration's trade policies are impacting the American workforce and companies like Mid-Continent Nail.

Dec 20, 2018

All the New Professors at the Leading Business Schools

A feature article about the new professors at leading business schools. Among the professors listed who are new to Tuck are: James Smith, Brian Mezler, Lauren Grewal, Jennifer Dannals, J. Ramon Lecuona Torras, Lindsey Leininger.

Dec 19, 2018

Slaughter Sees Evidence of Slower Global Economic Growth

As a guest on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses a wide range of topics, including the outlook for markets, global economic growth, U.S.-China relations, and how companies are assessing talent.

Dec 18, 2018

What’s Threatening to Dampen the Hopes of Aggregators in India

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about challenges facing new-age internet companies in India, such as Ola and Zomato.

Dec 16, 2018

Can You Profit from the January Effect in the Stock Market?

Mentions research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about how to approach the stock market in the first month of the New Year.

Dec 15, 2018

How a Serial Social Shopping Entrepreneur Built Poshmark from Used Clothes into a Retail Empire

Mentions Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and senior vice president of new markets at Poshmark, in a feature story about the app and CEO Manish Chandra, who founded the company along with Sun, Chetan Pungaliya, and Gautam Golwala in 2011.

Dec 14, 2018

Hedge Funds’ Returns Aren’t as Bad as They Appear

Mentions equity factors popularized by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about the performance of hedge funds in 2018.

Dec 07, 2018

How 3-D Printing Is Transforming Mass Manufacturing

As a guest on the Knowledge@Wharton podcast, Richard D’Aveni discusses his book The Pan-Industrial Revolution, which explores how 3-D printing’s ability to make production cheaper, faster, and more flexible could change the future of manufacturing.

Dec 06, 2018