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Avoiding the Expertise Trap

Sydney Finkelstein joins HBR’s IdeaCast to discuss how managers can avoid the “expertise trap,” which he first explored in an article for the magazine’s May/June 2019 issue.

Apr 16, 2019

Ranpak and the Company That’s Buying It Name a New CFO

Features Trent Meyerhoefer T’96, who will become the new CFO of Ranpak, once the company’s sale to One Madison is completed later this year.

Apr 15, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Couples Say ‘I Do!’ to Everly’s Digital Alternative for Wedding Planning

Feature story about Everly, a digital-native wedding planning company founded by Juliet Horton T'14.

Apr 12, 2019

Investors Catch Can’t-Lose Fever Just in Time for Hot IPOs

Cites data compiled by Kenneth French which found that shares of the most expensive and least profitable U.S. companies, weighted by their market value, outpaced the cheapest and most profitable companies in the last 10 years.

Apr 12, 2019

Don’t Wait, Innovate

“Creativity is about coming up with the big idea,” Vijay Govindarajan says. “Innovation is about executing the idea—converting the idea into a successful business.”

Apr 12, 2019

‘The Biggest Job Anyone Can Embark on’ by Dr. Ely Weinschneider and Alison Elworthy

An interview with Alison Elworthy T’11, SVP of customer success at HubSpot, about being a working parent.

Apr 10, 2019

University of Pittsburgh Market Research Proves We Can Reduce Food Waste by Boosting Consumer Self-E

A feature story about research from Lauren Grewal exploring why consumers are less likely to choose unattractive produce.

Apr 10, 2019

Chimerix Taps Former Endocyte Executive as New CEO

A feature story about Michael Sherman T’92, who was recently named the CEO of Chimerix, a biopharmaceutical company.

Apr 09, 2019

A Better Way for Corporations to Buy Green Power? The Proxy Revenue Swap

Features Lee Taylor T’12, CEO of REsurety, a risk management and information services company founded by Taylor as the outgrowth of his First-Year Project.

Apr 08, 2019

A Drive for Diversification

Mentions Diverse Business Programs from Tuck Executive Education in an article about automakers' efforts to help suppliers owned by minorities and women overcome obstacles.

Apr 08, 2019

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

Highlights research by Sydney Finkelstein, which finds that the best managers become successful by creating industry-wide networks of people who have worked for them.

Apr 08, 2019

‘The Cleaner’: Conde Nast’s New Level-Headed Leader Is a Publishing Newcomer

A feature story about Roger Lynch T’95, who was recently named the CEO of Condé Nast.

Apr 05, 2019

Compare MBA Degrees in Health Care Management

Highlights Tuck in an article listing universities offering health care management degrees, or concentrations in health care.

Apr 05, 2019

Has the Yield Curve Predicted the Next U.S. Downturn?

“The mistake is to think it is a predictor of recessions,” Tuck’s Peter Fisher says of the yield curve. “I think it causes recessions.”

Apr 04, 2019

Condé Nast Names Former Pandora Boss as New CEO

Highlights Roger Lynch T’95, who was named the first global CEO of Condé Nast, publisher of numerous magazines and websites including Vogue, Vanity Fair, and the New Yorker.

Apr 04, 2019

Facebook and Google Will Be Considered Unthinkable 50 Years from Now

Roger McNamee T'82 writes that, 50 years from now, technology giants will be considered to have been on the wrong side of history.

Apr 03, 2019

10 Principles of Modern Marketing

Kevin Lane Keller and coauthor Ann Lewnes share new modern practices for marketers in the digital era.

Apr 03, 2019

ESPN+, DAZN Take the Lead in OTT Streaming and Acquiring Exclusive Rights

“ESPN+ is a key piece of the puzzle moving forward for us, for ESPN, and the Walt Disney Company,” says Russell Wolff T’94, general manager of ESPN+.

Apr 03, 2019

Three Smart Ways to Invest $10,000 Right Now

An article about various investing strategies highlights research by Kenneth French.

Apr 01, 2019

Meet Hillary Peckham, Chief Operating Officer of Etain Health

A feature story about Hillary Peckham, COO of Etain Health, who attended the Tuck Business Bridge program in 2014.

Mar 29, 2019

Why Launching Your Startup Early Could Be a Problem

Mentions Ron Adner and his work around innovation ecosystems, specifically that startups can fail if other parts of the innovation ecosystem are not yet ready.

Mar 29, 2019

Feedback Is Marketing’s Secret Sauce with Leela Srinivasan

Leela Srinivasan T’06, chief marketing officer at SurveyMonkey, discusses her career and her seven tips for using customer feedback to build rapid fans and make more money.

Mar 26, 2019

Honeycomb Credit CEO & Co-Founder George Cook Discusses Rust Belt Crowdfinancing Buzz

Interview with George Cook T'17, co-founder of Honeycomb Credit, a crowdfinancing company.

Mar 26, 2019

Everywhere Will Be Able to Make Everything

“The pan-industrial revolution implies a second stage of manufacturing, where additive manufacturing is to replace the assembly-line model,” says Richard D’Aveni.

Mar 26, 2019

How MBA Students Can Get International Experience

Mentions Tuck among top business schools with global immersion requirements.

Mar 25, 2019

Storytelling Increases Social Media Audience Engagement and Loyalty

Stefanie Grossman T’03, director of brand marketing at Prezi, offers advice to marketers.

Mar 25, 2019

Cystic Fibrosis: How Gunnar Esiason Is Making a Difference

An interview with Gunnar Esiason T’21, a Cystic Fibrosis advocate and educator about his efforts to spread awareness.

Mar 22, 2019

Top 35 Women in Higher Education

Features Ella L.J. Bell Smith as one of the “Top 35 Women in Higher Education.”

Mar 22, 2019

Meet the Mompreneurs Behind the Gluten-Free Cookie Brand Going Nationwide with Walmart

Highlights minority business programs from Tuck Executive Education in a feature article about Melissa Blue and Melissa Mehall, founders of Meli’s Monster Cookies.

Mar 20, 2019

From Changing Careers to Changing Diapers to a Complete Change of Plans: Kiran Smith Is the...

Kiran Smith T’00, CEO of Arnold Worldwide, discusses her shifting career journey while being a mother of three daughters.

Mar 20, 2019

Good News for Retirement Investors

Highlights research by Kenneth French in an article about retirement investment strategies.

Mar 19, 2019

How 3D Printing Can Jumpstart Developing Economies

“3-D printing offers an alternative development path for countries willing to invest in it,” writes Richard D’Aveni.

Mar 19, 2019

Fending off Disruption: Incumbent Strategies for Digital Transformation

Highlights research by Ron Adner and Rahul Kapoor in an article about companies elevating digital priorities in their strategic planning to preempt technological disruption.

Mar 17, 2019

Looking for Hope in the Rubble of Value Investing

Highlights data compiled by Kenneth French in an article about the current state and future of value investing.

Mar 16, 2019

Boeing Takes Hit to Its Reputation After 2 Plane Crashes

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the Boeing 737 Max 8.

Mar 14, 2019

A Better Way to Analyze Which Factors Drive Stock Returns

Highlights research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about how to best analyze which factors drive stock returns.

Mar 13, 2019