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Companies That Failed to Innovate and Went Bankrupt

Highlights research by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about why some companies struggle to innovate.

Jun 05, 2020

What Black Employees Want to Hear from Their Companies

Michael Sneed T’83, EVP of Global Corporate Affairs & Chief Communication Officer at Johnson & Johnson, in an article about how companies can support their black employees.

Jun 05, 2020

AI Cannot Succeed On Facebook, Elevation’s McNamee Says

Roger McNamee T’82 discusses the possibility of AI moderation on Facebook.

Jun 04, 2020

How the Coronavirus Is Transforming Innovation

Highlights Vijay Govindarajan’s Three-Box Solution strategy for innovation in an article about how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing how organizations think about innovation.

Jun 04, 2020

Starz CEO Jeff Hirsch Doesn’t Need to Finish First to Win the Streaming Wars

Jeffrey Hirsch T’99, CEO of Starz, joins the Variety podcast "Strictly Business" to discuss the future of the streaming industry.

Jun 03, 2020

A Post-Pandemic Strategy for U.S. Higher Ed

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Anup Srivastava write about how higher education should move forward following the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 02, 2020

Sen. Smith ‘Not Surprised’ by Independent George Floyd Autopsy Results

Tina Smith T'84, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, discusses George Floyd's autopsy results.

Jun 01, 2020

MBAs to Watch: Class of 2020

Highlights T’20s Elizabeth Davis and Sonovia Wint in Poets & Quants’ annual list of MBAs to Watch from the class of 2020.

Jun 01, 2020

Minneapolis Police Need Review by Justice Dept. Sen. Smith Says

Tina Smith T’84, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, discussing the killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests across the nation.

May 31, 2020

Fed’s Actions Boost Markets Now. But They Might Take a Toll Later.

Features Peter Fisher in an article about intervention by The Fed in numerous markets.

May 29, 2020

Sen. Smith on George Floyd’s Death: ‘It Is Extremely Important That These Officers Are Charged’

Tina Smith T'84, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, joins MSNBC to discuss the killing of George Floyd and protests in Minneapolis.

May 29, 2020

Millions Relying on Pandemic Aid Can See Its End, and They’re Scared

Highlights research by Brian Melzer and coauthors Joanne Hsu and David Matsa exploring the impact of unemployment insurance on consumer credit markets.

May 28, 2020

Dr. Lindsey Leininger: Policy & Play Dates

Lindsey Leininger joins the Health is Everything: No Kidding podcast to discuss her research and how kids can make sense of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 28, 2020

Episode 100: Prof. Kenneth French: Expect the Unexpected

In a wide ranging interview, Kenneth French discusses his research, asset pricing models and their importance to investments, the value of a good advisor, and more.

May 28, 2020

Women at the Helm

Kate Jhaveri T’03, CMO of the NBA, joins espnW’s NYC Summit to discuss holding a high profile job, the state of the WNBA, and working with high profile clients.

May 28, 2020

With Twitch Watch Parties, the Platform Enters the Virtual Movie Night Field

Quotes Michael Aragon T’01, SVP of content at Twitch, in an article about the company’s new “Watch Parties” feature.

May 28, 2020

Data Tool Shows Pandemic’s Impact on Power Prices

A feature story about REsurety, led by founder and CEO Lee Taylor T’12, and its Renewable Energy Market Analytics Platform (REmap).

May 28, 2020

Education’s Big Leap

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about how the coronavirus pandemic will impact higher education.

May 27, 2020

‘Students like the Flexibility’: Why Online Universities Are Here to Stay

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on undergraduate education.

May 27, 2020

As COVID-19 Disrupts Global Supply Chains, Will Companies Turn to India?

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Gunjan Bagla write about the possible increase in trade between the United States and India.

May 25, 2020

Steep Drop in Trade Flows Shows Pitfalls of Cross-Border Supply Chains

Quotes Davin Chor in an article about the flow of global trade during the first quarter.

May 25, 2020

Sun-Times Removes Interim Tag from CEO Nykia Wright’s Title

Features Nykia Wright T’09, who was named the CEO of Chicago Sun-Times.

May 22, 2020

What MBA Grads Make in Their First Jobs

Highlights Tuck as one of the top five business schools for average starting pay among MBA graduates from the class of 2019.

May 22, 2020

Path Forward: Navigating the Return to Work

Lindsey Leininger joins a panel of experts in discussing what it will take to restart the economy following a lengthy shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020

Global Hangout: Ask the Experts

Lindsey Leininger joins NBC News and other leading experts to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, including the roadmap to a vaccine, effectiveness of masks, and more.

May 21, 2020

Coronavirus: Universities Fear Fall

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education sector.

May 21, 2020

Through Worker Engagement, an Employee-Owned Flour Company Adapts to COVID

An interview with Karen Colberg T’91 and Ralph Carlton T’78, co-CEOs of King Arthur Flour, discussing how the company has adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020

Responding to Income Shifting by Multinational Corporations

Leslie Robinson joins a panel of experts to discuss income shifting.

May 21, 2020

Businessman Bob Wallace Wants to Shake up Baltimore Mayor’s Race with Independent Run

A feature story about Robert Wallace T’84, who recently announced his candidacy for the Mayor of Baltimore.

May 20, 2020

Negative VIX Premium Signals Vol Spikes, Research Finds

Features new research from Ing-Haw Cheng exploring the reaction of futures contracts in the CBOE Volatility Index in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20, 2020

New Hampshire Restaurants Reopen with Outdoor-Only Seating

Quotes Jarett Berke T’17, owner of Lou’s Restaurant—one of the New Hampshire eateries that reopened recently with outdoor seating.

May 18, 2020

Can You Handle the Truth?

Highlights Sydney Finkelstein’s book Why Smart Executives Fail and how its lessons are still applicable today.

May 18, 2020

Why Authentic Company Communication Is More Important Than Ever

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about how companies can authentically communicate with their employees.

May 15, 2020

Which COVID-19 Safety Policies Will Comfort Consumers?

Quotes Laurens Debo and Robert Shumsky in an article about safety policies retailers should implement as they reopen their doors.

May 14, 2020

Tokyo Olympics’ Coronavirus Delay Forces Team USA Rower Grace Luczak to Adapt

Mentions Tuck Executive Education’s Next Step: Transition to Business program for elite athletes and military veterans in a feature story about Team USA rower Grace Luczak, who attended the program following the Rio Games.

May 13, 2020

With Fed’s Encouragement, Corporations Accelerate Debt Binge in Hopes of Riding out Pandemic

Quotes Peter Fisher in regards to the rise in corporate borrowing, aided by the Fed, during the coronavirus pandemic.

May 13, 2020