Tuck Career Stats Among Best Ever

Poets and Quants spotlights Tuck’s impressive 2014 career statistics.

Oct 23, 2014

Clouds Darken for America’s Blue-Chip Stocks

Sydney Finkelstein comments on the declining market performance of “blue chips,” or older companies like Coca-Cola Co. that are counted on to perform.

Oct 23, 2014

Economists See Limited Gains in G.O.P. Plan

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter says tax cut agenda will lead to modest job creation.

Oct 23, 2014

3 Ways to Fast-Track Your Savings

Cites a study co-authored by Amit Bhattacharjee which found that younger people enjoyed extraordinary experiences, such as big trips abroad, while older adults found just as much happiness in everyday experiences.

Oct 22, 2014

Why Companies Need to Focus on Cash Flow

Robert Howell says, "Every employee from the C-suite to the factory floor should focus on cash-flow generation to increase the intrinsic value of the firm."

Oct 22, 2014

Narcissistic Co-Workers and More at B-Schools

Businessweek includes Tuck's Women in Business Conference on its weekly calendar of events for business schools.

Oct 22, 2014

Shale Boom And Talent Crisis Ignite MBA Job Growth In Energy Industry

Career Development Office director Jonathan Masland says, “I have seen increased hiring related to the energy industry through consulting, investment banking and private equity roles related to the energy industry, versus direct interest from oil and gas firms."

Oct 20, 2014

Amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experiences make us social misfits

Amit Bhattacharjee comments on a Harvard study which suggests that "the human desire to share out-of-the-ordinary experiences with others may amount to a fundamental miscalculation of what brings people together—and could even be a social liability."

Oct 20, 2014

Getting Private Investors to Fund Public-Health Projects

John Vogel comments on social-impact bonds—contracts designed to appeal to investors who want part of their portfolio go toward what they see as a social good.

Oct 20, 2014

The Academic Week Ahead

Highlights Tuck's 2014 Women in Business Conference which will take place beginning Friday, Oct. 24.

Oct 20, 2014

Programs to help women relaunch careers plummeted during recession

Highlights a program co-directed by Anant K. Sundaram prior to the recession that helped skilled women reenter the workforce after they took a break from the working world.

Oct 17, 2014

Does an MBA Matter to Shareholders?

Alexander M. Cutler T'75, CEO of Eaton, is listed at #34 on Harvard Business Review's (HBR) ranking of the best-performing CEOs in the world.

Oct 16, 2014

Healthcare Hiring Boom Prescribes New Careers For MBAs

Quotes Robert Hansen on the creation of the Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) program.

Oct 16, 2014

The problem with relying on experts

Sydney Finkelstein says that, even though experts are sometimes wrong, decisions based on knowledge are better than those based on ideology.

Oct 16, 2014

The most lucrative seven-figure MBA degrees

Dean Paul Danos says, “I know of no other educational experience that can match the total value proposition of a 2-year full time MBA.”

Oct 15, 2014

Vogel: Healing On Horseback

John Vogel discusses the diverse use and benefits of hippotherapy, or using horses to help treat patients.

Oct 14, 2014

French Economist Wins Nobel Prize

Matthew Slaughter explains the mechanics of game theory and how it is used to regulate big companies.

Oct 14, 2014

Tech Groups Lead Global MBA Hiring Surge Of 8%, Pay Jumps 4%

Dean Paul Danos says, “Demand for graduates of top MBA programs by the great businesses of the world continues to be strong. As businesses grow in complexity and scope, companies need more and more skilled and well-educated leaders.”

Oct 14, 2014

The Most Lucrative Seven-Figure MBA Degrees In The U.S.

Quotes Dean Paul Danos who says, "The return on investment for the best full-time [MBA] programs is very high and I predict that trend continuing for the foreseeable future."

Oct 14, 2014

International Trade

A report by Associate Dean Matthew J. Slaughter concludes that workers at globally engaged companies earn 15-20 percent more than those at purely domestic companies.

Oct 14, 2014

Lebanon Opera House Names Four to Board

W. Grant MacEwan T'82 has been elected to the Lebanon Opera House board of directors.

Oct 13, 2014

Packaging the boss

Paul Argenti comments on CEOs delegating their social media efforts to staff.

Oct 13, 2014

The World’s Best Business Programmes

Tuck is ranked #2 in the The Economist's ranking of full-time MBA programs.

Oct 10, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Split Comes as More Investors Say Big Isn’t Better

Research by B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn finds that a spinoff typically boosts a company’s stock.

Oct 10, 2014

What Pandora Did for Music, This Cambridge Company Is Doing for Corporate Culture

A feature on FirmPlay, an innovative job search website founded by Vasilios Alexiou T'12 and Jason Rivas T'12.

Oct 09, 2014

Analysts: Darden at risk of losing board control in proxy vote

B. Espen Eckbo comments on Starboard Value LP’s desire to gain control of Darden Restaurant Inc's board.

Oct 09, 2014

IMF offers mixed economic picture, all eyes on Europe

Matthew Slaughter and Peter Fisher share their insights on global economic growth in Europe.

Oct 09, 2014

Paying It Forward For LGBT MBAs

Tuck will give at least one student identifying as LGBTQA a minimum of $10,000 per year to pursue an MBA.

Oct 08, 2014

Note to Mary Barra: GM’s Recalls Aren’t Just a PR Problem

Paul Argenti says that General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra is, "approaching [recalls] as a public relations/legal problem."

Oct 07, 2014

What 50 Years of Bullet Trains Have Done for Japan

Highlights a study led by Andrew Bernard that examines the effect of Japan’s bullet trains at the firm level.

Oct 07, 2014

The Steve Jobs Industrial Complex

Sydney Finkelstein comments on Steve Jobs as a brand.

Oct 06, 2014

New MBA Loan Program For Internationals

Tuck is mentioned as one of 15 top business schools that offers a new loan program for international students and U.S. residents with non-permanent status.

Oct 03, 2014

No Pain, No Gain: When Bosses Need to Rip the Band-Aid

Paul Argenti comments on Pacifici Investment Management Co.'s (PIMCO) ouster of co-founder Bill Gross.

Oct 03, 2014

Small Bank Aims Big Guns at Puerto Rico

Paul Argenti comments on Puerto Rico's hiring of two public-relations firms in response to criticism of Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla’s treatment of a local bank.

Oct 03, 2014

The Free-Trade Way to Job Growth

Matthew Slaughter says free-trade will improve U.S. household incomes, which are 8% below pre-recession levels.

Oct 02, 2014

What the Mission to Mars Shows About India’s Innovators

If India’s mission to Mars tells us anything, writes Vijay Govindarajan, it’s that big ambitions are critical.

Oct 01, 2014