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5 Ways Smart Leaders Ruin Companies

Cites research by Sydney Finkelstein, where him and his colleagues studied 51 of the business world’s most notorious failures—interviewing CEOs and people from all levels. “He and his team found that the poor decisions these...

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Four Quotes from the First Clinton-Trump Debate, Explained

Emily Blanchard participates in an analysis of last night's presidential debate at Hofstra University. "Trade—together with technology—has undeniably reshaped the American labor market over the past decade, partly at the...

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What Happens When a Business Goes Before Congress

As a guest on CNBC's Power Lunch, Sydney Finkelstein discusses what it means to a company when it gets called to testify before Congress. “When you go to a Congressional testimony you know what’s happening, you know exactly...

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How to Be a ‘Superboss’ (or Hire Like...

As a guest on WNYC’s “Money Talking,” Sydney Finkelstein talks about what qualities make a boss a “superboss” and why their hiring practices can make for a better workplace. Finkelstein also addresses the question, “is...

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Make America Great Again—Invest in High-Skilled Immigrants

Cites the paper, “High-Skilled Immigration and the Rise of Stem Occupations in U.S. Employment,” co-authored by Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article about the importance of hiring high-skilled foreign workers for the growth of...

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Peter Fisher: There Must Be Some Angst at...

As a guest on "Bloomberg Markets," Peter Fisher discusses how a divided Federal Reserve left its policy interest rate unchanged to await more evidence of progress toward its goals. “I think there is a bigger issue that they have...

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It’s About Fed’s Path Not Policy:...

Peter Fisher discusses why Fed policy must be clarified. “They’re way too focused on tactics and not enough on strategy so we are always debating whether or not they are going to move 25 basis points, which isn’t that...

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RPT-Sensing Threat, UPS Plans to Expand Its 3D...

Quotes Richard D'Aveni, Bakala Professor of Strategy, in an article about United Parcel Service's plans to expand its 3D printing service to Asia and Europe in an attempt to get ahead of a trend that could otherwise take away a...

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A Delicate Balance

Cites comments by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the recent hostility towards U.S. businesses and the impact on policymakers. “Vijay Govindarajan points out that big companies can solve economic and social problems that...

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How Much Can the N.H. Governor Actually...

Former Governor John Lynch, senior fellow for the Center for Business, Government & Society, discusses the importance of the New Hampshire governorship. “I think there’s an assumption that the governor’s office in New...

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Anand Mahindra Makes His Mark in India and...

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan about the growing success of Anand Mahindra, chairman of India-based Mahindra Group. "Great leaders have to be able to look through a microscope to deal with today's issues, and through a telescope to...

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Van Ostern Puts Private Sector Experience at Center...

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Colin Van Ostern T'09, and how Van Ostern's political experience influenced his studies. "He was known as one of the more politically alert students," says...

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