In the Media

Why You Don’t Want a Nice Boss

In his latest piece for "Syd Weighs In," Sydney Finkelstein discusses how a tough, demanding manager will push you to do your best work. "'Nice' bosses may feel good about themselves, but they don't get world-class results....

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The EU Is Creating a Hostile Work Environment…...

Cites research by Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article about the European Parliament’s tax committee and the European Commission pursuing a “reform agenda” to investigate previous, mutually agreed-upon tax payment...

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Corporate Ethics In The Era Of Millennials

An opinion piece by Paul Argenti about how millennials are choosing to spend their resources—be it time or money—on organizations that are investing in corporate social responsibility. “Although each generation bemoans the...

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Superbosses Aren’t Afraid to Delegate Their Biggest...

Sydney Finkelstein explains specific behaviors and beliefs that are unique to “superbosses,” allowing them to delegate decision-making authority more aggressively. “If you lay the groundwork, delegating decisions ceases to...

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First Republic: Is It Wrong to Build a...

John Vogel comments on the ethics and legality of banks like the First Republic catering to the rich. The law specifies that “banks should not just lend to rich people," says Vogel. But "there aren’t any kind of criteria that...

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Fear Trumps Free Trade in US Fortress of...

Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter about how benefits of trade must be shared more equitably in response to remarks made by presidential candidate Donald Trump about free trade agreements. "I think we've missed an opportunity in the...

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The Waste-Waist Dilemma

An opinion piece by Punam Anand Keller examines the paradoxes of food waste, insecurity and obesity. “While U.S. consumers throw out enough food each year to feed 25 million Americans, 17.5 million households were food insecure...

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Clinton Vs. Trump: Profs On Leadership Styles

Sydney Finkelstein analyzes the strengths and weaknesses in the different management styles between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. “They are really different, but there are also some really...

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Research: Narcissists Don’t Like Flat Organizations

A piece co-authored by Alexander Jordan examines the relationship between organizational structures and the types of people these structures attract. Research shows that hierarchical organizations attract narcissists due to the...

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Profile: Tuck School of Business Professor Vijay Govindarajan...

An article profiles Vijay Govindarajan and discusses his inspiration for the concept of reverse innovation and the three-box framework. “Inspired by his grandfather’s example, Govindarajan’s purpose in life is to positively...

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How to predict Olympic results before the Games...

A feature article about the Rio 2016 Olympic medal predictions made by Camila Gonzales T'16, using a formula created by Professor Andrew Bernard. Gonzales says that Russia’s ban has introduced some uncertainty into the...

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To Waste Food Is Human, But We Can...

An opinion piece by Punam Anand Keller examines the psychological factors—stemming from evolutionary roots—that cause humans to unconsciously waste food. “Human beings come pre-loaded with instincts and traits, and wasting...

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