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The End of Middle Management?

According to Sydney Finkelstein, the middle management position may have outlived its usefulness given technological advancements, the startup business culture, and millennials in the workplace.

Jun 29, 2015

Greek Debt Crisis

Matthew Slaughter testified to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs about the global impact of a Greek default.

Jun 29, 2015

Greece’s Future Far From Certain

Matthew Slaughter says, "No one really knows what will happen in global capital markets if Greece defaults and/or exits the eurozone."

Jun 26, 2015

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Vijay Govindarajan describes five traps that prevent multinationals from reaping the benefits of reverse innovation.

Jun 26, 2015

Sorry Not Sorry: Why CEOs Need To Apologize More

Sydney Finkelstein says, “Apologizing means you’re admitting you’ve done something wrong. It’s difficult for CEOs or any manager. ... even though it’s the right thing to do.”

Jun 26, 2015

Jim Kenyon: Co-op Misses the Big Picture

John Vogel says, “The best companies do all the little things right.”

Jun 18, 2015

The Business Schools Winning The MBA Student Talent Wars

When it comes to attracting the best MBA applicants, Tuck ties for eighth place according to a Poets & Quants survey of MBA admission consultants.

Jun 16, 2015

Social Impact

John Vogel examines the positive effects of developing reading skills in the early stages of learning and describes the benefits of Pay for Success Contracts or Social Impact Bonds.

Jun 16, 2015

Labor Unions Remain Steadfastly Opposed To Trans-Pacific Trade Measure

Matthew Slaughter says firms that are plugged into the global economy tend to offer higher paying jobs.

Jun 16, 2015

Most Transparent MBA Admissons: Tuck, HBS, Ross & Fuqua

Tuck topped a survey looking for qualities such as transparency, detailed feedback, and a personalized knowledge of candidates.

Jun 12, 2015

Sharpen Skills in Marketing, Sales With the Right Business School

Praveen Kopalle discusses how Tuck prepares students for careers in marketing.

Jun 11, 2015

Cisco’s John Chambers has some dire predictions

Sydney Finkelstein notes,"You can't hope that what you did last week or last year is going to work. You have to be willing to throw out everything and start over."

Jun 10, 2015

Black Women: Ready, Willing and More Than Able to Lead

Ella Bell Smith's book, Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity, is referenced in an article on roadblocks faced by black women.

Jun 10, 2015

Tuck Tweaks MBA Essay Questions

Dawna Clarke, director of admissions, explains that the new questions will help the Admissions Office be more informed during the selection process.

Jun 09, 2015

Why Are So Many Fast-Food Characters Coming Back From the Dead?

Kevin Lane Keller explains how the resurgence of iconic fast-food mascots in advertising is a response to the trend of people looking to consume healthier, slow-cooked food.

Jun 09, 2015

3 Digital Publishing Lessons From 9 Years at HBR

HBR publisher Joshua Macht says he found wisdom in Building Breakthrough Business Within Established Organizations, a book co-authored by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble.

Jun 09, 2015

MBA interns are making as much as $2,000 a week

Jon Masland, director of the Career Development Office, points out that with a thriving economy MBAs are able to be more selective about their internship offers.

Jun 09, 2015

Johnson & Johnson Goes Back to Campus for New Hires

Meg Moran T'14, Bridge '07, who was hired at Johnson & Johnson shortly after graduating, says the company’s orientation and leadership programs helped her quickly find her place.

Jun 08, 2015

Women In Business School: Slow Progress On Closing Gender Wage Gap

Sally Jaeger explains how Tuck is providing women with the tools they need to succeed and preparing them to take on senior management roles.

Jun 08, 2015

Tuck School’s Inaugural Marketing Symposium Showcases The Benefits Of Academic-Practitioner Exchange

Recap of the inaugural Tuck Marketing Symposium highlights the benefits of academic-practitioner exchange and the event that was held in early May.

Jun 03, 2015

When Diet Drugs Actually Make You Gain Weight

Amit Bhattacharjee found that being exposed to marketing messages for diet pills changed people's eating decisions—and not for the better.

Jun 03, 2015

Get Your Organization Ready for 3D Printing

Richard D'Aveni says that the flexibility and versatility of 3D printing will eventually make it the preferred manufacturing method in many industries.

Jun 02, 2015

The bizarre thing that happens when people take diet drugs

Amit Bhattacharjee says, "There's a funny, kind of counterintuitive thing that happens when many people take weight-loss drugs: they gain weight."

May 28, 2015

Love Not War Wins for Small Businesses and Large Companies

Leonard Greenhalgh says large corporations are, "not trying to take away the competitive advantage of small businesses, but trying to make it work for them."

May 28, 2015

After FIFA arrests, corporate sponsors face big dilemma

Paul Argenti says, "If I were really trying to be the most responsible, I would cut my losses now. This isn't going to get better."

May 28, 2015

The trouble with being too confident

Sydney Finkelstein argues that, "too much self-confidence means you start missing the warning signs that you might be wrong."

May 27, 2015

Nigeria on the rebound

Fred McKinney, managing director of minority business programs in Executive Education, says, "Last year, Nigeria surpassed South Africa as the largest economy in Africa."

May 27, 2015

My Story: The International Finance Ironwoman At Tuck

Michaela LeBlanc T'15 shares her journey and what she loves most about Tuck, and offers advice for future MBA and Tuck applicants.

May 27, 2015

Are we playing minimum-wage roulette?

Senior statistical research associate Paul Wolfson, author of a 2014 book on the minimum wage, says a large increase could cause "disemployment."

May 26, 2015

Women and Business: MSNBC Journalist Urges Women to Know Their Value

At Tuck's Initiative for Women Symposium, Mika Brzezinski noted that the women of Tuck are, “going to be big in the business world.”

May 26, 2015

Seven pitfalls CEOs must watch out for

In this opinion piece, Sydney Finkelstein highlights seven pitfalls that effective CEOs much watch out for.

May 22, 2015

Twitter CFO (Sort of) Explains Why He’s Overseeing Marketing Department

Kevin Keller says, "Marketing is just not something a CFO is trained in. They don't have the instincts or experiences."

May 22, 2015

The 3D-printed jetfighter: how to prepare as additive manufacturing goes mainstream before 2020

Richard D'Aveni writes that 3D printing will grow as the range of printable materials expands. These include plastics, photosensitive resins, ceramics, cement, glass and metals.

May 22, 2015

Senate likely to vote on allowing crude exports in 2015, Hoeven says

Story on ending the US crude oil export ban included a comment from incoming dean Matthew Slaughter.

May 21, 2015

A Practical (and Possibly Provocative) Approach to Leadership Transitions

John Vogel and Curt Welling address leadership transitions in the nonprofit sector.

May 21, 2015

3D Printing Will Revive Conglomerates

Richard D’Aveni says, "With 3D printing, industrial conglomerates are about to get a new lease on life. A 3D printer can produce engine pumps one day and crankshafts the next."

May 20, 2015