Blog entries in the Strategy category

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Executive Education is Not a Game to IGT
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck Communications Posted: Sep 1st, 2016

In 2013, Ian Hyatt returned to his longtime employer, GTech, after a year as the chief technology office of a hospital system in Rhode Island. That year away opened his eyes to the shortcomings of some purportedly qualified business executives.

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The Evolution of Reputation
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck Communications Posted: May 10th, 2016

You create a brand, but you earn a reputation. If there were a way to measure your organization’s reputation, where would you rank?

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Developing A One Company Culture: The Key to Aligning Strategy with Execution
By: Paul Argenti Posted: Mar 23rd, 2016

Can you say what your company strategy is? Can your senior managers say what the company strategy is? Most of the time the company strategy is not in sync with what the CEO has planned out, and that can cause a rift between management and other parts of an organization.

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Superbosses: We All Have a Chance to Be One
By: Innovation Ecosystems Posted: Mar 17th, 2016

Check out the podcast interview with Innovation Ecosystems and Professor Syd Finkelstein about his new book, "Superbosses".

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My Day With Marshall Goldsmith: Change the “Will” to “Did.”  Rinse and Repeat.
By: Tom Abbatiello, Senior Client Executive Posted: Aug 28th, 2015

Back in June I had the pleasure of participating in a day long workshop facilitated by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, based on his new book, TRIGGERS: Creating Behavior That Lasts—Becoming the Person You Want to Be.

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Thought Leaders are Everywhere – How Passionate Teaching Makes the Difference at Tuck
By: Michelle Massa Posted: Jun 4th, 2015

Tuck is distinctive among the world's top business schools by combining thought leadership with passionate teaching – in an environment that inspires.

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Tuck Strategists: Andrew King
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 24th, 2015

Professor Andrew King's research shows that preparing to enter new product markets may not be as disruptive as you think

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Tuck Strategists: Ron Adner
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 24th, 2015

Professor Ron Adner explores how ecosystems allow companies’ strategies to thrive.

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Tuck Strategists: Giovanni Gavetti
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 17th, 2015

Professor Giovanni Gavetti's psychology of strategy: “think different”.

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Tuck Strategists: Sydney Finkelstein
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 10th, 2015

Associate Dean of Tuck Executive Education Sydney Finkelstein comments on how the funny idiosyncracies of human behavior can get leaders into trouble

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Tuck Strategists: Constance Helfat
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015

“Instead of focusing on the problems, I focus on solutions, and how firms create opportunities for themselves,” - Constance Helfat, the J. Brian Quinn Professor in Technology and Strategy.

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Tuck Strategists: Richard D’Aveni
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 27th, 2015

Competitive capitalism with Professor Richard D'Aveni: from disruptive environments to 3-D printing

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Tuck Strategists: Vijay Govindarajan
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 20th, 2015

“Finding creative ways to move up in life requires innovative thinking. The only way to succeed is innovation.” - Professor Vijay Govindarajan

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Tuck Strategists: The history of “strategy”
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 13th, 2015

Strategy teachings are an integral part of curriculum at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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As the CFO Evolves, Leadership Development Plays Larger Role
By: Mark Keller, Latin Business Chronicle Posted: Aug 8th, 2014

How is the role of the CFO evolving, and how does professional development play into that? 

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Tuck’s Approach to Driving Application of Learning
By: Carolyn Clinton; Tuck School of Business Posted: May 4th, 2014

Our program designs include elements that drive toward application, change, and impact. This blog post talks about some of the steps we take.

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On Message with Paul Argenti: Series 1
By: Sonia Pargellis, Tuck School of Business Posted: Mar 24th, 2014

Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, shares his insights and advice on a variety of reputation and communication events.

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Women CEOs: Why More Women Will Ascend to the C-Suite
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Jan 20th, 2014

Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean of Executive Education, shares his views on women in business leadership roles and why women will ascend into the top CEO positions with more frequency.

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Holiday 2013 Tuck Book Club List
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Dec 4th, 2013

Looking for your next business read?  The Tuck Community comes together again with recommendations for the #tuckbookclub!

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Tuck School of Business Professors Ranked in 2013 Thinkers50
By: Sonia Pargells, Michelle Massa, Tuck School of Business Posted: Nov 12th, 2013

We are proud to announce that four professors from the Tuck School of Business are ranked in the top-50 for management and business thought leadership, and one new addition to their ‘On the Radar’ list.

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State Street’s Atkinson Balances Family & Career Development With High Finance
By: Jason McLure, News & Events Writer, Tuck School of Business Posted: May 2nd, 2013

In this first installment of a special series on women leaders, Atkinson shares her thoughts about executive education, balancing work and family and keeping a focus on long-term goals. After her promotion from chief compliance officer to executive vice president for corporate finance at State Street Corp., she sought out an executive education program that would expand her strategic thinking, refresh her skills and develop her peer network.

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How Stella Saved the Farm: A Tale about Making Innovation Happen
By: Tuck Executive Education Posted: Apr 2nd, 2013

Tuck professors Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble have written a new parable on innovation – How Stella Saved the Farm - a fun yet practical read on executing on innovation in the enterprise. How Stella Saved the Farm is a simple story about a farm in trouble, and how it innovates to get out of trouble. It is a light read, but with very serious intent. Grounded in over a decade of research, Stella offers simple, elegant, and practical principles for making innovation happen in any organization.

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The Lack of Infrastructure in India May Lead to Innovation: Interview with Vijay Govindarajan
By: Sayantani Kar, Business Standard Posted: Mar 5th, 2013

In a recent interview with the Business Standard (India), Tuck Professor Vijay Govindarajan (VG) cites several examples of reverse innovation including telecommunications and health care in India.  He explains there is no existing infrastructure to think through in India, so we can think freely. 

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Steve Jobs and Tim Cook: Does Apple Still Have the Leadership It Needs?
By: Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean for Tuck Executive Education Posted: Jan 31st, 2013

I was on CNBC Squawk Box earlier today talking about the leadership of Tim Cook and the decline in Apple’s stock.  The Squawk Box guys asked some great questions, which got me to thinking a little more about Tim Cook’s management and leadership.  In this post to Forbes.com on January 28, here are 4 observations...

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Organizational Immunity - The Silent Killer of Growth and Innovation
By: Phil Barta, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 29th, 2013

Does your organization suffer from organizational immunity – the nemesis of change?  Many organizations suffer from what Himanshu Saxena refers to as “False Bliss” in his recent article written for Developing Leaders Magazine

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Refusing to Compete on Price
By: Adriana Gardella, "She Owns It - Portraits of Women Entrepreneurs, New York Times Posted: May 13th, 2012

The New York Times blog series that highlights women entrepreneurs - SHE OWNS IT - featured a Tuck Minority Program alumna and entrepreneur, Jessica Johnson. Johnson owns the security solutions company Johnson Security Bureau, which doubled its sales in 2012.

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