Blog entries in the Teams 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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MBE Notes: “The Power of Humility”
By: Dr. Fred McKinney Posted: Mar 15th, 2016

It may seem like the bold and the outspoken are the only people who can get ahead in business, but the real path to success may be down a different road.

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Secrets of the Talent-Development Masters
By: Christine Spadafor Posted: Feb 9th, 2016

Think back on your career: Was there ever a boss who recognized your special talents and truly believed in your potential? If you’re among the fortunate ones who has known that kind of leadership, you can easily recall how he or she inspired and motivated.

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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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Leveraging Social Networks to Drive Collaboration and Improve Execution
By: Carolyn Clinton, Program Design & Development Manager, Tuck School of Business Posted: Oct 8th, 2014

As part of a learning initiative with a custom client, Tuck Professors Pino Audia and Adam Kleinbaum designed, administered, and analyzed a network survey completed by over 1,000 directors and managers at the company.

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Developing a Shared Strategic Leadership Mindset at a Major Mortgage Corporation
By: Carolyn Clinton, Program Design & Development Manager, Tuck School of Business Posted: Sep 16th, 2014

How Tuck partnered with a custom client and major mortgage corporation to design and deliver three separate programs for over 1,300 officers, directors, and managers.

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How Tuck’s Custom Capabilities Meet Client Objectives
By: Phil Barta, Senior Managing Director for Custom, Tuck School of Business Posted: Sep 4th, 2014

Tuck Executive Education provides a variety of programs to drive strategic leadership.  Our customized approach offers clients unique and tailored solutions specific to their company.

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Measuring Program Impact - Survey Results
By: Michelle Massa Posted: May 13th, 2014

Recently, we conducted a survey in which we asked what methods are being used for evaluating effectiveness of executive education programs.  We're excited to share the results, and some commentary on the findings.

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Taking Executive Development Outside the Classroom
By: Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean Posted: Apr 17th, 2014

Created around the theme of personal growth and awareness, the Tuck Leadership Experience is one part summer camp, one part world-class education, and one part pushing you out of your comfort zone.

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Lessons From The First Mentor
By: Marshall Goldsmith, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration Posted: Feb 26th, 2014

The word “mentor” comes from “The Odyssey,” written by the Greek poet Homer. The history of the word is instructive for several reasons. 

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Slaughter & Rees Report: The Greatest Lesson of Ben Bernanke
By: The Slaughter & Rees Report Posted: Feb 11th, 2014

The Slaughter & Rees Report is a weekly post with expert analysis and insights into global economic news written by Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter and consultant Matthew Rees.  In this post, they discuss the leadership style of Ben Bernanke and what others can learn from it.

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Tuck’s Perspective on Evaluating Program Impact
By: Carolyn Clinton; Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 24th, 2014

Nothing matters more to us and our partners than impact—the impact our executive education programs have on the individuals who attend and the organizations they lead.

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The Missing Variable in Employee Engagement? You.
By: Michelle Massa, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 9th, 2014

Executive Coach and adjunct faculty Marshall Goldsmith shares his "Big Idea"

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Embracing Innovation to Create a Safer Environment: Q&A with Frederick Douglas, Cosmos Technologies
By: Anita Warren; Getting Ink Done Posted: Sep 24th, 2013

Frederick Douglas, Founder and President of Cosmos Technologies, Inc. shares the Cosmos attitude towards Innovation.  

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Thinkers50: Cast Your Vote for the Most Influential Management Thinker
By: Sonia Pargellis Posted: Jun 12th, 2013

The Thinkers50 – a biennial global ranking of the world's 50 most influential living management thinkers – named three Tuck School of Business professors to its list in 2011.

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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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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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