Will Dell’s Big Leap into the Cloud Pay Off?

After years of making incremental changes to transform itself from a personal computer and server player into a company that could offer a wider array of products and services, Dell is punting its piecemeal approach in favor of a system-wide repositioning of its business by acquiring storage behemoth EMC for $67 billion — the largest M&A deal ever between technology firms.Read More

Harbir Singh Moderates at the “India as a Pioneer of Innovation” Conference

Paul Schoemaker, George Day, Nicolaj Siggelkow, and Harbir Singh.

Mack Institute Co-Director and Professor of Management Harbir Singh was recently featured in an IndiaWest article that highlights his role as a moderator at the Wharton School’s “India as a Pioneer of Innovation” Conference. The conference explored India’s role in the scheme of global innovation, particularly its competitive advantages andRead More

Saikat Chaudhuri on US Airways-American Airlines Merger Deadlock

Saikat Chaudhuri

A recent Philadelphia Inquirer article cites Mack Institute Executive Director Saikat Chaudhuri as an authority regarding the mounting pressure on the U.S. Justice Department to approve the US Airways-American Airlines merger. In the article, Chaudhuri compares the circumstances surrounding this ongoing antitrust case with those of a similar contested acquisition from January.Read More

Saikat Chaudhuri Cited in LiveMint and the Wall Street Journal

Saikat Chaudhuri

Mack Institute Executive Director Saikat Chaudhuri was cited in a recent LiveMint and the Wall Street Journal article that described a recent deal made in the Indian aviation market. Chaudhuri provided additional insight regarding Tata Sons’ simultaneous investments in two varying business models while expressing his viewpoint that Air India would benefitRead More