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