Owen Lamont commented on short-selling in a New York Times story about a lawsuit filed against hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, Bank of America and Gradient Analytics that alleges the firms colluded to "produce misleading research with the sole object of driving down a company's stock price."
To avoid the humiliation of losing the March Madness pool to his SOM executive MBA students, Ed Kaplan has escaped to Columbia's Graduate School of Business where he has been on sabbatical for the spring term.
Jeffrey Garten has been appointed to the governing board of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy along with former US Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker and president of the Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Toyoo Gyohten.
Howard Forman was quoted in the BusinessWeek Online article “Can MBAs Cure Health Care’s Ailments?” He said, “There's a dichotomy at work in the U.S., says Howard P. Forman, director of the MD/MBA program at Yale.
Jonathan Feinstein and his Creativity class were featured in the BusinessWeek Online story “Creativity Comes to B-School.” The article explained how business schools teach students to “think outside the box.” His forthcoming book The Natur
New Haven, Conn., March 21, 2006—Herb Allison, President and CEO of TIAA-CREF, will speak about the competitive pressures facing America at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, in the General Motors Room of Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue.
In the Chicago Tribune, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld discussed the decision of Boeing’s new CEO to change the nameplate of the Chicago “world headquarters” to “corporate offices” to ease resentment over the company’s highly-publicized move from its mode