New Haven, Conn., Dec. 13, 2005—One hundred globally prominent business leaders will gather to discuss how individual character and competence still matter despite complex global systems at the 52nd CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management. The conference, entitled "CEO Impact: Where the Boss Makes a Difference," takes place at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, December 15-16, 2005. Conference sponsors include: UPS, ArcaEx, Deloitte & Touche LLP, The Thomson Corporation and Russell Reynolds Associates.
New Haven, Conn., December 8, 2005—January 1 is around the corner and New Year's resolutions to save money, lose weight, and stop smoking are being contemplated. A study from the Yale School of Management and the University of Chicago helps explain who will stick to their goals and who will stray.
New Haven, Conn., December 5, 2005—William G. Parrett, CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, will speak as part of the Yale School of Management Leaders Forum on Thursday, December 8, 2005, 11:45 a.m. in the General Motors Room of Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue. The talk is free and open to the public.
Dean Joel Podolny was quoted in a Globe and Mail story on programs that help police and others develop observational skills by viewing art. The Class of 2007 participated in a similar skill-building workshop during orientation this summer.
In February of 2005, Laura Cha, former vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, contributed $700,000 to endow The Laura Cha (Shi Mei Lun) Scholarship at the Yale School of Management.
Geert Rouwenhorst’s commodities research was cited in the National Business Review. The study found that commodities have a return “similar to stocks and bonds and are a valuable means of diversifying portfolios.”
Matt Spiegel commented on the Justice Department’s approval of the acquisition deals of the NYSE and Nasdaq in Reuters News. He said, “It’s too soon to know for sure how this is going to affect the average investor.”