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Yale School of Management Opens New Research Center To Advance Study of Customer Behavior

January 3rd, 2005

New Haven, Conn., January 4, 2005—The Yale School of Management is opening a new research center devoted to the behavior of customers. The Yale Center for Customer Insights (CCI) will bring together industry leaders and scholars from multiple disciplines to focus on joint research relevant to the marketplace.

Nation’s CEOs Gather to Address The Return of Invention in Leadership and to Honor Young & Rubicam’s Chairman & CEO, Ann Fudge

December 14th, 2004

New Haven, Conn., December 14, 2004—Many CEOs today announce a strong interest in internal invention and fostering new ideas from within rather than looking to buy businesses. Are the days of dealmakers over and replaced by business builders? To resolve this paradox, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics gather at the 50th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management. The conference, entitled "The Return of Invention, Imagination & Integrity," takes place at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, December 16-17, 2004.

Matt Spiegel Named Editor of The Review of Financial Studies

December 9th, 2004

Matt Spiegel has been named editor of the prestigious journal, The Review of Financial Studies. His editorial appointment will begin on July 1, 2005.

Jacob Thomas Appointed Williams Brothers Professor of Accounting and Finance

December 8th, 2004

New Haven, Conn., December 8, 2004-Yale University President Richard C. Levin has appointed Jacob Thomas the Williams Brothers Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Yale School of Management.

Shop Till You SHOP?! Study Shows Shoppers Don't "Drop" -- They Just Keep On Shopping

December 2nd, 2004

A new study of shopping behavior by researchers at the Yale School of Management and Duke University explains why some consumers may buy more than they intend.

Shop Till You SHOP?!New Study Shows Shoppers Don't "Drop" -- They Just Keep On Shopping

December 1st, 2004

New Haven, Conn., December 1, 2004—As consumers flood malls and online retailers this holiday shopping season, a new study of shopping behavior by researchers at the Yale School of Management and Duke University explains why some consumers may buy more than they intend.

111 Second-Year Students Sign Up for New SOMAA Mentor Program

October 25th, 2004

One of the strategic priorities of the SOM Alumni Association (SOMAA) Board is to provide assistance to both students and alumni in their job searches.

Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces National Business Plan Competition Results 464 Nonprofit Organizations Enter Competition; 90 Are Selected to Round II

October 20th, 2004

New Haven, Conn., October 20, 2004 – "The Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures" today announced its selection of 90 nonprofit organizations to proceed to Round II of the Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations.

Investment Management Conference 2004

October 18th, 2004

Yale SOM students held the first-ever held Investment Management Conference at the New Haven Lawn Club on October 8, 2004. The event, presented by the Investment Management Student Interest Group and sponsored by Institutional Investor.com and the Yale School of Management Alumni Association, featured twenty-six panelists and speakers representing approximately $1.7 trillion dollars in assets under management who participated in the day's four panel discussions.

Trish Karter's ('82) Dancing Deer Baking Co. Wins Award for Business Excellence

October 18th, 2004

Dancing Deer Baking Co. (www.dancingdeer.com), led by CEO and Co-Founder Trish Karter ('82), won the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce 2004 Award for Business Excellence, one of the Chamber's "Small Business of the Year" Awards. Dancing Deer is the only company in the Award's twenty-year history to win the Business Excellence award twice. The company also received the award in 2001.

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