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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.