New Haven, Conn.—October 18, 2004—Edward H. Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management, and Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the fields of medicine and health.
Shyam Sunder was honored as a Guest Professor at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. He also delivered three lectures at the University's Research Center for Corporate Governance to inaugurate its experimental economics laboratory.
An award-winning filmmaker, producer, entertainment executive and entrepreneur, Moctesuma Esparza is well known for his contribution to the movie industry and his commitment to providing access and opportunities for Latinos in Hollywood.
David E. Sanger is the White House Correspondent for The New York Times and has one of the most important reporting jobs in the world. Currently, he is center stage covering the presidential elections.
Associate Dean Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Robert Gandossy, the Global Leader of Hewitt Associates' Talent and Organization Consulting Practice, have captured the corporate governance insights of renowned CEOs, scholars, shareholder activists, and public policy leaders in their new book Leadership and Governance from the Inside Out (Wiley). The book cuts across disciplines, sectors, and ideologies to examine the governance problem from the perspective of leadership within organizations. Contributors include William Donaldson, Sherron Watkins, Jack Bogle, Arthur Levitt, Warren Bennis, and Rosabeth Moss Kanter.
To the layperson, it would seem to make perfect sense that a firm with a monopoly in good A could use that power to extend its market power into another market, B. The law might prevent such an extension of market power, but absent such a restraint, a monopolist would have an incentive to do so.
Bestselling author Bruce Judson'84 and a Faculty Fellow at the school has written an exciting new book that may interest many alumni. Judson's book, Go It Alone! (HarperBusiness, November 2004), explains how individuals can now build substantial businesses on their own without hiring employees and without raising capital.
Extending Medicare insurance coverage for obesity is just the latest of efforts by the Bush administration to shift attention away from its domestic disaster, the so- called Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.