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New Book by Barry Nalebuff Provokes Readers to Ask Why Not?

August 12th, 2003

Why not have telemarketers pay you for your time when they call? Why not sell generic first-class postage stamps that remain valid when rates go up? Why not have a fixed-rate mortgage that automatically refinances when interest rates fall?

Paul MacAvoy is Co-editor of Journal of Strategic Management Education

August 12th, 2003

Professor Paul MacAvoy is co-editor of the new international journal, Journal of Strategic Management Education (JSME). He shares top editorial duties with Arnoldo Hax (MIT) and Philippe Haspeslagh (INSEAD).

Doug Rae Publishes City: Urbanism and Its End

August 12th, 2003

City: Urbanism and Its End (Yale University Press) by Douglas W. Rae, the Richard Ely Professor of Management and professor of political science, will be published in October.

Dick Wittink Named Editor of the Journal of Marketing Research

August 12th, 2003

Dick R. Wittink, the George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing, is the new editor of the Journal of Marketing Research.

The New Environment Management Center

August 12th, 2003

The New Environment Management Center joins the strengths of two world-renowned institutions -- the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies -- that have been at the forefront in bringing together business and the environment in innovative and constructive ways for over a quarter of a century. The Center is the focal point for research and outreach in environment management at Yale through its publications, seminars, and public presentations. Yale's program in management and the environment was honored by the Aspen Institute and the World Resources Institute with an award for outstanding leadership in training MBA students in environmental management skills. Director of the new Center is Garry D. Brewer

SOMAA New York Hosts Summer Happy Hour

August 12th, 2003

SOMAA New York held its most successful quarterly happy hour to date on July 14 on the rooftop terrace of the Yale Club.

SOM NYC Alumni Group Hosts Career Management Event!

August 12th, 2003

The SOM NYC alumni group, along with The Strickland Group (Nancy Halpern '87), hosted a career management event for New York City area alumni on Thursday May 22, 2003. Entitled "Career Planning in Turbulent Times" and generously sponsored by SOMAA.

SOM alumni network news from the Rockies By Julie Richman ’86

August 12th, 2003

In an effort to offer continuing education and learning opportunities for alumni we decided to focus on the topic of leadership effectiveness. Our speaker for our spring alumni event, Dr. Robert Ginnett, spoke about the "Keys to Effective Leadership: 4 Behaviors of Great Team Leaders". Robert received his doctorate at Yale and taught at SOM.

Megunticook Scholarship Recipients

August 12th, 2003

The Yale School of Management launched a new scholarship in 2002 for African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students. Made possible through a generous gift from alumnus Thomas Matlack '91, the Megunticook Scholars Program selected MBA candidates who demonstrated a core intent to give back to their communities.

A Snapshot of the Class of 2005

August 12th, 2003

A key strength of the Yale School of Management is the excellence and diversity of its students. We are pleased to welcome another group of exceptional individuals into the Yale SOM community – the SOM Class of 2005.