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Yale MBA Women's Summit

November 14th, 2002

Thank you to all of our students, faculty, alumnae, and staff who helped make the Yale MBA Women's Summit 2002 a tremendous success. A distinguished group of Yale alumnae addressed over 300 women at this standing-room only event, to talk about Leadership in Business & Society Today: A Personal View.

Attention SIG Leaders

November 14th, 2002

Event Clean-up Expectations

Alumni Speaker Series

November 14th, 2002

Robert Sager '80 MPPM Philanthropist & President, Gordon Brothers Monday, November 18 Alexander "Hap" Ellis III '79 MBA Partner, Rockport Capital Partners Wednesday, November 20 Edward J. McKinley '79 MPPM Partner and Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus Thursday, November 21

Log out of Public Workstations

November 14th, 2002

It would appear several students have been in the habit of leaving the keys in the car with the engine running.

Virus Reminder

November 14th, 2002

As you prepare to leave SOM for the Thanksgiving break, I remind you of the following three items to help ensure you have an uninterrupted computing experience.

Regulatory Competition Among Accounting Standards Within and Across International Boundaries

November 14th, 2002

Most financial reporting jurisdictions across the world allow a local monopoly in financial reporting standards for publicly held corporations. In the United States, for example, the statutory authority over these standards is vested in the Securities and Exchange Commission, who delegates the task of writing standards to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, retaining an oversight function for itself. In some countries these standards are specified through statutes in varying levels of detail. Few countries permit their corporations to choose among two or more sets of competing standards; monopoly is the reigning norm.

The Yale School of Management Coat of Arms

November 13th, 2002

The traditional heraldic shapes below the Yale University Arms portray an abstract conference table with eight seats. The table and seats symbolize the negotiation and decision making necessary of all management.

Yale School of Management's Edward H. Kaplan Awarded 2002 INFORMS® President's Award

November 11th, 2002

New Haven, CT, November 11, 2002 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) announced today that Edward H. Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management (SOM) and Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine, is the 2002 recipient of the INFORMS® President's Award. The award will be presented to Professor Kaplan during a ceremony held at the San Jose Conference Center, as part of the INFORMS® annual meeting, on November 18, 2002.

Dean's Corner

November 7th, 2002

Tuesday, November 19 6:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble Yale Bookstore 77 Broadway, New Haven

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Addresses "The Return of the Elders"

November 7th, 2002

Associate Dean Jeffrey Sonnenfeld penned an op-ed for the New York Times focusing on the increasing presence of elders in the both the political and business frameworks.