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CNBC: Labor secretary candidate wish list

February 16th, 2017

Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, discuss who would be good candidates to be nominated for Labor secretary after the withdrawal of Andy Puzder.

Trump’s Leadership Style—Honed as a CEO

February 9th, 2017

As an industry expert who has met the man behind the proverbial curtain, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is saying we shouldn’t be too quick judge.

Can the Graduation Approach Help to End Extreme Poverty? 

February 7th, 2017

For a time, microcredit was seen as a panacea to poverty. Billions of dollars in tiny loans poured into developing economies around the globe. Then critics tore into microcredit as usurious and too often burying the poor in debt.

Update from Dean Edward A. Snyder [February 2017]

February 7th, 2017

Thank you for the time and thoughtful feedback you provided in our recent alumni survey. We are carefully analyzing all the input, and look forward to updating you on key insights and actions the school plans to undertake as a result of this feedback. Please watch for communications around these insights and actions in the next month.

SOM Alumni Advisory Board Ratifies New Charter & Policies with Unanimous Vote

February 7th, 2017

By a unanimous vote (19 of 19 votes cast, with two board members not voting), the SOM Alumni Association Board today ratified a new charter for the group, now re-named the SOM Alumni Association Advisory Board.

Former Yale SOM Dean Michael E. Levine Dies

February 6th, 2017

Michael E. Levine LAW ’65, a widely recognized authority on the airline industry and the dean of the Yale School of Management from 1988 to 1992, has died.

Global Network Deans and Directors: Global Business Education is the Best Antidote to Economic Nationalism

February 6th, 2017

The world is currently experiencing an upsurge in populism, economic nationalism, and anti-globalization rhetoric. Today, the principles on which the Global Network was founded are more important than ever.

Recent Student Club Speakers: Electoral Systems and Lean Startups

February 3rd, 2017

Every week, accomplished alumni and other leaders visit Edward P. Evans Hall at the invitation of student clubs, sharing career advice and insights into their industries. Here are a few of the speakers who visited the school during the weeks of January 23 and 30.

Recent Student Club Speakers: Urban Planning, Hedge Funds, Infrastructure

February 3rd, 2017

Every week, accomplished alumni and other leaders visit Edward P. Evans Hall at the invitation of student clubs, sharing career advice and insights into their industries. Here are a few of the speakers who visited the school during the week of February 27.

Ken Ofori-Atta ’88 Appointed Ghana’s Finance Minister

February 2nd, 2017

Ken Ofori-Atta, a member of the Yale SOM Class of 1988 and a longtime investment banker in the U.S. and Ghana, is Ghana’s new finance minister.

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