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How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

June 22nd, 2017

Leading complex businesses is tough enough without the boss imploding as well. But that’s exactly what’s happened recently in back-to-back scandals at the iconic and traditionally consumer-savvy firms of Fox News, United Airlines and Wells Fargo. What’s more, only Wells Fargo has shown the path to correct such breakdowns.

Alumnus Nate Heller’s PEGAfrica Wins Ashden Award for Green Energy Finance

June 22nd, 2017

PEGAfrica, a solar energy company co-founded by Nate Heller ’09, has been honored with an Ashden Award, recognizing its innovations in financing solar energy solutions in West Africa.

Glassdoor Names Michael Apkon ’02 as Canada’s Top-Rated CEO

June 22nd, 2017

Apkon, the president and CEO of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, won the approval of 99% of his employees in a survey conducted by the website.

Demand for Social and Cognitive Skills Is Linked to Higher Firm Productivity

June 21st, 2017

As computers have taken over certain tasks, some people have adapted by cultivating skills that machines lack. For instance, accountants can no longer survive by completing simple tax returns that are easily accomplished with software.

Uber needs an executive who can take it to the next level: Bill George

June 21st, 2017

Bill George, former Medtronic CEO, and Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss Travis Kalanick's departure from Uber and what's next for the car hailing company.

Jeff Sonnenfeld Receives Master Ethics Teacher Award

June 20th, 2017

Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld received the "Master Ethics Teacher Award" on May 25th, 2017 at the 6th Teaching Ethics at Universities Conference, hosted by the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University, and sponsored by the Society for Business Ethics and the Wheatley Institution at BYU.

Yale SOM Donors and Students Gather at New Annual Event

June 20th, 2017

This spring, students got a chance to meet the donors who helped make their educations possible.

Alumni Startup Puts the Power of Big Data in Healthcare Professionals’ Hands

June 19th, 2017

The technology company HILABS, launched by Amit Garg ’14 and Neel Butala SOM/MED ’14, has created a platform that lets healthcare professionals analyze the complex data impacting their sector today.

What Amazon/Whole Foods deal says about Bezos

June 16th, 2017

Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, analyzes the Amazon/Whole Foods deal

A Diverse Student Team Wins Patagonia Case Competition

June 16th, 2017

An interdisciplinary Yale student team won the competition with a plan to help Patagonia scale regenerative organic agriculture practices.

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