New Haven, Conn., June 20, 2005—The basic economic theory that people work harder to avoid losing money than they do to make money is shared by monkeys, suggesting this trait has a long evolutionary history, according to a Yale University study under review by the Journal of Political Economy.
New Haven, Conn., June 14, 2005—The Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures announced its selection of four grand-prize winners and four runners-up at the final round of the Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations, in Jersey City, New Jersey on Friday, June 10.
New Haven, Conn.—Dick R. Wittink, the George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing at the Yale School of Management, died on June 4 at age 59. Wittink was a respected mentor and scholar with over one hundred articles in the field of marketing. He was noted for his work in the study of conjoint analysis, the most widely used tool to measure consumer preferences.
New Haven, Conn., June 8, 2005—As Wall Street bulls and bears debate whether CEO actions are a good indicator of the direction of our uncertain economy, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics will gather at the 51st CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management to discuss their own leadership choices. The conference, entitled "Is Sustainable High Performance Really a Myth?" will be the inaugural event at the new World Headquarters of Bloomberg LP in New York City June 9 and 10, 2005. Conference sponsors include: UPS, Accenture, ArcaEx, Bloomberg News, RHR International, and Russell Reynolds Associates.